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Microsoft Teams is here: A Slack-like app that's part of Office 365

Microsoft Teams is here: A Slack-like app that's part of Office 365

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Microsoft is the latest company to go after Slack.A couple weeks after Facebook unveiled its Slack-like messenger service, called Workplace, which allows teams to easily communicate, video call, share files, and stay up to date in one place, Microsoft... >>

Dell made its own Surface Studio-like PC with dual screens and a Dial

Dell made its own Surface Studio-like PC with dual screens and a Dial

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One week after Microsoft showed up Apple by unveiling a touchscreen, foldable, drafting-table-like PC for creatives, Dell has teased that it made a similar all-in-one machine, and it even comes with a Dial-like input device.At the Adobe MAX conference,... >>

What is Black Friday and when is it?

What is Black Friday and when is it?

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It's that time of year again.Autumn is creeping into winter, and Christmas is just around the corner. And it's time to spend all your hard-earned savings on gifts and treats for loved ones. Yes, it's the most wonderful time of the year, but it's also... >>

If you want to be a wizard, cast a spell with your Android phone

If you want to be a wizard, cast a spell with your Android phone

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Fantastic Beasts is scheduled to premiere soon, so Warner Bros is teaming up with Google to offer a magical promotion.The upcoming film, which hits theatres 18 November, is set in JK Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", but it takes... >>

Bellabeat's new Shell app can capture the sound of your womb

Bellabeat's new Shell app can capture the sound of your womb

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Bellabeat, the company that makes health trackers designed to look like jewelry, has developed an app for expecting parents.The new app, called Shell, works with an add-on. Together, they can record and listen to fetal heartbeats - without any Doppler... >>

Apple's upcoming iOS 10.2 update will bring new emoji, wallpapers

Apple's upcoming iOS 10.2 update will bring new emoji, wallpapers

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Apple has rolled out the first beta of an upcoming iOS 10 update to developers, and when that update finally lands for consumers, it'll bring a few new features, including new emoji and wallpapers.One week after releasing the iOS 10.1 update and more... >>

Thunderbolt 3 explained: The one port to rule them all

Thunderbolt 3 explained: The one port to rule them all

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Let's face it: ports are boring.USB, Firewire, eSATA, etc: they're not sexy, but they're important. They decide what you can do on your device and how quickly you can do it. So, when Apple introduced its latest MacBook Pro laptops with Thunderbolt 3 ports,... >>

Windows 10 Creators Update: 6 new features Microsoft didn't announce

Windows 10 Creators Update: 6 new features Microsoft didn't announce

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Microsoft's next major Windows 10 update has a few hidden features.While at its 26 October event in New York City, the company announced the Creators Update, an update coming to Windows 10 in early 2017. Microsoft also demoed a bunch of features we can... >>

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs Apple MacBook Air: What's the difference?

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs Apple MacBook Air: What's the difference?

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Apple hasn't officially killed the MacBook Air yet, but it didn't update it during its October event either.Instead, the company announced a third MacBook Pro: the 13-inch base model that doesn't offer the new Touch Bar and is thinner than last year's... >>

Apple Mac event: All the announcements that matter

Apple Mac event: All the announcements that matter

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Apple's "Hello Again" event has been and gone, and it treated us to a few new product announcements.The event came 2 months after unveiling the latest iPhone models, and this time focused on the Mac. Here's everything you need to know about the event,... >>

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

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Apple's new MacBook Pro is here, with Touch Bar, hefty price tag, and all.Before you spend all your hard-earned cash, take a moment to compare the new laptop to its predecessor. Yes, the old model doesn't come with that fancy OLED touch strip, but if... >>

Apple's new TV app for Apple TV and iOS puts all your content in one place

Apple's new TV app for Apple TV and iOS puts all your content in one place

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Apple is holding its Hello Again hardware event in San Francisco, CA, where it has just unveiled a new Apple TV app.Called TV app, naturally, the app is basically a way for Apple TV to offer universal search. CEO Tim Cook, while on stage, said Apple wants... >>

Don't expect those wireless Apple AirPods to launch anytime soon

Don't expect those wireless Apple AirPods to launch anytime soon

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Contrary to what Apple first said, the AirPods won't launch this month.When Apple unveiled its wireless AirPods in September, it said they would be available in late October. The world therefore expected Apple to announce during its 27 October event... >>

Microsoft October Event: All the announcements that matter

Microsoft October Event: All the announcements that matter

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Microsoft invited the media to an event in New York City, where it introduced new devices and made a number of announcements relating to Windows 10.There are updates for Xbox, treats for gamers, lots of talk about 3D and VR, as well as the introduction... >>

Microsoft announces Surface Studio, an all-in-one PC

Microsoft announces Surface Studio, an all-in-one PC

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Microsoft is live in New York City, where it is unveiling new Surface goods.After introducing an updated Surface Book laptop, Microsoft announced an all-in-one Surface-branded PC called Surface Studio. This is a new product. It features a 28-inch PixelSense... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update: What’s new?

Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update: What’s new?

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Microsoft is live in New York City, where it is holding a hardware event.While at the event, the company revealed the next major Windows 10 update would be available in "early 2017" and that it would be called Creators Update. Keep in mind the last major... >>

Google Jamboard: What is it and is it cheaper than Microsoft Surface Hub?

Google Jamboard: What is it and is it cheaper than Microsoft Surface Hub?

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Google has introduced a new product called Jamboard.You probably won't need this thing unless you're a teacher or a company executive, because it's a powerful collaboration tool used to enhance meetings or presentations. It provides a whiteboard experience,... >>

New MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel revealed in massive leak

New MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel revealed in massive leak

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Apple's new MacBook Pro will feature an OLED touch panel that offers built-in Touch ID and works with Apple Pay.Apple released MacOS Sierra 10.12.1 on 24 October with hidden images of Apple Pay, according to MacRumours and 9to5Mac. They showed a yet-to-be-unveiled... >>

Google's next VR headset might ditch the phone and include AR

Google's next VR headset might ditch the phone and include AR

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Daydream isn't the only headset Google dreamed up.The company is working on a standalone headset that's part virtual reality and part augmented reality. According to Engadget, the device, which has been rumoured in the past, will use sensors and feature... >>

Now LG is planning to abandon modules with new G6 phone

Now LG is planning to abandon modules with new G6 phone

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It seems like modular phones aren't the future of smartphone technology.Google abandoned its Project Ara modular initiative earlier this year, and according to the report from Korea's Electronic Times, LG plans to do the same with its G5 strategy. The... >>

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit

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Check your favourite sites right now, like Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, or Reddit.They're all down, right? That's because much of the internet is broken due to one massive cyber attack that is affecting systems run by Dyn, one of the largest providers... >>

What is HBO Go and how do you watch it?

What is HBO Go and how do you watch it?

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Everyone knows what HBO is... but it can get confusing when people start talking about HBO Go.But it's really not that complicated. To help you understand what HBO Go is and how to use it, Pocket-lint has explained everything you need to know about the... >>

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

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Razer has introduced a new 17.3-inch Razer Blade Pro gaming laptop.Billed as a "desktop inside your laptop", the 2016 Blade Pro packs a 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 desktop card, PCIe M.2 SSD (from 512GB... >>

Android Nougat: How to get Android 7.1 on your phone right now

Android Nougat: How to get Android 7.1 on your phone right now

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Google has a developer preview of the next version update of Android, Nougat 7.1, available for Nexus devices.Google typically announces the next Android preview during its Google I/O developer conference held annually in May. This year - for the first... >>

Kodak Ektra is a new Android cameraphone aimed at photographers

Kodak Ektra is a new Android cameraphone aimed at photographers

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Kodak made a smartphone. And, naturally, its primary focus is on imaging. The Eastman Kodak Company on Thursday unveiled the new Kodak Ektra smartphone, which it described as a "photography-led smartphone designed for those with a passion for photography,... >>