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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,... >>

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

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It's official: Apple is holding another event this autumn.Nearly two months after unveiling the latest iPhone models, the Cupertino, CA-based company has invited the media to an event on 27 October. The tagline on the invite, "hello again," is an obvious... >>

LeEco US launch: What is LeEco, what did it announce, and can you watch the event again?

LeEco US launch: What is LeEco, what did it announce, and can you watch the event again?

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LeEco has officially landed in the US.The Chinese company has finished holding its US launch event in San Francisco, where it unveiled a range of new products for American consumers. Here's everything you need to know about the company, its live-streamed... >>

Microsoft will hold another event one week after its October event

Microsoft will hold another event one week after its October event

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This is interesting: Microsoft has scheduled two events one week apart.The company is holding an event in New York City on 26 October, when it's expected to unveil new hardware, including an all-in-one Surface PC. It might also announce some Xbox and... >>

Apple might unveil all-new MacBook Pro at 27 October event

Apple might unveil all-new MacBook Pro at 27 October event

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Apple will hold another hardware event this autumn, but this time it's for the next-generation MacBook Pro.According to Recode, Apple is planning an event for 27 October, when it will unveil a new MacBook Pro. The line hasn't been given a significant... >>

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

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Google is taking on Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana with its own smart service called Google Assistant.Google first unveiled Google Assistant at its Google I/O conference in May 2016, pitching the new virtual assistant as an improvement... >>

Candy Crush is becoming a TV game show. Seriously

Candy Crush is becoming a TV game show. Seriously

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Candy Crush Saga - the addictive King title that quickly swept the world and turned our parents, siblings, and friends into mobile gaming fiends - is coming after your livingroom television next.Candy Crush Saga lets you match colourful candies in combinations... >>

See the latest Simpsons couch gag in VR in honour of 600th episode

See the latest Simpsons couch gag in VR in honour of 600th episode

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The couch gag on The Simpsons' latest Treehouse of Horror not only celebrated the show's newest episode milestone but also parodied Planet of the Apes and was offered up in virtual reality to Google Cardboard owners.Say, what? For those of you who... >>

Watch this GoPro capture Hollywood-style stunts of Hot Wheels cars

Watch this GoPro capture Hollywood-style stunts of Hot Wheels cars

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Many little boys and girls dream about being Hollywood stunt drivers - but that profession takes a lot of money, practice, and, well, luck.Unless, of course, they plan to use Hot Wheels toy cars instead of actual cars when testing all their burnouts... >>

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

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A new clue has indicated when the next Windows 10 update might arrive, just two months after Microsoft released the Anniversary Update.Several reports have claimed Microsoft will release two major updates to Windows 10 in 2017, with the first one currently... >>

FAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights - even if turned off

FAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights - even if turned off

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If you're still clinging onto your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for whatever reason, don't plan on flying in the US with it.The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration... >>

Apple Watch Nike+: What is it, how much is it, and when can you get it?

Apple Watch Nike+: What is it, how much is it, and when can you get it?

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Apple and Nike announced in September that they revived their partnership, with the introduction of Apple Watch Nike+ during Apple's Special Event. Now we know when that sports-centric smartwatch will go on sale.Here's everything you need to know about Apple... >>

Samsung reveals how many Note 7s have overheated since first recall

Samsung reveals how many Note 7s have overheated since first recall

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Another formal recall from the US government has revealed how many Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones overheated in the past month. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission once again officially recalled the Galaxy Note 7 on Thursday, following an alert from... >>

You can now send Facebook videos to your Apple TV or Chromecast

You can now send Facebook videos to your Apple TV or Chromecast

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Facebook has just embraced Apple TV and Google Chromecast.The social network has been really pushing video these last couple years, with the bulking of its video platform and live-streaming capabilities. Now, as part of that strategy, you can send any... >>