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Nerd alert: It’s Windows 10 because 7 8 9

Nerd alert: It’s Windows 10 because 7 8 9

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During its Build 2015 developers conference in San Francisco, Microsoft revealed what happened to Windows 9, but it's taken until now for most of us to realise. Also, you might not be that satisfied with the answer. When the company first announced Windows... >>

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

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Apple has long been rumoured to release a larger 12-inch iPad Pro tablet with nothing appearing for a while, until now. A recent leak shows off an early render of the tablet making it the largest Apple has ever made. The iPad Pro is expected to receive... >>

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence
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Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence

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Microsoft is a software company at heart, which has seen the Windows operating system maker not always taking like a duck to water when it comes to hardware. From the uncomfortable Microsoft Band, to the flurry of budget Lumia handsets following the acquisition... >>

What is Windows Hello and why does it mean you need never remember a password again?

What is Windows Hello and why does it mean you need never remember a password again?

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You only need to visit or watch the live feed of some of the seminars or keynotes at this year's Microsoft Build developers conference to realise that Windows 10 is a massive leap forward for the company. Not only will it work across and drive multiple... >>

Build 2015: New videos show off Microsoft Edge, Continuum for Phones, and more

Build 2015: New videos show off Microsoft Edge, Continuum for Phones, and more

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The first day of Microsoft's annual Build conference has nearly wrapped up, and along with an onslaught of information about Windows 10, the company has published videos that highlight many of its new announcements. The videos, now available on the Windows... >>

What is Microsoft Edge, and when can you get it?

What is Microsoft Edge, and when can you get it?

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Microsoft has been talking for months about its next internet browser, codenamed Project Spartan, but it's only now given the product a name: Microsoft Edge. At the company's annual Build conference held in San Francisco, Microsoft executives not only... >>

6 new Windows 10 features announced at Build 2015

6 new Windows 10 features announced at Build 2015

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Microsoft has kicked off the first day of its annual Build conference with a keynote aimed at developers, but amid all the tech-talk and somewhat dry presentations, the company unveiled a few new features and things in Windows 10. Microsoft's next major... >>

Windows 10 will be bigger than Android, OS X and iOS, says Microsoft

Windows 10 will be bigger than Android, OS X and iOS, says Microsoft

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During its Build 2015 developers conference opening keynote in San Francisco, Microsoft revealed that it is predicting that there will be one billion devices worldwide running its new Windows 10 platform. That includes laptops, desktop PCs, Windows phones,... >>

Watch Microsoft's Build 2015 keynote live, right here

Watch Microsoft's Build 2015 keynote live, right here

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Microsoft's Build 2015 developer conference is set to see a lot of action, with plenty of detail on Windows 10 to be expected. The conference focuses on all things Microsoft and will be held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, from 29 April-1 May... >>

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

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LG has just unveiled its G4 smartphone and with it a new IPS Quantum Display. Apart from being Quad HD in resolution - delivering 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 538ppi - it is brighter with a higher contrast ratio and wider colour gamut than the earlier LG G3's... >>

Is TalkTalk’s £12 a month unlimited everything SIM too good to be true?

Is TalkTalk’s £12 a month unlimited everything SIM too good to be true?

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TalkTalk has launched what seems to be an unbelievable offer for a 3G SIM. For just £12 a month - and on a rolling 30-day contract to boot - you get unlimited talktime, texts and 3G data, a deal that the company claims is the cheapest on the market.... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

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A third of the way through 2014 we were introduced to the Acer Aspire Switch 10, a 2-in-1 tablet-meets-laptop device that, despite its somewhat blocky design form, was a decent stab at the concept. That model gets a Gorilla Glass-topped re-lick for 2015,... >>

Microsoft Q3 2015 earnings: Surface, Lumia, and cloud sales are up, while Xbox sales are down

Microsoft Q3 2015 earnings: Surface, Lumia, and cloud sales are up, while Xbox sales are down

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Microsoft has posted its third-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings, and the results show the company's old ways of bringing in revenue, such as Xbox and Windows, are struggling, while things like Surface Pro 3 and Lumia devices are booming. The company has announced... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531: Big and budget (hands-on)

Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531: Big and budget (hands-on)

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It's not the first time we've seen the Acer Chromebook 15, but the CB3-531 version, unveiled at Acer's global press conference, adds some extras to the existing range, bringing some added refinement. Well, we say refinement, but first impressions don't... >>

Acer's 2015 lineup debuts: Packed with hybrids, laptops, tablets, phones, and more

Acer's 2015 lineup debuts: Packed with hybrids, laptops, tablets, phones, and more

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Acer just held an event in New York City, where it unveiled tonnes of new and refreshed products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The Taiwan-based company essentially lifted the curtain on its 2015 lineup, and we got all the details on the... >>

Carphone Warehouse's new iD mobile network pushes free roaming data, value for money

Carphone Warehouse's new iD mobile network pushes free roaming data, value for money

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Dixons Carphone has announced a new mobile network, known simply as iD. The new network from Carphone Warehouse will be launching in May and promises to offer wider free data roaming than existing networks.  Comparing itself to Three, iD will be data... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

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The release of Windows 10 has been eagerly awaited for far too long and only now is a date finally being teased. According to AMD, Microsoft's Windows 10 will become available to the public from late July this year. AMD CEO, Lisa Su, revealed the date... >>

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

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Avoid heart disease, lose weight, feel more awake - all simply by standing. There are respected studies that point to sitting as the cause of poor health with some even calling it the new smoking. But fear not, a cure is already here. For those that... >>

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support

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A MacBook is an almost perfectly designed product, right? So why would it need an attachment to raise its position? According to Twelve South, the accessory company that designs for Apple products, the BaseLift is here to make for a better typing experience.... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark
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Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark

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It's all Zen and Chi over at Asus HQ of late. The company's latest laptop-meets-tablet, the Transformer Book T100 Chi, has meditated its way to a slimmer, fitter state than its more letter-laden T100TAF predecessor, presenting a slender design that incorporates... >>

Google updates Chrome with native push notifications and more

Google updates Chrome with native push notifications and more

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Google Chrome just got more useful, or annoying, depending on whether you like push notifications. Google has long been implementing native push notifications within test versions of Chrome, but now it's released a finalised version of Chrome, called... >>

Apple's WWDC 2015 to start on 8 June, iOS 9 anybody?

Apple's WWDC 2015 to start on 8 June, iOS 9 anybody?

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Apple has announced that it will be hosting its annual Worldwide Developers Conference from 8 June at the traditional location of the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The Cupertino company unveiled iOS 8 at last year's event so it's a safe bet that it... >>

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

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Google has already confirmed it will be offering an MVNO network service, dubbed Nova, but now details have leaked. Google's Project Fi has leaked in an app called Tycho which was uncovered by Android Police in a Lollipop build not available to the public.... >>

GTA 5 in glorious 4K, picture gallery: Can your PC run it? Find out here

GTA 5 in glorious 4K, picture gallery: Can your PC run it? Find out here

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Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available for PC and it is looking like the best version yet, with 4K visuals available for the very first time - as long as your PC is beefy enough to run it. Rockstar released a swathe of screengrabs to give you an idea of... >>

If you want to play Grand Theft Auto 5 in 4K you’ll need one of these

If you want to play Grand Theft Auto 5 in 4K you’ll need one of these

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When Rockstar released images of Grand Theft Auto 5 running in 4K our mouths hit the floor; partly because the shots looked so good and partly because there's no way our current PC setup could handle it. That's not because our Nvidia GTX 780 Ti graphics... >>