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Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

By 4 hours ago

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Microsoft Xbox One September update rolls out ahead of schedule, with new Media Player app

Microsoft Xbox One September update rolls out ahead of schedule, with new Media Player app

By 13 hours ago

Microsoft plans to issue regular monthly updates for the Xbox One, but it looks like the console's September update has released a few days early. According to Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb, next month's update is rolling out now (in August):... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now available in the UK

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now available in the UK

By 28 August 2014

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has finally made it to the UK. Having been released in June in the US, it's taken a while to come across the pond, but the high-spec'ed tablet is now available from Microsoft's own online store, Currys & PC World, Argos and... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

By 28 August 2014

Microsoft Surface is one of those products lines that's neither quite here nor there. But the Surface Pro 3 looks to change that, by refreshing the range in a new, larger 12-inch model that Microsoft has referred to as a "laptop killer". Cleaner cut marketing... >>

You’ll never believe these pictures were drawn on a Surface Pro 3

You’ll never believe these pictures were drawn on a Surface Pro 3

By 27 August 2014

To celebrate the launch of its Surface Pro 3 tablet, Microsoft commissioned renowned ballpoint pen artist James Mylne to recreate three of the famous paintings hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in London, using just the tablet and its included... >>

Google Slides for iOS launches, alongside Microsoft Office support for Docs and Sheets

Google Slides for iOS launches, alongside Microsoft Office support for Docs and Sheets

By 25 August 2014

Google has launched a new iOS app for presentations. Called Google Slides, it's meant to complement both Google Docs and Google Sheets. The Google Slides app, which is also available for Android, unlocks the Slides feature in Google Drive, simply because... >>

Nokia Lumia 530: Bang for your Windows Phone buck (hands-on)

Nokia Lumia 530: Bang for your Windows Phone buck (hands-on)

By 22 August 2014

In many ways, it's the budget end of the smartphone rainbow where all the excitement is. The feature phone market has eaten itself, unable to fend off the march to more and more affordable smartphones. Nokia has been playing in this space for some time... >>

Windows 9 'Threshold' release date should be 30 September at Microsoft event

Windows 9 'Threshold' release date should be 30 September at Microsoft event

By 22 August 2014

Microsoft could unveil its latest PC operating system in Windows 9 as soon as 30 September. According to sources of The Verge it's claimed that Microsoft is planning to hold a press event on 30 September where it will unveil the release codenamed "Threshold".... >>

Xbox One to offer try before you buy with 'Free Day Game' trials

Xbox One to offer try before you buy with 'Free Day Game' trials

By 21 August 2014

Microsoft is testing a new Xbox One service that will allow gamers to try a game demo for a day before they decide to buy the full game. The Free Play Day with Gold was spotted in beta by a Reddit user who noticed that Max: The Cure of Brotherhood could... >>

Nokia Lumia 530 orders open: Here are the best deals

Nokia Lumia 530 orders open: Here are the best deals

By 20 August 2014

The Nokia Lumia 530 is the latest affordable Windows Phone from Nokia/Microsoft. It will be hitting the shelves on 4 September, but it's now available for order. You'll get the latest Windows Phone 8.1, including the new Cortana assistant, on a quad-core... >>