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Gamers call for return of Xbox One DRM restrictions

Microsoft made a bold move last month when it announced it would backpedal on the controversial online check-in and game sharing policies of its new …

OneNote for iOS: How does it stack up to Evernote?

Microsoft recently released an updated version of its OneNote note-taking app for iOS. As a long-term Evernote user, I took an admittedly skeptical …

Report: Skype And Microsoft Handed Over Calls And Emails To NSA

The Guardian revealed more top-secret documents alleging that both Skype and Microsoft cooperated with U.S. spy agencies to give away the content of email and video chats. Though it’s unclear whether the collection of this data was indiscriminate or targeted at specific subjects, the language of …

Android gets Microsoft Office Mobile, but there’s a catch (or two)

Android(s goog) devices have a new productivity app to choose from and this time it’s Microsoft(s msft) Office Mobile. The software, which launched …

Microsoft Windows Phone App Builder Helps Create 30,000 Projects In Just 48hrs

On wednesday this week Microsoft launched their new Microsoft Windows Phone App Builder to help practically anyone build their own Windows Phone app …

Microsoft to open source a big data framework called REEF

Microsoft (s msft) has developed a big data framework called REEF (a graciously simple acronym for Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework) that the …

No, the Justice Department didn’t cripple Microsoft — the internet took care of that

Not surprisingly, there’s been a lot written over the past few days about the upcoming retirement of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and the impact his …

Microsoft’s $2B patent license: why the Nokia deal won’t change the outcome of the smartphone wars

Today’s big tech news, Microsoft’s(s msft) $5 billion acquisition of Nokia’s(s nok) phone unit, came with a big side note: the struggling software …

Microsoft's Nokia deal: why Skype could hold the key to success

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia is a natural step for the software giant as it prepares for a future dominated by mobile technology, but could it be too late to challenge the early adopters?<p>Microsoft has long understood the upward trend of mobile technology and has continuously strived to create …

Surface Pro 2 to sport Haswell, two-move kickstand and 8GB of RAM?

Microsoft's Surface Pro 2, the follow-up to its Windows 8-powered tablet, is nearly ready for its close up.<p>That's according to sources speaking with …

Microsoft throws developers Windows 8.1 RTM-shaped bone in latest 180 flip

Microsoft has backed down on its decision to withhold the release to manufacturing (RTM) builds of Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows Server …

Microsoft Windows

So how much money can you make crowdworking?

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Writing

iPhone 5S

<b>Update:</b> Not ready for the newer, larger and faster iPhone 7? We're still up to date on the best iPhone 5S deals and have our iPhone 5S review …

iPhone 5S vs HTC One vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs LG G2

So the iPhone 5S is finally with us, in a move that shocked absolutely no one.<p>Apple's latest device launches itself into a very crowded flagship …

iPhone

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C only compatible with Vodafone and EE 4G networks | Trusted Reviews

<b><br>***Update***</b><p>O2 has tweeted that it will support iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on its 4G network, with further details coming soon.<p>“Yes iPhone 5S and 5C …

Where to buy the iPhone 5S: Best deals, prices and networks | Trusted Reviews

<b>The iPhone 5S has been officially unveiled following months of rumours, with the question of where to buy the iPhone 5S now in the forefront of many</b> …

35 brilliant iOS 7 tips and tricks

The jury may still be out on iOS 7's radical redesign - for what it's worth we love it, with a few reservations - there's no denying that it's the …

Apps

Inside Bitcoin, the programmable currency for our digital future - http://tcrn.ch/1ao0Z1m

AppleCare+ for iPhone, iPod hits UK, accidental damage fees hiked in US

On the day it launched its iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S handsets, Apple is giving butterfingered Brits the opportunity to insure their handsets against …

AppleCare

How the iPhone 5s could help Apple move beyond casual gaming and capture serious gamers

Apple has always had a bumpy relationship with “serious gamers.” Macs continue to be the lesser computer for <i>Call of Duty</i> and <i>League of Legends</i> folks, …

Intel dips into wearables, sub-$100 tablets and 22nm handsets

Amidst all the new iPhone (make that, new iPhones) madness, Intel dropped a few device beats of its own during<p>IDF 2013<p>Amazon Prime Day deals: see all …

Batteries

Your board game is in my video game: Tangible Play mixes the real and virtual - http://tcrn.ch/1eBz5BR

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice …

Apple iPhone 5S vs. Apple iPhone 5

When Apple released the iPhone 4S, the masses moaned that it wasn't a significant technological leap forward from the original iPhone 4.<p>But is the …

Mobile Technology

These tiny plastic bubbles could allow virtual high-fives or sophisticated touchscreen devices

Imagine learning to play the cello and having each correct note confirmed not just by the sound produced, but by a tiny bubble that appears under …

iPad 5 alleged glamor shots show up on iPhone 5S, 5C launch day

Sure, all of the news out of Apple's campus today was about the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, but the iPad 5 is expected to be close behind with a similar …

iPhone

Could iPhone's fingerprint sensor help kill off passwords?

<b>It's a barely noticeable stainless steel ring, embedded in the new iPhone's home button.</b><p>But the fingerprint sensor built into Apple's latest smartphone, which was unveiled on Tuesday, could signify the beginning of the end for the pesky password.<p>The Touch ID feature will allow users to access their …

Information Systems

TechCrunch TL;DR: Here’s everything Apple announced today - http://tcrn.ch/1fWCGZ7

Poll: are you buying the new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c?

For the first time in the history of the iPhone product line, Apple today unveiled <i>two</i> entirely new products: the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Naturally, they're pretty well differentiated, which may make the decision to pick one up (or not) that much more challenging. So, we leave it to you, dear …