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Luma Makes Your Home Wi-Fi Smart, Secure, and Somehow Fun

Suddenly, everybody wants to fix Wi-Fi. It's not because wireless networking turned crappy overnight. It's just that reliable and robust home Wi-Fi …

Your Chromebook Will Soon Be Able to Run Android Apps

Android started as a smartphone operating system eight years ago and has since taken over almost everything with a screen. It is the world's leading …

Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People

For most of the past six weeks, the biggest story out of Silicon Valley was Apple's battle with the FBI over a federal order to unlock the iPhone of …

Apple laat beheerder apps whitelisten bij iOS 9.3

Apple voegt nieuwe <i>mobile device management</i>-opties toe aan iOS 9.3, die onder andere de mogelijkheid geven lijsten op te stellen van apps die …

Slack gaat voice- en videochat toevoegen

Communicatiedienst Slack wordt op korte termijn uitgebreid met functies voor voice- en videochat. Daarmee wil de dienst, die veelal zakelijk wordt …

HP Elite x3 - Windows 10 Mobile met x86-programma's

Een van de spannendste smartphones van Mobile World Congress is een Windows 10 Mobile-toestel van HP. Wie had dat kunnen denken?

Microsoft to make email, calendar reminders smarter with Cortana

Microsoft is adding new types of proactive reminders to Cortana that tie directly into users' email and calendars.<p>Microsoft is making Cortana's …

Intel Compute Stick review (2016): Second time's the charm

I had high hopes for Intel's original Compute Stick, but it ended up being a massive disappointment. Sure, it was cool to have a fully functional computer the size of a few thumb drives. But it was awfully slow and limited in some truly baffling ways (only one USB port?!). Now with Intel's …

'Microsoft presenteert enige Lumia-telefoon van het jaar op 1 februari' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

De middenklasse-telefoon Lumia 650 zal dan zonder poespas met een blogpost worden onthuld, stelt het doorgaans betrouwbare <i>Windows Central</i> op basis …

Citrix and Microsoft Unveil “v2” Solution for Skype for Business

A highlight of today’s Technical Keynote at our Citrix Summit partner conference in Las Vegas was the unveiling by Brad Anderson, Microsoft Corporate …

Skype for Business

Google's creepy plan to kill the password

In the grab bag of Google/Alphabet's big projects for 2016 is Project Abacus. It's basically the company's plot to kill the password in cold blood, by replacing it with smartphone user authentication via an uncrackable collection of biometric readings.<p>Abacus would lock or unlock devices and apps …

2015 was the year big tech companies all started to look the same

If you can't beat 'em, be 'em<p><i>This year, in lieu of the traditional Best Of Lists, we thought it would be fun to throw our editors into a draft together and just have a conversation. For our kick-off chat, Lauren Goode and Dieter Bohn discuss how tech's biggest companies have essentially been</i> …

How Microsoft deployed Windows 10 inside the company

Microsoft IT has deployed Windows 10 to more than 95 percent of the company's employees primarily (if not completely) via in-place upgrades. Here are …

Windows Phone 8.1 users won't get Windows 10 Mobile update until 2016

Microsoft is planning to make Windows 10 Mobile available to existing Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 users starting in early 2016, rather than this month, …

Now you can get Windows 10 on a $139 Lumia phone

Microsoft might have two flagship Lumia handsets running Windows 10, but the software maker hasn't forgotten about the budget smartphone market. After announcing the Lumia 550 in less than a minute back in October, Microsoft is now making it available today. Priced at just $139, it's the cheapest …

Dropbox is shutting down its Mailbox and Carousel apps

Better options have emerged for email and photos<p>Dropbox is doing away with Mailbox, the email app it acquired in March 2013, and Carousel, the company's attempt at a standalone photo management app. The company says that it's making this decision now to focus more directly on the primary Dropbox …

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Microsoft takes wraps off PowerApps mobile-app creation service

Microsoft is opening up a limited preview of its PowerApps service for creating, sharing and managing mobile business apps on iOS, Android and …

Microsoft Lumia 950 review: Not a flagship, but a first step

After years of misguided attempts at mobile, Microsoft is ready for a fresh start. While Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 mostly just <i>looked</i> like their desktop counterparts, Windows 10 Mobile aspires to something even more substantial. This time, Microsoft tried to build a mobile platform -- and a phone -- …

A brief history of USB, what it replaced, and what has failed to replace it | Ars Technica

USB isn't perfect, but it replaced lots of ports we'll never have to see again.<p>Like all technology, USB has evolved over time. Despite being a …

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Piedmont in autumn (8000k views)

Photo by @GerdLudwig. On a foggy morning, our small boat glides up the Don River near Veshenskaya in southern Russia, where the epic novel, "And Quiet Flows the Don," by Mikhail Sholokhov was set. One of the most important works of Russian literature in the first half of the 20th century, Sholokhov was only awarded the Nobel Prize for literature 1965. The novel deals with the fate of the fabled Cossacks in their heartland of the Don River valley. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative @theimagereview #DonRiver #Russia #Cossacks #fog #river #morning #MikhailSholokhov #literature #fable #history #travel #mist #mood #NobelPrize #novel #Starocherkassk #Veshenskaya

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The Inside Story of Surface Book, Microsoft's Next Big Thing

One night about two years ago, Panos Panay couldn't sleep. This happens a lot: he wakes up in the middle of the night, loud thoughts rattling around …

Hands-on with Facebook M: the virtual assistant with a (real) human touch

There’s something eerie about realizing you live in a time people once considered a sci-fi fantasy. In Spike Jonze’s <i>Her</i>, Joaquin Phoenix's character uses an artificial intelligence-powered operating system voiced by Scarlett Johansson. He can ask her to oversee his calendar, play music to match his …

Microsoft Officially Unveils Its Arrow Launcher For Android

There are a number of ways to customize an Android smartphone, but one of the more unexpected tools to emerge earlier this year was Arrow, an Android launcher application designed by Microsoft. This summer, an unfinished version of the launcher was discovered by way of a Google+ group for beta …

Facebook At Work Signs Up Its Biggest Business Yet: 100,000 Workers At The Royal Bank Of Scotland

Earlier this year, Facebook took the wraps off Facebook at Work, an enterprise version of the social network that Facebook had designed for businesses that want to build social networks for their employees. After months of pilots, Facebook today is announcing its biggest customer yet: the Royal …

Royal Bank of Scotland

Microsoft's next Intune update to get more Windows 10 features

Microsoft's latest update for its Intune device-management service includes support for Windows 10 features and apps.<p>Microsoft is starting to roll …

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Genesys Integrates Microsoft Lync

Users of Genesys’ (News - Alert) customer service platform are in for a treat, with the integration of Microsoft Lync. Genesys has recently announced …

Microsoft Lync