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iPhone 7 Design Is Confirmed With Two Separate Leaks

This weekend, more information has surfaced, pointing towards a confirmed iPhone 7 design.<p>The keystone of this latest leak comes from two different …

It's Official! This is the First Windows 11 Concept: Project Microsoft Mico | Concept Phones

(<b>23</b> votes, average: <b>3.83</b> out of 5)<p>Swedish designer Viktor Hammarberg is the very first designer to imagine <b>Windows 11</b> as a concept, or at least the …

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Elusive Microsoft Lumia 1030 could still be in the pipeline, including for Verizon

The evidence is flimsy at best, but don’t give up all hope for a beastly Windows 10 cameraphone until the fat lady sings.<p>Before Nokia even considered …

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 Now Released Update For Windows Smartphones

Jun 7, 2015<p>TnT Editor<p>Although Microsoft is putting all resources on new Windows OS – Windows 10 Mobile, but the company recently has started rolling …

Developers losing interest in Windows Phone platform, says study

App developers are less enthusiastic about supporting Windows Phone because of the “dominance and ecosystem extensions offered by iOS and Android” …

Windows Phone

Gloomlogue - a fantastic, feature rich Windows Phone photo editor

When Gloomlogue first hit Windows Phone Store shelves earlier this month, I have to admit that I expected to find a basic photo filter app with a …

Tutorials

How good are Windows Phone apps in 2015?

It's a common refrain: Windows Phone just doesn't have the apps to challenge iOS and Android. But how true is the cliché?<p>Microsoft is overhauling its …

Snapchat is coming to Windows Phone, but don't hold your breath

The official Snapchat support account on Twitter has heavily hinted that the extremely popular messaging app will be making its way to Windows …

Architizer

Microsoft Lumia 940 and 940 XL concept renders look stunning in aluminium - Pocket-lint

After Microsoft executive vice president Stephen Elop announced a new Lumia would be arriving this year renders have been doing the rounds. The …

Windows 10 will be able to run Android and iOS apps

Microsoft might finally be throwing in the towel, but in a smart way. The app scene for Windows has continued to be dismal at best. With roughly 90% …

Lumia 840 tipped coming soon as Microsoft discontinues Lumia 830 silently

Things are moving fast in the world of Lumias. Not many days ago we reported about a Lumia 830 successor in works that can be called Lumia 840. Now …

Architizer

Will Microsoft mount a challenge in the virtual reality gaming space with HoloLens? New move suggests yes

<i>Since you’re here …</i><p><i>… We’d like to tell you about our mission and how you can help us fulfill it. SiliconANGLE Media Inc.’s business model is based on</i> …

Microsoft + iPhone

Just a few years ago, there was a sharp divide between fans of Microsoft and fans of the iPhone. But in this “mobile first, cloud first” world, it’s …

Microsoft Lumia 640 launched on Flipkart in India, priced at Rs 11,999

Microsoft launched the Lumia 640 at MWC last month. As expected, the Redmond-based company has launched the smartphone in India. The handset is …

Microsoft seeks to recruit autistic workers

<b>Microsoft says it wants to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.</b><p>The tech giant is to start by offering 10 places on a pilot scheme based at its Redmond headquarters.<p>Senior executive Mary Ellen Smith said: "People with autism bring strengths that we need at Microsoft."<p>The UK's National …

Windows 10 The End? Microsoft Talks Giving Up Windows

I like Microsoft under Satya Nadella. It is a company which both plays to its traditional strengths yet is also prepared to rip up the copy book to modernise. Yes his reign is still in its infancy but it has been a superb 16 months, and the biggest changes are clearly still to come… as one key …

Windows 10

Read Bill Gates’ Letter to Microsoft Employees for the Company’s 40th Anniversary

The world’s richest man may no longer be CEO of the company he co-founded four decades ago, but Bill Gates still has a lot to say to those who keep …

How would you change Nokia's Lumia 1320?

Nokia's Lumia 1320 was the underpowered sibling of the 1520, which had the same screen and battery but little else. If you wanted a 6-inch device but couldn't afford the premium edition, then you were stuck with this device, but was that a problem? According to our Brad Molen, it stood in no man's …

Mobile Technology

This App Lets You Control Presentations with Your Hand

If you deliver presentations often, this is a neat trick to add to your arsenal.<p>Swoosh for Android lets you control your slide deck with just a wave of your hand.<p>Install the app on your mobile device and the server tool on your desktop, and launch your presentation. Then, place your phone or tablet …

LG's new flagship will have a 5.5-inch, extra bright screen

Weeks before the unveiling of its next flagship smartphone, LG has detailed the device's screen, which the company claims makes a "quantum jump" in …

Gear & Gadgets

Facebook’s Newest App Riff Lets Friends Add Clips To Collaborative Videos

You could start the next Harlem Shake-style crowdsourced video phenomenon with Facebook’s new app Riff, out today worldwide in 15 languages on iOS and Android.<p>Shoot a video of up to 20 seconds in Riff, and give it a title that instructs others what they should add to it like “Make A Funny Face” or …

Nikon's new mirrorless camera is the company's most appealing yet

The easiest 1 series camera to imagine people buying<p>Nikon has announced the J5, the latest entry in its idiosyncratic 1 series of mirrorless cameras. And, from the looks of things, it might be the most broadly appealing offering in the line to date — Nikon has added some sensible features and …

Windows 10's new Music and Video apps finally drop the Xbox naming

A simple name change<p>Microsoft appears to be moving away from its Xbox Music and Xbox Video branding. Two new Music and Video apps for Windows 10 have debuted today, and they both drop the Xbox brand in favor of simplified names. Microsoft’s Xbox Music naming has undoubtedly been confusing, with …

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is The New Hotness

The smartphone to beat this season is the Galaxy S6 Edge. It’s slim, stylish, and powerful, a mashup between the previous Galaxy S series with the original iPod Touch. It’s well-made and unique, a combination rarely found in cellphones these days and it is as far from the Galaxy S5 as the T-1000 …

Phones

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Craft marketplace Etsy will launch its IPO roadshow today.</b> Its valuation is in the $1.55 - $1.78 billion range.<p><b>2. Amazon launched a new product called Amazon Dash.</b> It's a button that you can press to order items when you run out.<p><b>3. Publisher HarperCollins could withdraw its books from Amazon.</b> …

Microsoft previews new Music and Video apps for Windows 10

Microsoft will be the first to admit its upcoming Music and Video apps for PC -- which both drop the Xbox branding -- aren't polished enough to replace current ones just yet. But, if you're already testing Windows 10 through Technical Preview, you can now take the platform's next-gen media apps for …

Apps