Gareth Mercer

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Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth spurt

Pulling out lingering follicles could stimulate the scalp into a burst of regeneration, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering follicles could …

Nirvana: Every Album Ranked And Rated

5 ‘Incesticide’<p>Nirvana’s recording career was tragically brief. Had things gone differently we wouldn’t be including a B-sides and rarities …

Here's the real difference between Google Now, Siri, and Cortana

<b>Wait, what? Voice recognition engines</b><p>Yeah, that's where we'll start, because guess what -- if your virtual assistant is unable to understand what you're saying to it with a very high degree of success, then the frustration alone will drive you away from using it and turn it into a useless product. …

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NME

Review - eagerly anticipated Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck doesn't disappoint http://nmem.ag/I0HJp

Drone video captures close-up of erupting volcano

Gallery: Drone video captures close-up of erupting volcano<p>Gallery: Drone video captures close-up of erupting volcano<p>+ 7<p>+ 6<p>+ 5<p>This epic video isn't a …

What's on the horizon for Xbox One games after launch

When Microsoft's new Xbox One debuts in North America later this week, it will be accompanied by more than 20 launch titles, including <i>Dead Rising 3</i>, <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i>, <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> and more first- and third-party games.<p>Like its chief console competitor, Microsoft is aiming to bring a steady …

Xbox One review

Microsoft didn't mean to take over your living room. When it launched in 2005, the Xbox 360 was just a device for games — "the Holy Grail of gaming," in the immortal words of MTV's Sway. It would show your pictures if you plugged in a thumb drive, but it was designed to be the best way ever for …

Xbox One launch week: Reviews, interviews and more

This Friday, Microsoft launches its next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One — but the news, reviews and interviews surrounding the console and its games are already starting to roll in.<p>Earlier this month Microsoft hosted a mammoth event in San Francisco, giving reporters a chance to play …

Two simple reasons to consider the iPad Mini Retina

It's pretty easy to make a case for the iPad Mini Retina. In fact, I can boil it down to two reasons.<p>Wondering whether the iPad Mini Retina is worth it? Here's two good reasons.<p>This could be one of the shortest reviews of the iPad Mini Retina you'll ever read. But then, give me one strong reason to …

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From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

N<p>okia is preparing to become a very different animal. The company whose name is still synonymous with mobile phones in certain parts of the world will — barring a last-minute bout of nerves from the company board — hand off its devices & services unit to Microsoft early next year in exchange for …