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Jump the line and get Windows 10 right now

Don't want to wait for Microsoft to push the update to your PC? Here's how to download the new OS immediately.<p>As you're no doubt aware, today is Windows 10 launch day. If you're already registered for the new OS, now it's just a waiting game as Microsoft pushes out the update.<p>Don't want to wait? …

Windows 10

Meet the Windows 10 magical anime girl

There's a new member of the Windows operating system anime family, but she hasn't yet been named. Meanwhile, Google search tracks when a store is crowded, and Amazon Dash buttons go on sale to the public.

Anime

Here's how to upgrade to Windows 10

Ready to move on up to Windows 10? Here are all the steps you need for success.<p>Windows 10 is finally here and it's the best version of the operating system we've seen in a while. Even better, it's a free update if you already have Windows 7 or newer.<p>The new operating system is available as an …

Windows 10

Beats 1 and the future of radio: Why one station ditched broadcast and went online

We spoke to TeamRock, the British station leaving broadcast radio behind in search of a new global audience.<p>With its new 24-hour global Beats 1 radio station streaming music and chat to Apple devices worldwide, Apple has launched the most high-profile Internet radio station ever. Is this the …

MOOSE

NASA's Golden Record made for alien ears now on SoundCloud

An album full of dogs, weather and human noises meant for the listening enjoyment of extraterrestrials is now available in its entirely for online streaming.<p>Ah, the sounds of Earth. We Earthlings listen to them all the time. A baby cries. A bus rolls by. The wind keens and rain falls. These sounds …

SoundCloud

Google said to be trying out new version of Glass for workplace

The search giant has made tweaks to its smart eyewear as it pitches the device to the enterprise. One change: Workers will be able to attach the device to an existing pair of glasses.<p>Google Glass has officially been on hiatus since January, as the company tries to find new ways to get consumers …

Wearable Tech

Mozilla CEO slams Microsoft over Windows 10 browser defaults

Company behind Firefox accuses the tech giant of making an "aggressive move to override user choice" by designating its Edge as default browser.<p>Mozilla isn't happy with Microsoft's decision to make its Edge the default browser in Windows 10, and the Firefox maker's chief executive has taken his …

Software

Windows 10 now running on over 14 million devices

The operating system is being launched to current Windows 7 and Windows 8 users in phases, so the number of devices now running Windows 10 will rise steadily in the coming days as more users get access to the platform.<p>Microsoft's brand-new Windows 10 operating system is now running on millions of …

Windows 10

Nvidia recalls 88,000 Shield tablets over possible fire hazard

The 8-inch Shield tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015 are at risk of overheating, the company says.<p>If you have an Nvidia Shield tablet and it feels a little warm, you may want to turn it off and request a replacement.<p>Nvidia on Friday announced that 8-inch Shield tablets sold between July …

Gear & Gadgets

BBC sports announcer uses his hand as an iPad

Technically Incorrect: Chris Mitchell tapped away on his palm, perhaps hoping that the camera wouldn't show that it had no actual iPad in it. It appears an inside joke.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Perhaps he thought it was a Palm Pilot.<p>…

iPad

Man finds iPhone that fell from airplane

The phone dropped 9,300 feet and ended up in a field alongside a hungry donkey in rural Texas.<p>Ben Wilson can be forgiven for thinking his iPhone was gone for good after it fell 9,300 feet (2,835 meters) from a Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft.<p>But the missing phone kept on ticking, not only reporting its …

Texas