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Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015

Microsoft releases June 2015 firmware updates for Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3

Microsoft releases June 2015 firmware updates for Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3

While the Surface Pro 3 has seen several system updates in the past, this is the first time the smaller Surface 3 gets one.

Google releases 17 new watch faces for Android Wear

Google releases 17 new watch faces for Android Wear

Google today released 17 new watch faces for Android Wear. They are created from themes all over the world including Angry Birds, Hello Kitty and Bang & Olufsen.

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015

Microsoft: There's no loophole to get Windows 10 for free

Microsoft: There's no loophole to get Windows 10 for free

In a clarification done right, Microsoft has just made its best attempt yet to clear up the recent confusion on whether all Windows Insiders will get a free Windows 10 license.

Make your own cartoon avatar with Chappie for iOS

Make your own cartoon avatar with Chappie for iOS

Ever wanted your own cute, cartoon avatar? Well, you can now make your own with the free Chappie app for iOS.

Monday, 22 Jun 2015

Thanks to Taylor Swift, Apple will pay artists during Apple Music’s free trials after all

Thanks to Taylor Swift, Apple will pay artists during Apple Music’s free trials after all

Apple has said that it will pay artists for music streamed by customers during their three-month free trial of Apple Music, after Taylor Swift said in an open letter that Apple was asking musicians to "work for nothing".

Microsoft overhauls Bing with sleek new video search capabilities

Microsoft overhauls Bing with sleek new video search capabilities

Microsoft wants to make Bing your go-to search platform for video with an updated video search function that includes visually rich results pages and a video preview feature.

Sunday, 21 Jun 2015

HTC testing ads in BlinkFeed

HTC testing ads in BlinkFeed

HTC is rolling out an update to its BlinKFeed app where a limited number of ads will be displayed to users in a limited number of markets. Find out more details of this pilot programme and if you will be affected.

Samsung releases app to fix missing quick toggles on the Galaxy S6 models

Samsung releases app to fix missing quick toggles on the Galaxy S6 models

After many Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users complained of the missing quick toggles following a recent software update, Samsung released an official app, QuickPanel Restore on its Galaxy Apps Store to fix the bug.

Here's one way to get Windows 10 for free, even if you don't have a valid Windows 7 or 8 license

Here's one way to get Windows 10 for free, even if you don't have a valid Windows 7 or 8 license

Don’t have a valid Windows 7 or 8.x license to take advantage of the free Windows 10 upgrade offer, and don’t want to pony up the cash to buy a copy? Here's another way to get Windows 10 for free, and it's legit.

Thursday, 18 Jun 2015

600 million Samsung devices affected by vulnerability in preloaded SwiftKey app

600 million Samsung devices affected by vulnerability in preloaded SwiftKey app

A mobile security researcher at NowSecure uncovered a critical vulnerability in the preloaded SwiftKey app that can be found on over 600 million Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The vulnerability allows hackers to remotely access sensitive personal data and secretly install apps without user's knowledge.

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