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Is the Galaxy Note 5 destined to repeat the mistakes of the Galaxy S6?

With the Galaxy S6 Samsung got rid of two features that fans loved; the removable battery and the microSD card slot. Leaked photos of the upcoming Galaxy Note 5 suggest that this is a direction that Samsung is happy to continue in.

Windows 10 silently uses your bandwidth to send updates to others

If you've upgraded to Windows 10 then Microsoft could be using your PC - and your internet connection - to silently send Windows updates to others.

Samsung begins slashing Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge prices

Samsung promised during its quarterly earnings call that it would be "adjusting the price" of the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, and we're now starting to see that happen.

These Lumia handsets will be the first to get the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade

Own a Lumia smartphone and eager to be the first to get the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade when it lands later this year? Microsoft has announced which Lumia devices will be the first to get offered the upgrade.

Best Android smartphones for work and play: August 2015 edition

There's never been a better time to buy an Android smartphone. Not only is there a huge array of different handsets from a multitude of manufacturers to choose from, but what you get for your money is simply incredible.

Weekend Project: How to make your iPhone/iPad Lightning cable last a lot longer

People love their iPhones and iPads, but that love doesn't extend to the Lightning cable that's needed to charge up the device or connect it to a computer. The problem: They break

Help! I've broken my iPhone/iPad screen

Taking some time out to answer what is probably the most commonly asked iPhone/iPad question to land in the Hardware 2.0 inbox: "Help! I've broken my iPhone/iPad screen. What do I do now?"

Running Windows 10 on a Mac: Frequently asked questions

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes has been running Windows 10 on his Macs since the earliest builds were made available.

Apple drops plans for smaller iPhone 6C, claims analyst

Rumor was that Apple was working on a smaller iPhone 6C with a 4-inch display. Now the word is that the company has dropped those plans.

Want to remove the ads from Solitaire in Windows 10? That'll be $1.49 a month

Microsoft is once again bundling Solitaire with Windows, but if you want an ad-free experience then that's going to cost you.

Intel 'Skylake' spec leak: Up to 41 percent graphics boost

Skylake, the follow-on to Broadwell, looks like it will be the most important processor update that Intel has released in a decade.

iPad sales tumble to four-year low

While iPad sales may be roughly in line with what analysts were expecting, in terms of volume it represents a four-year low.

iPhone 6S/7 rumor roundup: No more 16GB option, goodbye SIM cards, and more

Apple is, as we've come to expect, tight-lipped as to how the new iPhone will differ from the existing offering. But where there's an information vacuum, there are no end of rumors and speculation ready to fill it.

MacBook users outraged over 'Staingate' display damage

Thousands of MacBook owners have grouped together to vent their frustrations over screen damage affecting Apple's displays.

LG G4 vs. LG G4 Beat tech specs

LG has announced the arrival of a smaller and cheaper version of its flagship G4 smartphone. But what separates these two devices? Let's find out by taking a look at the tech specs.

What's next for Windows Phone?

Less than 24 hours after Microsoft announced a $7.6 billion write-down on its acquisition of Nokia and aggressive layoffs, the tech press is penning the Windows Phone obituaries. Can something better rise from the ashes?

Apple Watch sales may have fallen by 90 percent since launch

Consumer interest in the Apple Watch may have dwindled significantly since wearable was launched in April, claims new market research data.

Why Samsung Galaxy S6 sales suck

Samsung is predicting a second-quarter drop in operating profit for Q2, and this decline in confidence suggests that sales of its flagship Galaxy S6 have not been as buoyant as the company hoped. But why?

Samsung unveils 2TB 850 Pro and 850 Evo SSDs

Want fast flash storage but find that 1TB is just too cramped for your needs? Then check out Samsung's new 2TB SSDs. But I warn you now, they aren't cheap.

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