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WWDC 2015: Apple jabs at Microsoft and Android over slow adoption rates

It wouldn't be an Apple keynote if playful jabs weren't thrown at Microsoft and Android over the slow adoption rates of their platforms compared to Apple's offerings.

WWDC 2015: OS X 10.11 focuses on getting more from the hardware you already have

With OS X 10.11 'El Capitan' Apple is looking to squeeze more performance from existing Mac hardware.

LG G4: No tools required to replace the battery

If you want a smartphone where the only tool you need to change the battery is your hand, then the LG G4 may be the handset for you.

Windows 10: The only major OS still trying to squeeze a buck from consumers

Putting a monetary obstacle in the way of people who want to jump to Windows 10 hampers Microsoft's vision for a service-centric, cloud-connected future for Windows. Consumers also love getting stuff for free.

Pebble Time app for iOS now available

It's taken a while, but the Pebble Time app for iOS is finally here.

Desert island tech: What you need when you're off the grid

Some of us like to go off the grid periodically to get away from things, while others find themselves forced off the grid as a result of flooding, fire, or some other misfortune. No matter what the reason, I find having the right gear with you can make all the difference.

AMD: Microsoft "getting back to their roots" with Windows 10

Windows 8 has been harsh on PC makers, with the bottom falling out of the market. But with Windows 10 on the horizon, PC OEMs and component makers are hoping that a fresh start may jumpstart flagging sales.

Essential accessories for the iPhone

Here are some of the tools and accessories I use to help me get the most from my iPhone. All of these accessories have been extensively field-tested and have survived months of hard, and sometimes daily, use.

The no-fuss way to access Windows PCs from a Raspberry Pi

Want a no-fuss - and scalable - way to connect to Windows PCs from your Raspberry Pi? Parallels have an RDP client for the platform that allows you to do just that.

How to add USB-C support to a Windows PC

Feel like you are missing out on all the USB-C fun that owners of the new MacBook are having? Here's how you can add support for the new standard.

How to run Android apps on your Windows PC with AMIDuOS

Want to run your favorite Android apps on your Windows desktop, laptop, tablet or 2-in-1 system? American Megatrends - yes, that same company you've been seeing on PC BIOS screens since the 1980s - has a utility for you.

Apple Watch: Crashes less than the iPhone, and is driving iOS upgrades

Newly released data suggests that the Apple Watch might be delivering some big benefits for the iOS ecosystem. Not only are app crash rates low, but the device also seems to be helping to drive iPhone hardware and software upgrades.

Android Wear has one big advantage over the Apple Watch, but for how long?

In the wearables war between Apple and Android, the Cupertino giant is winning when it comes to the most product shipped. But Android Wear's ability to work independently of a smartphone give it a huge advantage.

Skype crashing for you today? Here's why

It's not just your iPhone that a small string of text can crash - now it's the turn of Skype to be taken down by something you've been sent.

Nextbook Flexx 2-in-1 Windows 8.1 tablets starting at $178

In the market for a 2-in-1 tablet running Windows 8.1 but don't want to spend too much on one? If you have around $200 to spend then the Nextbook Flexx by E FUN may be the tablet for you.

Apple's biggest WWDC 2015 challenge

WWDC 2015 is a little under a week away, and while the engineers at Cupertino are working hard to pull together iOS 9, OS X 10.11, and possibly some new hardware delights, Apple faces a much bigger challenge - keeping customer and pundit (not to mention investor) expectations grounded in reality.

Intel updates fifth-gen Core chips with Iris Pro graphics

Intel has revamped its fifth-generation Core lineup of silicon for desktops and mobile, adding an Iris Pro 6200 graphics chip to the CPUs.

QNAP announces AMD-powered quad-core TS-563 NAS

QNAP, in association with AMD, has announced a 5-bay quad-core NAS called the TS-563 Turbo.

Add an Android-style 'back' button to your iPhone with a smart screen protector

One of the things that that I miss about Android when I switch to my iPhone is the lack of a 'back' button. A Kickstarter-funded project aims to rectify that on the iPhone 6.

Get your PC ready for Windows 10

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will land on July 29, and that means that if you want to be ready for it when it arrives, you have a couple of months to prepare.

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