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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Tech specs

Here's what's inside Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7, a lot of which will be familiar to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update gives OEMs the chance to jump-start PC sales

The Anniversary Update of Windows 10 gives hardware makers a chance to jump-start flagging PC sales, but only if they kit out devices to take advantage of the new operating system.

Transform Google Chrome into the ultimate browsing tool

Simple hacks to make the Google Chrome browser better, faster, and more RAM efficient, as well as helping to make you more productive.

50 must-have Google Chrome extensions (and they're all free)

If you are a Google Chrome user and you're not making use of extensions, then you are really missing out. Here are a selection of extensions aimed specifically at boosting your productivity and privacy.

Best Windows, iOS, Android and Linux tablets (August 2016)

No matter whether you want iOS, Android, Windows, or Linux - yes, a Linux-powered tablet - this list of the best tablets for 2016 has you covered!

Six 'iPhone-beating' Android smartphones (August 2016)

Don't like the iPhone? Don't worry! There are plenty of Android smartphones that can beat the iPhone at its own game.

Billionth iPhone sold: Does that make it the best selling product of all time?

Apple has sold a billion iPhones in under a decade. How does this compare to other products?

How Android 'switchers,' a cheap iPhone and the expensive iPad Pro saved Apple

Q3 2016 is probably the most interesting financial quarter Apple has had in a long time, and despite falling hardware sales across the board, Wall Street is happy with the end result. Here's why.

The silver linings amidst crumbling iPhone, iPad and Mac sales

It's been a bad quarter for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, but it's not all doom and gloom, as there are a few silver linings buried in the data.

Mac users: Don't forget to claim your free Windows 10 upgrade

The Windows 10 free upgrade offer isn't just for PC users. Mac users who run Windows can also upgrade their operating system for free. But hurry, because time is running out.

Move over Android, iOS also has a fragmentation problem

Android fragmentation is a well-known and well-documented problem. But iOS fragmentation is also on the increase.

How to undo iOS 10's most annoying feature

iOS 10 makes it very awkward to go directly from the lockscreen to the Home screen. However, there's a buried setting that restores the ability to tap the Touch ID sensor to go directly to your apps.

Public Beta 2 for iOS and macOS Sierra bring big bug fixes and a few new features

If you signed up for the Apple's Beta Software Program then the second public betas for iOS 10 and macOS 10.12 Sierra are waiting for you.

Acronis Backup 12 offers 'world's easiest and fastest backup'

The newly-released Acronis Backup 12 can back up a 180-gigabyte virtual machine in 35.6 minutes.

Android Nougat will strictly enforce verified boot

Android Nougat will begin strictly enforcing verified boot on Android devices, a move that will make it harder for malware to hide on smartphones and tablets. But it could also cause devices with corrupted data or modified bootloaders to fail to boot up.

Salesforce to drop support for all Android devices except Samsung and Nexus

Android fragmentation bites again as Salesforce announces that it will end support for the Salesforce1 app on all Android devices except Samsung and Nexus hardware.

Seagate unveils world's largest consumer hard drive

The 10TB Barracuda Pro takes the top spot at the world's largest capacity consumer hard drive for desktop users.

Mini computers that fit in the palm of your hand

It wasn't that long ago that a computer was something housed in a huge beige box that weighed as much as an engine block and took up half your desk. Now you can get a powerful computer that can fit in the palm of your hand.

New ultra-rugged, water-resistant Windows 10-powered 2-in-1 tablets by DT Research

Water- and dust-resistant, ultra-rugged military-spec systems featuring high-end hardware and software security features.

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