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Sphero BB-8 Droid to get Windows Phone support

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Even before the release of the next Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, the Sphero BB-8 toy is predicted to be the hottest toy this holiday season. The robot, made by Sphero and which is going on sale today, is controlled by your smartphone. Sphero already have a Windows Phone app, but unfortunately the BB-8 […]

Lenovo Announces Updated Y Series Gaming Laptop And Desktops

At IFA, Lenovo announced updated Y-Series gaming PCs. The new ideacentre Y900 and Y700 desktops offer choice in a sleek, edgy design for gamers who want performance with Windows 10 and the latest Intel processors with option to upgrade. And the new ideapad Y700 offers power and portability for gamers on-the-go, combining the latest Intel […]

Acer Unveils New PCs and Phones Featuring Style and Performance

Today, Acer unveiled a new lineup of powerful PCs that feature the best of Windows 10. The Predator 15 and 17, Acer’s most powerful gaming Notebooks, a refresh to their Aspire V Nitro Series Notebooks and a stylish Aspire V 13 Notebook, the new Aspire R 13 Convertible Notebook and two new desktops, the Aspire […]

ASUS Announces the G752 Gaming Laptop

Today, ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih revealed details of the latest world-leading gaming innovations from Republic of Gamers (ROG) in a pre-IFA 2015 press event held at the Bolle Meierei, in Berlin, Germany. At the event the G752 gaming laptop was announced. ASUS G752 Gaming Laptop Before leaving the stage, Mr. Shih surprised the audience with […]

Windows 10 Insider preview build 10532 adds Cortana in Japan, English in Australia, Canada and India

Members of the Windows Insider program who live in Japan, Australia, Canada and India can now check out an early version of Cortana for Windows 10. Microsoft has added support for the digital assistant to the recently released Windows 10 Insider preview build 10532 for Japan, along with English language support for Australia, Canada and India.

Lenovo announces new laptops and desktop PCs for businesses

Lenovo today announced a new portfolio of laptops and desktop computers specifically built for small and medium businesses. The ThinkPad E Series joins the S Series of desktops that include all-in-one solutions. Newly announced 14-inch and 15.6-inch laptops offer solid performance, matched with mobility and features tailored for business users.

Windows 10 after one month: Hits and misses

Nothing about Windows 10 has followed the standard timeline for a new Microsoft operating system release. Even the FUD is flying faster than usual.

Cortana now shows the “Best Match” for your search query in Windows 10

One of the best features of Windows 10 is Cortana, a personal assistant which can help you with any task, and more. Microsoft seems to have released a new update for Cortana which brings a new feature dubbed as “Best Match”. If you search something using Cortana in Windows 10, the top result will have a […]

Live from Microsoft's IFA 2015 keynote! (3 p.m. CET, 9 a.m. ET, 6 a.m. PT)

Microsoft is presenting at this year's IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, with a show themed "Windows 10 Lights up New Devices". The presentation, by Microsoft OEM Division VP Nick Parker, will showcase a number of new Windows 10-powered...Show More Summary

Universal Plex app gets another update

One app which appears to have really benifited from becoming a Universal app is Plex, with the developers now pushing out very regular updates. Plex has posted another update to their media streaming app, bringing it to 2.1.1.2. Plex is an app which organizes all of your video, music and photo collections as well as streams […]

Developer Submission: Anime HD Stream 2 – Another app to watch high quality anime online with English Sub for FREE!

As you may know, Ocean68 Studio released Anime HD Stream (see more here) 2 weeks ago, an app that allows you to watch anime online in high quality with English Sub/Dub. Unfortunately, there was an issue with main video source of this app. However, Ocean68 Studio quickly release Anime HD Stream 2 as replacement uses […]

Lenovo unveils the IdeaPad 300S and 500S Windows laptops

Alongside its new IdeaPad 100S laptop, Lenovo today revealed the IdeaPad 300S and the IdeaPad 500s. The IdeaPad 300S comes with a 14-inch FHD display, 6th gen Intel Core i7 processors, up to 8GB of RAM (DDR3L), 1TB SSHD or 256GB SSD for storage, and the GeForce 940M GPU. According to Lenovo, the IdeaPad 300S […]

Developer Submission: Magical Clock – A Mystery Tour

Turn your phone into a desktop LCD clock using your own custom colors and background! Set alarms for any day in the future or schedule periodic repeating alarms … Then take a magical mystery tour to see today’s date in different world languages or enjoy a slideshow of your favorite phone picture album. Features: Alarms are […]

Facebook Messenger scores an update, likely fixes login woes

If you were experiencing the sign-in issues with Facebook Messenger that were reported earlier today, your troubles might be over. The app just received an update and, while there's no new changelog, it's likely that it addresses the sign-in troubles.

Facebook Messenger updated, can now send in the background

Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone has been updated to version 11.0.1.0. The new store makes seeing changelogs somewhat difficult, but the new update appears to add a significant new feature – the ability to complete the sending of a message in the background even if you left the app before the message could be sent. […]

Windows Phone maintains 2.9% market share in USA

The latest Comscore market share numbers are out for the 3 months ending July 2015, and thankfully the precipitous drops from earlier months appear to have somewhat abated. While the 2.9% ownership share is down 0.1% from April 2015, is is the same amount as the June 2015, suggesting the worst may be over for […]

Microsoft acquires organizational analytics provider VoloMetrix, will integrate its tech into Delve

Microsoft has just announced that the company is hiring organizational analytics provider VoloMetrix. The company is planning to integrate VoloMetix’s technology into Delve Organizational Analytics. Rajesh Jha, the Corporate Vice President,...Show More Summary

Rudy working on fixing broken Instagram Direct feature in 6tag

Instagram recently revamped their Instagram Direct feature, making it a lot more like Snapchat. They of course rapidly rolled out app updates to support this on iOS and Android, but their Instagram app on Windows Phone was only updated so as not to break when landscape pictures ended up in your feed. Thankfully we have […]

Hands-on with Toshiba's gorgeous Radius 12 convertible with a 4K display

Toshiba has a new Windows 10 convertible for IFA. And it's glorious. The Radius 12 is a sleek convertible that packs a whopping 4K display into one of the smallest form factors we've seen to date. And when you fold it right back, Continuum kicks in and you've got a high resolution tablet. Show More Summary

Lenovo Announces The New ideacentre AIO 700 Desktop

At IFA, Lenovo announced the new ideacentre AIO 700 desktop that delivers up to double the power, screen resolution and memory capacity from its three-year-old previous generation and also includes new technology like Windows 10 and Intel RealSense Cameras. The new ideacentre AIO 700 powerful desktop boasts the latest 6th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, […]

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