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Microsoft has confirmed that its Surface 2 is no longer in production, signalling the end of its ARM-based tablet efforts - but the company's update plans for Windows RT are still unclear.
Alaska Airlines is to offer Windows tablets to passengers on its long-haul flights, providing access to movies, TV shows, music and Xbox games - and all content is free to enjoy until March 31.
Amazon's Fire Phone has been a sales flop, including in the UK, where it launched at full price a day after US buyers got big discounts - but the device is available today from just £99 off-contract.
Acer's CEO has confirmed that the company will unveil its first new Windows Phone for three years at MWC in March - but if you were hoping for a mighty new flagship handset, you'll be disappointed.
Google has apologized after tens of thousands of users signed a petition complaining that the company's translator software was spitting out offensive and inappropriate terms to describe gay people.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi says that the first batch of its new Mi Note flagship sold out in under three minutes, and claims that it has received 'over 220 million reservations' for the device.
Microsoft's affordable Lumia 535 can now be purchased from just £79 off-contract, including a 5-inch qHD display, 5MP rear camera with flash, 5MP front cam, 1GB RAM, and the latest Lumia Denim update.
HP's new high-end Windows notebook features a 360-degree hinge, 13.3-inch display with Quad HD resolution, 8GB RAM, and up to 512GB storage with a Core i7 processor, and is expected to launch soon.
After hitting Xbox Live and PSN last year, Lizard Squad has struck again - this time targeting Malaysia Airlines, replacing its homepage with an image of a plane and the title '404 - Plane Not Found'.
The second handset from OnePlus is said to be called the '2', but its launch will reportedly come later than many had hoped - in Q3 2015 - due to overheating issues with its Snapdragon 810 processor.
Microsoft is starting to switch users of its 'classic' Nokia feature phones to Opera Mini and the Opera Mobile Store, as it begins the process of phasing out the Nokia Store and Xpress Browser.
Microsoft is reportedly considering various names for its new web browser, including 'IE Evex' and 'Internet Explorer Endeavor' - but some users are calling on the company to stick with 'Spartan'.
Hutchison Whampoa, owner of Three, has confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Telefónica to acquire O2 UK in a deal worth up to £10.25bn, which would create the UK's largest mobile carrier.
Microsoft says its new desktop productivity suite will be called Office 2016, and will launch later this year, and it also shared a few more pics of its new touch-friendly Office apps today.
It's no great surprise that some handsets won't support every new feature in Windows 10 - but Microsoft now says that it aims "for the majority of Lumia phones" to be updated, but not all of them.
Despite stepping down as Microsoft's CEO last year, Steve Ballmer maintains a close watch on the company, and today, he shared his thoughts on the announcements from its Windows 10 event.
Thought Microsoft had given up on high-end phones? The company said today that "great new hardware... including, yes, flagship Windows phones" are on the way, both from Microsoft and its partners.
Microsoft has said the next build of Windows 10 for PCs is coming "in the next week", and the first preview for Windows phones will launch in February - and both will be available in 25 languages.
Microsoft has shown off Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets, which is set to replace the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems later this year.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be made available as a free upgrade for all users on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for its first year of availability.
Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers can now get almost £400 off a bundle including the range-topping Surface Pro 3 with 512GB SSD and Intel Core i7 processor, and a black Type Cover 3 keyboard.
Microsoft will give the world its first look at Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets tomorrow - but the first public preview of 'Windows 10 Mobile' is not expected until February.
Microsoft will unveil new hardware at its Windows 10 event tomorrow, and is said to be working on a "phone-laptop hybrid" device targeting business customers that will launch "further in the future".
Just a few weeks after BT confirmed that it is in talks to acquire EE, the parent company of Three is said to be considering a £9bn bid to take over O2 from Spanish communications giant Telefónica.
There's good news if you've been struggling to get your hands on an invite for the OnePlus One, as the company will allow customers to buy the device invite-free this week - but only for two hours.
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The successor to the OnePlus One could be an absolute beast, with specs said to include a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge display with 2K resolution, Snapdragon 810 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and 3300mAh battery.
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its Lumia handsets will not get new firmware with the Denim update that's rolling out now, and which includes the latest version of the Windows Phone OS.
HTC is holding a press conference in Barcelona on March 1, the day before the Mobile World Congress begins, at which it is expected to announce its new flagship, which may be called the One M9.
Activists from the youth wing of Sweden's Pirate Party provided free Wi-Fi at a major security conference, and viewed the web usage of top government and industry figures via the unencrypted hotspot.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the UK, and computing equipment confiscated, as part of a joint investigation with the FBI into recent attacks against Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network.
Microsoft is expanding the global rollout of its delayed Lumia Denim update, and you can find out now if the update is available for your device, on your carrier, in your part of the world.
Developers found that Micromax replaced the Google OTA updater with its own 'Software Update' app, which autonomously installs apps, pushes ads onto users' devices, and uses up their 3G data to do so.
Xiaomi's new flagship 5.7-inch handset is available in two high-end configurations - with up to 2K display resolution, 4GB RAM, dual-SIM support, 13MP camera, 64GB storage, and more - for $530.
HTC has begun rolling out Android 5.0 to the One M8, with the M7 to follow soon - but what about its other handsets? A leak has reportedly revealed HTC's Lollipop update plans for much of its range.
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HTC has begun rolling out the Lollipop update to Developer and Unlocked versions of its One M8 flagship, but says that the update is still "going through the certification process" for the One M7.
Microsoft is pushing the low-end even lower with its latest handsets, which come with Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Denim, and will go on sale next month from just €69 off-contract.
Rockstar had scheduled the PC release of GTA V for January 27, but it has now delayed that launch by two months. The company also announced minimum and recommended specs for PCs to run the game.
Samsung has started rolling out Lollipop to its Galaxy S5 in the UK, but it appears that the firmware is based on the original Android 5.0 release - not the newer 5.0.x builds released since.
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Originally launched with Windows Mobile 6.5 in 2009, the HTC HD2 has seen ports of Windows RT, Firefox OS and more - and now an unofficial Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM is also in development.
With the Lumia Denim rollout behind schedule, and a Windows 10 Mobile preview expected soon, it seems there may be no further Windows Phone updates until the new OS launches at the end of the year.
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Nokia opened pre-orders for its new Android tablet yesterday - but it has already sold out, with all 20,000 available units being snapped up in 4 minutes, and a waiting list of over 560,000 customers.
Celkon's first Windows Phone - which includes a 4-inch display, front and rear cameras, microSD slot, dual-SIM support, FM radio and more - is now available for just Rs.3,999 (roughly $64).
HTC has previously confirmed that it would deliver the Android 5.0 update for its One M8 flagship and its M7 predecessor by February 2 - and it seems that the update may begin rolling out even sooner.
Nokia has opened pre-orders in China for its new Android 5.0-based tablet, priced at 1599 CNY (just under $260 USD), and the device is expected to launch in some European markets later this year.
OnePlus says it isn't working on a tablet, but promises that its new smartphone "will surprise people", although OnePlus Two buyers will still have to deal with the company's 'invite system'.