Despite saying in February that it could not "take the risk" on Microsoft's mobile OS until its market share and app situation improved, Acer is said to be launching multiple Windows Phones next year.
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After launching its Surface Hub app back in October, Microsoft has now updated it with new features, including the ability to turn off the hardware Windows button on the front of the Surface Pro 3.
VLC was first made available for Android in July 2012 and since then, the app has remained in beta - but now, VLC has finally hit version 1.0, exiting its beta phase after two and a half years.
Just in time for Christmas, Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 520, has now dropped to its lowest price ever, with the AT&T model currently available for just $29 off-contract.
Domino's Pizza has introduced Cortana voice interaction support to its Windows Phone app in the UK and Ireland, and has also added SmartGlass device support for its Xbox One app.
Microsoft's Gabriel Aul says that the company intends to allow users who have installed Windows 10 preview builds to upgrade directly to the RTM version of the OS when it launches next year.
After hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for two Xbox Live outages last week, the same group has taken credit for bringing down Sony's PlayStation Network today.
The '12 Days of Deals' are back this Christmas, kicking off with the Toshiba Encore Mini for $79 - including a free 16GB microSD card, one-year Office 365 subscription and unlimited OneDrive storage.
From festive deals and low-cost devices to Windows Phone developments, Lollipop updates, Firefox for iOS, Street Fighter V, and Xbox outages, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
A teaser for the long-awaited new instalment in the Street Fighter series has leaked, revealing that the game will be available exclusively for PCs and the PS4, with no love for Microsoft's Xbox One.
Samsung has confirmed that it has begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its Galaxy S5, with other devices - including the Galaxy S4, Note 3 and Note 4 - getting the update next year.
After the launch of its BBC Sport app on Windows Phone earlier today, the BBC has now launched its iPlayer app for the Xbox One, bringing on-demand content - but not live TV - to the console.
Android 5.0 Lollipop has been previewed running on the Galaxy Note 4 - but while Google's new 'Material Design' language has had some influence on its look and feel, Samsung's TouchWiz UI lives on.
Almost two years after it launched on iOS and Android, the BBC Sport app is finally available on Windows Phone - although it's little more than a web wrapper, with many key features missing.
Microsoft is rolling out an update to its ultra-low-cost Nokia 130 feature phone, which brings various improvements and enhancements to the device - but the update is only available in Europe for now.
It looks like XOLO may be preparing to launch its second Windows Phone, as 10,000 units of a new 'Win Q1000' handset have been shipped to India, along with 2,000 dummy units for retail stores.
A study has found that tablets are now used in 70% of UK schools, with students in 9% of schools each getting their own device - but doubts remain over whether they lead to academic improvements.
Microsoft has alerted users of its Nokia Trailers app on Windows Phone - which offers easy access to the latest movie trailers - that the app will be shutting down later this month.
After being outed last week in an unofficial video previewing some of its new features, Windows 10 build 9888 has reportedly leaked and is now starting to appear on file sharing sites.
Lava - parent company of XOLO - has launched its first Windows Phone in India, with a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200, 1GB RAM, front and rear cameras, and an ultra-low price tag of just Rs.4,999 ($81).
OnePlus has launched the One in India, but only the 64GB model will be sold there, and the usual CyanogenMod UX will be replaced by a beta version of the company's own Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM.
Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge, which features a display that curves around one edge of the device, is available for pre-order in the UK - but at £750 off-contract, it's only for those with deep pockets.
Despite recent uncertainty over the future of Google Glass, it seems that the company remains committed to its wearable device, as information has emerged on the next-generation model, due next year.
Microsoft's new Bing Trends 2014 site reveals some of the year's top web searches in various categories, with popular searches from several parts of the world, including the US, UK, India and Japan.
HP is offering 15% off everything on its UK store today, which is particularly good news for those shopping on a budget, with devices like the Stream 11 Windows 8.1 notebook available for just £152.
For less than $100, you can now buy the Microsoft Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone, and a 7-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, with a free one-year Office 365 subscription and unlimited OneDrive online storage.
From Amazon at your Post Office and the world's largest video games collection, to festive bargains, Windows updates, and Google's EU breakup, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has announced a range of promotions and discounts for Black Friday, including up to $150 off its Surface Pro 3 tablet, and a Dell Inspiron notebook with 15.6-inch touchscreen for $279.
Apple is changing the way that it refers to apps that cost nothing upfront - ditching the 'free' label and replacing it with a 'Get' button - in response to EU concerns over in-app purchases.
The Beats music subscription service will reportedly be rebranded under iTunes, and pushed to all iOS devices in an OS update next year - but it will continue to operate on a paid subscription model.
Samsung has said that it will begin volume production of flexible displays for smartphones that can be folded next year, and the first such device will go on sale before the end of 2015.
T-Mobile is finally selling HTC's Windows Phone 8.1 flagship - priced at $585.60 off-contract, or with $0 down on a two-year payment agreement at $24.40 a month - along with a free Xbox Dot View case.
PayPal is bringing its Here mobile app and credit card reader - which plugs into a phone via its 3.5mm headphone jack - to Windows and Windows Phone 8.1, with a pilot program launching in early 2015.
UK retailers and carriers are now accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus 6, with prices starting at £499 off-contract, or free on a two-year plan priced around £35 a month, with delivery from Dec 1.
Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone usually costs around $100, but it will be available for just $39.99 on Black Friday - even more affordable than the entry-level Lumia 530.
Amid recent speculation over the licensing of its brand, Nokia has now said it's "up to something", posting a mysterious image showing a black box with the Nokia logo, along with tomorrow's date.
Microsoft is hoping that HP's new $199 Windows 8.1 laptop will be a sales hit this festive season and is now promoting the device - which includes a one-year Office 365 subscription - with new TV ads.
We take a look through the entire Lumia Windows Phone range, from the little-known Mexican Lumia 505 to the massive 1520 with its 6-inch display... and even the 719C - the so-called 'missing Lumia'.
From Windows preview updates and the new Visual Studio, to Cortana everywhere, the rollout of Android 5.0, and a bit of Raspberry Pi, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Nokia's logo is vanishing from Lumia devices but it says it will be able to license its brand to other companies for use on handsets from Q4 2016, and that it can already do so on "other devices" now.
Microsoft has started pushing out a new update - labelled 'critical' - to its Windows Phone Preview for Developers, bringing the OS build up to 14203, and introducing new Battery Saver support.
Austrian is switching to 'paperless cockpits' and is rolling out hundreds of Microsoft's tablets to its pilots as an 'electronic flight bag', storing navigation charts and aircraft documentation.
The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview update, build 9879, includes a new 'Insider Hub' app, which will deliver updates and information on the Windows Insider program and future Windows 10 builds.
Microsoft has said that all Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8 onwards will be upgraded to Windows 10, and it has also mentioned the prospect of new handsets designed for Windows 10 on the way.
Microsoft has shown off a concept lamp based on its new DT-903 Wireless Charging Plate, which glows and blinks to indicate notifications on your Windows Phone, such as new Facebook updates or texts.
Walmart will offer an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for just $99 on Black Friday, including a free one-year Office 365 subscription worth $70 with unlimited OneDrive storage, and a free 16GB microSD card.
The password-based authentication systems from Visa and MasterCard are to be upgraded with a new 3D Secure 2.0 standard, which launches next year and will eventually support biometric authentication.
Microsoft's chief experience officer (and former head of Windows), Julie Larson-Green, was asked if Cortana would be made available on other operating systems, replying, "The short answer is, yeah."
Three months after the PS4 passed the same milestone, Microsoft now says it is nearing 10 million sales of its Xbox One - but the figure applies to sales of the console to retailers, not to consumers.
A man in China bought 99 iPhone 6 handsets and arranged them in a heart shape, in an attempt to impress his girlfriend as he proposed to her, in front of friends and onlookers. She was not impressed.