Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Insider Preview is now available for both PCs and phones on the Fast ring. Build 14361 includes a handful of new features... but there doesn't seem to be much for phones.
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Ten months ago, Microsoft announced that TV DVR functionality would be added to its Xbox One in 2016. Today, the company says it's no longer developing the feature, as it's focusing instead on gaming.
uTorrent's forums have been hacked, and it says users should consider their passwords "compromised" - but it doesn't appear that the company is actually contacting users to notify them of the breach.
Microsoft slashed 17% off its flagship phones this week, and some retailers are now offering them for even less - but there's a good reason why it might still be best to buy from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft is rolling out driver updates aimed at improving performance and reliability of the cameras and Windows Hello on its Surface Book and Pro 4 - but only for Insiders on the Fast ring for now.
Building on its $300m investment to develop Spark "as a type of 'analytics OS'", IBM's new offering promises "an interactive, collaborative, cloud-based" development environment for data scientists.
Microsoft is inviting Insiders to design a T-shirt "that captures the excitement" of the Windows Insider Program. The winning design will be sold around the world on Microsoft's Company Store.
Eight months after its rollout began, Google's latest figures show that Android 6.0 Marshmallow has finally passed the 10% milestone, but the release of Android 7.0 is fast approaching.
The new head of the Windows Insider Program, Dona Sarkar, says her team is "hustling some *really* interesting things for you late this week & next week" - both for Windows 10 PC users and for Mobile.
Twitter has unveiled the latest version of its Android app, featuring a new look in line with Google's Material Design language, and an updated user experience, including a 'floating action button'.
Samsung's latest addition to its vast selection of Android devices is the Galaxy J3 Pro, a lower-mid-range handset with a Snapdragon 410 processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP camera...and an old version of Android.
Buyers from the Microsoft Store can currently get £100 cashback on a Surface Pro 4 Core i7, £30 when buying a Lumia 950 or 950 XL, £30 on one-year Office 365 subscriptions, and more.
In early March, Bank of America said that its new Windows 10 app would be "coming very soon, in the next few weeks". Three months later, the app - for PCs, tablets and phones - is finally available.
The executive said that many sales of the Priv were to BlackBerry loyalists who disliked Android and later returned it, adding that the high price also contributed to weak demand for the device.
Samsung is believed to be working on two devices with bendable displays - including one with a 5-inch form factor that opens up to become an 8-inch tablet - and they may be unveiled in early 2017.
The company said today that it's "announcing an extensive commitment for Spark to power Microsoft's big data and analytics offerings including Cortana Intelligence Suite, Power BI, and R Server."
Microsoft says its new teamwork tool for Office 365 has reached general availability today. Microsoft Planner will roll out worldwide over the next few weeks, with new features already in development.
The rugged version of Samsung's Galaxy S7 flagship features a shatter-resistant 5.1-inch display, a generous 4000mAh battery, and IP68 dust- and water-resistance, along with many other high-end specs.
Microsoft has announced details of its Anniversary Update for the Xbox One and Xbox app - but it seems it will actually be split into two updates, the first of which will arrive this summer.
Several people from the HoloLens and Surface Hub teams left Microsoft for perceptiveIO, a start-up that plans "to build user experiences that radically shift the way people interact with computers".
Back in April, Samsung rolled out Marshmallow to the version of its Galaxy S5 with a Snapdragon processor in India - but Android 6.0.1 is finally available for those devices with an Exynos chip too.
The company said in November that it would update its OnePlus 2 to Marshmallow in Q1 2016. Now, eight months after Google released Marshmallow, it's finally making its way to the OnePlus flagship.
Microsoft has again reduced the prices of its Windows 10 Mobile flagships. Along with what appears to be a permanent 17% price cut, buyers can also get a free Display Dock and Office 365 Personal sub.
Microsoft's entry-level Windows 10 Mobile handset, the Lumia 550, went on sale in the US in January for $139. It's currently available with $40 off - but you may want to think twice before buying it.
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Those who enjoy getting early access to new features in apps may be interested to know that Google has launched a 'testing program' for its Maps app on Android, with a preview available now.
Over two months after Microsoft first began upgrading some of its Windows Phone 8.1 handsets to Windows 10 Mobile, the new version of the OS is finally available for its Lumia 640 on AT&T.
Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10586.338 for both phones and PCs on the Release Preview ring this week, and it has now published details of what's included in that build.
Huawei's Honor brand is hosting a "virtual launch event" later this month, where it says it will unveil a new product that delivers "a new definition of fast, robust and affordable, all in one".
UK buyers can currently get £120 cashback when purchasing a Surface Book with an Intel Core i7 processor from the Microsoft Store, in addition to a free Surface Dock and Pen Tip Kit, worth £175.
A significant outage hit many of Apple's services yesterday, including the App Store, iCloud and Apple TV - but while the company says its services have since been restored, the cause remains unclear.
Microsoft seems to be revising its Windows 10 upgrade prompts again, no longer giving users the option not to install the OS, and making them choose between deferring for a few days or upgrading now.
Apple pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update for its 9.7-inch iPad Pro last month, after some users reported that it had bricked their devices. Over two weeks later, it seems Apple has finally fixed the issue.
Microsoft says it hopes its latest Skype Mojis and emoticons will offer "a positive representation" of powerful women enjoying their lives in a variety of professional settings and leisure activities.
Samsung apologized after a support rep told a customer whose wireless card wasn't working after upgrading to Windows 10: "We don't suggest installation of Windows 10 to any Samsung laptop or PC."
'The Division' racked up around $330 million in worldwide sales in just five days, and it seems Ubisoft is keen to capitalize on the game's huge popularity, by turning it into a movie.
Following its release of Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.338 to the Release Preview ring earlier this week, Microsoft is now rolling out the same build to PCs on the RP ring too.
Microsoft's latest offer of a free Surface Dock and Pen Tip Kit - worth a total of £175 - when purchasing a Surface Book or Pro 4 was due to end on June 1, but the company has now extended the deal.
Almost eight months after Google released Marshmallow, Verizon has finally begun to roll out Android 6.0.1 for Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, including support for Wi-Fi Calling and Android for Work.
While Microsoft continues to sell the Band 2 for £150 in a two-month 'special offer', you can currently get the wearable device for even less in the UK, saving 30% on its regular price of £199.99.
Microsoft says SQL Server 2016 is now available, promising an "unmatched value proposition" that delivers superior security and performance to Oracle "at less than one-tenth of the total cost".
Microsoft has announced new Advanced Security Management features for Office 365, including threat detection support, granular activity and security policies, and new app discovery and insight tools.
Nadella will reportedly meet with government officials in China during his visit this week, as an antitrust investigation - which began in 2014 with raids on Microsoft's offices there - continues.
Satellite radio service provider SiriusXM has started sending out invites to some of its subscribers, encouraging them to test a beta of its new Windows 10 app for PCs and tablets - but not phones.
OnePlus says it will launch its new flagship phone on June 14 in a virtual reality experience, with the first two hours of sales exclusively via VR - and its unloved invite system is finally dead.
The first HoloLens headsets are already in the hands of developers, but Microsoft's Terry Myerson says he expects its partners' Windows Holographic headsets to become available in 'months, not years'.
Microsoft has announced the release of the new Viber for Windows 10 beta app, saying it's been "built from the ground up" for phones, tablets and PCs, with responsive design and many new features.
Microsoft has offered a 'sneak peak' at a new Windows 10 2-in-1 coming later this year from an unnamed OEM in partnership with Porsche Design, with a 13.3-inch display, stylus, and Windows Hello 2.0.
Two weeks after it said that ISOs of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14342 for PCs were "coming soon", Microsoft has now released them, with five versions available in multiple languages.
Microsoft has cut $50 off the price of its console - but while the discount is only available "for a limited time", the timing lends credence to rumors that a new Xbox One will be announced in June.