BlackBerry has reduced the price of its Android flagship, the Priv, in the US, UK and several European markets - but the handset's price remains unchanged in the company's home country.
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After going on sale in the UK today, Samsung's ultra-thin Windows 10 tablet - featuring a 12-inch Super AMOLED with 2160x1440px, and a sleek 6.3mm-thick body - will be available in the US tomorrow.
Following its launch last month in various European markets, Microsoft has now quietly opened pre-orders for its newest Windows 10 Mobile handset, the Lumia 650, in the United States and Canada.
LG has announced that its new G5 flagship will go on sale in the US in early April, and for a limited time, those who buy the device will get a free extra battery and charging cradle with it.
After launching the PlayStation TV in Japan in 2013, and in other markets in late 2014, Sony has now confirmed that it terminated shipments of the device to the US and Europe at the end of last year.
After unveiling the 'Phone Biz', its new aluminum-bodied Windows 10 Mobile handset, last week, Japanese company VAIO has said that it does not intend to launch the device in the United States.
The Lumia 435, Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset, is now even more affordable in the US, where it's currently available for just $39.99 off-contract, including free shipping.
Microsoft is offering a free copy of 'Assassin's Creed Unity', 'The Crew' or 'Watch Dogs', along with a $75 Microsoft Store gift code, to buyers of its Xbox One console in the US until February 15.
The Xperia Z5, priced at $599.99, has a 5.2" 1080p display and 3GB RAM, while the Z5 Compact gets a 4.6" 720p screen and 2GB RAM for $499.99 - but these US models don't have fingerprint sensors.
Microsoft has cut $100 off every model in the Surface Pro 4 range, with the exception of the range-topping Intel Core i7 version with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, which is still priced at $2,699.
The Surface Pro 3 is no longer available via the Microsoft Store site in the US - but it's not the end of an era just yet, as stock still remains available through some of Microsoft's retail partners.
The 16GB version of the OnePlus 2 will no longer be sold in the United States, Canada or Europe, as the company says it's "seen much greater interest" in the pricier 64GB model in those markets.
While some UK retailers still have Surface Pro 3 stock, the Microsoft Store there has now sold out of the last-generation device, and only the range-topping model is still available on the US Store.
If you buy a Surface 3 tablet - priced from $499 to $699 - before January 17, Microsoft will give you a free Type Cover keyboard worth $129.99, with a choice of four color options available.
comScore's latest data for the US smartphone market shows that Windows phone share declined by 0.1% for a second quarter, while iOS fell by 1.0% - but Android was the big winner, up by 1.4% to 53.1%.
Security researcher, Chris Vickery, managed to find a publicly available server which held the details of all US voters. Luckily, public access to the database has now been cut off.
Microsoft is offering up to £60 off the Surface 3 tablet in the UK, while in the US, you can get $100 off, plus an additional $50 discount if you also buy a Type Cover keyboard with the device.
AdDuplex's latest stats show another big monthly increase in Windows 10 Mobile usage, and also reveal which is more popular between Microsoft's new Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagships in various markets.
AdDuplex's latest stats show that Windows 10 Mobile continues to grow in popularity, increasing from 5.7% to 7% since October. On the handset front, the Lumia 640 saw the biggest gains this month.
Mirroring similar events in other parts of the world, Microsoft is inviting Insiders to celebrate the US launch of its new Windows 10 Mobile flagships in New York City and Bellevue, Washington.
The Microsoft Store is no longer accepting pre-orders on the Lumia 950 and 950 XL in the US; while in Canada, the XL is unavailable, but the smaller 950 can still be pre-ordered... for now.
The BBC's Director-General has said that the corporation is working on a new video streaming service for the US, which will provide on-demand access to the BBC's massive library of content.
HTC's One M9 hasn't exactly been a sales hit since its launch earlier this year, but the company is hoping to boost sales of its Android flagship by giving away $100 of Google Play credit with it.
The Indiegogo campaign to bring the dual-display YotaPhone 2 to North America quickly broke through its $50k target, and went on to raise $300k - but Yota now says that the launch has been cancelled.
Tomorrow (July 31) is the last day on which you'll be able to buy the Lumia 640 or Lumia 735 in the US with a free one-year Office 365 Personal subscription, as the launch offer comes to an end.
Skyscanner has confirmed that it has withdrawn its app from the Windows Phone Store in the United States, saying that in the US, only 'a very small percentage of users are Windows users'.
If you've been thinking about buying Microsoft's health- and fitness-focused wearable device, now might be a good time, as the company has dropped the price of the Band in its US and UK stores.
In one of the largest cloud services deals the Department of Defense has ever struck, Microsoft is now set to power all things cloud-based for the U.S. Air Force.
The Microsoft Store has started selling 12-month subscriptions for the EA Access gaming service priced at $29.99. The service offers gamers unlimited play of a regularly updated library of games.
Leading UK retail group Dixons Carphone has announced a partnership with US carrier Sprint, under which the two companies will launch up to 500 new retail stores across the United States.
The U.S. President now has an official Twitter account, and the very first exchange somewhat trolls former U.S. President, Bill Clinton when answering a question about the account.
Weeks after saying the Z3 was "no longer available", T-Mobile has started selling it again - but it's still being sold with Android 4.4, and the carrier says its Lollipop update may be "months" away.
Microsoft brought Cortana in Windows 10 to six new markets with build 10041 - but not everyone has got it working yet. A Microsoft engineer has now explained the problem, and how it can be resolved.
The rollout of the Lumia Denim update is certainly gathering pace - it's now available on the Lumia 925 on T-Mobile US, and is expected to land soon on the carrier's Lumia 521.
Microsoft has announced a $1 million partnership with the State Department's upcoming U.S. Diplomacy Center museum, which will combine Microsoft technology and hardware in a very unique way.
A new report shows that the US Drug Enforcement Agency is tracking millions of cars and people in real-time as they move across the country. They also have a database with hundreds of millions of more
Hackers this morning targeted the Twitter feeds of two major news agencies, sending out a barrage of doomsday tweets that made it seem as if China and the United States had just sparked World War III.
Apple has started selling unlocked SIM-free versions of its larger iPhones in the US, with prices starting at $649 for the 16GB iPhone 6, rising to $949 for the range-topping 128GB iPhone 6 Plus.
A Samsung employee has revealed details of its Android 5.0 rollout in the US, including which devices will get the update first, and hints that Samsung is pressuring carriers to speed up its release.
After a lawsuit was filed against both Intel and HP for manipulating Pentium 4 benchmark scores, the companies reached a settlement that resulted in a $15 cashback for those affected.
T-Mobile has confirmed that it will launch Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 530 later this month, priced at $79.20 - but the device will also be available via Best Buy and Microsoft Stores from October 5.
AT&T will reportedly launch the Lumia 830, Microsoft's new 'affordable flagship', in early November - some time after it goes on sale in other markets - and the carrier may only stock the black model.
Sky News is launching a new app for the Xbox 360 in the UK and US this month, including a live channel feed and on-demand content - but there's no mention of a similar app for the Xbox One.
Sony has said that it will launch the PlayStation TV box - which includes the ability to play games via its PlayStation Now game-streaming service - in the US ($99) and Europe (€99) later this year.
Due to backlash, Congress has passed a bill that will legalize unlocking handsets. The President is expected to sign this bill into law, which will reinstate choice in cellular providers.
While Microsoft confirmed earlier this week that it would not be launching the Lumia 930 in the US, the new Windows Phone 8.1 flagship has gone on sale there unofficially, for $699.99 unlocked.
US-bound passengers will be required to prove that their mobile devices turn on, as the TSA increases airport security to deal with the 'credible threat' of a bomb disguised as a phone or tablet.
The FCC is to consider amending its definition of 'broadband', which could see a new minimum standard of 10Mbps download speeds, or perhaps as high as 25Mbps, up from the current 4Mbps definition.
The ultra-affordable Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the Lumia 630, launched this month - but it could soon be joined by an even cheaper model, the Lumia 530, which is reportedly destined for T-Mobile USA.
The government of the United States has announced that it will cede its oversight in assigning domain names and web addresses, while turning the task over to a new organization.