Microsoft's 3D Touch software nearly made it into Nokia's flagship phones before abruptly being killed off without ever making it. New leaks show what the software would've look liked.
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Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference used to ban employees from competitive organizations such as Google and Oracle but that has now changed for WPC 2015 with anyone being abled to attend.
A video published by Microsoft shows two new additions to Action Center: a flashlight and a new app entitled 'Quick Note', both of which will be of use to users of Windows 10 on mobile.
A new report outlines how Apple intends to display and sell the Apple Watch to customers through their stores, adding a more personal sales pitch based around individual style.
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Microsoft has shifted responsibility to OEMs to decide whether to implement Secure Boot on new PCs, allowing them to lock out Linux and other alternative operating systems.
A new patent, filed in 2010 by Microsoft, shows a subtle hinge that would enable a device to sit at 180 degrees without being noticeable ushering in a potential era of dual-screen devices.
Microsoft has been described as the "bete noire" of open source software, but that's set to change under Satya Nadella as Redmond moves its MSBuild tool, part of Visual Studio, into the public domain.
At their WinHEC conference, Microsoft has announced a range of new gestures for touchscreen and touchpads in Windows 10 that greatly expand the uses of each and will arrive this summer.
Rumors have been flying recently that Apple is in talks with cable companies about a new TV service and a report today states that Cupertino is wooing them with extensive user data to target ads.
Google has long held out on introducing a human element to their app review process but they have finally caved and will now review 100% of the apps uploaded to the Play Store.
A new system called "on demand passwords" is being rolled out courtesy of Yahoo, which enables users to receive a password if, and when they need it, improving security and making logging in easier.