A leaked report shows that the European Commission is looking to take into account supposed competition from VOIP services which are taking on traditional wireless carriers across the Union.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the Lumia 930 is currently my favorite phone and Microsoft is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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Insiders claim Nokia is looking to launch new smartphones next year and get into new markets as well, such as virtual reality. Though the company will only design the products, not build them.
Steam has started separating its users into two tiers, essentially creating a barrier between those that pay up and those that don't. If you spend less than $5 your access to features will be limited.
AMD's CEO recently let slip that Microsoft intends to launch the new Windows 10 operating system at the end of July, in time for the back to school campaigns and fall promotional sales.
Microsoft is re-integrating one of its start-up subsidiaries charged with open-sourcing technologies and engaging with the community, as the company ushers in new era of openness.
European regulators are officially accusing Google of anti-competitive practices, and undue influence in the local search markets. On top of that the Commission is also investigating Android.
Blizzard's popular card-game is now finally available on almost all smartphones. The new Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft app brings all the game's features and an UI optimized for smaller screens.
The May Xbox One update may finally allow for games to be streamed from the console to any Windows 10 PC, a feature first demoed by Phil Spencer back at the Windows 10 January Event.
Nokia has announced publicly that it is buying Alcatel-Lucent, a wireless technologies company. The new consolidated business will put the Finnish manufacturer at the forefront of 5G tech in Europe.
If you're an Xbox Live user and own either an Xbox 360 or the Xbox One you are now able to stream the first episode of the new season of Game of Thrones completely free to your console.
Update 2, or GDR2 as it's also known, was unofficially made available to a number of Lumia devices. It brings some UI changes, a new way of viewing Settings and support for new devices.
Microsoft has received a patent that allows a mobile device to boot more than one operating system, as well as individual parts of different operating systems to allow for specific functionality.
Arcadia is a mysterious project inside Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, related to streaming games and apps. And the project is moving forward with new job postings hinting at development process.
Some new alleged screenshots of Windows 10 for phones have shown up online, claiming to show some big UI changes coming to Microsoft's mobile OS including a new app switcher with four cards.
Skype's real-time translator tool now supports additional languages. The voice translator can now handle Italian and Mandarin on top of the already supported English and Spanish.