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The Swift 2 X will launch with Cyanogen 13.1, but will later be upgraded to Android Nougat. The £219 device features a 16MP sensor, 3GB RAM and a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The 32-inch ProArt PA32U monitor features a 4K resolution and HDR capabilities, while the curved ultrawide Designo Curve MX38VQ spans 37.5 inches and implements Qi charging in its base.
Project Ariana expands on Razer's existing Chroma tech to create an immersive set of video and lighting effects that complement games on-screen. The concept will also feature THX sound technology.
The latest entry in the US-branded Stylo line runs Android 7.0, features a 5.7-inch 720p screen and a 13MP rear shooter. It comes with an integrated stylus which can be stowed inside the device.
The Inspiron 7000 series comes in either a 14 or 15-inch model, GTX 1050 or 1050 Ti GPU, and Intel's 7th-generation processors. Dell also refreshed its Alienware lineup with the latest Intel CPUs.
The 5Q mechanical keyboard features a 104-key keyset and Omron switches, while notifications and other information can be streamed through the programmable RGB-lit keys. Pre-orders start at $229.
Users can no longer pinpoint a friend's exact location, but can still see their current neighborhood and distance away. "Wave" will soon be added to organize meet ups with nearby friends.
This latest version of Samsung Internet focuses on giving users more control of the browser. New features include updated support for WebVR 1.0 and the ability to change the interface background.
A new deal between Microsoft and the DoD will see the Enterprise Services team provide on-demand Blue Badge support for DISA. The arrangement includes assistance for both products and software.
After releasing Android and Windows versions of the 10.1" tablet earlier this year, Lenovo is bringing its Halo Keyboard technology and AnyPen integration to a Chrome OS device in 2017.
Google Home adds voice support for Netflix and Google Photos on televisions via Chromecast for both Android and iOS devices. This update is currently limited to consumers located in the US.
Calendar.help gives Cortana the ability to arrange meetings automatically within an email conversation using natural language. Those interested can sign up for an exclusive preview starting today.
Forza Horizon 3's "Blizzard Mountain" takes the title to the snowy mountains of Australia, while adding new vehicles and achievements. It can be bought separately or as part of an expansion pack.
Microsoft is broadening support for its popular diagramming software by making it available on more devices and platforms. Both the iPad and web experience are available to try out starting today.
The app allows people to share their location with a user-defined list of contacts as well as request it from others. It is free on Android or via desktop browsers, and will be coming to iOS.
AOC's 27-inch monitor implements QI charging in its base, eliminating the need for charging cables. The PLS-type monitor touts Full HD resolution, a 5ms response rate, and 178-degree viewing angles.
The latest update to Google's Earth Timelapse brings petabytes of new imagery data from more than 5 million satellite images. The update is now live on Earth Engine website and on desktop.
Microsoft has now fully integrated its Skype for Business app with the CallKit API on iOS 10. Calls from the app now behave like regular calls and can be answered directly from the lock screen.
China's Ctrip.com is set to buy Skyscanner in a $1.74 billion deal expected to close by the end of 2016. Skyscanner will continue to operate independently while supporting their existing products.
'Sea of Thieves,' a multiplayer pirate game from Rare, announced an Insider Program via Twitter. Those who sign up will get updates on the game's development and a chance to play an early release.
1Password will come to Microsoft Edge, with a preview coming soon to Windows Insiders. 1Password stores online account credentials and benefits from in-app integrations on both iOS and Android.
After multiple delays, Sony's Xperia Ear smart earbuds will launch in the US on December 13 for $199. Key features include Sony Voice Control integration and a whole array of proximity sensors.
Google's Wi-Fi router is available to pre-order starting today. The system promises reliable room-to-room Wi-Fi connectivity and can be purchased in in a single device ($129) or three-pack ($299).
Microsoft and Code.org will offer a free Minecraft "Hour of Code" program during Computer Science Education Week. The tutorial will teach participants concepts such as event handlers and repeat loops.
Samsung Electronics will purchase Harman International Industries for $8 billion in a deal set to clear in mid-2017. Harman is best known for connective automotive technologies and audio brands.
Brad Smith published a response to the US election citing the importance of an inclusive economy, revamped public policies, infrastructure development, and collaboration with the new administration.
AOC launched a gaming monitor with a curved 35-inch panel, a 2560 x 1080 resolution, a refresh rate of 200 Hz and a response time of 4ms (GTG). The display will launch in Europe next month.
Google has updated Gmail on iOS for the first time in four years, adding swipe actions and quicker searches to the app. Google Calendar also gets a month view and improved spotlight integration.
Xiaomi launched three different variants of the new mid-range Redmi 4; the 4A, 4 Standard, and 4 Prime. All run Android Marshmallow, include expandable dual-sim memory slots, and at least 2GB RAM.
Strategy Analytics has reported that Android now makes up 87.5% of the worldwide mobile market with year-over-year growth of 10.3%. iOS, Windows Mobile and Blackberry OS shipments all dropped.
Eve unveiled the latest specs for the crowdfunded 'V,' also known as the 'Project Pyramid Flipper.' Key features include a 12.3-inch IGZO touchscreen, Kaby Lake CPU, and a Windows Ink-enabled pen.
Mozilla announced Project Quantum, a new web engine for Firefox that promises to deliver a "fast and smooth" experience on desktop and mobile. Users will see these changes by the end of 2017.
In a deal valued at $47 billion, Qualcomm will acquire semiconductor manufacturer and largest chip supplier to the automotive industry, NXP Semiconductor. The deal is expected to complete in 2017.
Opera 41 focuses on "speed and performance," with faster tab startup, more efficient video processing, and updates to the built-in news feed. This latest release is now available to download.
Google announced that it would bring support for the Visa Checkout and MasterPass payment services to Android Pay. This payment option will automatically appear on any site that already supports them.
Razer released a new version of its Blade Pro laptop with a 17.3-inch 4K display, a GTX 1080 GPU and a low-profile mechanical keyboard. It will retail at $3,699 and will ship starting in November.
Google's new Daydream View headset for high quality mobile VR experiences and a more powerful streaming device, the Chromecast Ultra, are now available to pre-order from the Google Store.
The Bing team added new features to its 2016 Election Experience with a 'Campaign Landscape' tab that focuses on predicting elections results, campaign spending data and search interest statistics.
Acer has launched its self-proclaimed "world's thinnest laptop," the Acer Swift 7, which measures less than a centimeter thick. With this model, Acer takes the title back from HP's Spectre ultrabook.