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By: Paul Thurrott

Google today announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program, which certifies Android handsets that meet a stringent set of criteria. The post Google Certifies Android for the Enterprise appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Tech Crunch
By: Ron Miller

 With so many Android devices out there to choose from, it’s not always easy to find one that’s enterprise-friendly. To help alleviate that problem, Google announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program today. As the name...

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TheVerge
By: Nick Statt

Google announced the launch of Android Enterprise Recommnded today, a business-focused certification program to convince more companies to trust and rely on certain Android smartphones that meet a new set of requirements. Because of the scale of...

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, ARM is going new places, Windows 10 FCU is expanding, and Pro 3 users get thrown a bone. The post First Ring Daily: ARM Goes Cellular Carriers appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Qualcomm announced today that the three Windows 10 on ARM PCs that will launch this Spring will be supported by 14 wireless carriers from around the globe. The post Windows 10 on ARM to Launch with 3 PCs on 14 Carriers appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

When it comes to cutting the cord, there are many ways you can utilize over-the-air content and for me, it was all about finding a central location to consume all the content. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Google is trying to establish its hardware credibility in order to more effectively compete against Apple. Suffice to say that it has failed miserably. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly...

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By: Paul Thurrott

AdDuplex this week is reporting that the Fall Creators Update is now installed on fully 85 percent of all Windows 10 PCs in use. The post Fall Creators Update Surges to 85 Percent Usage Share appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

This week, Microsoft issued a firmware update for Surface Pro 3 that aims to protect the device against the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. The post Surface Pro 3 Updated to Protect Against Spectre and Meltdown appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Microsoft announced today that Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is now available on Windows 10. The post Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Arrives on Windows 10 appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Google announced today that it has started rolling out Google Pay, its replacement for Android Pay. The post Here Comes Google Pay appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad discovers ethernet, Paul sends too many messages, and Google is joining the PWA parade. The post First Ring Daily: It’s an Ethernet Miracle appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

There are just too many damned ways to do the same basic tasks in Windows 10. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017 Alpha Membership...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Chrome OS has long supported a Windows-like split-screen mode for web apps. But now the feature is coming to Android apps, too. The post Google is Adding Split-Screen Support for Android Apps on Chromebook appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

It's not just Microsoft. Both Google and Apple will formally support Progressive Web Apps in their own platforms too. The post Yes, Google and Apple Support PWAs Too appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

This might be a good time to stock up on EA games, with the publisher offering up to 75 percent off of select titles on Xbox. The post EA is Having a Big Sale on Xbox Games appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

Speakers are getting smarter and everyone is shoving Alexa into their products; KitSound looks to differentiate with multiple playback options but is it enough? The post Review: KitSound – Voice One, an Alexa Enabled Smart Speaker appeared...

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, we dive into the limitations of Windows on ARM, Brad has a review and an Apple experience. The post First Ring Daily: Windows ARMs the Apple Alexa appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

For over a year now, we've been told that official keyboard and mouse support would one day come to Xbox One. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription ...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Continuing a controversial policy, Google on Friday disclosed a major security vulnerability in a Microsoft product before it was fixed. The post Google Reveals Another Microsoft Vulnerability Before Its Fixed appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Tom Warren

Microsoft and Google have been bitter rivals for at least a decade, and the pair have had several disagreements over security vulnerability disclosure in recent years. Google is stoking those disagreements again this week by disclosing a Microsoft...

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Google tasks its Project Zero time with finding security issues and loopholes within other companies' products, and they're pretty effective at what they do. Now, Google has made public a medium-level security issue within Microsoft's ...

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By: Paul Thurrott

After many misfires, Microsoft and its partners are on the verge of fundamentally changing how PCs work. This time, it's for the better. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott...

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By: Paul Thurrott

For over a year we've been treated to the fantasy that Windows 10 on ARM was the same as Windows 10 on x86. Not exactly. The post Microsoft Finally Documents the Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Apple employees glued to their iPhone are bumping into the glass panes at the company's beautiful new HQ. The post And It Just Hurts: Apple Employees Are Walking Into Walls appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Cnet
By: Chris Matyszczyk

Commentary: The company's glass-filled Apple Park headquarters may be design-sexy, but there appears to be a practical issue: Staffers are smacking into walls.

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily Live, Brad is finally not in a car, Paul is back to his old ways, and Google has released a new Edge exploit. The post First Ring Daily Live – Edging the Exploits appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is bringing support for IFTTT and new smart home devices to Cortana on Windows 10, iPhone, Android, and other devices. The post Cortana Now Works With Automation Service IFTTT, More Smart Home Devices appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Using a cord-cutting service requires the ability to give up expectations we have from the past and be open to doing things differently. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

1440p support is coming to the Xbox One X and Xbox One S sometime soon. The post Microsoft Is Bringing 1440p Support to Xbox One Family appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of The Sams Report, Microsoft throws a bone to Windows 7, cuts a little cheddar off of the Xbox, and the store gets a little more love. The post The Sams Report: Sparking the Windows 7 Flint appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss a fun fan video, Windows Defender ATP, Build coming back to Seattle, and much, much more. The post Windows Weekly 557: White Chocolate appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is cutting $50 off all Xbox One S bundles and bringing back a popular Xbox One X deal. The post Microsoft Announces Limited Time Offers for Xbox One S, Xbox One X appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

New bug on iOS and macOS crashes apps because of a single character. Sounds familiar? Yes! It's time for another iPhone-crashing bug. The post This Character Can Crash Almost All Apps on Apple Devices appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

New bug on iOS and macOS crashes apps because of a single character. Sounds familiar? Yes! It's time for another iPhone-crashing bug. The post This Character Can Crash Almost All Apple Devices appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Cnet
By: Alfred Ng

If you receive this Indian language character on an Apple device, it’ll force the app to crash.

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TheVerge
By: Tom Warren

Apple is planning to address a new iPhone and macOS crash bug that can be used to disable apps and iMessage before the release of iOS 11.3 this spring. The bug was discovered earlier this week, and involves sending an Indian language (Telugu)...

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Every so often, a Mac or iOS bug works its way into the wild that'll crash your phone or computer with a single character send via iMessage. The latest iteration of such a bug arrived last night, affecting iOS, Macs and even the Apple Watch,...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Essential unveils three new, stunning limited edition colors for the PH-1. The post Essential Launches Three New Limited Edition Colors for Its Flagship Phone appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Essential's first smartphone wasn't exactly perfect, but it was beautifully designed. Its existing black and white models aren't striking enough for everyone, though, which is why the Andy Rubin-helmed startup will soon start pushing...

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Tech Crunch
By: Darrell Etherington

 The Essential Phone, still among the best deals you can find in smartphones today, is now set to be available in three new colors, including “Ocean Depths,” “Copper Black” and “Stellar Gray.” These include...

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TheVerge
By: Chris Welch

Essential is launching three limited-edition colors of its phone, which will go on sale over the next week. Those include two announced at launch — Ocean Depths and Stellar Gray — and one new option, Copper Black. All three models will be...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft cuts $200 off the new Surface Pro to celebrate the Surface Pro's fifth anniversary. The post Deal: Microsoft Cuts $200 Off the New Surface Pro appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Microsoft this week shipped new firmware updates for Surface Pro (2017 and LTE) and the first generation Surface Book. The post Microsoft Issues Updates for Surface Pro, Book, and the Surface Dock Updater appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Fast Company
By: Harry McCracken

The tablet/laptop combo started as a bold gambit to shake up the PC industry—and established a new class of device that turned out to have staying power. Five years ago this month, following a dramatic onstage unveiling the previous June,...

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By: Paul Thurrott

CloudBerry Backup is incredibly complete and dense with useful features. It's so good, in fact, that I'll be using it myself going forward. The post CloudBerry Backup Review appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live's Party Chat app to the Xbox mobile apps on Android and iOS, letting you access your conversations when you are on the go. The post Xbox Party Chat Lands on Android and iOS appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Microsoft has released its Photos Companion app for Android and iOS, which integrates with the Photos app in Windows 10. The post Microsoft Photos Companion for Android and iOS is Now Available appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Tom Warren

Microsoft is releasing a new Photos Companion app for iOS and Android today, designed to make it much quicker to get photos from a phone to a PC. The new app is available immediately, and it’s being released as part of Microsoft’s Garage project ...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Bored of Redstone 4 builds? Don't worry, Microsoft is officially kicking off testing of Redstone 5 today with Windows Insiders in Skip Ahead. The post Microsoft Ships the First Redstone 5 Build, Launches Windows App Previews appeared first on...

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It's now easier to keep up with your Xbox gaming pals when you've ventured beyond the living room. After several weeks of public testing, Microsoft has launched party chat in its Xbox apps for Android and iOS. If you use Xbox Live, you...

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TheVerge
By: Chris Welch

After first testing the feature in its beta apps, Microsoft today rolled out party chat to its public Android and iOS Xbox mobile apps. The feature allows Xbox Live users to communicate with their gaming pals via both voice and text when they’re...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Our experience with cable TV has been hugely negative. And after struggling with it for months, we're going back to a cord-cutting service. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott...

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Many Nokia fans have long complained that Stephen Elop's decision to back Windows phone over Android was a strategic mistake that destroyed the company. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Google will announce today that it is expanding the YouTube TV channel lineup. But it is also raising prices a bit too. The post YouTube TV Adds New Channels, Raises Price appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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It's been almost a year since Google first announced YouTube TV, its $35-per-month service for cord cutters. Since then, Google has been iterating to improve on a product that was solid at launch -- but today marks the biggest expansion of...

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Cnet
By: David Katzmaier

The cable TV alternative now has Turner networks and is available in more cities, but new users will have to pony up $5 more per month.

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Mashable
By: Monica Chin

YouTube TV is expanding its programming, and will be available in more cities with a higher price. The network has added a number of channels to its lineup, including TNT, Adult Swim, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV, and Turner Classic Movies....

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TheVerge
By: Chris Welch

YouTube TV, the company’s internet TV streaming service, is expanding its programming with the addition of several Turner networks including TBS, TNT, CNN, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, truTV, and Turner Classic Movies. Those channels are all being ...

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Fortune
By: Tom Huddleston Jr.

YouTube's live-streaming TV service is finally adding Turner channels like CNN, TBS, TNT.

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Fast Company
By: Harry McCracken

Last April, when YouTube unveiled YouTube TV–its TV streaming service, with live pay and local channels and a cloud DVR feature with unlimited storage–I said that it was promising, but a work in progress. Some of the necessary progress ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 YouTube TV today announced a significant expansion of its channel lineup thanks to new deals with Turner, NBA TV, and MLB Network. A number of Turner-owned networks will be added to YouTube TV’s base package starting now, including TNT,...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Essential certainly doesn't need any more bad press. But it brought this one on itself. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017 Alpha...

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Google will turn on the so-called "ad-blocker" in its Chrome web browser tomorrow. But this company is working hand-in-hand with advertisers. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription,...

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Starting on Thursday, Google’s Chrome browser will block certain types of online advertisements, a change Google is describing as user friendly. But some in the industry say the ad giant’s move is self-serving, and they contend Google overly...

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Fast Company
By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

Tomorrow Google Chrome is introducing a long-awaited update that will block some of the most annoying online ads. The announcement has caused many digital media companies to fear the impact it could have on their businesses, but the truth of the...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Amazon is bringing its music streaming service to Windows 10 with the launch of a new Microsoft Store app. The post Amazon Music Now Available From the Microsoft Store appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Amazon is bringing its music streaming service to Windows 10 with the launch of a new Microsoft Store app. The post Amazon Music Coming to the Microsoft Store appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

To further expand its education offerings, Microsoft hires the co-founder of Chalkup, a classroom collaboration service. The post Microsoft Acqui-Hires Chalkup to Expand Microsoft Teams for Education appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Adobe XD's latest update introduces significantly improved pen and touch support on Windows. The post Adobe Advances Pen and Touch Support for XD on Windows appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

All supported versions of Windows 10 are getting the February Patch Tuesday update today. The post Microsoft Releases February Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Adobe XD's latest update introduces advanced pen and touch support on Windows. The post Adobe Brings Advanced Pen and Touch Support to XD on Windows appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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A new interview with the person who runs Google's hardware efforts finally casts some light on why the Nexus lineup had to die. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium -...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Two of the most eagerly-awaited smartphone flagships of 2017 were epic sales failures. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017 Alpha...

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Amazon's excellent customer service plays as big a role in the firm's success as its aggressive business tactics. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Google launches AMP Stories, a new visual format for news inspired by Snapchat Stories, in partnership with some of the world's largest publications. The post Google Is Bringing Snapchat-Like Stories to Search appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Dieter Bohn

Google is launching a developer preview of something it’s calling “AMP Stories,” which are two words that only make sense if you’re obsessive about what’s happening with the way we consume content on our phones. So you might be tempted to...

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Alphabet Inc.’s Google unveiled new technology that lets publishers create visual-oriented stories in a mobile-friendly format similar to the style popularized by Snapchat and Instagram