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By: Paul Thurrott

With Snapdragon-based PCs suddenly looming on the horizon, there's been a lot of discussion about the new platform's viability. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium -...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is bringing tabs to Windows 10 next year, but Stardock already has a $10 solution that brings tabs to all of your apps in Windows. The post Stardock Groupy Delivers Tabbed Windows Ahead of Microsoft appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

December's Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 gets rid of the Edge button from Internet Explorer, and includes the usual security patches. The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Gets a New Cumulative Update appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Instagram is transforming its feed by letting you follow hashtags on the platform. The post Instagram Radically Transforms Its Feed With Major New Update appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 Tinder announced today it’s beginning a test of a new feature called “Feed” designed to help users learn more about their matches. The Feed, which will appear as a tab on the Messages screen, will include real-time updates...

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TheVerge
By: Lizzie Plaugic

Tinder is testing a new feature called Feed that shows users real-time updates from their matches. Updates can include new profile pictures, new Instagram posts, and new Spotify Top Artists, as long as a user connects their Instagram or Spotify...

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Mashable
By: Karissa Bell

Tinder is making it easier to subtly stalk your matches.  The dating app is now testing a new "feed" feature that's meant to make it easier to strike up a conversation with a match. SEE ALSO: Reading 11 of 2017's funniest Tinder interactions...

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Today, Tinder introduced a new feature called "Feed," which allows you to learn more about the people you're most interested in by learning more about them. From Instagram posts to their favorite artists on Spotify, Feed works with...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Apple's latest iMac goes on sale later this week, and it's an absolute monster. The post Apple’s $5000 iMac Pro Goes on Sale Later This Week appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Cnet
By: Andrew Gebhart

In an interview with tech site T3, Apple's senior VP Phil Schiller teased the upcoming launch of the new iMac Pro.

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 It seems like forever ago that Apple first teased the iMac Pro, the souped up, professional grade version of its all-in-one. Announced back at WWDC, the company promised the computer would arrive sometime in December, and in spite a few months ...

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Cnet
By: Andrew Gebhart

Apple says the new high-end all-in-one will go on sale on Thursday.

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TheVerge
By: Jacob Kastrenakes

Back in June, Apple said its first iMac Pro would come out in December, but we haven’t heard a word about it since. Now, it sounds like that’s very close to changing: in an interview with T3 (highlighted by 9to5Mac), Apple marketing chief Phil...

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Apple vowed to ship the iMac Pro in December, and it's making good on that promise. The company has confirmed that its workstation-grade all-in-one will be available on December 14th. It has yet to reveal the exact configuration options, but...

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Mashable
By: Brett Williams

The new iMac Pro will released in a matter of days, giving Apple fans something to get excited about this holiday season. The computer was unveiled as a surprise at the company's WWDC conference in June with a vague December launch date. Apple SVP...

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad has a problem with PUBG, Paul has a dongle, and there is a new calendar app for a small group of users. The post First Ring Daily: Oh No PUBG appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Nintendo announced today that it has sold 10 million Switch consoles in just 9 months. Yep. It's time for some math. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly...

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Tech Crunch
By: Jordan Crook

 Nintendo has sold 10 million units of the Switch console since launch, according to the company. The console launched back in March, and is selling at a similar pace to Nintendo’s most recent hardware superstar, the Wii. The Wii sold...

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Arstechnica
By: Kyle Orland

Enlarge If you've been following video game news at all this year, you're probably tired of hearing stories about how the Switch is the hottest selling console since the Sliced Bread 64. With Nintendo announcing this morning that its console has...

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Fortune
By: Chris Morris

And holiday shopping season isn't even over yet.

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That didn't take long: Nintendo has already sold over 10 million of its hybrid home/portable console, the Switch. If you're keeping track at home, that's roughly one million consoles sold every month since March. By comparison,...

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TheVerge
By: James Vincent

The Switch continues to rack up strong sales, with Nintendo announcing today that the console has sold more than 10 million units globally in nine months. This is up from sales of 7.63 million at the end of September. The $300 Switch was released...

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Cnet
By: Andrew Gebhart

Thanks to popular games in the Mario and Zelda franchises, it looks like Nintendo's new console is a hit.

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Fast Company
By: Jared Newman

Nintendo’s big bet on a hybrid portable and home game system is paying off, with 10 million Nintendo Switch units sold in nine months. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime told Variety that the Switch could even top first-year sales ...

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By: Paul Thurrott

I've been exploring low-cost alternate wireless plans. And I feel like this is an area for great savings that anyone can enjoy. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium -...

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By: Brad Sams

PUBG is finally here for the Xbox but you likely shouldn't buy it today as the gaming experience is clunky and the framerates need serious improvement. The post PUBG Arrives on Xbox Today, But You Shouldn’t Buy it (Yet) appeared first on...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

You can now manage your Google Calendar using Cortana on Windows 10, Invoke, and other devices. This is not a drill. The post Cortana Now Works With Google Calendar appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Tom Warren

Microsoft is now allowing its Cortana digital assistant to access Google Calendar data. The software giant has added a new Gmail connection to Cortana, which will enable the digital assistant to access Google Calendar data. If you’re a Windows 10...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Google's premium Home Max speaker is finally available for purchase, comes with Smart Sound, Google Assistant, and a free YouTube Music subscription. The post Google’s $399 Premium Home Max Speaker Now Available appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Qualcomm recently announced the Snapdragon 845, the chipset that will power most of next year's flagship smartphones. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Perhaps stung by my overly-fawning review of the Google Headphone Adapter, Microsoft has sent an adapter of their own. The post Hands-On with the Microsoft Surface USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Google has made its AR Stickers experience available on Pixel smartphones. And it is pretty fricking impressive. The post Hands-On with Google AR Stickers appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Mashable
By: Raymond Wong

Need another reason to switch to Google's Pixel 2 phones? How about an augmented reality squad? Unveiled with all its fall hardware in October, Google has finally launched its anticipated "AR Stickers" feature that lets all Pixel phones (that...

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During Google's Pixel 2 event in October, the company teased its upcoming AR stickers and starting today, Pixel users can actually get their hands on them. Those with Pixel phones running Android 8.1 Oreo will have access to AR stickers like...

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 After months of teasing, Google’s finally brought its AR stickers to the Pixel 2. For most users with the company’s latest flagship handset, the feature will be available today as part of the an Android 2.1 update. The feature was...

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TheVerge
By: Jacob Kastrenakes

After announcing them back in October, Google is launching its augmented reality stickers on the Pixel and Pixel 2 this week. The stickers are cute 3D creatures that appear inside of photos and videos taken in Google’s camera app using new AR tech ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Jonathan Shieber

 One year after launching at South by Southwest with an augmented reality treasure hunting app, the Utah-based startup Seek has returned with an update transforming its service into a “YouTube for AR”. Rather than being focused on...

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Phandroid
By: Chris Chavez

Starting today, the Google Pixel 2 (running Android 8.1 Oreo) will gain access to AR Stickers inside the camera app. To kick things off, Star Wars The Last Jedi sticker pack is being released just ahead of the movie.

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, ARM is still a hot topic, Brad has another trip, and Paul has yet another new phone. The post First Ring Daily: ARM Hangover appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft's ad campaign for the holidays tells the story of a young girl on an imaginary world with the help of 3D. The post Microsoft Gets Creative for the Holidays appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is significantly expanding its AI for Earth program as the software giant looks to put AI to work on our planet's environmental issues. The post Microsoft Expands Its AI for Earth Program With New $50 Million Investment appeared first on...

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By: Rafael Rivera

I revisited Windows IoT Core a few weekends ago and found it to be useful in a quick project that involved dumping my wireless headset's EEPROM. In other words, just another weekend at Rafael's place. The post Dumping EEPROM via Two-Wire Interface...

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By: Paul Thurrott

I waited to purchase an iPhone X so that I could get the SIM-free version. Here are some quick first impressions. The post Apple iPhone X First Impressions appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

This past week, I marked the one-year anniversary of my low-carb/ketogenic diet. Here's how it went, and why I will keep going. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium -...

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By: Brad Sams

This week, Paul and I were in Maui for the Snapdragon Summit. As we have done with the all of the events we have gone to this year, we recorded what happens behind the scenes to make the posts on the front page possible. To access this post, you...

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By: Paul Thurrott

A recent report from Futuresource does provide some good news for Microsoft. But it also hints at a Chromebook future for education. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium ...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Thanks to everyone for the questions this week. I'm flying home from Hawaii today and overnight... To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017...

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By: Paul Thurrott

On this special episode of Windows Weekly, Ryan Shrout and Qualcomm's Don McGuire join us live from the Snapdragon Tech Summit! The post Windows Weekly 547: Windows on ARM appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

This week, we learned a lot about the next major platform change to Windows, the second attempt at running Windows on Arm. The post The Sams Report: Windows on ARM…it’s here (again) appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, we figure out the potential meaning of Windows 10 S from a green place. The post First Ring Daily: The Jungle of Windows 10 S appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

More patents of Microsoft's rumoured "Andromeda" foldable device shows up, could potentially feature imaging features designed by ex-Nokia engineers. The post Microsoft’s Foldable Phone Shows Up Again in New Patents appeared first on...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Discussions this week have me wondering if Microsoft isn't secretly plotting a future for Windows that actually makes sense. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium -...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Accessing your Instagram messages will soon require you to install a separate app, as Instagram gets ready move Direct out of its core app. The post Instagram to Separate Messaging into a Standalone App As It Looks to Grow Direct appeared first on...

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Mashable
By: Raymond Wong

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A popular app is splitting one of its fastest growing features into its own app. Facebook made this exact type of decision when it broke out direct messaging into the Messenger app two years ago. This time,...

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Fortune
By: Don Reisinger

Facebook is hoping so.

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Cnet
By: Roger Cheng

It sounds a lot like Facebook's Messenger app.

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Tech Crunch
By: Jordan Crook

 Instagram has changed a lot since its acquisition by Facebook in 2012. The original premise was so simple. Beautify your photo and share it to your friends in a couple clicks. Like your friends photos with a simple scroll and a...

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It happened to Facebook, and now it's happening to Instagram. Today, the Zuckerberg empire is launching a standalone messaging app for Instagram called Direct. As The Verge reports, it's technically a test and will only be available in six ...

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TheVerge
By: Casey Newton

Instagram is testing a standalone app for private messages called Direct, a first step toward possibly toward removing messaging features from the core app. Direct, which opens to the camera in the same way Snapchat does, will become available on...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft finally says adios to the hamburger menu on OneDrive for Android as it rolls out the new tab bar based design to all users. The post Microsoft Brings OneDrive’s New Look Out of Beta on Android appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

It's day 2 of the Snapdragon Summit and while everyone is talking about new chips, it's important to enjoy the view. The post First Ring Daily: The Grand Mountain appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Everyone is understandably excited about the first Windows 10 on ARM PCs. But we have questions. Today, I got a few answers. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium -...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Following the launch of Windows 10 S, Microsoft touts strong growth for Windows in the US education sector as Chrome OS experiences its slowest growth ever. The post Microsoft Touts ‘Strong Growth’ for Windows in Education appeared...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Credit Qualcomm for drumming up tons of excitement for Always Connected PCs. But it's not just Qualcomm. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or...

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By: Paul Thurrott

By taking on the best attributes of mobile devices, the venerable PC will live to fight another day. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017...

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By: Paul Thurrott

We now have a clearer understanding of how ARM-based Always Connected PCs will fair compared to their more established x86 rivals. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - ...

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By: Brad Sams

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad and Paul are in Maui looking at ARM hardware. The post First Ring Daily: Aloha ARMs appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

Asus announced today their first ARM-based laptop called the NovaGO and while it's not perfect, it shows the future of the platform. The post Hands On: Asus NovaGO with Snapdragon 835 appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Brad Sams

ARM PCs are finally here, ok maybe not, but I got to play with the new HP Envy X2 and while I didn't get a lot of time with the hardware, first impressions are that it is a high-quality device. The post Hands On: HP Envy X2 with Snapdragon 835...

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By: Paul Thurrott

I travel a lot for work. Rarely do I get to go to a place as wonderful---and far away---as Hawaii. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Terry Myerson appeared at a Qualcomm event this morning in Hawaii to launch Always Connected PC. I have a few questions. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is finally revealing the first set of Always Connected PCs powered by Windows on ARM and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processors. The post HP and Asus Reveal Windows 10 Always Connected PCs Powered by Snadpragon 835 appeared first on...

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Arstechnica
By: Peter Bright

Enlarge / The Snapdragon 835-powered HP Envy x2. (credit: HP) Just shy of a year after announcing that Windows was once again going to be available on ARM systems, the first two systems were announced today: the Asus NovaGo 2-in-1 laptop, and the...

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Since teasing us with a preview of what Windows on Snapdragon will look like at Computex this year, Qualcomm and its partners are ready to reveal actual devices. Today, at Qualcomm's second annual tech summit, we saw the HP Envy x2 and the ASUS ...

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TheVerge
By: Tom Warren

Microsoft and Qualcomm are officially unveiling the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops today. As expected, HP, Lenovo, and Asus are the manufacturers creating these new laptops that include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The first devices...

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Tech Crunch
By: Frederic Lardinois

 Windows laptops and tablets have traditionally run on X86 processors from the likes of Intel and AMD. Microsoft experimented with using ARM-based processors when it launched the Surface RT and Windows RT in 2012 — and it cost the company ...

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Qualcomm may have found a worthy ally in its quest to take on the PC market. After unveiling a new stable of Snapdragon 835-powered "Always Connected" PCs from HP and ASUS, the chip-maker revealed a surprise partner: AMD. The two companies ...

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TheVerge
By: Dan Seifert

Earlier today, Qualcomm and Microsoft announced the first Windows 10 devices with ARM-based processors will be arriving early next year. HP, Asus, and Lenovo will all be launching laptops and convertibles with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor...

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Thurrott
By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft releases its new Whiteboard app for Windows 10 in a preview, letting Office 365 users collaborate on a digital canvas in real-time. The post Microsoft Brings Real-time Collaboration for Inking in Windows 10 appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Tom Warren

Microsoft first unveiled its Whiteboard app earlier this year, promising to make it available to all Surface devices by the end of 2017. Microsoft is releasing a preview version of Whiteboard today to all Windows 10 devices, allowing multiple people ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Lucas Matney

 Facebook wants you to share a bit more about yourself on your profile, so today it’s launching a new feature to web and mobile users called “Did You Know,” where you can answer questions about yourself to clue friends into...

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 When it announced the new Surface Pro a few months back, Microsoft also used the opportunity to preview Whiteboard, a Windows 10 app designed to offer creative and business collaboration across devices. Since then, the app’s only been...

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TheVerge
By: Shannon Liao

At Qualcomm’s conference on Tuesday, AMD’s corporate vice president and GM Kevin Lensing made a surprise guest appearance, announcing that the two companies were working together to power a new line of HP and Asus PCs, powered by Snapdragon 835. ...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

In addition to Redmond, Microsoft is also revamping its Silicon Valley Campus to soon be the company's "smartest, greenest" office yet. The post Microsoft Revamping Its Silicon Valley Campus appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Google's iOS app now lets you use your Outlook account and get the best features of a Gmail account with Gmailify. The post Gmail Now Lets You Use Your Outlook Account on the iPhone appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Thomas Ricker

Google has finally released an updated version of its Gmail app that fills the entirety of Apple's iPhone X display. The update to the iOS app also adds support for third-party email services like Apple iCloud, Microsoft Outlook, and Yahoo Mail,...

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Microsoft is testing a new design for Cortana's Notebook in Windows 10 to make things less confusing to discover. The post Microsoft Testing Cortana Notebook Redesign in Windows 10 appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Mehedi Hassan

Google has a new variant of Android optimized for low-end hardware to reach the next billion users, powered by Google's new Go apps. The post Google Releases a Stripped-down Version of Android for Entry-Level Devices appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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TheVerge
By: Sam Byford

We never expected the outrage over the design of a hamburger emoji to bubble up to the point where Google's CEO had to personally intervene, but such is 2017. And today, our long cheese-on-bun global nightmare comes to an end with the public release ...

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Arstechnica
By: Ron Amadeo

Enlarge / The name is an allusion to a popular snack, or "cookie." (credit: Android) Google's upcoming low-end configuration of Android—"Android Go"—has hit a major milestone. With the launch of Android 8.1 (which is happening sometime in the...

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Google has filled a big hole in its Android system by releasing Files Go!, its mobile file organization and sharing app. Launched in beta last month, the app makes it easier for Android users to free up space, find files, back them up to the cloud,...

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By: Paul Thurrott

With flagship smartphone pricing finally hitting the $1000 threshold, there's been a lot of hand-wringing. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or ...

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By: Paul Thurrott

You've probably heard the oft-spouted phrase, "hardware is hard." Well, it's true. Just ask Google. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly Subscription or 2017...

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By: Paul Thurrott

Andrew and I discuss Xbox One X and 4K TV, Windows 10 at 600 million active users, and net neutrality. The post The Net Neutrality Discussion – What The Tech Ep. 378 appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Paul Thurrott

The OnePlus 5T is that rarest of personal technology products, something I can recommend wholeheartedly and without caveat. The post OnePlus 5T Review: We Have a Winner appeared first on Thurrott.com.