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Don't forget: This is your last day to buy a new Xbox One for the low price of $349

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1 year ago

Bad code update to blame for Bing outage

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Bad code update to blame for Bing outage

Bing was unavailable for a short while on January 2, and it looks like a bad code update from Microsoft may have caused the outage. Citing an unnamed source, Reuters mentioned that Microsoft struggled to roll back the changes once the update was live, which led to the short interruption of its search services.

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1 year ago

What's Mark bringing to CES 2015?

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1 year ago

Xbox One SmartGlass update appears to fix crashing woes

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1 year ago

E FUN unveils three new Windows 8.1 tablets ahead of CES

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1 year ago

Review - Nokia DC-50 Portable Wireless Charging Plate

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1 year ago

Halo 5 Guardians multiplayer beta adds new Breakout game type

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1 year ago

5 intriguing apps for Windows 8.1: January 2, 2015

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1 year ago

We're heading to CES 2015, and this is what to expect

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Another year kicks off, and another bout of the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) is Las Vegas, Nevada is set to begin as well. Next week, the world's largest tech companies and reporters are descending on Vegas for nearly a week of next-gen technology announcements, and we will be there.

CES is always a bit fun as it serves as a barometer for where technology is going in that year. So, what do we expect for CES 2015? Let's find out.

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1 year ago

Momento+ photo app for Windows Phone is now free for a limited time

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1 year ago

Alcatel Onetouch's new phones are compatible with Windows Phone, Android, and Firefox OS

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Alcatel Onetouch has announced some of what they plan to show next week at CES 2015. The company will debut its latest Pixi 3 series of smartphones. The phones come in 3.5-inch, 4-inch, 4.5-inch, and 5-inch models, the last three of which are LTE-capable. The line is also platform-agnostic, running not only on Windows Phone, but also Android and Firefox OS.

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1 year ago

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's battery

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The future of smartphone batteries

There's more going on in your smartphone battery than you might think

Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, AC guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being developed in the lab. There's quite a bit of science ahead, as a lot of the future discussions are based on scientific papers with a vast amount of technical jargon, but we’ve tried to keep things as plain and simple as possible. So if you want to dive deeper into just how the guts of your phone function, this is the series for you.

With 2014 now a fading memory, and a new generation of flagship handsets on the horizon, it’s time to look ahead and see what we might see in the smartphones of the future. We're kicking off the series with current and future battery technologies, along with some tips to help you improve the longevity of the batteries in your devices. Battery performance — in both longevity and charging — is one of the areas of mobile tech in which there's still plenty of room for improvement, and there's a wealth of different technologies in development aiming to do just that. Read on to find out more.

1 year ago

We're kicking off 2015 by dropping the price of these Lumia 1520 screen protectors to just $8.95 today!

1 year ago

Subway Surfers travel to Las Vegas in the game's latest update

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1 year ago

Remember to Drink, a Windows Phone app to help you hydrate

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Remember to Drink is a Windows Phone app designed to help you drink the right amount of water during the day. Staying hydrated is an important aspect of good health and this app will not only remind you to drink but will also track your water intake and adjust your intake needs based on your weight, gender, sports activity, outdoor temperature and more.

The interface is straightforward with Remember to Drink making it almost effortless to record what you drink and after using the app for the past few days, it comes across as a useful health and fitness app for your Windows Phone.

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