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Five great Toshiba laptops

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HP Stream 7 Signature Edition unboxing video

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I just got a Windows 8.1 tablet for $10. I'm talking about the HP Stream 7. The Microsoft Store is currently selling it for $79, but it comes with a free Office 365 subscription, which is worth $69. Since I got it from the Microsoft Store, the HP Stream 7 is also sold as Signature Edition. This means no junkware or trialware out of the box. What else is included with the sales packaging? Watch our unboxing to find out.

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Weekly Xbox Upload Contest: Forza Horizon 2

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Have you said, "Xbox, record that" lately due to an epic kill? How about to some funny bug you encountered? Well, we want you to share those moments with us, and we'll give away some sweet prizes you for doing so. Each week, we'll pick one lucky winner for the week's theme on Xbox One.

Get ready for this week's edition of the Windows Central Xbox Upload Challenge!

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All masks are currently free with the latest Mask update for Windows Phone

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Windows 10 10041 preview build gets bug fixes, rolling out to Slow ring members

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Perfect Note for Windows Phone is this week's myAppFree deal

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Perfect Note is a simple, feature rich Windows Phone app for recording and managing notes or tasks. The app has a clean and easy to use interface but doesn't skimp on features that include OneDrive integration, Live Tile support and three security options to keep your notes private.

The Windows Phone app normally runs $1.99 but for the next twenty-four hours, through the myAppFree campaign, you can get Perfect Note free.

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How to back up all of your Instagram photos automagically using IFTTT and OneDrive

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The first video in a series of "60 Second Productivity Hacks, Tips and Insights on How to Get more Out of Our Everyday Technology Tools and Platforms" appeared today on the official Microsoft Lumia youtube channel.

The series of BrainCandy videos is being produced in partnership between Microsoft and CrowdCentric. Each week, BrainCandy will release a new Microsoft video featuring little-known tech tips, tricks and hacks to help digital professionals and consumers live better and work smarter.

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Windows 10 for phones may include Flashlight and 'Quick Note' in its Action Center

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Internet Explorer has a security flaw when copying masked passwords on Windows Phone (Update)

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Information security is always one of those topics that is hard to report on, especially with the sheer number of devices available today. The problem lies in what is dangerous, what is bad, or what is no-big-deal. Frankly, opinions vary on the risks and threats involved.

One neat feature in Windows Phone is the ability to select text and hit the Search key. The Windows Phone OS copies the information over to Bing (or Cortana), and it lets you search without having to copy/paste the selection. It is super useful and certainly convenient for speedy searches.

However, there does seem to be one instance where this feature works where it should not: password fields.

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'Project Spartan' in Windows 10 will use new rendering engine, while IE 11 will remain the same

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MixRadio added to T-Mobile's Music Freedom list for unlimited streaming

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Owner of Three UK will purchase O2 for £10.25 billion

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Futurology 1.1: Smaller, higher-capacity batteries are closer than ever before

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Recent advancements in Lithium Sulfur and Lithium metal anodes pave the way for smaller, safer batteries with higher capacities.

Back at the start of the year in our Smartphone Futurology series, we discussed the technology behind the battery in smartphones and what's to come in the future. This article is a quick update to that piece, looking at some of the recent developments in batteries based on Lithium chemistry — like the ones powering the vast majority of smartphones.

We'll take a closer look at what reduces your phone's battery life over time, and how high-capacity technologies like Lithium Sulfur batteries and Lithium metal anodes are closer than ever to becoming practical. Join us after the break.

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Radio.com Windows Phone app launches with access to over 300 CBS Radio stations [Update: Windows 8.1 as well]

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New data confirms Lumia 635's ascent to Windows Phone dominance

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Low-end and entry-level Lumias like the Lumia 535 and Lumia 635 continue to dominate the landscape, Windows 10 preview phones dip and Microsoft owns more than 96% of the Windows Phone market

AdDuplex (AdDuplex.com) have released their Windows Phone Device Stats for March, 2015. The story of low-end and entry level Windows Phones continue to dominate the landscape while new figures for India, Russia, Brazil, France, Italy, and the US reveal their unique stories.

AdDuplex runs a cross-promotion advertising network running on 5,265 different apps on Windows Phone, and the data was compiled on March 20 for this analysis.

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