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Windows 10 setup screen could soon ask users how they’ll use their PC
For instance, if you need a computer for family, the PC could could present the option to set up additional users right away.
Windows apps coming to Chrome OS, thanks to Google’s new partnership with Parallels
Google says the collaboration with Parallels will allow the company to bring legacy applications such as Microsoft Office desktop apps to Chromebooks.
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Samsung Galaxy Book Flex review: goes anywhere you can’t (for now) (video)
Putting $1349 down for an ultraportable laptop is a big ask, no doubt. Check out our Samsung Galaxy Book Flex review to see if it’s worth it.
Microsoft ends Windows 10 Mobile support on December 10
Windows Phone fans saw this coming long ago, some probably wonder why this announcement took so long. For the hardcore, there’s still time to cherish it.
Fitbit’s Versa and Ionic smartwatches are getting smarter with two new functions activated
If you like Fitbit’s wearable hardware, but feel the software is still somewhat rudimentary, you’ll be happy to hear a couple of key new features are now enabled on both the Versa and Ionic.
Microsoft still has Windows 10 Mobile phones for sale, even though they were out of stock for a bit
The Microsoft Store was completely out of stock of Windows 10 Mobile phones for a time last week, but they have been replenished this week. There are two models remaining.
No more official Instagram support for Windows 10 Mobile
Just in case you needed one more cruel reminder Windows 10 Mobile is not coming back from the dead, Instagram has removed its support for the once-promising platform.
Former Microsoft exec hits out at carriers and OEMs for Windows Phone failure
The death of Windows Phone comes with some despair, but little surprise. The debate over how it died, perhaps right from its early days, has been dug up again.
iPhone 6s is most bought smartphone in three continents
According to ScientiaMobile, Apple has taken 18 slots in the top five sets of the six major continents. Samsung has taken ten.
Why is the Microsoft Store pruning Lumia stock?
Could this be a sign that a major release is coming that can put Microsoft in position to break from its Lumia past? Or will the wait go on?
All NYPD officers now use old Windows phones for work, and the plan is to upgrade to W10M
Low consumer interest could lead to the untimely death of the Windows Mobile platform, but New York City cops stick by the OS.
Improve your smartphone photography: What is metering?
Why does your camera shoot too dark or too bright after you focus? It’s probably because of metering. What is metering? Here’s how to improve your photos!
Why buttons should only be on one side of a phone
Lot’s of effort goes into designing a smartphone, so why do so many companies get the buttons wrong? Buttons should only be on one side of a phone.
Windows Phone selfie phone hinted with front-firing flash
Recent rumors are talking about a possible upcoming Windows Phone selfie phone, one that might have a front-facing flash. Excited?
Microsoft releases plans for Surface Pro 3 3-in-1 dock you can 3D-print and assemble yourself
Microsoft has just released some DIY Surface Pro 3 3-in-1 dock plans to build your own desktop mount for the tablet.
Microsoft Lumia 735 (Verizon) Review: the original selfie phone
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new Lumia on Verizon. Check out the new Lumia 735!
Windows 10 Mobile Edge address bar moved to bottom in latest build
The Edge address bar has been moved from the top of the screen to the bottom in the latest build of Windows 10 Mobile. Read more!
Microsoft sends out firmware updates for Surface 3 and Pro 3
The latest Microsoft release is a firmware update for both the Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3, with a variety of changes to ensure the longevity of each.
Microsoft Lumia 640 review: one of the best values in mobile (again)
The Microsoft Lumia 640 is yet another budget friendly Windows Phone, but this time the price is increased a little bit to give you a lot more features.
Microsoft announces Cortana app for Android and iOS
Cross-platform Cortana is nearly here, with an Android app confirmed for next month.
Microsoft joining Google with mobile-optimized search results
Learn how new Microsoft mobile-optimized search algorithm changes will start to affect how Bing ranks results.
Microsoft details how its Edge browser defeats IE in security
Learn more about some of the key security benefits of Microsoft’s Edge browser when compared to the existing Internet Explorer that’s about to exit.
The slider phone: an idea too short-lived?
If you read my last editorial, in which I criticized smartphone OEMs…
Four mistakes smartphone manufacturers make
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HTC’s next move should be an entry-level Windows Phone
And HTC Windows phone is nothing new – the One M8 for Windows came out last year. But HTC should now attack the entry-level phone market.