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5 Windows 10 Security Features You Should Be Using

One of the major goals Microsoft had with Windows 10 was to revamp the operating system's security in a way that inspires confidence, without causing new vulnerabilities. To accomplish this goal, the company released many new (also improved) security features in Windows 10. If you haven't already, check out these security … [Read more...]

Microsoft Is Finally Back On The Right Track

In the YouTube video introducing the “phone companion” app that will be on Windows 10 PCs to help users install Cortana on their devices, Microsoft seemingly confirmed that Cortana will be coming to iOS and Android devices later this year. The video also shows off Cortana on both Android and iOS, which will look similar to … [Read more...]

Verizon Announces LG Lancet Windows Phone

It’s here, and it’s cheap: Verizon has officially announced the long-rumored LG Windows Phone called the Lancet. Despite the fact that the images of the phone on Verizon’s website seem limited to renders, we now know the device’s specs and pricing. While there’s nothing too particularly exciting under the hood, the phone is … [Read more...]

Rumor: New Surface Pro 4 Reveal in Mid-May

I’ve been using and loving my Surface Pro 3 for about a year now—but, hot damn, I’m ready for a new jammy up in here. A post on SlashGear from last week cites an anonymous tipster, who claims that Microsoft will be revealing the newest iteration of its Surface Pro line sometime this month—which would put the Surface Pro 4’s … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google is Buying Patents to Help Protect Them from Trolls; Ouya Puts Itself Up for Sale

Thanks for stopping by for this weekend's edition of the Wrap-Up! Companies in the news this week include Google, Ouya, Microsoft, and Apple. Let's find out why. Google is Buying Patents to Thwart Trolls Patent trolls are individuals/companies that don't actually do anything with a patent; instead, they sue whoever they … [Read more...]

More Evidence of an LG Windows Phone Appears

In the wake of yesterday’s cool Windows 10 Continuum feature news from Microsoft Build, it might be interesting to find out as much about cool new Windows Phones as possible. After all, with Continuum, Windows Phones can become full Windows computers as long as they’re hooked up to a monitor and keyboard. As such, I’m very … [Read more...]

Microsoft Build Highlights: Apps, Mobile Continuum, and Edge

Microsoft’s annual developer conference, Build, is happening in San Francisco right friggin’ now. As such, the company took the occasion to tell attendees (and those watching via stream) about some cool new goodness coming from Redmond this year. Unsurprisingly, a lot of that goodness has to do with its forthcoming new … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google Launches Project Fi! :) On its Poor-Selling Nexus 6 :(

This may have been a big week for Apple, with the launch of its Apple Watch, but let's be real -- we've known it was coming for weeks now. You can't have news without the word new. Google, however, did manage to make a couple of headlines (for good reasons and bad), as did Microsoft. And Apple did manage to sneak in for a … [Read more...]

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