Google’s Backup and Sync app for Windows gets updated
Google has recently updated its Backup and Sync app for Windows and MacOS devices with changes aimed at improving usability. The firm has added support for HEIF images so that pictures which are synced from your desktop now appear...
Last chance as Wileyfox’s Windows 10 Mobile handset on sale again
Two months ago we reported that Windows Phone OEM WileyFox was going into administration, meaning their Wileyfox Pro Windows 10 Mobile handset would no longer be available. The company aimed to serve enterprise customers who have...
The Lumia 1020 and Huawei’s P20 Pro get their 40 MegaPixel shooters compared
A few weeks ago, Huawei’s P20 Pro emerged with a 40 MP camera set up. We (From our armchairs), compared it to the venerable Nokia Lumia 1020 of 2013, the first modern smartphone with a 40Megapixel camera (not counting the ...
New hope for Surface Phone as Microsoft adds back Phone-related APIs to Windows 10 Redstone 5
Around a year ago Microsoft removed phone-related APIs from the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, dashing hope of a Windows 10-powered smartphone coming anytime soon. During this period Microsoft’s Always-Connected PC interfa...
Apple is replacing the batteries on some defective MacBook Pros
Apple’s new MacBook Pros are having a battery issue of their own. Spotted by 9to5Mac, the firm is allowing users which have non-touch bar MacBook Pros replace their devices, with a number of devices manufactured between Octo...
Microsoft’s AI used to identify potential school drop-outs
The Andra Pradesh government is using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning to identify students at risk of dropping out in the coming school year. Azure Machine Learning is a cloud predictive analytics service that makes it possible ...
Valve acquires Firewatch developer Campo Santo
Last month Gabe Newell said that Valve was finally going to start shipping games again, and its latest acquisition looks to be a step toward making that happen. Firewatch developer Campo Santo has announced that it was bought by V...
Microsoft Edge on Build 17134.1 shows Windows 10 April Update on the Homepage
Microsoft recently pushed Build 17134.1 to Slow Ring as well as Release Preview Windows Insiders. While Microsoft has delayed the official rollout of Spring Creators Update over some issues, people believe 17134.1 could be the fin...
Review: Google Home Mini — Google Assistant on an affordable speaker
Google first announced the Google Home Mini at the September 2017 ‘madebygoogle’ event. This speaker was sold at a really cheap price of $49. This miniature version of the elder brother, Google Home smart speaker was b...
Latest SwiftKey for Android update adds support for 5 new languages
Microsoft recently updated the SwiftKey app for Android app with support for new languages. With this update, SwiftKey now supports Alsatian, Fongbe, Norman, Urdu (English), and Warlpiri. This update also comes with the following ...
This week’s HP deals include nearly $1000 off the HP Z VR Backpack G1 Workstation, more
This week HP Store deals include up to 25% off the amazing HP Z VR Backpack G1 Workstation. Normally a pricy $3,299.00, use coupon code HPVRDEAL25 to bring the price down to a more palatable $2,474.25. See that deal at HP here. ...
Top 5 games coming to Xbox One next week include DragoDino and Emily Wants to Play Too
A handful of games release on Xbox One every week, ranging from AAA titles to lesser-known indie games. Xbox Wire compiles many of these releases, but misses a few and does not give any recommendations. Here are some of the game...
May’s Games with Gold include Metal Gear Solid V and Vanquish
Normally we have to wait until closer to the end of the month for next month’s Games with Gold announcement, but these ones appeared a little early. An unlisted video on Xbox’s YouTube channel has revealed which games ...
New W10 RedStone 4 feature gives side-loaded apps the second best feature of the Microsoft Store
The best feature of the Microsoft Store is the security of having your apps curated and checked, meaning it is a much safer source of applications. The second best feature is that apps are automatically updated, without needing a ...
Deal: Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset with Motion Controllers for just $199
You can now get the Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset with Motion Controllers for just $199 (was $399) from Microsoft Store US. In this Lenovo Explorer, Inside-out tracking is built into your headset to deliver precise...
Samsung’s folding smartphone may have been pushed back into 2019
We have been following Samsung folding smartphone for some years now, ever since the company showed off the above concept in 2014. Earlier industry reports have suggested Samsung intends to actually launch the device at the end of...
Microsoft is finally working on a dark theme for File Explorer
Dark theme enthusiasts can rejoice, as it seems Microsoft has finally started working on a dark theme for the native File Explorer. Noticed by Rafael Rivera, he posted some details on Twitter: Well, it's a start. (mach2 enabl...
Apple sets the Justice Department on AT&T and Verizon due to e-SIM-thwarting collusion attempt
eSIMs are at the heart of Microsoft’s Always-Connected PC initiative, and Windows 10 Redstone 4 is set to make it easy to buy data plans from carriers simply by downloading an app from the Microsoft Store, similar to how one...