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Windows RT now has a Start menu of its own. ARM devices running Windows RT aren’t getting upgraded to Windows 10. There’s no particular technical reason for this—Windows 10 on ARM is still alive and well, used for both Windows 10 Mobile on phones and small tablets, and Windows IoT for Raspberry Pi 2s and …

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Andrew Cunningham iOS 8 wasn’t the smoothest operating system rollout in Apple’s history. It’s true, any other ecosystem would kill for Apple’s OS adoption figures—as of this writing, 87 percent of the userbase is running some version of iOS 8. But it had a slower start than past versions of iOS, it required a ton …

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Software bugs that allow attackers to bypass smartphone lockscreens are common enough for both Android and iOS devices, but like a fender bender on the highway, many of us can’t resist the urge to gawk anyway. There’s a newly disclosed way for someone who has a few uninterrupted moments with a handset running most versions of Android 5.x to gain complete …

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The Google OnHub, in pieces. iFixit Even after our review of Google’s OnHub router, the device is still a mystery. Today Google is selling a $200 Wi-Fi router with an abundance of processing power that promises to some day be a smart home device. We’re guessing it will power the “Google On” smart home ecosystem, …

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Megan Geuss If you’re an iOS user, you may have a junk folder on your device full of rarely used, native apps from Apple. Banishing them to their own cluster is just about the only course of action since these apps cannot be deleted. Now, we know more about why that’s the case: in an interview with Buzzfeed, Apple …

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A quick confirmation that the Mini 4 is using a 1.5GHz A8 with 2GB of RAM. Andrew Cunningham We’ve just gotten our hands on the iPad Mini 4, the new version of the tablet that Apple quietly introduced at its product event last week. Though we knew that the new tablet uses a dual-core Apple …

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Quick Charge 3.0 versus 2.0 and standard charging. Qualcomm Qualcomm’s latest line of SoCs have a new charging feature dubbed Quick Charge 3.0. The new standard, which will ship on the Snapdragon 820, 620, 618, 617 and 430 next year, promises to take a phone battery from 0 to 80 percent in about 35 minutes. Qualcomm …

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Timex returns to traditional design for its latest activity-tracking smartwatch. Photo: Scott Akerman Timex is embracing old-school style with its next smartwatch. At the Qualcomm 3G/LTE Summit in Hong Kong, the company teased the Metropolitan+, its first analog smartwatch that will compete with the slew of new fashion-forward smart timepieces recently announced. Along with a singular photo of …

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Sony’s Project Morpheus is no more. The virtual reality headset, which is due for release in 2016, has been rebranded as the slightly less sci-fi PlayStation VR, Sony announced in Japan today. Name change aside, no changes appear to have been made to the headset itself, which was already a much sleeker unit than competitors …

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It’s been about a month since Microsoft last updated the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview. A new build is now available on the Fast ring, bringing it to number 10536.1004. As usual, the build offers a bunch of functional improvements (such as new voice input languages and one-handed mode support for all phones regardless of …