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The Galaxy View image from Samsung’s IFA teaser. (credit: Samsung) If you thought the iPad Pro was big, just wait until you get a look at the Samsung Galaxy View. This behemoth Android tablet has a whopping 18.4-inch display—bigger than what you’d find on 90 percent of laptops. The device has been spotted in the FCC database by …

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(credit: Valentina Palladino) Dell launched some serious notebooks when it came out with the XPS line, and now the company continues to improve on already solid products. The Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 are getting a refresh, updating their processors and packing more storage into their thin frames. In addition, Dell announced the much-rumored XPS 12, a …

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iFixit’s teardown of the 2015 Chromecast (above) and the new Chromecast Audio (below). Hello, thermal paste! (credit: iFixit) Exactly how much stuff can Google cram into the tiny hockey puck that is this year’s line of Chromecast dongles? According to the screwdriver-happy folks at iFixit, quite a bit, though seemingly half of the stuff in both the …

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Enlarge/ In-the-wild samples of Kemoge impersonating well-known apps. (credit: FireEye) Researchers have uncovered yet another Android-based adware campaign targeting people who download what they believe are trusted titles from websites and other third-party app stores. The apps use repackaged icons to disguise themselves as popular titles and are offered for download through pop-up ads on …

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(credit: Valentina Palladino) Nest Cam is Alphabet’s way of fully folding the Dropcam brand into its smart home ecosystem. Nest acquired Dropcam in 2014, and almost exactly a year later, it’s launching a newer, better version of the home security camera. While Nest still supports existing Dropcams with its software, it wants to entice the newly smart home curious with a …

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Lots of products revealed: Surface Pro 4, Band 2, Lumia 950 and Continuum dock. Video shot and edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) As a spec sheet exercise, the new Lumia flagships, the 1.8GHz six core Snapdragon 808-powered Lumia 950, and the 2GHz eight core 810-powered Lumia 950 XL, do all the things they’re meant …

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Video shot and edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) Almost as soon as Microsoft announced the Surface RT and Surface Pro in 2012, there was an immediate reaction: “OK, that’s sort of nice, I guess, but when will there be a Surface laptop?” There’s never been any doubt about the Surface line’s build quality, attention …

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Andrew Cunningham The Surface Pro 4 changes less than the Pro 3. 6 more images in gallery .related-stories { display: none !important; } Microsoft’s Surface tablet has always had the same basic idea—take an Ultrabook, put it inside a tablet’s body, and then attach a keyboard cover and prop it up with a kickstand to …

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NEW YORK—Microsoft’s Tuesday hardware announcement event began with the usual discussion of giant product-usage numbers, including the number of webpages served by the new Microsoft Edge browser (650 billion) and the number of questions asked to digital assistant Cortana (over one billion). One of those figures wound up being mentioned repeatedly by various Microsoft executives: 110 million. …

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NEW YORK CITY—In addition to the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft has unveiled another brand-new PC today. The Microsoft Surface Book is Microsoft’s first-ever convertible laptop, and it looks like it’s aimed at people who are intrigued by the Surface Pro 4 but aren’t interested in a tablet. The laptop includes a 13.5-inch PixelSense touchscreen with 6 million …