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The appearance of a rather customised Windows logo on one of Apple's official support pages has suggested the company is looking for some humour at the expense of Microsoft. It could also be mocking one of the software giant's most successful products.

iPhone 6S found to take 'much better' video than $3000 Nikon DSLR

A professional photographer has concluded that 4K video from the iPhone 6S significantly outperforms a DSLR setup from Nikon worth over $3000, highlighting how far smartphone optics have come over the past few years.

U.S.-EU data deal at risk in Facebook case judgment

The EU's top court is set to rule Tuesday on a transatlantic data deal, relied on by companies such as Facebook, a judgement that could see it declared invalid given spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal.

Wild rumour suggests Surface Pro 4 may have shape-shifting bezels

Ultra-thin bezels are all the rage on premium laptops at the moment but such a design doesn't work so well for tablets with touch gestures at the sides of the display. That creates a predicament for convertibles which Microsoft may have uniquely solved.

Peeple app to let anybody publicly rate anybody with no opt-out

A new app that will make it possible to publicly rate anybody without their knowledge is preparing for launch. Dubbed 'Yelp for people', the review-and-rank app will be impossible to opt-out of, to the fury of campaigners against cyber-bullying.

The new 'Yelp for people' app is a psychologist's nightmare

You've probably heard about Peeple, the new app that lets you rate anyone including your friends, neighbors, and ex-romantic partners the same way you rate businesses on Yelp.

Samsung accused of 'having its own Volkswagen scandal' with TVs

An independent report has accused Samsung of doctoring energy efficiency tests for televisions in a similar manner to Volkswagen's cheating of diesel emissions tests. Samsung denies the claims which say the TVs can detect when they are being tested.

Widespread reports suggest iPhone 6S may turn off at random

Reports of brand-new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus handsets turning themselves off at random are circulating online today. Preliminary analysis suggests the bug may be caused by a recent iOS software update.

Amazon Flex launched — Have you heard?

Amazon Flex has started in Seattle; need to earn some cash on your own schedule? The rumors of a crowd sourced package delivery and just what Amazon Flex might be are finally confirmed with the launch.

Stagefright returns: Android devices infected by MP3 files

The security company that uncovered the critical "Stagefright" issue in Android this summer has warned the attack has evolved and now infects devices from malicious multimedia files, circumventing updates that have remedied the original bug.

Bizarre bug sees '' sold for $12 to ordinary man

A bizarre bug in Google's domain registration system resulted in an ordinary person being able to purchase '' for $12 earlier this week. Google hasn't commented on what made the transaction possible and access was quickly revoked.

LG announces the world's first Android Wear smartwatch with 4G

LG has claimed the title of first manufacturer of an Android Wear smartwatch including support for mobile data. The Watch Urbane 2 will allow users to get notifications on their wrist even when disconnected from their phone.

LG's V10 boasts two displays, two selfie-shooters, flagship power

LG today announced a new premium smartphone that includes several unique features designed to make it stand-out from the crowd. The long-rumoured all-metal device has two displays, two front-facing selfie cameras and flagship-level specs.

Microsoft and Google agree to settle long-running patent dispute

Two of Silicon Valley's largest companies have agree to put an end to legal battles that have lasted years. Microsoft and Google opted not to reveal exact details of the deal which settles patent disputes over smartphones and games consoles.

Report: Websites can identify you just by analysing how you type

A recent report has found that websites can track their users by doing nothing more than analysing keystrokes made during typing. It follows previous similar discoveries such as tracking using no other factor than the remaining battery on a device.

HTC to launch first Android M phone in October as sales plummet

HTC has scheduled an event for late next month during which it will announce a new top-tier Android M smartphone. The company has been suffering recently due to low demand for its One M9 flagship device.

Google’s latest search changes target mobile users

Google revolutionized the way we use the Internet, and the largest search engine company in the world is preparing to do the same thing again for mobile users.

Google reveals its own Microsoft Surface, new Chromecast and more

Google unveiled several new devices during its live event today. Alongside its new Nexus smartphones, the company also revealed a large, keyboard-equipped Android tablet to rival Microsoft's Surface as well as a new-look, next-generation Chromecast.

Google's new Nexus phones are feature-filled Android 6.0 devices

As was widely rumoured, Google today announced its new Nexus 5X and 6P smartphones, built by LG and Huawei respectively. The phones are the first devices to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow and are intended to show off the best that the platform can offer.

650,000 Chinese smartphones behind massive web server outage

It has been discovered that a massive DDoS attack that took out a web server was fuelled by spam requests originating from the combined might of 650,000 Chinese smartphones. The server was forced offline by the massive overload.

NASA says it has proof of flowing water on Mars

Water appears to be flowing, at least intermittently, on the surface of Mars, NASA said Monday, a finding that could impact human understanding of the solar system.

BlackBerry CEO John Chen fails at delivering a demo of Priv phone

BlackBerry CEO John Chen gave a hands-on demo of the company's new Android slider smartphone, the Priv, to a news reporter this week just days after confirming the phone's existence. Unfortunately, Chen didn't quite seem to know his way around the device.

Official: Apple sold 13 million iPhones in first weekend

Apple has confirmed it sold a record-breaking 13 million iPhone 6S and 6S Plus handsets in their first weekend of availability. The phones were received exceptionally positively across the globe leading to "phenomenal" sales, according to CEO Tim Cook.

Futuristic razor shaves hair with a laser

Shaving is a necessary evil. While that fresh-shaved feeling can be a pleasant start to your morning, no one likes the nicks, razor burn, or dryness that often comes with it.

Speculation grows about NASA's big Mars announcement today

Wild speculation continues online over what NASA plans to announce today concerning what has been discovered about Mars, the fourth planet from the sun.

Windows 10 allegedly hits 100m users, Microsoft boasts 669k apps

Windows 10 has reportedly passed 100 million installations almost exactly two months after its worldwide launch. The unconfirmed figure comes shortly after the company officially updated its 'Microsoft by Numbers' page with some interesting statistics.

iPhone 6S may break sales records for Apple

The iPhone 6S is here after Apple unveiled it in San Fransisco. The phones are already shipping in the United States and United Kingdom in select retailers and online.

Review: The Choetech Circle makes wireless charging simple for everybody

With the number of devices that support wireless charging quickly growing, there has never been a better time to start using the new technology. Choetech's circle charger is a good-looking, easy way to cut the cord from any Qi-compatible device.

Pebble announces the Time Round, its first circular smartwatch

Pebble has announced its first circular smartwatch, following on from the updated Time models launched earlier this year. Described as "a new face for Pebble," the Time Round will give the company a more contemporary Android Wear-rivalling design.

China builds a Windows replacement that looks like Windows XP

In a bid to move away from reliance on Microsoft's Windows, the Chinese government has built itself its own operating system to use instead. The result, named NeoKylin, looks almost exactly like Windows XP.

Samsung tells iPhone 6S buyers to 'queue jump' to its Galaxy S6

As queues formed around Apple Stores worldwide this morning, Samsung reps were reportedly on-hand in London with an offer of a way out of waiting — by buying the company's own Galaxy S6.

BlackBerry confirms it is making an Android phone

BlackBerry CEO John Chen today confirmed the company is working on an Android phone to go on sale sometime later this year. Although details are still scant, the phone, previously known as "Venice," will be sold as the BlackBerry Priv.

25 fake Apple stores in one China town ahead of iPhone 6S launch

A lack of official Apple stores in China has led to a massive influx of fake look-a-likes selling Apple-branded products. Business is booming ahead of tomorrow's iPhone 6S launch, according to a report, although some are already being forced back out.

Apple's iPhone 7 changes may include a farewall to 3.5mm headsets

A recent Apple patent filing has suggested that the company could be planning to drop the 3.5mm headphone jack from its iPhone 7, replacing it with an ultra-slim 2mm version instead. The change isn't the first time Apple has moved ports about.

Carbon nanotube processors could be 1000x faster than silicon

A new method of engineering the processors that power computers could result in chips with 1000 times the performance of today's best offerings, according to a group of researchers.

Review: Why the office treadmill desk can fight your sitting blahs Special

It's an odd feeling at first: I'm typing and scrolling pages on my Macbook while strolling on the TR1200-DT7 LifeSpan Treadmill Desk, forcing my heart rate to rise higher than it normally does while editing news articles.

Microsoft Office 2016 adds new features for more productivity

Microsoft has launched the next generation of its renowned productivity suite, Office. Office 2016, available today, includes support for enhanced collaboration on work as well as several other new features designed to "work for you".

Apple rolls out WatchOS 2 after fixing critical delaying bug

A few days behind schedule, Apple has launched the second-generation version of its Apple Watch software. WatchOS 2 is available to download now and includes several new features designed to expand the functionality of the Apple Watch.

U.S. pilot survives crash of fighter jet in California

A U.S. Navy pilot walked away Monday from the fiery crash of a fighter jet in central California, military officials reported.

Leaked renders of Microsoft Band 2 show a more cohesive wearable

Images of Microsoft's upcoming second-generation wearable device have emerged online just weeks before the company's New York launch event. The Band 2 appears to be a much more developed design that loses the "concept" feel associated with the original.

App Store security breached as malware found buried inside apps

In what is thought to be a first for the platform, Apple has confirmed its usually secure App Store has been subjected to a large-scale malware distribution effort affecting several major apps used by hundreds of millions of people.