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Windows 10 will come with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Microsoft has managed to create a new divide in technology communities by announcing that Windows 10 will be shipping with publisher King's hit match-three mobile game "Candy Crush Saga" preinstalled alongside the ubiquitous Solitaire and Minesweeper.

Microsoft releases substantial update for Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft has just released a substantial update for Windows 10 Mobile to Windows Insiders. It brings along the new universal Office apps for the first time and updated music, video, Xbox and camera apps alongside improvements and support for new devices.

Skype Translate now available for everyone

After being launched last year on an invite only basis Skype Translate is now freely accessible, and could be a template for future business and personal communications

Canadian startup Carmigo could simplify the car buying experience Special

Recently launched automotive service Carmigo seeks to simplify the car shopping experience by allowing buyers to speak anonymously with multiple dealers to get the best possible deal.

Op-Ed: Apps for Apple Watch are ridiculous but will still take off

The Apple Watch has been in the hands of owners for over a week now and its dedicated App Store is beginning to get stocked with apps designed for its tiny screen. Most of these apps offer no more productivity than their iPhone counterparts though.

Microsoft wants 1 billion devices running Windows 10 in two years

Microsoft has announced it is aiming to get Windows 10 running on a billion different devices within the first two to three years of the new operating system's launch, encompassing devices ranging from small-screen phones to extensive TVs.

Windows 10 will be able to run Android and iOS apps

Microsoft has confirmed at the Build developer conference that Windows 10 will be capable of running apps originally written for Android and iOS. The feature will make it easier for app creators to bring their designs over to Microsoft's platform.

Google updates Android Wear to defend against the Apple Watch

Google has released an update for Android Wear ahead of the imminent release of the Apple Watch. It adds a few new useful features to the smartwatch operating system and is designed to make your watch "more helpful."

China now downloads more iOS apps than the U.S., says new report

A new report has found that Chinese iPhone users have downloaded more apps than those in the U.S. during the first quarter of this year. Apple has become one of China's most-popular brands and iPhones are cherished products in the market.

Windows 10 on small tablets: Windows Phone but a little bigger

Screenshots have emerged of an early build of Windows 10 for tablets with small screen-sizes of under 8-inches. For these devices, the desktop will not be accessible and a Windows Phone-reminiscent interface will be used.

Op-Ed: Can Facebook find app success with video-sharing platform Riff?

Facebook's innovation centre,Facebook Labs, has struggled with developing truly innovative products over the years, but can its most recent attempt Riff gain traction in the rapidly growing video sharing market?

Microsoft could be building a new budget Surface for Windows 10

Microsoft is reporting to be building a new variant of its popular Surface Pro 3 tablet that will be a lower-end replacement to the Windows RT Surface 2 of September 2013. The new tablet will run full Windows though and is designed to fill a range gap.

Microsoft reveals the Lumia 430: A low-cost Windows Phone

Microsoft has added another low-cost Windows Phone to its growing range. The Lumia 430 is the most affordable Lumia smartphone to-date at only $70 but still offers a full smartphone experience.

Apple online services knocked offline in many countries worldwide

Many Apple services are currently experiencing severe outages around the world according to several social media reports. Although Apple denies that anything is wrong, the iOS and Mac App Stores will not load and iCloud logins fail.

How smartphones can revolutionize the diagnosis of disease

Smartphones are revered for their huge range of capabilities, expandable via apps that use the potential of the hardware to maximum effect. One of the most intriguing possibilities being explored now is the ability to use a phone to diagnose illness.

Domino's app tracks customers' stomachs, tells them what to eat

Having trouble deciding what type of pizza to order? Never fear! A new app from Domino's helps hungry customers determine exactly what they want to eat, based on their 'tummy rumbles.'

4 killer apps for launching an online business

For entrepreneurs, creating and running a website to sell products has become incredibly simple and convenient. There are multiple products to establish and maintain your web store — many of them are easy to use and inexpensive to maintain.

Op-Ed: Making money in the sharing economy

The sharing economy, the great new revolution in making money, is really nothing more than renting out your time or your possessions to someone who needs or wants them without having to go through the formality of a middle man.

Microsoft's Outlook email app nears top of iOS charts

Yesterday Microsoft released a new version of Outlook for iOS and Android phones that seems to be going down well with consumers, now sitting in the "Best New Apps" list and climbing rapidly.

Snapchat introduces 'Discover' in new update

Snapchat released a new update Tuesday which included the new Discover feature, which allows content creators to share information through stories on the Snapchat platform.

Nextdoor app: A game changer for real estate

Have you looked at your neighborhood's Nextdoor posts? If not, you could be missing out on some very important classifieds, crime and safety announcements, lost and found posts, and recommendations that are relevant to your community.

Graphic design and note-taking in one: Notegraphy app

The developer and design brains behind OmmWriter, the immensely serene and minimalistic desktop typing app, have created a mobile and web-based app called Notegraphy.

Automator for iOS is a powerful workflow app

Automator is one of the most overlooked, yet powerful applications native to OS X for Mac. Essentially, this utility allows you to build your own personalized mini-applications to automate tasks.

Strings app lets you unsend text messages — but there's a catch

Seattle - Anyone who's ever sent a drunken late-night text message they wish they could take back, take heart: there's now an app for that.

McDonald’s emphasizes 'love' in new marketing campaign

With the launch of the colorful, upbeat cartoon commercial showing arch-enemies getting along with the help of McDonald’s products, the fast-food chain is shifting from a product-centric company to a consumer-centric message.

Smartphone app can measure DNA

A new microscope attachment, together with an specially designed computer application, allows smartphone users to take a closer look at fluorescently labeled DNA. The device is aimed at medical staff out in the field.

What you need to know about on-demand home services

Three years ago, what did it take to hire a ride on Friday night? For many people, it involved an awkward, probably unanswered, phone call to a local taxi company or eyesight keen enough to spot a fare-free cabbie on the street.

'SmartMat', the yoga mat and teacher all rolled into one

SmartMat, a crowd-funding project launched on Indigogo on September 30 is being touted as a yoga teacher rolled into a mat. Using pressure sensor data, it can convey information to an app on your phone which will correct your postures.

Adobe acquires Aviary to boost mobile presence

Adobe has acquired Aviary, a startup that specializes in mobile photo editing capabilities on mobile devices, such as the iPad and Android tablets.

Microsoft removes 1,500 spam apps from the Windows Store

Microsoft's acknowledgement of the presence of illegitimate, spam apps in the Windows Store has come to fruition with the removal of 1,500 apps from the store and subsequent refunding of purchasers.
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