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Google Android N Is Officially Nougat
News  |  6/30/2016
The newest version of Google's Android mobile operating system will be called Nougat, the company revealed June 30.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update Slated For Aug. 2
News  |  6/29/2016
Microsoft plans to mark the first year of its latest OS with several new features in a Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
Red Hat Enlarges OpenShift Container Management
News  |  6/29/2016
Red Hat has integrated container storage, single-machine development, and security into its software stack for developers using Docker containers.
Forced Windows 10 Upgrade Costs Microsoft $10,000
News  |  6/28/2016
Microsoft is paying out $10,000 after a woman sued when a forced upgrade caused her computer to crash.
HP's Chromebook 11 G5 Offers Touchscreen, Android Apps
Commentary  |  6/28/2016
The Chromebook 11 G5 starts at $189, offers an optional touchscreen, and will run Android apps when it goes on sale later this year.
Microsoft Will Kill Surface 3 In December
News  |  6/27/2016
Microsoft has confirmed plans to discontinue its Surface 3 tablet line in December and left many wondering what's coming next.
Edge Browser Power Results, Azure Data Protection: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/25/2016
This week Microsoft touted the benefits of its Edge browser and added a mobile wallet feature to its Windows 10 Mobile platform. The company promised to protect data throughout its life cycle, from the point of creation, through the cloud, and onto your mobile device, with new features baked into its Azure offering.
MacOS Sierra Preview: Siri, iCloud, Photos App Updates
News  |  6/23/2016
Apple debuted macOS Sierra at WWDC 2016, along with the developer preview. Here's a look at the features you can expect to see in the company's latest desktop OS.
Microsoft Rolls Out Wallet App To Windows Insiders
News  |  6/22/2016
Microsoft Wallet will bring tap-to-pay to Windows 10 Mobile, starting with Windows Insiders.
Software Industry's $1 Trillion Impact On US Economy
News  |  6/22/2016
BSA|The Software Alliance has issued its first report looking beyond GDP and direct employment statistics to estimate the direct and indirect ways the software industry influences the US economy.
Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS
News  |  6/21/2016
Microsoft is rolling out the SharePoint mobile app to iOS devices, giving corporate users the ability to access their company intranet content, portals, and contacts while on the go.
Toyota Aims For AI Car Features By 2021
News  |  6/20/2016
Toyota is the latest automaker to announce a timeline for including self-driving features in its vehicles. Within the next five years, the company expects to add driver assistance systems into its vehicles to perform safety-related maneuvers designed to avoid collisions.
Microsoft Touts Edge Browser's Power-Saving Capabilities
News  |  6/20/2016
Microsoft conducted a series of tests to prove its Edge browser is more power-efficient than competitors Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera.
LinkedIn Buy, Windows 10 Anniversary Update Previews: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/18/2016
Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, bought Wand Labs for natural language tech, and released bug-bashing builds of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile.
Asus Chromebook Flip First To Land Android Apps
Commentary  |  6/17/2016
With the Chromium 53 update, Google Play Store and Android apps are coming to the Asus Chromebook Flip. The move marks the start of a new era for Google's laptops.
iOS 10's App-Deleting Function Comes With A Catch
Commentary  |  6/15/2016
In iOS 10, Apple will allow iPhone owners to delete unwanted pre-installed apps for the first time. But you're not really getting rid of them.
Apple Kills Flash On Safari 10, Will Focus On HTML 5
News  |  6/15/2016
Following in the footsteps of Google and Mozilla, Apple has announced that it is ending default support for Adobe Flash on its upcoming Safari 10 web browser. Instead, Apple will focus on HTML5.
WWDC 2016: What We Didn't Get
Commentary  |  6/15/2016
Apple's WWDC keynote highlighted dozens of new features headed to iPhones, Macs, and other gear, but the company didn't cover everything on our wish list.
iOS 10, macOS, watchOS Updates: WWDC Up Close
Slideshows  |  6/14/2016
Apple debuted iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and the latest update to tvOS at WWDC 2016. We discuss the many new capabilities in these software updates.
WWDC 2016: iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3 Unleashed
News  |  6/13/2016
Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference with the debut of iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS, and the newly renamed macOS Sierra.
Windows 10 Build 14361, Planner On Office 365: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/11/2016
This week, Microsoft released Planner and GigJam to the public, launched Windows 10 Build 14361 to phones and PCs, and organized a WWDC afterparty for app developers.
Lenovo Unveils Project Tango, Moto Z Droid Smartphones
Commentary  |  6/10/2016
The Phab 2 Pro will help people capture virtual reality content, while the Moto Z Droid and Z Droid Force feature swappable modules.
Apple WWDC 2016: iOS, Siri Updates Expected
Slideshows  |  6/10/2016
Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developer Conference on June 13. With the company's iPhone sales and revenue decline, the pressure is on. At the event, we expect to see refreshes to iOS and Siri, and seven other updates.
Microsoft Surface Membership Plan Targets Businesses
News  |  6/8/2016
Microsoft has subtly launched a Surface Membership Program to let small businesses purchase devices on a payment plan.
Android Marshmallow Finally Hits 10% Adoption
Commentary  |  6/8/2016
The 8-month-old version of Android has finally reached 10% of Google-based smartphones, even as a new version is almost ready to replace it.
Android Kill Switch Could Remotely Brick Stolen Devices
News  |  6/7/2016
Users may soon have another weapon to combat thieves who pilfer Android smartphones or tablets -- a kill switch that goes beyond a remote data wipe.
Microsoft Planner App Is Coming To Office 365
News  |  6/7/2016
Microsoft's Planner app lets users design customizable templates and attach files to tasks, among other things. The software giant is offering Planner with its Office 365 suite.
Microsoft HoloLens: 10 Ways It Has Evolved
Slideshows  |  6/5/2016
It has been more than one year since Microsoft announced its foray into augmented reality with HoloLens. Here's a look at how its strategy has changed over time.
Windows Holographic Expanded, SQL Server 2016 Ready: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/4/2016
Microsoft this week expanded Windows Holographic and Windows Hello to partner devices, launched a new Windows 10 Mobile build, and released SQL Server 2016.
Detachable Tablets Will Lead Market Rebound In 2018
News  |  6/2/2016
For the next two years, the tablet market is expected to decline, according to a new report from IDC. However, demand for detachable tablets will help this market rebound in 2018.
Microsoft Windows Holographic OS Will Open To Developers
News  |  6/1/2016
Microsoft plans to open its Windows Holographic operating system to run on mixed-reality devices designed and built by outside manufacturers.


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