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Snapdragon PC owners get free LTE from Sprint

Snapdragon PC owners get free LTE from Sprint

One of the most promising features of recent PCs running on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors is Microsoft's "Always Connected" Windows experience. That is, as long as a data connection is available. That's about to become much easier, and cheaper, thanks to a new Sprint promotion that offers free unlimited 4G LTE through the rest of 2018.

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Steam Link app release today: Android download first

Steam Link app release today: Android download first

This morning the Steam Link app was released for Android devices in BETA mode. A release in Beta on Android means there'll probably be a few bugs left to work out. If you're alright with a few tiny insects, now might be the best time for you to download the app.

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Xbox Adaptive Controller official, and it’s fascinating

Xbox Adaptive Controller official, and it’s fascinating

Earlier this week, an Xbox controller with a very interesting shape and design leaked. At the time of the leak, we were told it was an accessibility controller, meant for people who have a difficult time using a standard gamepad. Now, just a few days later, Microsoft has officially announced the device as the Xbox Adaptive Controller, and it's every bit as cool as Monday's leak suggested it would be.

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Cheaper Microsoft Surface tablet: what it needs to succeed

Cheaper Microsoft Surface tablet: what it needs to succeed

The Internet is abuzz with rumors of a $400 Surface 2-in-1 tablet in the works. Microsoft's premium portable computers have been positively received save for the price tag that very few could afford. This sudden change in direction was reportedly prompted by the tablet renaissance ushered in by the 6th gen iPad. Windows tablets, however, are nothing new and some of them are even as cheap as an iPad. Very few, if any at all, succeeded and Microsoft risks ruining its chances in this arguably promising market. Here are some of the things Microsoft needs to check off if it doesn't want a repeat of the Windows RT.

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Microsoft making an iPad competitor

Microsoft making an iPad competitor

Microsoft refuses to believe that the iPad cannot be challenged in the tablet market. There's rumor this week that Microsoft is planning a set of low-cost Surface tablets that'll be released in the second half of the year 2018. These slightly less expensive Surface-brand tablets will run Windows 10 and will cost around $400 USD according to people familiar with the information.

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Surface Hub 2 is another massive PC for walls

Surface Hub 2 is another massive PC for walls

Businesses in need of wall-based Windows 10 devices rejoice, there's a new Surface Hub 2 in town. This device brings out the best bits of the Surface Hub 1 and advances all the parts that needed advancing. This beast features a 4K+ 50.5” multi-touch display and it's made to get business done.

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Windows 10 on ARM on Lumia 950 XL is almost finished

Windows 10 on ARM on Lumia 950 XL is almost finished

If Google is notorious for making dozens of throwaway moonshot projects, Microsoft is perhaps infamous for breaking hearts and crushing dreams. From the Courier digital notebook to the Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft has given fans glimpses of heaven only to unceremoniously snatch it away. Some, however, have finally had enough and have either migrated to other mobile platforms or, in this instance, scratched their own itch. It was a Herculean task but developer Ben imbushuo, @imbushuo, has successfully made Windows 10 on ARM run almost completely on a Lumia 950 XL and has even provided steps on how to follow on his adventure.

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Alexa x Cortana demo video: Microsoft and Amazon, BFF

Alexa x Cortana demo video: Microsoft and Amazon, BFF

Amazon and Microsoft just combined forces officially, tag-teaming their personal assistants Alexa and Cortana through the future. These two voice-activated smart assistant overlord software and cloud intelligence systems will work together on devices of all sorts. In short, it would seem that Alexa is going to handle "personal" stuff while Cortana's going to handle all the "business."

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Windows 10 “Your Phone” and Timeline on iOS/Android blurs lines

Windows 10 “Your Phone” and Timeline on iOS/Android blurs lines

Windows Phone may be dead, but Microsoft isn't giving up on the smartphone in your pocket. At Build 2018 today, the company is unveiling its newest integrations for the phone OSes people are actually buying, with Windows 10 features jumping the gap and arriving on iOS and Android.

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One Mix Yoga is a 7-inch Windows 10 convertible

One Mix Yoga is a 7-inch Windows 10 convertible

Portability, next to longevity, is the name of the game these days. If people could do everything conveniently using their smartphones, they would. Size, unfortunately, is often the biggest hurdle and those who work on the go often need a physical keyboard to type on, not to mention a "full OS" like Windows. For these people, something like One Notebook's One Mix might be a dream come true, cramming a full Windows 10 system inside a 7-inch laptop that flips around like a Lenovo Yoga.

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Windows 10 Update for April 2018: How to install

Windows 10 Update for April 2018: How to install

Today the April 2018 Windows 10 update was released by Microsoft, squeaking in under the wire, just barely. You won't need to download the update immediately, but you'll want to do so by the time we've reached October of 2018. Microsoft's support of the last couple of big updates to Windows 10 begins today - unless you've got the Creators Update, whose support ends in October of this year. So get updating whenever you get the chance.

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Windows 10 April 2018 update: 5 reasons we’re excited

Windows 10 April 2018 update: 5 reasons we’re excited

The Windows 10 April 2018 update is coming, making it to your PC of choice just under the wire, and there are several reasons to be excited. The update - the fifth feature pack to be released since Windows 10 first launched - is expected to begin installing on Monday, sneaking in just before the month ends. Here's why you should care.

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