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French data authority gives Microsoft three months to clean up Windows 10

France's National Data Protection Commission, CNIL, has issued a notice to Microsoft, ordering the company to change the way that Windows 10 collects user data and tracks browsing habits.
Computing

Microsoft literally counting the seconds until free Windows 10 upgrade expires

Grab it while you can: Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10 is coming to a close on July 29. In case you forgot, though, a new update nags Windows 7 and 8.1 users with notifications and a full-screen advert.
Computing

Heads up Surface Pro 3 owners: you might have a failing battery

If you have a Simplo battery in your Surface Pro 3, there's a good chance your battery may eventually be unable to hold a charge for more than an hour or two, reports indicate. Microsoft isn't saying much, though.
Computing

Linksys to release clever Smart Wi-Fi app, with notification support, for high-end routers

Linksys updated its smartphone app today. You can now receive a notification on your phone when your router goes down, and configure your home network from your phone.
Photography

Affinity Photo's upcoming version 1.5 could give Photoshop a run for its money

Serif has announced its next update for Affinity Photo will include a plethora of new features, including HDR merge, focus stacking, 360-degree photo editing, batch editing, macros and more.
Computing

Firefox will begin blocking specific, unnecessary Flash content, starting in August

Mozilla has stated that Firefox will begin blocking certain "invisible" Flash content that's not relevant to the browsing experience starting in August.
Computing

Google's DeepMind is helping the company save money on its electricity bill

Much of Google's power usage is due to its vast data centers. Now its DeepMind AI technology is looking for ways to cut power bills while maintaining efficiency. It's already showing promise, and saving millions.
Virtual Reality

OSVR's updated OSVR HDK is now available for pre-order at $400

Razer and OSVR will now accept your hard earned cash for the upcoming OSVR HDK 2 kit shipping later this month. Pre-order it now in the United States and Europe, with availability in the Asia-Pacific region coming in the next several weeks.
Computing

Skype drops support for older Windows Phone, Android devices

Skype's moving to the cloud, and Microsoft says that older Windows Phone and Android devices aren't compatible with their plans. But will the announcement give Windows Phone users a push to upgrade?
Computing

Bitdefender beefs up Box with 2 new features to keep your network secure

Bitdefender recently unleashed two new features for its standalone Box device to better secure your network. Box connects directly to your router, and filters traffic before it reaches your devices.
Computing

Leak suggests mobile version of Nvidia’s GTX 1070 and 1060 won’t differ much from the desktop

Recent screenshots ripped from the GPU-Z application show the hardware details of mobile graphics chips based on the new GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 GPUs. Based on the details, Nvidia seems to be cramming desktop-caliber GPUs into…
Gaming

'Prey for the Gods' is a mystical arctic survival game you'll want to Kickstart

No Matter Studio's first game, 'Prey for the Gods,' looks like a successor to 'Shadow of the Colossus' -- but it's also a deadly survival game that gives meaning and context to the game's epic boss battles.