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Lenovo continues Motorola integration by firing 1,100 employees

Lenovo has laid off 1,100 employees from Motorola. The company says it's a part of ongoing integration efforts that have followed its 2014 acquisition of the company. The layoffs account for 2 percent of Lenovo's global workforce.
Photography

Stocked with gadgets dating back to 1996, Lexar's testing lab is almost a museum

For its 20th anniversary, Lexar invited us to its headquarters and take a tour of the Lexar Quality Lab, where the company houses over 1,100 devices on which it tests its memory cards and USB drives.
Computing

Microsoft’s Ignite 2016 conference reveals that placeholders will return to OneDrive

Microsoft revealed during its Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta that placeholders are coming back to OneDrive in the form of an "On-Demand Sync" feature. The company did not say when this new OneDrive feature will go live, but may appear in…
Mobile

The HTC Ocean could be a codename for upcoming series of three phones

It looks like HTC wants to go up against Samsung's Edge series -- the company could be working on a phone called the Ocean, with a touch sensitive frame for controlling different aspects of Android.
Computing

The open source version of Windows Live Writer is heading to the Windows Store

The open source version of Microsoft's Windows Live Writer tool, Open Live Writer, is heading to Windows Store as a Windows 10 app. It's used for writing blogs and supporting services like Google Blogger and WordPress.
Mobile

Magic Bus wins $1 million to improve commuter bus access in Nairobi

Four Earlham College students won the Hult Prize startup competition with the Magic Bus. Their SMS-based mobile payment app will help people get to work. Magic Bus tested first in Nairobi, where workers can spend half their…
Virtual Reality

'Minecraft' gets bossy next month with new support for Oculus Touch controllers

Mojang recently said that the upcoming Boss Update for Minecraft will add support for Oculus Touch and Xbox Wireless controllers. The latter means Samsung Gear VR owners will be able to play the game using Microsoft's new…
Home Theater

Leaked images show Google's 'G' logo on rumored Chromecast Ultra

Google is rumored to soon introduce a refresh to the 2015 Chromecast. It's called the Chromecast Ultra, and it costs double the price of the old one. It's expected to support 4K streaming with HDR support.
Virtual Reality

Oculus wants MSI to offer a backpack PC supporting the Rift

Recent rumors suggest that Oculus VR is working with MSI on a backpack PC. The collaboration will likely produce a VR One unit supporting the Rift headset rather than a completely new backpack PC.
Mobile

Jet black iPhone 7, 7 Plus face delays after falling short of quality standards

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are here. Head to an Apple store to snag them, though certain models may already be sold out. Here's everything you need to know, including our hands-on impressions, specs, features, pricing, and availability.
Mobile

Google's upcoming Nexus tablet may run rumored Andromeda OS

Huawei is rumored to be manufacturing Google's upcoming Nexus 7 successor, and it's rumored to run a new operating system that merges Android and Chrome OS. It's unclear whether the device will be branded as a Nexus or a Pixel.
Social Media

Donald Trump creates a “Crooked Hillary” Snapchat filter, but will it work?

Meet the "Crooked Hillary" filter from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Only one advertiser per day is able to purchase Snapchat's national geofilter advertisement, and Trump purchased it on Monday in advance of his debate with…