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Computing

Office 365 and Surface Pro 3 are helping Microsoft make a lot of money lately

Microsoft is doing better and better from a financial standpoint. Office 365, and Surface Pro 3 sales are the root causes. Learn more here.
Wearables

The GPS rocking, Android Wear sporting Sony SmartWatch 3 is yours for $250 with Verizon

Verizon has announced the availability of the Sony SmartWatch 3, the first Android Wear smartwatch to take advantage of the OS's latest features. It's priced at $250, and will be out at the end of October.
Android Army

Fire Phone flop – Amazon takes $170 million charge on its smartphone

Amazon revealed Thursday it's taken a $170 million write-down on its Fire Phone, a handset that has failed to attract buyers following a slew of lukewarm reviews since its launch in July.
Mobile

Forget the Nokia Lumia name, from now on it’s Microsoft Lumia all the way

Microsoft has officially announced the beginning of its rebranding exercise regarding Nokia. The Nokia Lumia name, wherever it's found, will be gradually replaced with the new Microsoft Lumia name.
Mobile

Man accidentally texts his probation officer asking for weed

Definitely proving to be an expedient way to land back in jail, a man in Albany, Georgia was looking for some pot and ended up accidentally asking his probation officer over a mobile text message.
Mobile

Facebook Launches Rooms for iOS, an Anonymous Chatroom App

Facebook's Rooms, exclusive to iOS, is an anonymous group chat app with lots of potential.
Mobile

The NYPD commissioner doesn’t like phone encryption, either

NYPD commissioner William Bratton criticized companies like Apple and Google for enabling encryption for their handsets. Bratton hopes to push legislation that would allow access to handsets without worrying about encryption.
Product Review

Apple iPad Mini 3 Review

The iPad Mini 3 is an amazing tablet and an atrocious waste of money.
Mobile

Grandma blocks Wi-Fi and mobile signals from her house with $6,400 paint

According to 72-year-old Stefanie Russell, she suffers from electro-sensitivity. To combat this, she hired specialists to coat her house with four layers of anti-radiation paint.
Wearables

Android Wear update features offline music playback, bluetooth pairing, and GPS support

The newest version of Android Wear brings GPS support and welcome enhancements to music playback. The update is rolling out to users in stages.
Home Theater

Take your iPad Air’s sound from paltry to powerful with the stylish Amp

Part case, part stand, and part wireless stereo speaker system, OIO's new Amp is a beautiful add-on for your iPad Air, designed to take the portable media experience to the next level.
Computing

RIP Microsoft Surface Pro 2, we hardly knew ye

With little fanfare, Microsoft seems to have discontinued the Surface Pro 2. Here's the full scoop.