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open It's now safe to turn off your computer shop: Microsoft to shutter its bricks-and-mortar retail locations worldwide 66
open White elephants in the mist: Google's upcoming Pixel 4A may ship without Soli motion recognition, per FCC filing 32
open Beware the fresh Windows XP install: Failure awaits you all with nasty, big, pointy teeth 188
open After 84 years, Japan's Olympus shutters its camera biz, flogs it to private equity – smartphones are just too good 102
open Section 230 authors despair of Trump, Barr, Biden, US Congress’ aggressive ignorance of critical tech law 27
By Tree
open Chime after chime: Apple restores iconic Mac boot sound removed in 2016 12
open GO on then: Facebook's Oculus to axe its entry-level VR headset 1
open CSI: Xiaomi. Snappy Redmi Note 9 Pro shows every fingerprint, but at least you get bang for your buck 26
open China's internet watchdog freezes 10 too-trashy online video services before they undermine socialism 26
open Coming live from Next@Acer in Taipei: Hardware refreshes, new ruggedised line – and, er, an energy drink 3
By MiguelC
open Facebook accused of trying to bypass GDPR, slurp domain owners' personal Whois info via an obscure process 70
open Apple to keep Intel at Arm's length: macOS shifts from x86 to homegrown common CPU arch, will run iOS apps 172
open What's the Arm? First Apple laptop to ditch Intel will be 13.3" MacBook Pro, proclaims reliable soothsayer 81
By Roo
open Folk sure like to stick electric toothbrush heads in their ears: True wireless stereo sales buck coronavirus trends 42
open Xiaomi's Poco F2 Pro flagship lands in the UK with considerably gentler price tag 5
open PC printer problems and enraged execs: When the answer to 'Hand over that floppy disk' is 'No' 143
open Xiaomi and NXP ride a bus to Moscow with a wearable Mastercard 2
By TheProf
open Health Sec Hancock says UK will use Apple-Google API for virus contact-tracing app after all (even though Apple were right rotters) 209
open By emptying offices, coronavirus has hastened the paperless office 95
open The incumbent President of the United States of America ran now-banned Facebook ads loaded with Nazi references 156
open Ryzen shine, kids: Huawei buries AMD silicon in latest laptop, hopes to lure 'young professionals' 11
By c3me
open Smartwatches win the consumer tech sector for Q1 2020 as locked-down folk take up fight against corona-carbs 11
open If Fairphone can support a 5-year-old handset, the other vendors could too. Right? 63
open Google’s Fitbit lift strains competition laws says Australian regulator 3
open For years, the internet giants have held on dear to their get-out-of-jail-free card. Here are those trying to take that away 35
open Huawei's EMUI 10.1 update shows Chinese mobile giant hunkering down for the long haul without Google wares 10
open NY Attorney General warns Apple, Google to police COVID-19 tracing apps in their souks – or she will herself 39
By 9Rune5
open Qualcomm looks to hook the masses to 5G... if it arrives: Snapdragon 690, X51 modem to power mid-range gear 5
By P. Lee
open HTC breaks with tradition to push out 2 phones someone might actually want to buy 45
open Whose side you on, Nominet? Registry floods owners with begging emails to renew unwanted .uk domains 54
By jake
open Ex-eBay security execs among six charged with harassing, threatening bloggers who dared criticize web tat souk 42
open Someone got so fed up with GE fridge DRM – yes, fridge DRM – they made a whole website on how to bypass it 175
open Speaker for yourself: Looks like 5 patents are table stakes as Google countersues Sonos 18
open Logitech Zone Wireless: Swanky headset means business, but that also means it comes with a hefty price tag 21
open Sony reveals PlayStation 5 will offer heretical no-optical-disk option. And yes, it has an AMD CPU-GPU combo 58
By Dan 55
open Taiwan aims to trump China with new display tech industry development plan 7
open Huawei's latest smartphone for the UK market costs £1,299. And yes, that's without Google apps 35
By DavCrav
open You know Facebook has an image problem when major nonprofits start turning down donations over political lies 63
open Pixel perfect: 2019 was best year yet for Google's mobile hardware biz, says analyst 10
open MacOS on Arm talk intensifies: Just weeks from now, Apple to serve up quarantini with Kalamata golive, reportedly 73
open Logitech G915 TKL: Numpad-free mechanical keyboard clicks all the right boxes 48
open Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro: £250 mobe still able to deliver value in a brutally competitive niche 15
open There's always a coronavirus angle these days: Honor intros new smartphone with built-in temperature sensor 19
By crayon
open Repair store faces hefty legal bill after losing David and Goliath fight with Apple over replacement iPhone screens 109
open Keep it clean you lot: Samsung's created a hand-washing app for its wearables 6
By Kaylin
open California emits fine-print of its GDPR-ish digital privacy law, complete with Google and Facebook-sized holes 19
open Not just its VCS console that's MIA, Atari is a no-show in court, too: Reborn biz ignores hardware architect's lawsuit over unpaid wages 33
open Smartphones, PCs, and now wearables... Coronavirus wrecks another corner of tech 2
By big_D
open Xiaomi has such Huawei with words: Our two new phones have 'easy access' to Google apps... unlike that other guy 10
open How many? 28 million fewer PCs and tablets to find a home in 2020 14
By IGotOut


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