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Today: John Strike brings 8-bit gameplay and Continuum support to Windows 10, Nextbit Robin drops to $170 on Amazon.com, 2 billion Chrome users, more.
Today: I'm heading to Amsterdam, Office Lens picks up some nice accessibility improvements, parallels between Europe’s antitrust cases against Google and Microsoft, more.
Today: the first-ever online Learn OneNote Conference, what's happening with Microsoft's Skype messaging everywhere feature, Microsoft patents a Surface Pen Strap, more.
Today: Get an additional game with the purchase of any Xbox One S bundle starting at $299, Limbo is now available for Xbox One Backward Compatibility, Microsoft Selfie arrives on Android, more.
Seagate releases an external SSD for Xbox One, Microsoft says no to Windows 10 LTSB on general-purpose Surfaces, new MacBook Pro vs. Windows in Boot Camp, more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Mashable shits all over Surface Studio, Microsoft removes 90,000 apps from Windows Store, Xiaomi takes another step towards the US, more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: A Skype on Windows phone petition, Google announces something that is totally not a Surface Hub clone, the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare live-action trailer, and more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft fires back, tepidly, at Bill Belichick, Skype no longer works on most Windows Phones, what to expect from Microsoft's and Apple's events this week, more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Groove Music is updated in Windows 10 Insider Preview, Runtastic and Google Play Music partner up, Oculus held a press conference and you're not going to believe what happened next, and Google is actually advertising its new phones.
Tech tidbits from around the web: This is your final month to buy a Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, Windows 10 usage share sort-of dropped in September, new PIXEL UI brings a bit of desktop elegance to Raspberry Pi, EU will reportedly charge Google with Android-related antitrust abuses, more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: A Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered launch trailer, the entire Gears of War 4 prologue, a Microsoft exec sees the end of the QWERTY keyboard, the new Amazon Fire TV Stick offers the cheapest way yet to get Alexa in your home, and Blackberry will no longer build its own phones.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Call of Duty: World at War comes to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility, more Google Pixel leaks, Google plans to bring fast Wi-Fi for the world, Chrome on Android gets Data Saver, more, and I finally get the new Outlook.com!
It's a busy week in Atlanta for Microsoft Ignite. But here are some tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft is reportedly bringing back OneDrive placeholders, Disney emerges as a possible Twitter suitor, Google is combining Android and Chrome OS, more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Consumer group criticizes Windows 10 upgrade, Call of Duty 3 is now available on Xbox One Backwards Compatibility, Microsoft makes MIDI enhancements in Windows 10, the unlocked version of the Moto Z is now available, and much more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Recent Surface Pro 3 battery fix may have borked some other Surface Pro 3s, Samsung says phone explosions in China not caused by batteries, Opera browser now offers a built-in VPN, and Google brings Google Search features to Drive.
Tech tidbits from around the web: A reminder about Games for Gold, the HoloLens experience “Destination: Mars” is now open at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, a look back at 10 years as a professional developer, Google Play Books adds a new Discover feature, and much more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Dell introduces XPS laptops with Windows 10 in new colors, Tim Cook casts his vote for AR over VR, the Pixel Launcher is a thing, and I make fun of terrible headlines.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour arrives October 11th, Microsoft puts Windows 10 and Cortana on a refrigerator, You will have to wait a little longer to get Quantum Break on your Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, and Microsoft is evolving its OneNote strategy on Windows 10.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft has extended the deadline for the Sunrise mobile app, Start10 "fixes" the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Dropbox says that over 68 million user names and passwords were stolen ... in 2012, and Samsung introduces a new Gear S3 smartwatch.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft Solitaire Collection reaches 100 million unique users, a new Minecraft mini game is available now, Pandora app on Xbox One now supports background music playback, Google discontinues the Chromebook Pixel 2 and may be discontinuing the Nexus brand too, and more.
Tech tidbits from around the web, including a possible workaround for the Kindle BSOD issue on Windows 10 version 1607, new Minecraft content adds bosses and more, the Photos app is coming to Xbox One, Duke Nukem is being remixed, and more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Windows 95 turns 21 today, Microsoft announces App Dev on Xbox live event, Microsoft makes the case for Edge on Mobile, a Microsoft job listing doesn't actually suggest that Xbox One games will require emulation on Project Scorpio, more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: WordFlow 2.0 arrives on iOS, Microsoft reveals HoloLens spec secrets, yes, the Xbox Onesie is lame, Samsung to start selling refurbished phones, a price hike for PlayStation Plus, and Amazon wants to halve music subscription costs on Echo devices.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Bing goes to the Olympics, a big sale on PCs at the Microsoft Store, new Nokia smartphones are confirmed, a Lenovo profit is driven by a real estate sale not by PCs, and AT&T raises prices for some, lowers prices for others.
Tech tidbits from around the web: display scaling improvements in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Work & Play bundle changes, Microsoft Sway gets new templates, EFF takes on Windows 10 privacy, Google will focus Hangouts more on business users, Intel licenses ARM, and more.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Groove gets another nice update for Windows Insiders, Gears of War gets a gorgeous 4K trailer, the Lumia 650 is on sale too, and the HDHomeRun DVR app is now available on Xbox One.