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Skype chats are coming to Alexa devices

54 minutes ago   |   Engadget

Aside from all of the Alexa-connected hardware, there's one more big development coming for Amazon's technology: integration with Skype. Microsoft and Amazon said that voice...
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Google Zero Day team discloses unpatched Microsoft Jet RCE vulnerability

1 hour ago   |   ZDnet

Exploit of the security flaw can lead to the remote execution of malicious code.
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Skype calling is coming to Amazon's Alexa devices

Skype calling is coming to Amazon's Alexa devices

1 hour ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Microsoft and Amazon are continuing their close partnership by bringing Skype calling to Alexa. Devices like Amazon's Echo range will be able to access Skype's basic calling...
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SQL Server 2019 will let you Manage All the Data

2 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser

A Microsoft marketing video for SQL Server 2019 has leaked, courtesy of WalkingCat. Likely intended for Ignite 2018, the video uses a variety of water and nautical-based...
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Lenovo Miix 630 review: Ultra long-lasting 2-in-1 has a few too many issues

Lenovo Miix 630 review: Ultra long-lasting 2-in-1 has a few too many issues

2 hours ago   |   Pocket-lint

The Lenovo Miix 630 is a Windows laptop that uses the same Qualcomm CPUs seen in top phones. Well, 2017's top phones. This helps it last absolutely ages off a charge. And we...
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The secret reason behind Microsoft's much delayed Project George revealed

3 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser

Microsoft watchers are used to waiting for the company to deliver on their big projects, and at 5 years delayed Project George would not even be the one that has fallen most...
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TechByter Worldwide 2018-09-23: Anthropics Smart Photo Editor's Unusual Approach. Short Circuits. Spare Parts

3 hours ago   |   TechByter

Let's take a look at Smart Photo Editor Studio from Anthropics. It's an application that features an unsual interface and thousands of presets that can be used to turn everyday...
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Microsoft Demolishes Barriers, Builds Accessibility With The Xbox Adaptive Controller

3 hours ago   |   N4G

COGconnected: We take a closer look at Microsoft's brand new controller the Adaptive Controller, designed to improve accessibility for all gamers.
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​ATO extends Windows Server 2003 support to 2019

3 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Microsoft given AU$2.6 million as part of the contract extending the life of Windows Server 2003.
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Bing implements Google's fast-loading AMP tech

Bing implements Google's fast-loading AMP tech

4 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

If you're in the US and use Bing as your search engine on mobile, you might start coming across AMP's lightning bolt in the results page. While Microsoft already uses AMP in...
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Walmart Canada now offering PlayStation Classic pre-orders

Walmart Canada now offering PlayStation Classic pre-orders

Walmart Canada is currently offering pre-orders for the PlayStation Classic on its website. The retro console can be pre-ordered here. As Sony's answer to Nintendo's hugely... Read more ...

5 Biggest Announcements from Amazon's September Event

5 Biggest Announcements from Amazon's September Event

From a new Echo Show to an Alexa-powered microwave, here are the biggest announcements of Amazon's September event. Read more ...

Amazon Adds Fabric Design To Echo Plus, Available Next Month

Amazon Adds Fabric Design To Echo Plus, Available Next Month

In short: Amazon launched a slew of Echo devices today, including a redesigned Echo Plus. It not fits into the new design language that Amazon has started using on its Echo... Read more ...

The AmazonBasics Microwave has Alexa built-in

The AmazonBasics Microwave has Alexa built-in

Amazon is continuing its quest to make as many of its own Alexa devices as possible, launching a slew of new gadgets and features at its event in Seattle today. One of the more... Read more ...

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device

Although there are several third-party equivalents, Amazon is bringing its own-branded smart plug to market. The Amazon Smart Plug is interesting because it can add Alexa voice... Read more ...

Amazon's new Echo Input is like a Dot but without a speaker

Amazon's new Echo Input is like a Dot but without a speaker

Amazon is rattling off updates to Echo devices at a surprise event in Seattle, where it's now announcing a new Echo Input product. With this device, you can plug it into any... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Show release date, price, news, and features

Amazon Echo Show release date, price, news, and features

The Amazon Echo Show 2nd Generation release date has been announced, and, really, we should have taken the hint that it was due out when Amazon briefly halved the price of its... Read more ...

IPhone XS release date, price and specs: iPhone XS, XS Max start shipping

IPhone XS release date, price and specs: iPhone XS, XS Max start shipping

But only to those who got their order in early Read more ...

The Fire TV Recast sends local television to your Echo Shows and Fire TVs

The Fire TV Recast sends local television to your Echo Shows and Fire TVs

Pricing starts at $229 for a box with two tuners and a 500GB DVR. While it's easy to cut the cord and get national TV networks on your television with apps like Sling, YouTube... Read more ...

These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week

These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week

Every Friday here at 148Apps we like to do one thing. And that one thing is make sure that you've got a really good idea of what you're going to be playing come this time next... Read more ...