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Vivo X5Pro Smartphone Leaked

Vivo X5Pro

Some photos have been leaked of a new Android smartphone, the Vivo X5Pro and the handset will apparently feature a glowing logo below the display.

There have been rumors that the handset would come with a fingerprint sensor and the senor could be in the logo at the bottom of the device.

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Microsoft Continuum Transforms Windows 10 Smartphones Into Desktop PCs

Microsoft Continuum

This week at Build 2015, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore connected a smartphone to a monitor and unveiled their new Microsoft Continuum that has been design to transform certain Windows 10 smartphones into desktop PCs.

All you need do to make the transformation possible is to add a keyboard and mouse and then the new user interface is capable of accepting your inputs and outputs.
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QromaScan Offers An Easy Way To Scan Photos (video)

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If like me you have a box or cupboard full of printed photographs that you have been meaning to scan to create digital copies, a new superfast way of scanning and tagging your photos called QromaScan might be worth more investigation.

QromaScan offer an easy way to scan photos and is being marketed as the world’s first voice control scanner that is capable of both organising and scanning your paper photographs.
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Latest Windows 10 Preview Includes New Cortana And Aero Glass Updates

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To coincide with this weeks Microsoft Build 2015 event, Microsoft has made available a new Windows 10 preview build in the form of the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10074.

The latest Windows 10 preview is now available to download and brings with it a number of new features and tweaks including updates to Aero Glass and Cortana, Microsoft’s personal assistant to compete with the likes of Apple’s Siri.
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Microsoft And Arduino Partnership Announced At Build 2015

Microsoft And Arduino Partnership

During Build 2015 this week Microsoft and Arduino have announced a new partnership that will provide makers, hobbyists and developers with the ability to use an “Arduino Certified” Windows 10 software package.

The Arduino Windows 10 operating system will enable the creation of projects combining the hardware-driving capability of Arduino with the software capabilities of Windows, say the two companies.
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Filastic Flexible 3D Printing Filament (video)

Flexible 3D Printing Filament

Those of you lucky enough to own a 3D printer that have wished for the ability to create flexible 3D printed objects may be interested in Filastic, a new flexible 3D printing filament that has been created by BotFeeder based in Toronto Canada.

BotFeeder has taken to Kickstarter to raise the required $10,000 to take the new flexible 3D printing filament to the consumer market and is nearly almost halfway there with still 27 days remaining on the campaign.
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Microsoft Hololens Virtual Reality Hardware Demonstrated At Build 2015 (video)

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During their Build 2015 conference this week Microsoft has been revealing new details about the new Microsoft HoloLens virtual and augmented reality system they have created, that was unveiled earlier this year during January 2015.

In the video below Microsoft reveals the components that have been combined to create the HoloLens headset together with a variety of early prototypes.

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Windows 10 Preview For Raspberry Pi 2 Now Available (video)

Raspberry Pi 2 Windows 10

During its Microsoft’s Build 2015 conference this week, Microsoft has made available a preview of Windows 10 that has been specifically built for makers and supports the latest Raspberry Pi 2 single board mini PC.

Earlier this year Microsoft announced the formation of the Windows for IoT developer program that has been created to provide development tools, services and ecosystem to the Raspberry Pi community.
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