Although Logbar achieved more than three times their original Kickstarter goal, the Ring they promised would allow us to “control anything” doesn’t appear to be able to control anything. Read more…

OnePlus has announced that its smartphone won’t be updated to latest versions of CyanogenMod in India due to Cyanogen’s deal with a local manufacturer, but will get a different ROM instead Read more…

If you like curved phones, or phones that can bend, LG is updating the G Flex. Expected to have a radical design, rumors are we should see what LG can do with the next generation of flexible displays Read more…

Microsoft is to launch its business intelligence tool, Power BI, on mobile, starting with iOS. A beta test is expected to begin soon. Read more…

Does a deleted Microsoft blog post reveal by accident its future purchase of email start-up Acompli? Yes, likely so. Or at least it reveals Microsoft’s interest in said company as no deal is official. Read more…

Microsoft will hold an event this January to show off the new features of Windows 10, according to The Verge. Although January is traditionally dominated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Redmond is apparently planning a standalone event later in the month to create some buzz for the new OS away from the confines of a busy trade show. Some facets of Windows 10 were detailed earlier this year, but next month’s event will apparently be “more significant,” with Microsoft laying out its plans for phones and tablets, and possibly detailing a new Xbox One dashboard update. The Verge says Microsoft should formally announce the event before the year’s end. Filed under: Software, Microsoft Source: The Verge

Tablet sales growth has almost ground to a halt with the iPad seeing its first yearly decline. However, Android and Windows-powered tablets are seeing continued improvements over market averages. Read more…

This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot’s of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week. Read more…

The Office client for Android has been updated and it now includes support for Dropbox. This is where users can store and share their files in the cloud, while Dropbox documents now show up in Office. Read more…

Google has agreed to settle a patent dispute between itself and the Rockstar consortium, an assembly of companies including Apple and Microsoft that own Nortel’s old intellectual property. Read more…

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