Microsoft's Surface Phones could be delayed until 2017

As Microsoft’s mobile platform continues to bob aimlessly in an ocean of iOS and Android, the company may be delaying its rumored Surface Phone devices until 2017. At least, that’s what a report from Windows Central’s Daniel Rubino suggests. Citing “sources close to Microsoft’s plans,” Rubino reports that any Microsoft-branded …

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Vivaldi web browser hits version 1.0, beats Chrome, Firefox in RAM usages

<p>Back in 1996, what began as a research project for Telenor, the largest Norweigan communications company in the world, evolved into a completely separate company, Opera Software. The company’s Opera web browser became a cult favorite, and is particularly favored among privacy advocates.</p> <p>Now one of Opera’s original creators, Opera …

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This Month in Luxury: Bulgari's mechanical smart watch

Welcome to This Month in Luxury, presented by Micah Singleton, The Verge‘s resident Luxury Director. In this monthly (or whenever we remember) column, I will take you on a completely superficial journey of opulence, pointing out one device, artifact, or service an upscale individual such as yourself would take pleasure …

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Drake will release his next album, Views From The 6, on April 29th

Drake’s next album, Views From The 6, will be released on April 29th, the rapper announced a few minutes ago on his Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio. This will be Drake’s fourth studio album, and his first since 2013’s Nothing Was The Same. Back in January, when he released “Summer Sixteen” — the first …

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Volvo's 'Highway Robbery' stunt turns passing cars into generators

Volvo has a new ultra-luxe SUV on the market — the plug-in hybrid version of the well-received XC90, featuring 400 horsepower generated from a four-cylinder turbo paired to an electric motor. A new model means a new publicity campaign, and Volvo came up with a particularly creative one. Called “Highway Robbery,” Volvo’s …

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