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Microsoft is abandoning its Skype Qik video messaging app

Due to a bunch of updates for Skype, including group video chat for up to 25 people for mobile, Microsoft has chosen to give its messaging app for Skype, released in 2014 and called Skype Qik , early retirement. Since then, however, many users have already started doing the same using Skype's existing services. With this app, one could pre-record up to 12 short videos.

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HTC One X9 is the latest One variant set for global release

While it is not clear whether HTC will switch to Windows for all of its devices in the line, it is speculated that the HTC One M10 might be the brand's first-ever Windows 10 mobile handset. In addition, the camera supports 4K video resolution and Hyperlapse mode to create time-lapse effects in videos. Also improved is the audio experience, with speakers featuring Dolby Surround and HTC's BoomSound tech.

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Zuckerberg promotes virtual reality as 'most social platform'

At MWC in Barcelona, the social media giant declared that it's implementing dynamic streaming in 360 videos for the Gear VR. The setup was great: journalists were invited to watch a virtual reality demo using Samsung's Gear VR headsets, and when the time came to remove them, there was Mark Zuckerberg standing in the middle of the stage, wearing his familiar gray T-shirt.

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Samsung reveals the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge

The curved screen that appears on the S7 Edge was first introduced in the S6 past year and has proved popular with consumers and industry experts. If the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge are your "next" then head over and register your details. Don't expect to drop the Galaxy S7 into the ocean and still have it work, though. What you don't see is that both phones are dust and water resistant, which means you don't have to worry about splashes or getting your phone wet in the rain.

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HP's monster spec Windows 10 smartphone is a fearless move

The key here, of course, is that Windows 10 developers will be able to "write once and deploy everywhere". HP Inc has added an extra dimension to Continuum with the HP Workspace app. HP even created its own dock so you can do transform it from smartphone to PC at any moment. The dock includes a DisplayPort connector for displays , two USB-A ports for a keyboard and mouse, a single USB-C port and an Ethernet jack for wired networking at a workplace.

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IPhone 5SE and iPad Air 3 chips tipped

This piece of information comes on the backdrop of multiple reports which have suggested that Apple will host an event in mid-March to unveil a new smaller iPhone and the successor to the iPad Air 2. Moreover, this chip was also claimed to be nearly 50% faster than the one in the last generation of the device. Apple's iPad Air 3 is expected to releases with several changes.