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$49 Windows tablets, $1,000 PC discounts, and 50% off Xbox games highlight Microsoft deals

Microsoft's "12 Days of Deals" contain some hidden gems, including $1,000 off selected PCs, discounts on Groove Music and Xbox Live Gold, as well as sweet stocking stuffers. Here's the Surface Pro 4 (Core m) deal for day 4, and it's a good one.

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Best Android phones: What should you buy?

Picking an Android phone can be difficult, but we're here to help. These are the top Android phones you should consider bringing home.

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Google Drive update makes managing backups a little easier

A new dedicated sidebar option takes some of the mystery out of your device and app backups.

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Facebook's Year in Review for 2016 isn't just fun and games

Facebook released its list of the most discussed topics for 2016. It ain't pretty.

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New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR

Lego, Gunjack, and Need for Speed bring premium content to Google's new platform. Also, HBO Now.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor roundup: Here's everything we know so far

From a new digital assistant to a beefed-up camera, Samsung is angling for a major comeback in the new year.

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AMD's Radeon Software Crimson ReLive debuts with features galore

AMD's new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive overflows with features, from ReLive video recording tools to Radeon Chill, which keeps your graphics card cool and power-efficient.

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OnePlus 3T review: One of the best Android phones gets a little better

OnePlus refreshes its latest handset just six months after it was released, making it faster, longer-lasting, and better for snapping selfies.

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Microsoft-Qualcomm deal finally puts Windows 10 and Win32 apps on ARM devices

Microsoft and Qualcomm have teamed up to bring Windows on ARM chips—again—to PCs, but with a powerful caveat: they've added support for traditional Win32 apps as well.

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Microsoft wants to enable cellular PCs, but will carriers bite?

Microsoft is aiming to help users stay connected by supporting the installation of programmable SIM cards in PCs and Windows tablets and letting users purchase cellular data service though the Windows Store.

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Intel, Microsoft renew 'Wintel' partnership with Project Evo and VR specs for PCs

Microsoft and Intel will team up on "Project Evo" to help future computers better understand the world around them. Plus: The two companies release hardware specs for new PCs designed for virtual reality.

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New Windows 10 Insider Build allows you to shut down your PC with your voice

Build 14986 of Windows 10 for desktop PCs contains a ton of improvements, most centered around improving Cortana's intelligence. Windows Ink, the Game Bar, Windows Defender, and many more have all received upgrades.

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9 free 'round-the-clock streaming apps for low-effort TV watching

Want to just turn the TV on and turn your brain off? These apps make most of the viewing decisions for you.

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Qualcomm's new chip may be too late as ARM server market fades

After more than half a decade in the making, ARM server chips should have struck gold by now, but they haven't. ARM servers were projected to be approaching a double digit server market share, but they still are virtually non-existent.

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T-Mobile's Digits looks to expand your phone number to all of your devices

The carrier launches a new program that lets you use a single number across all of your devices, and multiple numbers on one device.