OnePlus 3 came with preloaded smut
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You get so much for less these days


OnePlus has been flogging phones packed to the gunnels with software and lots of add-ons for a reasonable price, but one user has complained that his OnePlus 3 also arrived with pre-installed p*rn.

Google releases more Home Speaker details
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No word on price though

Google is releasing a competitor to Amazon’s runaway speaker success the Echo later this year.

Google to echo the echo
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Smartspeaker dubbed Chirp

Amazon's Echo smart speaker has proved a surprise hit and now Google wants to copy it.

Amazon releases 30 per cent thinner kindle
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Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $289.99

While the e-paper book reader's thunder has been stolen by the tablet, e-ink is a lot easer to read and now Amazon has given its Kindle a refresh by scrapping its design and starting with something that can be used one handed.

Kindle to get a refresh
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Want some more high end market

Amazon is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life.

Apple’s cloud disaster
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Blaming Obama now

Fruity Cargo cult Apple has spent billions trying to build its own cloud structure and failed and rather than question its own networking competence it is blaming the government.

Alphabet to flog off part of its robot arm
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Alphabet, the search outfit formally known as Google, as placed part of its robotics division, up for sale.

Amazon brings back encryption on Fire
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All part of Apple's PR wars 

After firing encryption from its Fire Tablets, the online bookseller, Amazon has bought it back after customers complained.

Windows tablets are doing well
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Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market

For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.

Amazon misses Wall Street Expectations
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Tiny profit margins

Amazon announced a pretty good quarterly result and immediately suffered from a bad case of falling shares because the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street think that its profit margins are too thin.