Snap joins rivals Facebook and YouTube to fight terrorism

 Snap Inc has joined the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, which sees consumer internet companies cooperating to stop the spread of terrorism and extremism online. Facebook, Google and YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter formed the GIFCT last month, and tomorrow it will host its first workshop with fellow tech companies plus government and non-governmental organizations. Read More

HP UK has yet another discount going on for the Elite x3

It’s cheaper to get the phone with a freebie than without.

HP UK has been known for some whacky pricing on the Elite x3 but this latest one isn’t obvious to see. The cashback offer has now ended, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get one for a lot less than you used to need to fork out.

How does £459 sound with the desk dock thrown in?

Russia bans VPNs and other anonymous web browsing tools in censorship crackdown

A new law in Russia bans VPNs in an effort to prevent citizens from accessing censored websites.

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) will soon be banned in Russia as part of a new bill signed into law by President Vladimir Putin.

What Remains of Edith Finch Xbox One review: Unravel a dark mystery

It’s time to uncover your family’s past.

Every family has their secrets, but the Finch clan has more than its fair share. Cursed by various tragedies, Edith was never given the full story.

For the first time in years she’s returning to the family home, and it’s time to find out everything that was being kept from her.

This is What Remains of Edith Finch, an acclaimed adventure game finally available on Xbox One.

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How to install Linux distros properly on Windows 10

Are you getting errors installing Linux distros on Windows 10? In this guide, we’ll tell you exactly what you need to do to fix this issue.

Starting with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft is making some Linux distros, including Ubuntu, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, and OpenSUSE Leap 42 available in the Windows Store. Additionally, it’s no longer a prerequisite to enable Developer mode, which makes the installation of Linux distros a lot easier.

However, a number of users a seeing an error code 0x8007007e as they try to install any of the distros, but it’s not a bug in the software. Instead, users are seeing this error because the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), the compatibility layer to run Linux binary executables on Windows 10 is missing.

In this Windows 10 guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to successfully install Ubuntu, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, and openSUSE Leap 42 on your device.

Google Calendar now plays nicer with Microsoft Exchange

 Google today announced a small but important update to how Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange can work together going forward. It’s not unusual for a company to still use both Google’s G Suite tools and Microsoft Exchange in parallel, and with this update, G Suite admins can now allow their users to see real-time free/busy information across the two systems. This means tools… Read More

Lenovo Miix 320 review: Portable sidekicks don't come much cheaper than $200

Lenovo packs a surprising amount of quality features into their $200 2-in-1.

From the start of the Miix 320’s life, Lenovo has aimed it at a young generation that doesn’t have much time to sit still, that’s busy with multiple jobs, side jobs, and side-side jobs. It’s priced right — starting at $200 — but is it really the multipurpose tool Lenovo makes it out to be?

About this review

Lenovo loaned Windows Central a review unit of the Miix 320. This specific configuration has an Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and 128GB of eMMC storage, and costs about $300.

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