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NPD: November 2013 was the best November for hardware sales on record

NPD: November 2013 was the best November for hardware sales on record

According to the full NPD November 2013 retail sales data report, the month of November this year was the best month ever for hardware sales on record; thanks largely to the launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Microsoft's Xbox One gaming consoles as well as positive sales for the Nintendo 3DS.

Microsoft may offer future Windows Phone and Windows RT builds free to OEMs

Microsoft may offer future Windows Phone and Windows RT builds free to OEMs

According to a new The Verge report, citing unidentified sources, software giant Microsoft will probably offer future builds of Windows Phone and Windows RT to device manufacturers free of charge.

Yahoo Mail outage over; some issues still persist

Yahoo Mail outage over; some issues still persist

In a Thursday post on Twitter, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said that the three-day Yahoo Mail outage was over, and added that the service had been 'restored.' However, there were still quite a few Yahoo mail users complaining on the microblogging site that they continued to experience log-in issues with the email service.

Spotify launches a free app and streaming service for Android and iOS

Spotify launches a free app and streaming service for Android and iOS

Swedish music streaming firm Spotify announced the launch of its free app and streaming service for Android and iOS on Wednesday. The move underscores the expansion of Spotify's online music-streaming service to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.

Instagram unveils new direct and instant messaging feature

Instagram unveils new direct and instant messaging feature

At its Thursday press event in New York, Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram unveiled its new direct and instant messaging feature dubbed 'Instagram Direct.' The new feature was unveiled by Instagram founder and CEO Kevin Systrom; and the company launched an app update to bring the feature on board.

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