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Introducing Classic View, a new way for subscribers to browse Ars

Our newest subscriber-only feature is a throwback way of reading Ars.

Video: Microsoft Lumia 950 in action

See the Lumia 950’s iris recognition

iPad Pro has a lightning-fast USB 3.0 connector

Apple’s new iPad Pro has a hidden feature the company didn’t widely publicize: a USB 3.0-compatible Lightning connector. An iFixit teardown earlier this week revealed the compatible components hinting at USB 3.0 capabilities, but Ars Technica reports today that Apple has confirmed its ultra-large iPad supports ultra-fast data transfer speeds. The jump is notable because previous iPads […]

Apple sneaks a USB 3.0-compatible Lightning port into the iPad Pro

Faster transfer speeds will require separate cables that aren’t here yet.

Microsoft to offer UK-based Azure, Office 365 from late 2016

Comes as part of $2 billion European investment.