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What a way to fly. Photo: Qantas

What a way to fly. Photo: Qantas

In-flight entertainment is about to get a whole lot better if you fly Qantas.

Those who fly first-class on selected flights will be equipped with Samsung’s Gear VR headset and a Galaxy Note 4 so they can kick back in a virtual reality while they’re 30,000 feet up in the air.

Apps like S Health could be optional with the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Apps like S Health could be optional with the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung knows its users hate TouchWiz, and it’s finally going to do something about it with the Galaxy S6.

Not only will the company’s next-generation user interface be streamlined for performance, but many of its own apps — which are baked in as standard with current devices — are going to become optional downloads you don’t have to install if you don’t want to.

What could it mean? Photo: OnePlus

What could it mean? Photo: OnePlus

Has the OnePlus One left you thirsty for more from OnePlus?

Well, you’re going to get more tomorrow, it seems. The Chinese company today teased a “back to basics” announcement on Twitter with a cryptic graphic that somewhat resembles the famous Breaking Bad logo.

Gear VR will work with new Samsung Galaxies. Photo: Samsung

Gear VR will work with new Samsung Galaxies. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s $200 Gear VR is compatible exclusively with the Galaxy Note 4 for now, but that’s going to change over the coming months.

Sources say both the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S Edge will support the virtual reality headset when they arrive in March.

Microsoft's Outlook remix is now available on iOS and Android. Photo: Microsoft

Microsoft’s Outlook remix is now available on iOS and Android. Photo: Microsoft

Back in December, we noted that Microsoft had acquired the popular iOS and Android email app Acompli, which offered a more task-oriented approach to email, with the ability to schedule meetings, edit your calendar, and in your most important emails to the top of the page.

Just under two months on, and Microsoft is launching a cross-platform version of Outlook for the first time ever — incorporating pretty much all the tools previously found in Acompli.

And don’t worry: if you’re not a user of Microsoft’s email services, Outlook also supports Yahoo, iCloud and Gmail accounts.

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