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New details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots

Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First came the Compute Sticks and then credit-card Compute Cards. But there's nothing like the super-small Euclid computer for robots and more details have emerged on its...

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How NOT to lose your Apple AirPods

Apple's new AirPods are here and they have been well-received but losing these wireless earbuds is a real concern when you consider the cost to replace and the current back order. James Martin looks at Apple's newest offerings to see...

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Microsoft to retire original Windows 10 on March 26

Microsoft has set March 26 as the end date for support of the original Windows 10 edition that arrived in July 2015.

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Android device updates: Unlocked Moto Z and Moto Z Play Nougat updates detailed

Samsung also shared which batch of phones are going to get Nougat as the update rolls out to more hardware.

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Google shutting older versions of Drive, G Suite apps

Google will begin to phase out legacy versions of its Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps beginning March 1.

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Report: Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires

As Samsung prepares to release the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note7 fires, a new report says the battery itself was the problem.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 ad annoys Chrome users with taskbar pop-ups

Microsoft's taskbar ads continue. This time with a Microsoft-made extension for Chrome.

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The Windows 10 Creators Update's best new features: Dynamic Lock, Game Mode, privacy tweaks, and more

This spring's massive Windows 10 Creators Update is overflowing with fresh features and helpful tweaks. Here's a look at the most notable.

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iPhone 7 Plus accounts for bigger piece of U.S. pie

U.S. iPhone buyers significantly shifted purchase preference to the larger 7 Plus in 2016, a research analyst said Thursday.

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Trump’s phone replaced with more secure device

President-elect Donald Trump has turned over the Android phone he used for tweeting and will use a more secure phone with encryption capabilities that was approved by the Secret Service, according to news reports.

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Microsoft kills Cache, its note-taking experiment with Evernote-Google Keep aspirations

Microsoft will shut down its Microsoft Garage experiment, Cache, which had a chance to compete with market leaders Google Keep and Evernote.

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15014 officially adds ebook support

Microsoft's Insider build 15014 for Windows 10 PCs and phones adds the ebook store that leaked earlier, plus some handy disk utilities and other upgrades.

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As with PCs, you can now customize Raspberry Pi-like computers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a great product, but it can't be customized. People may desire more storage or a faster processor, but have to settle for what's on the board computer.

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Nintendo's Fire Emblem Heroes looks sharp, but will it survive the freemium transition?

A cult favorite role-player is Nintendo's next iOS release—with big changes in tow.

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Google reveals its stealthy moves to keep Android phones free from malware

Google explains how it has used its Verify Apps to flag some 25,000 apps as potentially dangerous.

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27% ASUS VivoStick TS10-B017D Intel Atom Z8350 - Deal Alert

The innovative ASUS VivoStick plugs directly into an HDMI port to turn any HDMI monitor into a productive Windows 10 PC or any TV into an enhanced Smart TV.

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Resident Evil 7 joins Microsoft's ambitious Play Anywhere program for PCs and Xbox One

Microsoft just snagged a major title from Capcom to join the company's Xbox Play Anywhere program.

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