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If you bought an original Pixel, Google owes you $20—and maybe a lot more

Google has a settled a class-action lawsuit over microphone issues with the original Pixel—and you can get paid.

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Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Microsoft's Windows Sandbox creates a safe space where you can try suspicious software or sites without risking your 'real' PC. Here's how to use it.

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Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

With its FastTrack assistance program, the company will work with customers migrating from Windows 7, either Enterprise or Professional, or Windows 8.1 Enterprise or Professional, to Windows 10 Enterprise.

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Leaving Windows 7? Here are some non-Windows options.

If you’re not feeling too comfortable about Windows 10 as Windows 7 comes to the end of its days, there are alternatives.

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iPhone 2019 rumors: iPhone Pro moniker might finally make its debut

What will be in Apple’s next iPhone? We’ll keep track of all the rumors right here.

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent October 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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The best privacy and security apps for Android

Forget malware scanners or over-the-top security suites: These are the apps that'll actually improve your security and protect your privacy on Android.

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How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy S10: Which high-priced premium phone should you buy?

You need to be a forensic scientist to break down the differences between Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10 phones. Or just read this article.

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Why the more expensive Note 10+ is the only real choice for die-hard Note fans

It's taken 10-odd versions, but Samsung has figured out the best way to maximize profits for its most expensive handset: Bait and switch.

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Apple iPhone silicone case review: How well does it hold up after 10 months?

It’s a tough, slim, grippy case—but only if you plan on using it for around a year.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ hands-on: A new model changes the game, for better or worse

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+, dividing the line between "good enough" and "great."

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Microsoft relaxes telemetry rule for PCs managed with Windows Update for Business

A rule that kept privacy-first organizations from using group policies to manage the update service will no longer have to set the "diagnostic data level" for devices to Basic or above.

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Why the war on smartphone bezels is going too far

The war on smartphone bezels is going too far. As vendors shave off millimeters or even go edgeless, we're losing features and comfort along the way. But there's one phone that could save us.

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How to use Google Photos to back up your iPhone photos

It’s easy to get free protection from losing all your photos if your phone gets lost, stolen, or broken and with Google Photos.

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For Microsoft, Windows 10 is a ‘cornerstone’ no more

For four years, Microsoft described Windows 10 as the very foundation of its ambitions. But in this year's Form 10-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, that description no longer applies, raising questions about how the...

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Windows is now officially irrelevant. Here’s why that makes Microsoft happy.

Sometimes it’s good not to get all the attention.

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How to take and edit a screenshot on any iPhone

Here’s how to take a screenshot on your iPhone no matter which model you have.

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Here’s why the Apple Pencil would be a good fit for the iPhone

Choice is always good.

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