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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive goes free-to-play, adds a battle royale mode called Danger Zone

CS:GO finally ditches its archaic $15 price tag and embraces free-to-play, timed with an 18-player battle royale(ish) mode called Danger Zone.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Chrome 71 for Windows, macOS and Linux goes after sites that deliver what the search giant calls "abusive experiences," and includes patches for 43 security flaws.

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ECG for the Apple Watch Series 4 now available in watchOS 5.1.2 update. Here’s how to get it

The much-anticipated electrocardiogram feature that Apple highlighted during its Apple Watch 4 unveiling is now available.

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How Google can clean up its messaging mess after Allo's shutdown

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Allo and Hangouts for good, as it again refocuses its messaging strategy on the remaining apps. Here's a simple way for Google to fix it once and for all.

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Watch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855's best new features in action

We go inside Qualcomm's demo room to show you some of the flagship features of the Snapdragon 855, from intelligent audio filtering to 4K HDR video capture.

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5 ways the Snapdragon 855 will change Android phones in 2019 (other than making them faster)

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 855 chip, and other than the obvious speed boosts, here are the coolest ways it will change the next crop in Android phones.

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Apple’s squid emoji has been anatomically incorrect for years, Monterey Bay Aquarium points out

If Apple can quickly change a bagel emoji, maybe it can get this fixed, too.

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Meet Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855: AI boosts, a smarter camera, mobile gaming—and bye-bye, JPEG

Qualcomm delivers a deep dive on Snapdragon 855, the chip powering most major smartphones. Expect improvements that make phones smarter, with improvements to the camera and video capabilities.

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Microsoft trash talks Windows 10 LTSC – again

LTSC, which was once called LTSB, is a specialized edition of Windows 10 Enterprise that promises the longest intervals between OS feature upgrades.

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What’s new in Visual Studio 2019: The first beta arrives

Collaboration and AI will attention along with performance and productivity

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Google Pixel 3 XL review

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.1 with updated eSIM support, Live Photos in FaceTime, and more

This minor update fixes a number of small bugs and adds little tweaks, like an improved interface for switching between front and rear cameras in FaceTime calls.

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Apple’s new iPhone XR Clear Case costs $39: Here are five cheaper alternatives

Apple is charging $49 for a clear iPhone XR case but you an get a similar one for a lot cheaper.

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iOS 12 is now installed on nearly 3 out of 4 iDevices

Apple’s latest iOS update has already overtaken its 2017 predecessor and is now running on 70% of all iOS devices, according to new data.

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Steve Jobs-autographed copy of Macworld headed to auction

RR Auctions expects that the first issue of Macworld with Steve Jobs’ signature will fetch around $10,000.

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What is digital trust? How CSOs can help drive business

Chief security officers should play a key role in building trust with customers, and that translates to better customer acquisition, greater customer loyalty, and more revenue.

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Blockchain: What’s it good for? Absolutely nothing, report finds

Blockchain has entered Gartner's 'Trough of Disillusionment' as a new report cites dozens of purported success stories that turned out to be failures.

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What's hot in enterprise networking for 2019

With 2019 just around the corner there's a lot of  developments and advances coming that will affect how enterprises make use of technologies for SD-WAN, IoT, Wi-Fi, data centers, the cloud and more. Here's a selection of some of...

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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 mobile chip as it readies for 5G

Qualcomm executives gathered AT&T, Verizon, and Samsung to promote 5G, the wireless backbone that will connect its next-generation Snapdragon 855 processor for smartphones.

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Microsoft gets explicit about Windows 10 upgrade blockers

Relying in part on the telemetry it receives from Windows 10 computers, Microsoft is getting more aggressive in blocking PCs from getting problematic updates.

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