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Japan has a new revision of the PS4 that uses less power and runs cooler

The problem is we don't know when it'll come to other regions.

Samsung profit squeezed by Galaxy S6 shortage

The company couldn't meet demand for the S6's distinctive curved screen


The 10 Mac games you need to play from June 2015

Her Story, LEGO Jurassic World, and You Must Build a Boat were some of June's best Mac games.

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12 little-known tips and tricks for Apple Music

Once you figure out the basics, there's so much more to explore in Apple's new streaming service.

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Samsung releases world's first 2TB consumer SSDs

Samsung has begun shipping 2TB 850 PRO and 850 EVO SSDs, which the company claims are the first to break the "multi-terabyte" SSD barrier.


iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Apple revving up production, you can take it to the iBank

This week, the latest in Apple’s quest to rule all it surveys and pave the road to conquest with oblong, rectangular handheld computers.

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5 killer tips for Apple Music

Want to get more out of Apple Music? I've got five killer tips for you.

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How to use Google to sync all your passwords

Securely store your passwords with Google and forget about the need to pay for a password manager.

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How to share photos, videos, and more with Android Beam

You can shoot web pages and other items from your Android device to another with this clever feature.

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The Guardian Project brings ultra-secure Tor browser to Android

The Guardian Project's alpha release is now available for anyone to test out.

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The 10 best PC games of 2015 (so far)

With July upon us, it's time to take stock and bask in the glory of what's already shaping up to be a banner year for PC gaming.


The 10 best Android apps to run on your Chromebook

The web is great and all, but these Android apps rise above the performance and quality of their web-only cousins.


BlackBerry Venice: Android's looking even more likely

An unconfirmed image of BlackBerry’s next smartphone shows a full suite of Google apps.

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3 steps to digitizing your work for maximum productivity

From legacy documents to the lowly receipt, taking a digital-first approach to your work stuff will bolster collaboration and increase productivity.

Five smartphones to look forward to

The second half of 2015 looks as exciting as the first for smartphone buyers

Dear Hulu: I like you and all, but why are you so confusing?

Logically I understand that it is licensing issues that prevents Hulu from offering a unified experience across web and devices but that doesn't mean I have to like it. And what's this deal with all about?

Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

The Shanghai Consumer Council is demanding that Samsung make the bloatware removable

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4 great free iOS and Android apps for celebrating July 4

Here's a great way to prepare for July 4 --- download these four free apps for iOS and Android that will help you get more from the holiday. Whether you're grilling, want to enjoy fireworks, or more, they're what you want.

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Beach reads for techies 2015

IT pros share their reading plans for the summer and recommend their all-time favorite books for technologists. Elon Musk or Malcolm Gladwell, anyone?

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5 free Wi-Fi tools that help maximize your home network

Wi-Fi is wonderful, and even more so when you use these free tools.

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