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What to expect if you choose to test the New Xbox One Experience beta

Up to this point Microsoft's Xbox One Preview Program has delivered fairly polished content. That has changed with the New Xbox One Experience beta.

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Black Friday 2015: Not too early to plot your tech buys

Work up your gift list, bookmark your favorite shopping sites and if you're really hardcore, get your tent ready. Black Friday 2015 will be here before you know it and bargains on everything from the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus to the...

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14 ways to improve corporate wellness programs with wearables

Corporate wellness experts share dos and don't of wearable-based corporate health and wellness programs, along with advice on how to enhance and improve your organizations current employee fitness initiatives.


Microsoft's free course teaches you to build Windows 10 apps, even if you're a complete beginner

Develop Windows Universal apps that run on PCs, phones, tablets, and also Xbox and HoloLens

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10 gloriously excessive, wildly exotic PC cooling setups

So you liquid-cooled your CPU? That's cute. These masterminds turned to over-the-top modding to drive temperatures low and frame rates high.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from September 2015

Scares, storytelling, and a sweaty clown: Another great bunch of new releases to peruse.

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How to get started with 3D Touch, Live Photos, and 4K Video on the iPhone 6s

Now that we've had a chance to play with the iPhone 6s, here's a quick rundown of how to use its best new features.

Verizon's ad-supported Go90 mobile video service launches

This feels like a service designed for young people by old people.

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Android virtual assistant showdown: Google Now vs. Cortana vs. Hound

We asked the top three digital helpers 100 questions to gauge how useful they are with everyday tasks and more complicated search queries.

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Amazon won’t sell Apple TV and Chromecast hardware, bans marketplace partners from selling them, too

Anti-competitive tactic or smart customer-service strategy? It’s probably a little of both.

Nvidia GRID game streaming service exits beta, rebranded as GeForce Now

It's available for Shield owners starting today for $7.99/month and there's a 3 month trial to whet your appetite.

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Google's goodies: The 9 biggest reveals from its fall hardware rollout

Google rolled out a trove of new devices at a September 29 press event, from the expected, like new Nexus phones, to confirmed rumors, like the high-end Pixel C tablet. We give you the highlights here.

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Google announces improved Chromecast 2.0, new Chromecast Audio

New hardware, same low price of $35. What's not to love?

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Google's new Android tablet is called Pixel C, and it's disappointing

These are not the Droids I was looking for...


Skype adds support for Android Wear in version 6.4 update

You can now draw emojis on your watch screen to lighten up the conversation.

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Android 6.0 heading to Nexus devices 'next week'

Android 6.0 is headed to Nexus devices the week of Oct. 5. fires back at YouTube Gaming

Last weekend at TwitchCon announced new apps for Playstation consoles, a system that allows uploading of clips, and the eventual abolishment of Flash!

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Hunt for your next job in secrecy with an anonymous job matchmaking service

Anthology (formerly Poachable) is a free matchmaking service for job seekers and employers

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Amazon Prime is just $67 for new members during a one-day sale

That's about a third off of a pretty valuable service

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