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The best apps for the Samsung Gear VR

Unsure what to do with that Gear VR headset that came with your new Samsung phone? Wonder no more!

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Review: 3 financial tracking apps for busy contractors

Independent workers and contractors often find themselves unprepared when it comes to tracking the time, costs and invoicing for projects. We review three apps that could help.

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Review: HP EliteBook Folio G1 offers lightweight business computing

HP's latest Windows 10 laptop, the EliteBook Folio G1, comes in touch and non-touch versions; it offers a bright display, great keyboard and a variety of options.

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Review: Wave 2 Wi-Fi delivers dramatic performance boost for home networks

In our testing with a Linksys SoHo router, we found that beamforming and MU-MIMO technologies could transform Wi-Fi networks

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Hands on: New build of Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview tweaks Edge, Wi-Fi Sense

The latest build of Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview makes Edge easier to install and eliminates a controversial feature in Sense.

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First look: Microsoft’s API mashup tool for the rest of us

Microsoft Flow makes it easy for anyone to string together inputs, outputs, and actions into simple applications

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5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10

Now we’re reviewing apps, published as Universal Windows Platform apps on the Microsoft Store, that run on Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones. The Wi-Fi features that developers can utilize in the Universal Windows Platform are still...

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Review: HP Elite x2 is a combo tablet for the enterprise

HP's latest version of its Elite x2 tablet offers a top-notch keyboard case, a digital pen and the ability to be repaired in-house.

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10 Android apps developers will love

From full-blown IDEs to essential resource utilities, these Android apps bring powerful programming features to smartphones and tablets

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First look: Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview

A rundown of the Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, due this summer, including some new features available in the latest Insider build.

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Hands on: The iPhone SE -- a classic design with modern hardware

Apple's new iPhone SE offers the latest smartphone technologies in a smaller, 4-in. size that will appeal to users who don't big phones.

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9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

Want to make your wireless connections safer and faster? We review nine free Windows apps that can help you monitor performance and safety at home, in the office or in the wild.

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Deep-dive review: For the iPad Pro, smaller is big

Apple's latest iPad Pro, the new 9.7-in. model, not only gets many of the architecture advances from the larger version, but also a better camera and what may be Apple's most advanced display yet.

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HTC 10 review: It nails the fundamentals, but offers little innovation

HTC gets the basics right, but doesn't offer enough sizzle to justify the $699 price.

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LG G5 review: LG's appetite for risk is admirable, but doesn't pay off

With an improved battery swapping system, the LG G5 isn't a bad phone, per se. But various other features probably looked better in the R&D lab than they do in real life.

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Review: 4 mid-priced laptops that mean business

You don't need the most expensive laptop available to get in a solid day's work. We evaluate four Windows laptops that cost about $600 or less.

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10 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

No-code and low-code mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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Nuu X4 review: Low-end, even by low-end standards

The X4 will cover your basic smartphone needs, but little else.

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