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The List: New phone vs. Old phone

When you first get your phone, it’s the magical device that answers all your prayers. But two years later you can’t even pay someone to steal it from you.

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Tested: AMD's Frame Rate Target Control delivers real benefits for Radeon gamers

The new Frame Rate Target Control feature enabled in AMD's new Radeon graphics card has a big effect on your gaming PC's noise and power consumption.

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M-Disc optical media reviewed: Your data, good for a thousand years

Want your data to outlive you by a few centuries? M-Disc optical media, with its super-stable data layer, is what you're looking for.

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Hulu revisited: Worthy of love and suspicion in equal measure

The streaming-video site has snapped out of its lethargy with loads of new content, but it might not have cord-cutters’ best interests at heart.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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HP officially files to spin off enterprise division

The company says it's on track to split in two by November 1.

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Despite Apple Watch's debut, Fitbit is still in the race

Fitbit's fitness trackers may have outsold the Apple Watch in May, according to a research firm.

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HBO Now may already have 1 million subscribers, according to one analyst

Estimate is based on HBO Now’s iTunes app-store rankings; could increase as Apple's exclusive ends.

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The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Beware, VPN users: You may not be as safe as you think you are

Thanks to IPv6 leakage, your data could be out there for anyone to see.

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Intel's first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

The first Skylake chips will be the high-end gaming chips, according to a source.

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Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California

It's the 11th incident of fiber cutting in a year

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Office 2016 preview powers up with real-time Word editing, new charts, and more

New features also include support for hand-written equations and providing information through Bing.

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Sears opens new high-tech home showroom as it goes all-in on connected homes

The nationwide retailer is expanding its connected-home inventory online and in hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores.

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Want an IPv4 Internet address? Get in line

North America's Internet registry has started a waiting list for requests it can't fulfill.