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Linksys is first to market with a working multi-user MIMO router, the $280 EA8500

Yes, there are a few MU-MIMO-“ready” routers on the market today, but the firmware to enable that feature doesn’t exist.

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Windows Media Center is dying. Here's how the Xbox can replace it

Microsoft will leave its living-room software behind when Windows 10 arrives. Now it's up to the Xbox to do what the PC never could.

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Instagram engineer delves into emoji madness

The company's engineers did painstaking work to allow users to search by emoji.

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Intel increases its hiring among women, minorities

Intel's also investing $5 million in an education program in Oakland, California.

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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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AMD vows to compete in the high-end PC market again, from CPUs to GPUs

AMD chief executive Lisa Su says the most important thing for AMD to do is "gain profitable market share," and that road leads back to high-end products.

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AMD pivots back to high-performance computing in next-gen Zen CPU core

AMD pins its future on a high-performance, enthusiast and server-class chip called Zen.

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Confirmed: AMD's next-gen Radeon graphics will use high-bandwidth memory

The rumors about AMD's next flagship graphics card using cutting-edge high-bandwidth memory technology are true, the company confirmed Wednesday.

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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Sony launches the Xperia C4, promising wide-angle 'PROselfies'

The newest member of the Sony lineup have a 5MP front-facing camera and a bunch of software features for the selfie-obsessed.

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Your house is filled with vampires that suck $100s from your wallet annually

Blame all those devices operating on standby mode even while they’re supposedly “off.” We’ll show you how to put a stake in their hearts.

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Google I/O 2015 schedule is live, hints at existence of Android M

Or at least it did, until Google pulled the session name and description.

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PCWorld's May Digital Edition Goes Hands on with Surface 3

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF Replica Edition.

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Tencent, Qihoo antimalware firms are accused of cheating, stripped of rankings in antivirus tests

Several independent testing firms claim the accused companies submitted programs specially tuned to ace the benchmarks.

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Google's Project Fi forces you to use or lose your Google Voice number

The first invites are rolling out for those who signed up, and they indicate you have to go all-in with Google Voice.