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Chrome Beta 45 adds custom tab feature to speed up in-app browsing

The browser update also brings a new bookmarks interface and better media playback controls.

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Halo coming to Windows 10 in 2016... sort of

Okay, so it's just Halo Wars 2, not a full-fledged Halo game. But still.

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BitTorrent Sync's cloudless file syncing adds mobile productivity features

BitTorrent Sync for mobile is great if you just want to view files sent to you from PCs. Now, Sync taps into your smartphone or tablet's productive side.

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Xbox One is getting over-the-air DVR, with caveats

Users will need to bring their own hard drives, and the existing Xbox TV tuner can’t watch and record shows at the same time.

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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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Parrot backs off plan to sell Android Auto, CarPlay systems to consumers

The advanced 'infotainment' units will instead be sold directly to to auto manufacturers.

EFF’s new Do Not Track standard seeks to stop sneaky data collection

The new Do Not Track standard proposed by the EFF won’t do much for users right now, but it’s a step toward clearer rules for tracking cookies and ad brokers.

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SanDisk, Toshiba reveal world's highest capacity 3D NAND flash chips

SanDisk and Toshiba today announced a new fabrication plant: a 48-layer 3D NAND flash chip that doubles the capacity of previous chips.

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

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Apple falls to third in China smartphone rankings, while Xiaomi vaults ahead

Xiaomi led the market, while Huawei came in second.

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Can't find a Windows 10 feature? Ask Cortana for help

Microsoft has rearranged the furniture in Windows 10. To find what you need, turn to the operating system's digital personal assistant.

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Acer's insanely cheap Windows 10 Cloudbooks take aim at Chromebooks

Don't want to spend sub-$200 on a Chromebook? How about a Windows 10 laptop?

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Cleaning up botnets takes years to complete—if ever

The cleanup effort around Conficker shows how hard it is to eradicate a botnet

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Yahoo tackles large malicious ad campaign in its network

Ads with malicious code may have appeared across Yahoo's sites

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Why SMS is still the best way to message with others from your smartphone

Plain ol' texting still beats out jumping between five different instant messaging apps to reach all your contacts.

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