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Raspberry Pi 2 laptop coming with Pi-Top assembly kit

The Pi-Top kit will turn an otherwise stationary Raspberry Pi 2 into a portable computer.

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Sling TV subscribers will be able to get HBO as a $15-per-month add-on

There's no need to wait for HBO Now; Sling's streaming video service will reach cord cutters just in time for Game of Thrones.

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Report: Microsoft thought about giving Xbox away for free

Microsoft considered giving the original Xbox away for free, according to a new report with some of the console's original designers.

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Facebook 'riffs' on Snapchat with new group video app

Facebook's Riff app lets users create short videos, which their friends can add to.

How IT Pros Manage a 24-Hour Workday

IT can be a stressful job even for seasoned professionals. But with the right tools and a healthy outlook, you'll get along just fine.

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Everything you need to know about Device Protection in Android 5.1

It can make your phone useless to a thief, but it can also get in the way of a legitimate sale

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Google News & Weather, Sheets get new feature bumps in Update Wednseday

You can better customize your preferred topics and get push alerts about breaking news.

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This wire-free USB outlet cover is raising a killing on Kickstarter

The SnapPower Charger adds a USB port to any wall outlet with no hand-wiring required.

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Three ways to keep your IT staff productive during downtime

Help your valuable employees contribute more to the company with these three tips.

RadioShack update: User data is safe for now, while Sprint co-branding is in the works

The user data could still be sold someday, though, and the union of two troubled companies may or may not pay off. Stay tuned as the drama unfolds!

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April Fools, Android Style: See how Google, Motorola, and T-Mobile are pulling your leg today

Today is when companies let their hair down, promoting faux products like a handcrafted selfie stick or a mobile plan for pets.

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ARM fades from Windows PCs and tablets, but grows in Chromebooks

New Chromebook laptops are giving ARM a new lease on life, even as the Windows RT devices they were supposedly targeted toward get phased out.

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Google cracks down on ad-injecting Chrome extensions

But the rogue advertising problem extends way beyond browser add-ons, unfortunately.

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Acer to bring Chrome OS to an all-in-one PC, as vendors experiment

The Chrome OS still hasn't found much demand in the desktop space, but that hasn't deterred Acer.

Obama authorizes sanctions against hackers

The sanctions will help the US go after overseas attackers when foreign governments can't step in.