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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.

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Oculus Rift's consumer model will launch in early 2016, after Valve's VR headset

Oculus has been busy wrapping up ecosystem support for the Oculus Rift, but the delay may cost it the crucial first-to-market status for the fledgling field of VR.

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OneDrive roadmap reveals offline mobile viewing and 'next-gen' desktop sync

Having won the war on cloud storage pricing, Microsoft turns its attention to ease-of-access.

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Buy a GeForce graphics card, get The Witcher 3 and Batman: Arkham Knight free

Nvidia ups its original Witcher 3 deal to add copies of Batman: Arkham Knight to any GTX 980 or 970 purchase. But you'll have to act fast.

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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.

Ubuntu may beat Windows 10 to phone-PC convergence after all

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth says Canonical will launch a phone capable of being used as a PC later in 2015, possibly ahead of Windows 10 phones.

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Android Wear 5.1: Finally, the platform feels a little less beta

The software is only available on the LG Watch Urbane so far, so we tested it out to see if Android Wear has improved.

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Home Depot wants to start accepting Apple Pay

The Home Depot is aiming to the largest retailer yet to support Apple Pay, as long as it can cut a deal with Apple.

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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Lawmakers move to end warrantless surveillance of U.S. residents

A new bill would require law enforcement agencies to get warrants before searching NSA databases for U.S. communications

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Cox brings gigabit Internet to additional cities, with more planned for summer

Gigabit Internet is all the rage in the United States and Cox is the latest company to roll out blazing fast Internet to more markets.

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Comcast makes a bigger smart home push with more devices, developer tools

Subscribers will be able to control their smart homes through Comcast's mobile apps, voice control remote, and X1 set-top box.

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The Internet of Things will take a beating at DefCon hacking contest

Hackers will compete on findings flaws in off-the-shelf Internet-enabled embedded devices

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Uber stops operations in Kansas over new legislation

The state legislature overruled a veto on the legislation by the governor

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The best S-Pen apps for your Samsung Galaxy Note

Put that tiny stylus to use with these productivity tools, artistic apps, and games.

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