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Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, MirrorLink: Most 2016 Volkswagen cars will have all three

The company's new MIB-II infotainment system will be compatible with all three smartphone-car interfaces. The first floor models will arrive in dealerships next week, VW says.

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Google+ is no longer required for beta testing Android apps

Android developers now have several new options for how they roll out pre-release apps to test groups.

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The next Windows 10: focus turns to Windows 10 Mobile, Lumia flagships

Speculation is that a formal announcement of Windows 10 Mobile smartphones will occur in September, with shipments starting in October.

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How to uninstall programs and apps in Windows 10

You can still use the Control Panel, but there are also options to uninstall from the Start menu and the Settings app.

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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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Microsoft's Groove Music hits Android, the web, and Sonos

Xbox Music is almost gone for good, and its replacement is looking a lot better.

Researchers develop astonishing Web-based attack on a computer's DRAM

The Rowhammer problem can be exploited using JavaScript over the Web, researchers have found.

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Spotify gets the IFTTT treatment

Most of Spotify's If This Then That recipes will be familiar to users of the recently launched Deezer IFTTT channel.

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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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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg: Video today, virtual reality tomorrow

The Facebook CEO seems set on virtual reality as the next medium for sharing content.

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Google Play search ads now available for all Android devs

Expect to soon see promoted apps when you search for content in the Play Store.

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Angry Birds 2 is the 'sequel' you've been waiting for

Can't get enough of smashing those green piggies? Good, neither can Rovio.

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Can your old PC run Windows 10? The answer will surprise you

How low can you go? Pretty low, you just don't want to be there.

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Satechi's $23 'Cortana button' brings the digital assistant to your car or countertop

The Bluetooth-connected button can call up Microsoft's virtual assistant with minimal effort and will be available in late August.

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Pebble Time Steel will be missing some metal for a while

Due to production problems with the smartwatch's metal band, users will only get leather bands at first.