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Microsoft's Lumia Denim release is coming for Windows Phone

Microsoft begins pushing Denim, including Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 and some long-awaited camera improvements, but users in its home country won't be the first to get it.

HP Omen: A sexy, thin and stylish gaming laptop

HP's new Omen marks the return of Voodoo DNA to gaming laptops with a thin and relatively powerful gaming laptop.

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Minuum Keyboard makes it easier to be a bilingual user with multiple-language support

It's hard enough trying to keep your family's heritage alive in this homogenous world, but at least there's a keyboard app that won't diss you for speaking two languages.

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Google gives Inbox by Gmail handy upgrades for tablets and Android Wear

Keep your phone in your pocket by archiving a message or dictating a reply right from your wrist.

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How to train your staff on cyber security (and make it stick)

Getting your employees to take cyber security seriously can be a challenge. Use this hands-on approach to get them invested in securing crucial data.

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Give yourself a present (or twenty): Steam's Holiday Sale is here

Merry Gabemas and a Happy Steam Year!

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No fitness for Christmas: Jawbone delays UP3 until 2015

Oh snap, you may have to postpone your New Year's resolution to exercise, at least if Jawbone's UP3 fitness band was part of your plans.

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Google Maps sneaks virtual reality Easter egg into Street View

While it’s designed for Google Cardboard, anyone get a taste of virtual reality in the Google Maps Android app.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

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Hands-on: Coffee for Android Wear lets you text from your wrist without talking

Branching menus of canned text messages let you communicate without letting the whole room know.

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Purism discovered how to make open-source software laptops even more open

Purism, the creator of the freedom-obsessed Librem 15 laptop, says it has figured out way to get new Intel CPUs to play nice without proprietary firmware.

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Keep encrypted files encrypted when you back them up to the cloud

You keep selected files or folders encrypted on your internal drive. But are they protected when you use an online backup service?

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Valve's Steam Controller looks less revolutionary with every redesign

'Hey Gabe, why don't we just make an Xbox 360 controller?' says some guy at Valve, presumably.

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Nearly half a million people use the Windows 10 Tech Preview every day

Microsoft claims more activity than any previous Windows test build, and more than 1.5 million sign-ups to date.

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LG preps webOS 4K TVs with souped-up performance

Users will be able to watch 4K movies and TV series from Netflix and Amazon

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Microsoft stops offering alternative browsers to Windows users in Europe

The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said