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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These majestic games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

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Jay-Z's Tidal gets the thumbs-up from Taylor Swift, T-Mobile

Things are going well for Tidal, the high-fidelity streaming service Jay-Z recently acquired. Taylor Swift has brought her music catalog, and T-Mobile has added the service to its list of music platforms exempt from data caps.

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Apple asks court to throw out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claims Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up.

Goodbye GPS? DARPA preparing alternative position-tracking technology

DARPA considers GPS unreliable, as it isn't always available and signals can be easily jammed.

Three ways to keep your IT staff productive during downtime

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

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Oculus's chief scientist: VR will succeed because your vision sucks

The fact that our eyes can't even tell what color that dress is? That's great for Oculus.

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Tech companies call on U.S. to end bulk collection of metadata

The provision in the Patriot Act that allows for the bulk collection of metadata expires in June.

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How Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp coexist under Facebook

Could the three apps one day control how you communicate?

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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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New 3D NAND flash will triple capacity of SSDs, Intel and Micron say

A breakthrough in NAND flash technology will increase standard 2.5-inch SSDs to 10TB and drastically reduce their cost in the process.

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No Moto tablet for you, company president says in Twitter chat

Rick Osterloh offered other tidbits, such as plans for a new Moto G with LTE and more Pure Edition devices.

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Amazon Cloud Drive's unlimited storage plans undercut rivals

Amazon Cloud Drive takes the 'bang for your buck' throne, though its services are lacking.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge preorders begin March 27

You can get your hands on one April 10, when the devices will hit stores nationwide.

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Google embraces Internet Explorer tech to help improve Chrome's scrolling

Google is building a Microsoft technology into Chrome that should help improve browser scrolling.

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Microsoft's Metro apps rechristened with a new, sixth name: Windows apps

After years of shuffling through various names for its modern app platform, Microsoft is keeping it simple with 'Windows Apps.'