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Synaptics' Clearforce technology to bring 3D Touch-style screens to Android

A pressure-sensitive display will open up another layer of interaction beyond the usual staple of touches and swipes.


Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google unveils a plan to make the open web more tolerable in hopes of fending off Apple and Facebook.

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When will your phone get Android Marshmallow? Here's what we know so far

Whether you have a Samsung, Motorola, LG, HTC, or Nexus, we run down all the latest news and rumors about when Marshmallow is coming your way.


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AT&T exclusivity would be a disaster for the Lumia 950, the first Windows 10 Phone

Don't call it an exclusive, but right now it looks like the only place you'll find the Lumia 950 in November is at AT&T.

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Spec showdown: Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro, from cheapest to priciest

If there was any doubt which product Microsoft was gunning for, the spec sheet makes it abundantly clear.


Existing Windows Phones will start getting Windows 10 in December

Wondering when you're phone will get the Windows 10 update? There isn't a firm date yet, but Microsoft says it will happen in December.

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Star Wars Battlefront beta impressions: Better than the prequel films

The Battlefront beta opens to everyone on Thursday, but we got the chance to check it out a bit early.

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Windows 10 users back away from the Edge browser

Microsoft's new Edge browser has been largely ignored by U.S. users of Windows 10, an online measurement company said.

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HP Envy 34 all-in-one lives up to its name with a luscious, curved 34-inch screen

HP's Envy 34 features a curved panel and Skylake CPUs.

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HP's gorgeous Spectre 13 X360 gets a Skylake upgrade and a slight name change

HP's sexy milled aluminum Spectre 13 X360 gets a new CPU and color too


HP Spectre 12 X2 hands-on: Surface Pro-like performance without the Surface Pro price

HP's take on the Surface will give you Pro performance at almost non-pro pricing.

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HP breathes new life into the colorful laptop that kicked off the 'cheap PC' movement

HP's $200 Streambook 11 gets a new color, better screen and better CPU

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Verizon will use its mobile supercookie to target customers with AOL ads

In an update to its privacy policy, Verizon has warned its customers that it will use its mobile supercookie to target ads from the AOL network displayed on sites around the Web.

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EU Safe Harbor ruling could have bearing on Microsoft email dispute

Microsoft has cited a ruling by an European Court on transatlantic transfers of personal data as having a bearing on its litigation over turning over email held in Ireland to U.S. law enforcement.


Clothing retailer Uniqlo uses brain waves to match customers with t-shirts

Japanese retailer Uniqlo is using a novel method to match t-shirts with potential buyers by analyzing their brain patterns.