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Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Assassin's Creed Syndicate review: One of the best, but it's still just Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is a "return to form," but maybe a change would do the series some good.

WhatsApp on iOS

WhatsApp update brings rich link previews, starred messages, and other goodies

The messaging app also plays nicely with Marshmallow's new sharing feature.

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Black Friday deals: 10 tech doorbusters worth fighting the crowds

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These 10 tech deals truly are.

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Cyber Monday tech deals that truly save you serious money

We've sifted through the ads and the deals-that-aren't-really-deals to find Cyber Monday tech sales that absolutely, positively don't suck.

Steam Exploration Sale

Steam Exploration Sale kicks off with steep discounts on Fallout, Wolfenstein, Mad Max, The Witcher 3, and more

But say goodbye to Daily Deals and Flash Deals. The Steam Sale is dead, long live the Steam Sale.

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How to skip the Black Friday crowds and still find great deals online

Black Friday shopping madness is right around the corner. This year, don't bother hitting the stores when you can find many deals online.

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This Old Tech: There’s nothing like M.U.L.E. on an Atari 800 to bring a family together

Advanced custom silicon made the Atari 800 a very special multiplayer machine.We set it up on a 1983-era TV set for the full retro experience.

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Lenovo patches serious vulnerabilities in PC system update tool

For the third time in less than six months PC manufacturer Lenovo has had to update the System Update tool pre-loaded on some of its products for security reasons.

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The Tor Project seeks broader public support through a crowdfunding drive

Details were sparse, but the Tor Project's funding drive will likely help improve its technology and make important anonymity tools easier to use and more widely available.

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Fossil's new Android Wear watch is ready for holiday shoppers with $295 price tag

The stainless steel Fossil Q Founder is leading the watch maker's push into the connected device era.


Android TV gets proof-of-concept hack, but don’t panic

Proof-of-concept Android TV hack shows the risks--still mostly theoretical--of smart TVs.

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LG to offer Roku-powered smart TVs

The company says the entry-level TVs are a one-off effort and it has no plans to ditch WebOS.


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AMD's Radeon Software Crimson doesn't live up to the hype on Linux

AMD's vaunted new Radeon Software Crimson delivers improved performance and a slick new interface on Windows, but doesn't offer much for Linux gamers.

Grove Labs Ecosystem

Grove Labs brings its fish-powered smart indoor garden to Kickstarter

Grow your own organic food with the mostly automated Grove Ecosystem, which uses fish poop as plant fertilizer.


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After a lapse, Intel looks to catch up with Moore's Law again

For Intel, the temporary inability to keep up with Moore's Law -- the foundation of its business -- was a minor embarrassment, but the company is trying hard to catch up.