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Cyanogen's CTO riffs on Alcatel phones and the relationship with Google

Cyanogen co-founder Steve Kondik says Alcatel "really gets what we do" after cementing plans to sell the HERO 2+ for $299 in North America.

5 gadgets that made us either cheer or cry at Mobile World Congress 2015

Killer or filler? We cherry-pick three winners and two losers from all the gear we saw at Mobile World Congress 2015.

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Motorola's president lauds the Lenovo acquisition and disses smartwatches with LTE

Motorola's Rick Osterloh shares small tidbits of relevance on joining the Lenovo family, the success of the Moto E, and where smartwatch design is heading.

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Rejoice! Xbox One wireless controller adapter finally coming to Windows PCs

As part of Microsoft's efforts to bring WIndows and Xbox closer together, it'll finally release an Xbox One wireless controller adapter for PCs.

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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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Intel's full speed ahead on Skylake chips for tablets, PCs, servers

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says partners, including PC makers, are looking forward to Skylake.

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Suddenly, net neutrality doesn't look so great for 5G

While regulators look for equal treatment, 5G envisions lots of special services. So who's going to win?

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The other guys: Canonical and Jolla trot out alternatives to Android, iOS

The smartphone OSes have something different, in a good way, to offer those looking for smartphone OS alternatives.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Google is ditching Chrome support for Ice Cream Sandwich devices

If you're still on Android 4.0, it may be time to start looking for a new phone.

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Nvidia surprise launches the 12GB GeForce Titan X, 'the most advanced GPU ever'

Just, you know, the 'most advanced GPU ever,' according to Nvidia chief Jen-Hsun Huang, who casually dropped by an Epic Games presentation to launch the new GeForce Titan X GPU.

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Government hustles to enact privacy rules for drones

The agency will host a series of meetings on privacy best practices for drones in the coming months.

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Hands-on: HTC's Vive headset made this virtual reality noob a virtual reality believer

HTC gave me 20 minutes in a room with its new Vive VR headset. It was the most fun I've had in a while—and I didn't even play any games!

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Google confirms poor performance is to blame for reneged Android Lollipop encryption pledge

Full encryption is still the goal, but many Android handset makers still need to work out the kinks with Lollipop performance.

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NBC may launch a cheap streaming service just for comedy

The big cable bundle continues to crumble as NBC ponders a standalone streaming video service for comedy fans.

How HTC's Vive VR headset made me a believer in virtual reality

For 20 minutes, I existed in an immersive world unlike the one I live and breathe in every day.

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The new Contacts Preview drags Google's address book out of the Netscape era

You can finally eliminate all of those annoying duplicate entries in one fell swoop.

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Nvidia's Shield console won me over, but not for the reasons you think

Nvidia's lightweight game console will struggle to find a market, but it already has at least one buyer.