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Blistering fast fiber broadband can drive up your home's value

A new study says having fiber broadband access can drive up your home's value by more than 3 percent.

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Microsoft Research says its lens system can improve the Oculus Rift's vision

Microsoft's design uses lenses that may cost $225 per eye and a high-end 3D printer to produce the lens casing.

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Get your Snapchat fix with Facebook's new silly photos

Facebook's new photo uploader for iOS lets you make silly creations by overlaying text, stickers, emojis and filters.

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OnePlus 2 leaks show sleek, Nexus-style build with fingerprint sensor

OnePlus claims its new fingerprint scanner unlocks the device faster than Apple's Touch ID.

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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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Valve's 'Get it early' Steam Machine preorders sell out

If you want a Steam Machine, you'll have to wait until November like some sort of plebe.

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SOMA hands-on: Underwater, no one can hear you scream

Frictional's latest horror game proves the studio still knows how to get under your skin better than any other team out there.

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How Google uses robots to test Android phones for lag

The Chrome TouchBot checks for touchscreen latency on both Android and Chrome OS devices.

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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Offline 'OK Google' capability found hidden inside latest Google app for Android update

An excavation into version 4.8 of the Google app also uncovers insecure network warnings, new voice commands, and more tie-ins to what's around you.

Surface, Windows RT tablets receiving promised update soon (but not Windows 10)

Windows RT was a compromise for ARM-based tablets, and so is its upgrade path: new features, but not the whole, new operating system.

Malwarebytes offers amnesty to pirates amid licensing overhaul

To avoid leaving legitimate users behind, the anti-malware vendor hands out free licenses for faulty keys.

Samsung's next-gen tech could spawn smaller, supercharged batteries

Samsung researchers have found a way to make silicon a more viable material for future lithium-ion batteries.

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Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds

Two U.S. academics have published a report slamming Google's practice of blending links to its own services with general search results.

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Diablo-like Lego Minifigures Online MMO polished up, abandons free-to-play

Lego Minifigures Online launched last year and you probably didn't know it. So now Lego's trying again, without all the gross free-to-play hooks.