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Ditch the cables with WattUp wire-free charging

Energous' WattUp wire-free system powers devices up to 15 feet away from a router.

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Supporting Linux wasn't 'worthwhile,' says creator of one of 2015's best PC games

On the plus side, Obsidian says actually creating a Linux port of Pillars of Eternity wasn't difficult.

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Google to expand tests of self-driving cars in Austin with its own prototypes

Google will for the first time take its marshmallow-shaped self-driving car beyond its home turf in California and onto the streets of Austin, Texas. Kids at a local event in the Texas capital said the car looked like "the future."

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Microsoft's phones don't infringe patents, U.S. ITC rules

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Friday that Microsoft's mobile devices don't infringe on patents relating to wireless standards, reversing a previous determination in the case.

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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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Google life sciences group to wage war on diabetes

Google may still be working on a name for its recently spun off life sciences group, but the division already has a foe: diabetes.

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Microsoft slips user-tracking tools into Windows 7, 8 amidst Windows 10 privacy storm

Worried about Windows 10's deep-reaching user tracking? Some of it's coming to Windows 7 and 8, too.

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Report: New LG Nexus 5 to launch by end of September with Snapdragon 808 and 1080p display

The device is said to have a 5.2-inch screen, a 1080p display, and join the USB Type-C revolution.

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

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Sling TV's live television streaming lands on Amazon's Fire tablets

Dish Network's revolutionary Sling TV video service keeps expanding its wings.

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Google Play Services 8.1 paves the way for Android Pay

A series of screenshots detail for the first time how the payment process will look when using the Google Wallet successor.

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Xbox One Elite bundle moves consoles closer to SSDs

The latest version of the console comes straight outta Redmond with a blinged out controller and a hybrid disk drive -- not quite an SSD, but close.

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Report: Leaked Sony Xperia Z5 video shows off 4K screen

It would be the first smartphone with a resolution this high, though whether that's even necessary is a whole other matter.

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LG SmartThinQ sensor makes old appliances Internet-aware

LG makes a sensor for dumb appliances, and it's not as silly as it seems.

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Google makes Android Wear for iOS official, giving Apple Watch a bit more competition

Will iPhone users even care about Android Wear watches? They might if they're fully vested in Google services, and want a round smartwatch.

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Razer is almost ready to sell its intriguing Nabu fitness band

The Nabu’s combination of health tracking and on-screen notifications remains unique among fitness bands. Can Razer finally ship the darned thing?