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Windows 10 Home patch lets you turn off automatic app updates

Cumulative Update 5 for Windows 10 Home corrects an issue that made it impossible to disable automatic app updates through the Windows Store.

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Homefront: The Revolution hands-on: The revolution might be sanitized

A year after we first laid eyes on the game, Homefront: The Revolution looks decidedly less revolutionary.

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How to make the cursor or mouse pointer bigger

The mouse pointer isn't always clearly visible, especially if you're working on a small screen or have eyesight problems. Here's how to fix that.

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Razer's tournament-grade Wildcat wants to replace your Xbox One controller

Four extra buttons, a built-in headset adapter, and rubber grips will set you back $150.

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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.

In-flight WiFi speeds up

Gogo’s 2Ku service received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration this week, clearing the way for it to be installed on commercial airplanes later this year.

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Five to Try: Cortana is ready to assist, and Lara Croft GO is a puzzling treat

Grab these new and updated Android apps and be set for the weekend.

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This week in PC gaming: Cliff Bleszinski’s LawBreakers defies gravity, XCOM 2 defies release

Plus: The Witcher 3 sells 6 million copies and Just Cause 3 wants to give you a real-life island. This is all the gaming news you need to know for the week of August 24, 2015.

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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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Rumor: Android Wear will soon work with iOS

There's a hint baked into the new Huawei Watch listings on Amazon about Android Wear compatibility with the iPhone.

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How to track your favorite sports teams with Cortana in Windows 10

Want to know how badly the Jets are doing for this upcoming NFL season? Let Cortana deliver the bad news.

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Inbox on the web now lets you format text in email replies

This missing add-in gives you one more reason to go all-in with Inbox instead of Gmail.

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Google searches for apps now appear in a splashy new layout

The new design is an effort to make it easier to discover and download more apps from the Play Store.

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Smartwatches, smartphones and TVs vie for IFA spotlight

Consumer electronics companies are ready to rumble at Berlin's huge IFA technology trade show.

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Apple is helping the U.S. defense department develop wearable tech

Apple and Hewlett-Packard, among other organizations, will develop flexible, thin sensors that could be placed on uniforms and in the tight spaces on ships or aircraft.

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Dell's first gaming display doesn't really pack G-Sync Gen II, but it still looks nice

Dell said its first-ever gaming monitor packs a previously unannounced second-generation implementation of G-Sync. Nvidia says nope.