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Ubuntu Touch finds a home on a conflict-free, fair-trade, user-maintainable handset

UBports will show off Ubuntu Touch on a Fairphone 2 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Best surge protector

Far better than ordinary power strips, these products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous power spikes. We'll help you pick the right one for your home or small office.

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Why AMD had to change the Zen name to Ryzen for its new chip architecture

AMD changed its Zen chip architecture's name to Ryzen to provide a defensible trademark, crossing a space probe with Japanese Buddhist calligraphy.

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Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year

Verizon said Wednesday it will launch pre-commercial 5G service in 11 markets around the U.S. by the middle of this year, joining rival AT&T in aggressively deploying the future technology.

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Researchers prove that a hard drive's LED light can be used to covertly leak data

The seemingly harmless blinking lights on servers and desktop PCs may give away secrets if a hacker can hijack them with malware.

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Windows 10's Mail app users start seeing the Focused Inbox organization feature

Some Windows 10 users are starting to see a Focused Inbox feature show up in the Mail app.

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Halo Wars 2 review: Spinning its Warthog wheels in a stagnant RTS genre

Littered with microtransactions and featuring the same half-dozen campaign missions you've played since the days of ye ol' StarCraft, Halo Wars 2 is not the RTS genre's salvation.

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New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won’t be able to recover their files, even if they pay.

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Staples is selling a 24-inch HP all-in-one for $500

If you need a solid desktop system for everyday home computing, you can grab HP's Pavilion 24-b016 at a very reasonable price today.

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Test your PC's Ghost Recon: Wildlands performance in this weekend's open beta

Want to go crazy in fictional-Bolivia? Well from February 23 to 27 you can in the Ghost Recon: Wildlands open beta—and you can start preloading it now.

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AMD's Ryzen launches March 2, outperforming Intel's Core i7 at a fraction of the price

With an aggressive mix of price and performance, AMD's Ryzen will charge into the high-end PC processor space next week. Analysts say Intel may be forced onto the defensive.

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Google Camera update adds shutter sound toggle, zoom bar, exposure tweaks

A minor update to the camera app for Nexus and Pixel phones brings minor, but welcome, quality-of-life improvements.

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Radeon Vega logo, graphics card design revealed at AMD's Ryzen event

AMD's Ryzen tech event was all about CPUs, but we learned more about Radeon Vega graphics cards, too.

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Instagram's new galleries will let you share multiple photos per post

Instagram was already a time-suck. This new feature is going to make it worse.

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Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti graphics card launch teased by GeForce website countdown

Nvidia's GeForce website all but confirms the GTX 1080 Ti is being revealed at GDC 2017.