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Windows 10 Insider option makes desktop and mobile testing less scary

Microsoft's Release Preview Ring is for users who can't quite stomach the Fast Ring of Windows 10 Insider builds.

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Google Play Store can now use your Gmail itineraries for app recommendations

If this creeps you out it can be turned off, but it may be a nice way to discover some new apps to ease your travel woes.

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Amazon Fire Kids Edition: Best Kids Tablet under $100

If you're looking for an inexpensive kid's tablet that is easy to use, durable and safe, the Fire Kids Edition fits the spec.

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YouTube Red adds original programming behind the paywall

YouTube's paid subscription service kicks off programming push with PewDiePie, AwesomenessTV, and more.

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Google Maps improves navigation signage, links photos to reviews, and adds other new tricks

The version 9.20 update also lets you add a place to your timeline and toggle turn-by-turn directions during phone calls.

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U.S. Windows 10 Mobile phones: Vaio says no, Alcatel OneTouch says yes

The list of Windows 10 Mobile phones isn't long, but Alcatel’s Fierce XL helps fill out the low end.

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Twitter begins rolling out its algorithmic timeline, but it's opt-in—for now

Get a glimpse at Twitter's algorithmic future, whether you like it or not.

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Paul McCartney gives Skype some silly love songs

Skype announced a new set of animated "Mojis" Wednesday aimed at letting users express their love, with some help from Paul McCartney.

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Hitman hands-on preview: Ringing the Blood Money bell

Hitman's odd development and newly-announced episodic structure had us worried, but a few hours with the game assuaged most of our concerns.

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Microsoft fixes 36 flaws in IE, Edge, Office, Windows, .NET

Microsoft released its second batch of security updates for this year, addressing a total of 36 flaws in Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, Windows and .NET Framework.

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US regulator: Google's self-driving car AI could qualify as a driver

The U.S. federal transport safety regulator is coming around to the view that rules could be updated so that computers in autonomous cars can be considered as drivers, but added that the rule-making could take some time.

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Identity thieves obtain 100,000 electronic filing PINs from IRS system

The Internal Revenue Service was the target of an attack that used stolen social security numbers and other taxpayer data to obtain PINs that can be used to file tax returns electronically.

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Coming soon to HP's consumer laptops: Smoother video with AMD's FreeSync

Video on HP's laptops will be smoother with the PC maker putting AMD's FreeSync technology in more consumer laptops this year.

LibreOffice 5.1 announcement

LibreOffice 5.1: The premier open-source office suite just keeps getting better

New features include streamlined menus and remote-server support.

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Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S7

Don't trust everything you read. We rounded up the most probable rumors on the Galaxy S7 to prep you for February 21.

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