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Google adds more privacy controls to its Hangouts app

The update gives you more control over how people can reach you through Google's instant messaging service.

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This week in games: Kerbal Space Podracer, World of Warcraft expansion talk, Mafia III, and more

Plus Oculus goes Pixar, Firaxicon details, Endless Space 2, and so much more. This is your gaming news wrap-up for the week of July 27-31.

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How to turn on System Restore in Windows 10 to protect against bad updates

Worried about a bad update borking your Windows 10 system? Turn on System Restore so you can roll back to a pre-update state.

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Comcast-owned NBC stations say 'no' to Sling TV ads

Sling's mockery of “Old TV” might have hit too close to home for the cable-TV giant.

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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.

New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

A consumer-focused version of Google Glass is also said to be in the works.

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Windows 10 superguide: Everything you need to know

Learn all about Windows 10's free upgrade, killer new features, and availability.

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Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Pocket wants to be the "Save Button for the Internet," and it needs your help.

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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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Windows 10 Mobile may not reach as many phones as Microsoft hoped

The free upgrade will require Microsoft's Lumia Denim update, which more than a third of U.S. Windows Phones don't have.

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How to block a phone number on your Android phone

Banish those telemarketers, or anybody else who gets annoying, from calling you for good by following a few steps.

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Sharp TVs won't be made by Sharp anymore

The Sharp TV brand isn't going away, but the company is shutting down its manufacturing plant and licensing the name to Hisense.

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Hacker steals login credentials of Bitdefender business users, attempts blackmail

The hacker exploited a vulnerability in an outdated software component to extract information from a single server

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You may be waiting 'a few weeks' for your free Windows 10 upgrade, says Microsoft

14 million PCs are already rocking with Windows 10, but your PC may not be among them for a few weeks yet.

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88,000 Nvidia Shield tablets recalled due to heat risk

Got Nvidia's 8-inch Shield Tablet? Thinks it's a hot piece of gaming equipment? You don't know the half of it.