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Your next Android phone may come with Waze preinstalled

Offering Waze as a default installation gives Google an easy way to gain wide exposure for its social traffic application.

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Report: Microsoft's Spartan browser due in next Windows 10 preview

It sounds like you'll be able to play with the new Microsoft Spartan browser sooner rather than later.

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Google relaxes mandatory encryption requirement for Android Lollipop devices

It appears Google relaxed the requirement that hardware makers include the more stringent security.

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Android Wear crosses the one million downloads threshold

Google's smartwatch platform is starting to chug along, with plenty of new devices hitting the scene.

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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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Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan gives 1.5 billion reasons why Windows 10 will change everything

A mass migration of Microsoft’s installed base to Windows 10 will give developers one big reason to support the platform.

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Blizzard's new WoW Tokens let you play World of Warcraft without a subscription

Blizzard's venerable MMO isn't going free-to-play, but it's dabbling in alternative payment schemes nevertheless.

Windows 10: How it works across multiple devices

Whatever PC, tablet or phone you're using, the interface will remain consistent and data will follow you everywhere.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Ikea's newest furniture can charge your phone wirelessly

New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.

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T-Mobile wants to crash the Wi-Fi party to solve coverage problems

T-Mobile is moving forward on a plan to offer LTE coverage on unlicensed Wi-Fi bands, but not everyone's thrilled with the idea.

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Wasteland 2, the best game of 2014, is getting a post-release facelift and better mod tools

InXile expands its plans for the award-winning CRPG with news of a visual overhaul, thanks to Unity 5.

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Here's how Samsung made TouchWiz better on the Galaxy S6

Samsung drastically pared down how much bloatware it packs into its TouchWiz Nature UX, though this adaptation of Android Lollipop is still kinda blue.

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Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free to use

But you'll need to pay a royalty if you ship an Unreal Engine 4 creation that sees success.

Here's how Samsung made TouchWiz better on the Galaxy S6 (video)

Florence Ion takes you on a visual tour of Samsung's revamped TouchWiz interface on the Galaxy S6.

Google's new Photos and Streams chief signals changes ahead for Google+

Google+ might split in two as photos move to the forefront.

Emporia's radical Android phone packs a peel-back physical keyboard and newbie-friendly design

The Emporia Smart was made for grandparents, kids, and anybody else uncomfortable with traditional smartphones.

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Withings Activité and Activité Pop fitness trackers now play nicely with Android

The fitness tracker and watch hybrids can also sync up your health data with Google Fit.