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Microsoft begins to update Outlook.com with add-ins, Clutter, more

Remember the add-ins that Microsoft began pushing at its Build conference? They're just beginning to roll out.

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Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House results

Some searches for racist terms that previously triggered the White House now return nothing.

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Chromebook craze won't abate this year

Chromebooks could however face competition from low-cost Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices.

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HP's profit slips 21 percent as services business stumbles

The company says it's on track to divide into two companies in November.

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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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Happy birthday, Surface Pro 3! But you're not the future any more

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 turned one year old this week. But instead of celebrating, we should be wondering when a Windows 10 Surface phone will take its place.

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How to restart your Android phone into safe mode

Is it an app that's acting up? Or is it Android itself that's causing you headaches? Find out for sure with Android's safe mode.

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Ecoisme will monitor your home's electricity consumption to help you save money on your electric bill

This intelligent device will track the energy use of any device and give you tips on to use less electricity.

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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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The Witcher 3 gets a graphics-boosting PC patch as furor erupts over visual quality

"There are complex technical reasons behind it," says studio head Adam Badowski.

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Sling TV lands on Android TV with $50 Nexus Player discount

Google's television platform is getting a little more hospitable to people who've ditched cable TV.

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Report: Google prepping Android-based 'Internet of Things' operating system

'Brillo' could run on any low-powered device that connects to the Internet, even if it doesn't have a screen.

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Apple restores iCloud after global disruption hinders services

Apple said the issue, the cause of which is still unknown, hit 40 percent of its users.

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NSA planned to hijack Google Play Store, Samsung app store to deliver malware

The program also exposed a major browser vulnerability, which government agents reportedly exploited for years.

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Nvidia confirms 500GB, Android TV-powered Shield Pro console is real

An Nvidia customer representative says in an online forum the Pro model will launch alongside the 16GB variant.