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Windows 10: The 10 best new features you should try first

From Cortana to the fancy new Start menu, you won't want to miss these Windows 10 features.

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How to make your Android device safe for kids

Let your kids learn and play on your phone or tablet without fear of stumbling into risqué content—or mucking up your stuff.

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5 must-know Windows 10 tips and tricks

Dive right into some of Windows 10's coolest new features with these tips for the Start menu, Cortana, virtual desktops and more.

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Windows 7 holdouts: Why diehard users refuse to move to Windows 10

We asked, you answered. From legacy software to pure suspicion, the people speak about why they're staying right where they are, thank you.

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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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On your mark, get set, update! Windows 10 is here

Microsoft launches its new operating system worldwide.

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Microsoft: Making Windows 10 was like 'ordering pizza for 1.5 billion people'

How Microsoft tackled the challenge of updating one of the world's most popular operating systems.

The top 5 features of Windows 10

These five innovative, useful features sell Windows 10 all by themselves.

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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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The 10 best hidden features of Windows 10

Windows 10 isn't all Cortana and the Start menu, you know. Follow the ninjacat to find the best stuff under the hood.

It's not just Amazon that has a delivery drone

Workhorse, an Ohio-based electric truck maker, has a drone that flies right off the top of its trucks.

Amazon proposes drone superhighways

Amazon has unveiled a bold plan to have dedicated airspace for drones, where its delivery drones and others can zip around autonomously at high speed

Windows 10: The 5 features you'll want to try first

Dive straight into Windows 10's best features, from customizing the Start menu to chatting with Cortana. We'll show you how.

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More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadband

HBO’s Internet-only subscription service is now available to Verizon’s FiOS and high-speed Internet customers.

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Hands on with Windows 10's Windows Hello: It just works

Windows 10's facial authentication feature recognizes you when you sit down in front of your PC. One day, it could kill the password.

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Amazon Launchpad store will sell goods from startups

Startups should have products that can ship immediately or within 90 days, Amazon said.

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Obama won't pardon Snowden, despite petition

The NSA leaker should return to the US and face charges, an Obama advisor says.

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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you know!

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Set Windows 10's Wi-Fi connections as metered to download forced updates at your own pace

Want to avoid Windows updates downloaded to your PC automatically? Setting your connection as metered can help avoid that.