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Launch of Valve and HTC's Vive VR headset (mostly) delayed until 2016

After saying the Vive would launch in time for the holidays, HTC and Valve now say availability for the headset will be very limited until 2016.

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6 only-for-iPad gestures you need to know

Nope, you can't pinch your iPhone's display to get to the home screen, nor can you swipe directly through your open apps—but you can if you're an iPad user. Read on for six gotta-know, only-for-iPad gestures.

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Chrome will start freezing non-vital Flash elements on web pages soon

Google will stop some Flash content from automatically playing starting Sept. 1, a move it decided on earlier this year to improve browser performance.

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11 signs that your cellular data limit is too low

If you find yourself obsessively checking your data usage after every action on your phone, it might be time to spring for a bigger data plan.

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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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Apple, Samsung battle to the end over damages payment

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync FAQ: How variable refresh rate displays make PC games super-smooth

Imagine games without stuttering or tearing. Games without ghosting. Two rival technologies both promise that—learn more about them here.

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From AMD Nano to Skylake, 11 reasons why August was awesome for hardware

It's been a great summer to be a PC hardware enthusiast. Here's everything August brought, from AMD, Intel, Nvidia, and even Google.

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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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Power2U USB charger outlet review: The convenience isn’t worth the bother

A power receptacle with built-in USB charging ports sounds like a great idea, but the manufacturer’s execution sucks.

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Facebook hits milestone: One billion people logged in on Monday

Facebook said it had 968 million daily users in July.

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Windows 10 build 10532 is here, with revamped menus and a few big bugs

Hope you weren't using Windows Hello. Or 64-bit Chrome. Both of those are broken in this build. But at least you can send your feedback straight to Twitter.

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Mobile credit reader for iOS devices brings Apple Pay to small retailers

A partnership between Apple and a credit card processing company could add local retailers to list of merchants that accept Apple Pay.

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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

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Acer founder Shih says company would 'welcome' a takeover

Acer honorary chairman Stan Shih said that the company would welcome a corporate takeover, but buyers wouldn't be getting much.