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The free Windows 10 Creators Update will have all these upgrades

Windows 10's Creators Update is almost all about 3D creation, from good ol' Paint to HoloLens, but people matter, too. Check out all the new features here.

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Amazon adds Dash buttons for 60 more products

Amazon's tap-to-order physical Dash buttons are taking over the world, and more brands in the U.S. are signing up.

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$35 DirecTV Now streaming TV service launches in November with 100 channels

It took eight months after the initial announcement, but DirecTV Now live TV streaming is almost here.

Opera 41 speeds up start times for tab addicts

Opera 41 doesn't have any stellar new features, but it does improve performance for start-up times, battery life, and CPU usage.


How to pin the Recent Items folder to File Explorer in Windows 10

File Explorer already has a recent-items section in the Quick Access section. But this one's better.

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Google's Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

When it comes to ease of repair, Google's first in-house smartphone is much easier to deal with than its predecessor.


Nvidia rushes hotfix after bad GeForce driver broke Windows 10's Start menu, apps

The Game Ready 375.57 driver Nvidia released on Friday broke some Windows 10 features, but it was quickly replaced.


3 handy image tools you can use in File Explorer

File Explorer's Manage tab for photos has some quick-and-easy photo-management tools for Windows 8 and Windows 10 users.

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Facebook wants to replace Yelp with your friends' recommendations

Facebook wants to make it easy to get recommendations from your friends on where to eat and which shows to see.


Vudu starts streaming free, ad-supported 'Movies on Us'

Vudu is offering some free movies for streaming, but don't expect to find any recent releases.

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How to find out what Facebook knows about you

Facebook uses your online activity to build an advertising profile about you. Here's how to look at (and edit) some of that information.

Amazon wants your photos: Family Vault will be a pix-sharing perk for Prime users

Amazon's latest Prime perk lets the whole family pool their photos into a single, shared online storage space. And if you buy more stuff along the way, Amazon won't mind.


Cheap airfares: Google Flights helps you snag the best by predicting price changes

Cheap airfares: Everyone wants them, and Google Flights will help by telling you when prices are expected to go up—or down.

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The Xbox One's first email app is here, and it's not Outlook

MailOnX is the Xbox One's first email app, because nothing says gaming like productivity software.

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Report: Apple slams the brakes on electric Apple Car to focus on auto software

Don't count on seeing an actual Apple Car anytime soon, but a future car may still run on Apple's self-driving platform.