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Someone crammed Windows 95 onto Android Wear, because why not?

Give smartwatches another 10 years, and maybe they'll run Crysis.

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HP split will force PC group to learn discipline or face irrelevance

HP's PC division has coasted for years with little innovation or impact. As an independent company, it'll need to pick a direction and stick with it.

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8 Android Wear tweaks that Google should steal from third-party apps

There's no reason the following functions couldn't be built into Android Wear itself.

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Cortana learns to speak Klingon at your command

Microsoft's virtual assistant shows its lighter side with Star Trek integration

Dubai detectives will use Google Glass facial recognition tech to ID criminals

Google's ban on Glass facial recognition gets sidestepped by the police.

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.

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Roku hops on the screen mirroring bandwagon, adding feature for Android, Windows

Screen mirroring is now available as a beta feature for Roku's Streaming Stick and player products, striking back at Chromecast and Airplay competition.

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Netflix continues assault on movie establishment with four new Adam Sandler films

Feature film push continues as Netflix tries to beat the theater system

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LG might bring WebOS to smartwatches

Palm's aging operating system could get yet another shot at relevance

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LifeTrak's new fitness tracker tells you to get more sun

The Brite 450 discourages the vampire lifestyle with ambient and blue light sensor

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Comcast brings stream-anywhere cloud DVR to major cities

So begins the long slog toward a future without set-top boxes.

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Hands-on: Pebble gets a boost with lower price and new firmware

App shortcuts and better fitness tracking make Pebble a solid smartwatch on the cheap

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Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch

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Glasstomer service: Scotland airport reps don Google's high-tech specs

Glass takes off in yet another airport, letting workers translate documents and look up flight info.

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Netflix's 'Crouching Tiger' sequel will start streaming the same day it hits theaters

The Green Legend will start streaming the same day it hits theaters.