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TAG Heuer's smartwatch plans aren't limited to Intel

The luxury watchmaker says it's planning multiple partnerships and eying acquisitions

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Pebble rides Android Wear's coattails with actionable notifications

The ability to quickly take action on e-mails and text messages is one of the best parts of Android Wear. Now Pebble is giving Android users the same feature.

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Netflix embraces Android Wear, but fails to turn your watch into a true remote

Netflix's new Android app sends social notifications to tell you what's on, but its Android Wear support doesn't yet connect the dots with Chromecast for streaming video nirvana.

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Comcast will bring HBO Go to Roku owners at last

After 'several months' of negotiations, Roku and Comcast end their unexplained standoff over HBO Go streaming.

Want to stay anonymous? Don't wear a camera

Next time you strap on a GoPro or other wearable camera, keep in mind that your movement pattern could be identified like a fingerprint.

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Skype Translator Preview brings almost-real-time translation to Windows 8.1

Microsoft flips the switch on its conversation translation tech, though it's invite-only for now.

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Next-gen Intel NUC images reveal new enclosures, possible wireless charging

Intel may have more than just newer Broadwell processors up its sleeve as it revamps its miniature NUC bare-bones PCs.

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HTC Desire Eye review: A fine phone that should be a little cheaper

HTC's selfie phone is only slightly less expensive than the flagship One (M8), but some problems with its headlining camera features leave a greater gulf in quality.

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Microsoft hints at PC gaming news during Windows 10's consumer reveal

The consumer side of Windows 10 may include some perks for PC gaming, but does Microsoft have more than just DirectX 12 up its sleeve?

Windows 7 users urged to uninstall broken update that wreaks havoc on software

KB3004394 causes numerous problems, including AMD driver issues and failure to install future updates.

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The moocher's guide to cutting the cable cord

So you got rid of cable, but now you're going through withdrawal. If you're willing to bend the rules, you might be able to rely on the generosity of loved ones willing to share passwords.

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$30 Movo Wave fitness band ships, with one big caveat

Movo pushes fitness trackers ever closer to the bargain bin, but being tied to the company's own fitness app isn't ideal.

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Microsoft's cross-platform push continues with MSN apps for iOS and Android

The informational apps formerly known as Bing are no longer exclusive to Windows devices.

Iowa's smartphone driver's license is a big step toward all-digital wallets

The state will offer a free driver's license app in 2015, though it may face some hurdles in fully replacing a physical document.

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HTC says its upcoming wearable is not a smartwatch

Forget those rumors of an Android Wear watch from HTC. The company says it'll have a different kind of wearable to show off next month.