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Samsung brings SideSync phone connectivity to all Windows PCs

Screen mirroring and keyboard control no longer require a Samsung PC.

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AMD refreshes Never Settle Forever bundle to include R-series cards, indie games

AMD's latest cards now come with up to three free games.

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Time Warner and Comcast push hassle-free, automatic Wi-Fi 2.0 hotspots

Hotspot 2.0 technology lets users automatically connect to any hotspot after a single login.

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Buy once, play anywhere: First universal Windows apps hit Microsoft app stores

"Buy once, play anywhere" comes to Microsoft's ecosystem.

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How to install Windows Phone 8.1 right now

Why wait? Microsoft's developer preview is actually open to anyone who's a little adventurous.

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The future of Live Tiles could be more widget-like and interactive

The forward-looking folks at Microsoft Research demo'd Live Tiles that scroll and expand. It's still just an experiment, but it sure sounds cool.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives: Everything you need to know

Samsung's latest flagship phone hits 125 countries and all the big U.S. carriers.

on greenbot.com

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T-Mobile adds more free tablet data, knocks off the hardware premium

Subscribers can now snag an LTE-enabled tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model.

on techhive.com

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Dropbox and you: A future where apps drive cloud storage

Price wars and freebies are out. Hooking you into paid services is in.

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Netflix 4K streaming is now live

If you've got the hardware, House of Cards will look a lot sharper.

on techhive.com

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Windows 8.1 Update is required for future Windows 8.1 patches

There's no need to worry unless you've disabled automatic updates.

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Microsoft adds a gaming bundle for the Surface Pro 2

Getting a Surface? Might as well grab a Wireless Xbox 360 controller and a couple of games for the same price.

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The Windows XP upgrade question: Windows 7 or Windows 8?

Ready or not, it's time to move on from Windows XP. Here's how to choose your next operating system.

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Meet Novena, the pricey PC that's open-source inside and out

Open your wallet wide, very wide, for this open-source, Kickstarter-funded, homespun laptop.

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Why Windows is free, but not on your PC

Microsoft shakes up its business model without touching its cash cow.