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Extreme Edition inbound: Intel support site leaks Core i7-6950X Broadwell-E info

Broadwell-E—and its rumored 10-core CPU—pops up on Intel’s support website.

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Sony’s pricey Ultra video-streaming service goes live today, but you'll need a new high-end 4K Sony TV to use it

Just spent thousands on a Sony 4K HDR TV? Get ready to pay a premium to enjoy it to the fullest.

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Mozilla co-founder's ad-blocking Brave browser will pay you bitcoin to see safe ads

Brave, a new browser from the co-founder of Mozilla, gets serious about replacing the web’s worst ads.

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Xbox's first universal Windows apps include Hulu, NASCAR, Nickelodeon, and Dailymotion

The promise of porting Windows 10 apps to Xbox already has a few takers including Hulu and Nickelodeon.

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This iPhone SE teardown is pretty much what you’d expect

iPhone SE teardown: Apple’s smaller handset combines 2016 internals with a 2012 touchscreen.

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Amazon triples its Dash Button lineup for your Slim Jim and Red Bull emergencies

Amazon Dash Buttons expand well beyond the basics with on-demand snacks, gum, and even coconut water.

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Here’s how the consumer Oculus Rift got so much lighter and comfier

iFixit’s Oculus Rift teardown reveals special lenses for a lighter, comfier VR headset.

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Cord cutters should hope Vizio’s new smart TVs don't spark a trend

Vizio’s “Tuner-Free" TVs require extra hardware and hassle for antenna users.

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Skype is getting infused with conversational “bots”

Microsoft’s Skype bots promise to arrange appointments, order food, and book hotels, and more.

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The Windows Store gears up for all-out war with Steam

Microsoft promises mod support, overlays, G-Sync, Freesync and more as it pushes the Windows Store and Windows 10 for PC gaming.

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Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' headed to all users this summer

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update,' aka Redstone, adds more features for Windows Hello, Cortana, Ink, and more.

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EVGA's first gaming laptop is a slim, aluminum-clad beast with a 4K display

The EVGA SC17 puts high-end 4K gaming in a slick package, but is missing just one thing.

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Microsoft’s cross-platform gaming push gets real with Killer Instinct for Windows 10

Killer Instinct hits Windows 10 with cross-platform purchases, saves, and multiplayer.

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The Internet of Things is all fun and games until a racist takes over your printer

IoT security wake-up call: A white supremacist hacker sends racist documents to thousands of publicly-exposed connected printers.

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How to watch Netflix with faraway friends

Synchronize Netflix with long-distance friends using these two Chrome extensions.