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Microsoft Office kills Clip Art, replaces it with Bing

You'd better enjoy Microsoft's cheesy, royalty-free image catalog while you can, as it'll soon give way to the vast spoils of the Internet.

House of Cards Season 3 will hit on February 27, making it Netflix's biggest original series

As the political thriller's success continues, the company has more reason than ever to produce new original content, some already in the works.

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Razer Nabu smartband aims for the sweet spot in a crowded market

Razer's first foray into wearables will launch on December 2, but faces a more challenges than it did during its January announcement.

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Surging Windows 8.1 overtakes Windows XP usage

Microsoft is doing a fine job of burying Windows XP, but Windows 7 proves resilient.

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How to turn a Chromebox into a video-streaming workhorse

A Chrome OS desktop computer can be a powerful tool in a cord cutter's arsenal, serving up the full Web for under $200. But it does take some finagling, and won't be for everyone.

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11 Cyber Monday tech deals that truly save you serious money

We've sifted through the ads and the deals-that-aren't-really-deals to find 11 Cyber Monday tech sales that absolutely, positively don't suck.

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Sony's next smartwatch may have a wrap-around e-paper screen

As Sony struggles, it's reportedly kicking off a 'venture-style' hardware program, starting with a smartwatch that focuses more on fashion than function.

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Audio snobs rejoice: Windows 10 will have system-wide FLAC support

Windows 10 will make it easier for users to enjoy lossless audio, with support for the popular FLAC format across all modern and desktop programs.

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Samsung Gear S review: Bigger and badder, but not in a good way

The Gear S is the first major-brand smartwatch with its own voice, text and data connection. Unfortunately, the software is fundamentally broken.

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Apple Watch and Android Wear: Same destination, different paths

The more we learn about the Apple Watch, the less it seems like a complete departure from the existing wearable market.

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A $550 trade-in is unlikely to lure iPhone users to Passport, but BlackBerry's trying anyway

Assuming there are any iPhone users just waiting for a reason to switch, this deal's actually not the best way to trade.

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Nvidia GRID streaming service promises a new PC game every Tuesday

With only 20 games available at launch, Nvidia promises to beef up its 'Netflix for Games' in short order.

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Omega and other luxury watch brands target knock-off smartwatch faces

After battling counterfeit watches for decades, luxury brands decide to play watch face whac-a-mole.

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Pebble's much-needed Android overhaul includes full notification support

The latest Pebble firmware paves the way for feature parity with the iPhone. Could proper notification syncing be next?

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Valve to Steam Early Access game makers: Tone down the hype

Valve tells developers to “set proper expectations” as one quarter of Early Access games remain in an unfinished state.