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Windows XP refuses to go down without a fight

Support ends, usage dips, but XP users are still legion.

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OnePlus firms up the release details of its One uber-phone

The $300 high-end phone should be fairly easy to get in June, OnePlus says.

on greenbot.com

Premium 'Android Silver' phones may replace Google's Nexus program

Google will reportedly push stock Android with paid incentives for phone makers and unique features for users.

on greenbot.com

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

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HP Slatebook 14 takes another stab at the Android laptop

Android still isn't desktop-friendly, but that's not stopping HP.

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Xapo is a Bitcoin debit card that works like a MasterCard

With the help of MasterCard's payment network, users can spend Bitcoins just like cash at retail stores.

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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