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Razer is almost ready to sell its intriguing Nabu fitness band

The Nabu’s combination of health tracking and on-screen notifications remains unique among fitness bands. Can Razer finally ship the darned thing?

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New update makes Amazon Echo more family-friendly

Amazon Echo update adds support for multiple accounts, BART departure times for San Francisco residents.


Sling TV apologizes after botching another big streaming event

More fixes are coming after Fear the Walking Dead failed to stream for some users, but Sling warns of “further issues” until a solution is in place.


Microsoft Snip lets you quickly annotate and add audio to screenshots

The free Windows app lets users grab a portion of the screen, annotate it with a drawing tool, and add voice notes.


Lumia Windows 10 phones Cityman and Talkman fully revealed in leaked images

In October, Microsoft will likely announce its first flagship Windows phones in more than a year and a half. Here’s what they could look like.


NFL without cable: A cord cutter’s guide for the 2015/2016 season

It’s getting a little easier to watch pro football online or over-the-air without an expensive cable TV bundle, but you’ll still have to make a few sacrifices.


Amazon Underground fights back against freemium with app and game giveaways

The new shopping app for Android promises $10,000 worth of free apps, games, and in-game goods.

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Four weeks after launch, Windows 10 is already on 75 million PCs and tablets

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer is having the desired effect, as uptake outpaces earlier versions.

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Cablevision aims at cord cutters by selling CBS All Access, Showtime

As cable TV subscriptions erode, Cablevision embraces the trend with streaming video services for Internet subscribers.


Pono woes: Neil Young bemoans "lack of resources" for expanding the reach of the lossless music player

Despite a hardcore audience in the tens of thousands, Pono may have trouble expanding its brand of better-than-CD-quality tunes.

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Office 2016's Windows release tipped for September 22

Microsoft’s productivity suite is getting a big boost in collaboration features, but few design changes


Cheat sheet! Microsoft releases printable Windows 10 key shortcut list

This handy guide lists every Windows key shortcut in Windows 10. It’s ready to print or view offline--and we made it better.


Swatch CEO needs to stop talking and start shipping

Nick Hayek’s provocations of Apple are looking increasingly sad as Swatch fails to ship or even demonstrate the product it’s been talking about for months.

Torrent trackers freak out over perceived Windows 10 anti-piracy measures

Based on extremely thin evidence, several private torrent trackers believe Microsoft is setting up for a big piracy crackdown in Windows 10.

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20 years later, Windows 10 follows in Windows 95’s footsteps

With Windows 95, Microsoft began the PC’s shift from software platform to communications tool, while introducing several features that persist today.