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Chrome OS 42 brings Google Now, Material Design to Chromebooks

The revised launcher and additional Material Design elements highlight the latest Chrome OS release.

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Disney's fabric-based 3D printer puts out squishable objects you'll want to hug

This research projects combines 3D-printing and laser-cutting techniques to form soft, flexible objects.

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Forget the Apple Watch—here's the Apple II Watch

Do you prefer beige plastic to glass and metal? If so, this homemade creation is for you.

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DirecTV adds to its streaming lineup with 22 new 'Everywhere' channels

DirecTV subscribers can now stream a wider selection of popular channels, such as Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, and MTV. Cord-cutters, however, need not apply.

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Microsoft Office Remote comes to Android, lets you control presentations from your phone

The move to offer Office Remote on Android is another step toward Satya Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" ideal.

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Relive the N64 glory days and play this browser-based Super Mario 64 re-creation

Roystan Ross's revival of Super Mario 64's first level makes for a nostalgia-packed time-waster.

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Chrome OS beta has a new Launcher—and it looks suspiciously like Google Now

Chrome OS Beta Channel users should get the new-look launcher in the next few days.

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Windows 10 Preview coming to more phones: Is yours on the list?

Microsoft expects the next preview build of Windows 10 to support 36 Nokia Lumia smartphones.

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MagicLeap teases its augmented reality tech—and it looks awesome

HoloLens isn't the only augmented reality game in town.

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Report: Amazon's upcoming Unlocked initiative will offer paid apps for free

Giving away apps for free just might be the most Amazon thing ever.

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Pandora plans to offer ad-free 'day passes' later this year

Need some music for your next house party? Pandora will soon have something for you.

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Huawei's new Android Wear watch has hit YouTube, and it looks awesome

Huawei's upcoming smartwatch is going to be quite the looker—assuming the final product matches the video tease.

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YouTube for Android update adds video trimming, faster uploads

YouTube claims this update to its app will also upload videos more quickly than before.

Experimental networking tech beams data across the room with light

Oxford University researchers develop a way to transmit data across a room at 100-gigabit speeds using a beam of light. The Flash would be impressed.

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Asus Zenbook UX305 is here, and it won't break the bank

Starting at $699, the UX305's price tag is well below that of some of its biggest competitors.