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Lenovo's Windows 10 PCs should arrive by mid-August

The company expects to take pre-orders for PCs equipped with Windows 10 on launch day, but shipments won't begin for a couple weeks.

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Microsoft makes it official: Windows 10 will receive security fixes for ten years

The company will offer "mainstream" support for its upcoming OS until 2020 at the earliest, and extended support until at least 2025.

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Oops! Cortana for Android leaks out early

A beta of Microsoft's digital assistant for Android surfaces before its official launch later this month.

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New Twitch for Android lets you watch all the streams from all the places

A pop-out player lets you continue watching streams on your Android phone, even as you switch from app to app.

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FTC ponders App Store's 30% take from streaming rivals after Apple Music launch

The US Government may investigate whether or not App Store policies gives Apple Music an unfair advantage, according to Reuters.

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Disney gets sick of selfie sticks, bans them from its parks

The ban takes effect at Disneyland and Disney World—and at Disney's Paris and Hong Kong locations—next week.

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Taylor Swift takes issue with Apple Music free trial in open letter

Despite her criticism of Apple's handling of royalties during Apple Music's trial period, Swift remains bullish on the service's potential.

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How to install the Android M preview on a Nexus device

Can’t wait to try out Google’s next sweet mobile OS treat? Just follow these instructions—as long as you have a Nexus phone or tablet.

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Encrypted connections coming soon for all Wikipedia readers

Wikimedia's move toward HTTPS has been in the works for years, and is part of a bigger trend toward encrypted connections for all.

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How to manage your Chrome saved passwords on Android

Your Android phone can remember your complex, hard-to-type passwords for you. Here's how to set it up.

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Whoops! Sony Music CEO confirms Apple's new music streaming service

According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple will introduce a brand new music streaming service at Monday's WWDC keynote.

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Tumblr wants to take on Reddit AMAs with Answer Time

Despite the similarities to Reddit's AMAs, Tumblr is taking a slightly different approach with Answer Time.

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Windows 10 Preview Build 10130 ISOs are here—but not everyone gets them

Microsoft holds back Windows 10 Preview Build 10130 from some testers because of some pesky bugs.

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Google reveals its self-driving car accident record

Google's self-driving vehicles have been involved in 12 minor accidents since 2009.

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How to add relationships to your contacts on Android

The relationship feature in Android Contacts app can help you keep track of who knows who and how.