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Asus' flip-back touchscreen Chromebook hybrid hits stores

Asus' Chromebook convertible first appeared on our radar in late March, now it's finally here.

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Microsoft rushes out emergency security update to fix critical Windows flaw

The Windows maker is not messing around with a critical security flaw that could allow an attacker to take over your system was revealed.

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AMD launches affordable A8-7670K APU for gaming PCs built on a budget

AMD adds another budget chip to its A Series to lure gamers and budget PC builders ahead of the Windows 10 launch.

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How to use Windows 10's game DVR tool to capture video in any app

With the Windows 10 release just around the corner here's a handy trick to know about that lets you easily do a screen recording.

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Stop pesky HTML5 videos from auto-playing with this helpful Firefox add-on

This nifty add-on helps you silence pesky auto-playing audio and video that you come across on the web--as long it's not Flash-based.

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These PCs will work with Windows 10's terrific 'Hello' facial recognition

If you want to use Hello to login to Windows 10 with your face, you'll need a special camera for that. Here's a list of Hello-friendly PCs you can buy right now.

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With Windows 10, Microsoft finally lets you buy Windows on a USB flash drive

Finally, you can buy a retail version of Windows on a USB stick instead of DVDs. Just be prepared to wait a few weeks before you get it.

Surface RT tablets won't get their Windows 10-like update until September

Surface RT tablets aren't getting Windows 10, but they will get a minor upgrade with some new feature in September.

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Firefox devs testing feature to find and nuke noisy tabs

Mozilla Firefox developers are working on a noise indicator that appears on tabs playing videos and audio. So far it only works with HTML5 videos, but developers appear to be working on implementing this with Flash media, as well.

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The legendary Commodore PET lives again, as a nostalgia-fueled Android phone

Nearly 40 years ago, the Commodore PET was an early PC. Now. it's an Android-based smartphone launching soon in Europe, with the U.S. to follow.

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Windows 10's touch-friendly Office apps ditch their 'preview' status

Microsoft's hard work has paid off since the preview period began in February. The company's new Office app in the Windows Store are ready for non-preview action.

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Amazon's 'Prime Day' birthday blowout promises more deals than Black Friday

Amazon's big Black Friday-style sale begins on Wednesday, but Walmart wants to play too.

3 free tools that transform YouTube into a streaming music service

Streamus is going away, but the music from YouTube keeps on pumping through several other services. Here's how to get your music streaming fix for free.

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Mozilla Firefox temporarily blocks Flash by default

Mozilla's Firefox has had enough of Flash and its security problems, at least for now.

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Microsoft details Windows 10's retail launch party plans

Microsoft is once again kicking off the Window 10 debut with lots of promos and marketing events worldwide. Here's a taste of what's to come at retail stores near you later in July.