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OnePlus offers a refund for its potentially damaging USB-C cable and adapter

The company tries to make good with is customers, while trying to shift some of the blame to "cheaply made" third-party chargers.

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With the Lenovo Razer Edition PC, two companies launch a gaming hardware partnership

Lenovo's future is looking pretty black and green as it tries to secure some much-needed gaming cred. Razer brings that gaming cachet, while Lenovo brings the money and manufacturing means Razer lacks. This seemingly unlikely partnership could be a good thing.

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How to turn on Windows 10's Find My Device feature

The Windows 10 November update has a lot of nice little updates in it including the ability to turn on a smartphone-style Find My Device feature.

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Microsoft enables potential unwanted software detection for enterprise customers

Microsoft has started offering protection against potentially unwanted applications in its anti-malware products for enterprise customers.

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Spotify's songs about Microsoft (yes, Microsoft!) are awesome and must be listened to ASAP

A pop song about Skype. A punk song about PowerPoint. A funky rap about Microsoft Bob. And so many more. Nothing gets the party started like a Microsoft jam.

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22 off-kilter, unusual, and lesser-known holiday movies now streaming

Take a break from tradition (and the stress of shopping) and spend some quality time with these unusual films with links to the holidays.



How to add any website to Windows 10's Start menu

Chromebooks aren't the only PCs that can treat web pages as apps. You can do it in Windows 10 too.

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Kalinin nuclear power plant's new neighbor will be a data center

Russian utility RosEnergoAtom is builidng a datacenter next to its Kalinin nuclear power plant to profit from the steady supply of electricity and nearby communications links.

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Black Friday deals: 10 tech doorbusters worth fighting the crowds

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These 10 tech deals truly are.

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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2015 (with video!)

From device chargers to action cams, smartphones to speakers, here's the best tech gear to give and get this holiday season.

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Running out of Internet addresses: What IPv4 exhaustion means for you

ARIN's announcement that it has run out of IP addresses has hastened a move to IPv6. Here's what you need to know.

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Sony says PS4 remote game streaming to PCs, Macs coming

Sony said its PlayStation 4 will deliver game streaming to PCs and Macs, shortly after a third-party app promised to offer similar functionality.

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Microsoft zaps dodgy Dell digital certificates

Microsoft has updated several of its security tools to remove two digital certificates installed on some Dell computers that could compromise data.

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VPN bug poses privacy threat to BitTorrent downloaders

A bug affecting some VPN services can be used to figure out a computer's real IP addresses, including those of BitTorrent users, which could pose a huge privacy and possibly a legal risk.