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Vicious graphics cards and cutting-edge CPUs: June's most powerful PC hardware reveals

June 2015 was a banner year for PCs, with new CPUs, GPUs, and computers from the titans of the PC industry.

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Need for Speed puts The Fast and the Furious back into street racing

All the new Need for Speed game needs is a few Coronas and someone talking about family and it'd be perfect.

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HTC Dot View update puts more info on your pixelated screen

You can now touch the clock to check the time, date, temperature, and battery status.

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The Guardian Project brings ultra-secure Tor browser to Android

The Guardian Project's alpha release is now available for anyone to test out.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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How to use PPAs to install bleeding-edge software in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

PPAs are a great way for Linux users to install software that's unavailable in central repositories, but carry some risks you need to be aware of.

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Microsoft streamlines hybrid cloud operations with new tools

The company has embedded its cloud Operations Management Suite into System Center, and has enhanced its Azure backup offerings

'Cloud tax' jacks up Netflix bills in Chicago

The new charge is separate from sales tax, and could add 9 percent to customers' bills.

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Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites

A group called Team GhostShell has published data from hundreds of website databases it claims to have hacked.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Sencha's new framework helps enterprises build Web apps for all devices

Ext JS 6 makes way for universal Web apps for desktops, tablets and smartphones

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Yahoo's custom launcher Aviate adds Google Now-style 'Smart Stream'

If you want a whole bunch of Yahoo one swipe away from your home page, then here's the way to do it.

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Salesforce sweetens the deal for growing SMBs with new Desk.com edition

Business Plus release focuses on enabling scalability

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Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XP

The worst of the XPocalypse is over, but can free upgrades avert a similar crisis for Windows 7?

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Gmail gets visual with hundreds of new themes, revamped emojis

Gmail has added more themes to choose from and has swapped its old emoticon menu for Hangouts-style emojis.