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Review: Project CARS and Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 cater to gearheads, but keep it too casual

Like cars? Well throw on some classic rock, grab a Miller High Life, and dig into these two simulators.

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US Senate blocks NSA surveillance reform bill

A bill to extend certain provisions of the Patriot Act to July 31 was also blocked

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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These majestic games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

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SoundScoopz could be an inexpensive audio enhancer for flat-panel TVs

The low-tech, low-budget solution redirects sound waves from a TV's down-firing speakers towards the viewer.

on techhive.com

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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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Five to Try: Hexy Launcher shakes up your app grid, plus the only Sunburn you'll actually enjoy

Here are the new Android apps you need to check out this week.

on greenbot.com

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This week in games: Ten-second Doom teaser, EA "reboots" Need for Speed, and more

Plus H1Z1 bans 25,000 players, Heroes of the Storm goes open beta, and John Cena cries. This is gaming news for the week of May 18.

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Behmor’s building a smarter coffee roaster and brewer

The perfect cup of coffee might be just a profile, and several hundred dollars, away.

on techhive.com

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Amazon rules Gartner's magical box

Either Amazon or Google may offer the better cloud deals, depending on the analyst

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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Uber's first autonomous car goes out for a test drive

"This vehicle is part of our early research efforts regarding mapping, safety and autonomy systems."

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Adobe killing off Photoshop Touch, teases more powerful capabilities with Project Rigel

If you still want Photoshop Touch, you'll need to download it before it disappears for good on May 28.

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4 leaked Microsoft apps reveal an exciting, intelligent future for productivity

Thanks to a Twitter leaker, a new wave of Microsoft productivity apps shows themselves, including a stripped-down version of OneNote and an Office version of Cortana.

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Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Now in alpha, 'Fetch as Google' aims to help developers confirm that an app URI works and see how Google renders it

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Identify songs and get lyrics on your watch with Shazam for Android Wear

The newest version of Shazam also lets you launch the app on your phone with voice commands.