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Google's new Playables ad platform lets you try out games before you download them

With Google's Playables users can test limited versions of Play Store games over HTML5.

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Samsung's Evo+ 128GB microSD card has dropped to $40 at B&H

Need more storage? Samsung's EVO+ microSD card is a great card at a great price.

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Microsoft's budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon

A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on the low-cost Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset starting this month.

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Acer's Windows VR headset shows promise, but needs polish

Microsoft unveiled the first Windows Mixed Reality headset Wednesday, and an early look at a prototype version of the hardware shows promise, along with room for improvement.

Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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Everything we think we know about the Galaxy S8

With just a few weeks to go until Samsung's big event, we've gathered all of the leaks and rumors in one place.

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20% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power is lost.

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50% off Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition For Xbox One - Deal Alert

Everything fans need to live out their Star Wars battle fantasies, including Star Wars Battlefront and Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass. Rebels and Imperials alike will be able to expand their galaxy, with 4 epic expansion packs, including Star Wars Rogue One: Scarif. In addition, players can enjoy 30+ maps, 14 heroes and 14 game modes.

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Azure Stack's third technical preview arrives

Azure Stack, Microsoft’s hybrid cloud system, is getting close to release. On Wednesday, the tech giant unveiled the third major public beta for customers that want to test it out.

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Beefed-up Twitter abuse tools let you silence those notorious eggs

Twitter is adding more features to its anti-abuse tools as the fight against trolls heats up.

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Robots are just as plagued by security vulnerabilities as IoT devices

A security analysis of robots used in homes, businesses and industrial installations has revealed many of the same basic security weaknesses that are commonly found in IoT devices, raising questions about the implications for human safety.

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Samsung wants its Exynos 9 chip in VR headsets, not just smartphones

In a room cordoned off from the Mobile World Congress audience, Samsung was showing off untethered headsets that operates independent of smartphones.

Robocar is the first AI race car

Software engineers may be the new race car drivers with the debut of the first AI operated race car

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Google slams the brakes on Pixel Chromebooks

Never say never, but Google isn't planning on making any more Chromebooks right now.

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Facebook turns to artificial intelligence to help prevent suicides

Facebook is using a combination of pattern recognition, live chat support from crisis support organizations and integrated tools to prevent suicide, with a focus on its Live service.

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The next HP Elite x3 preens behind a glass case at Mobile World Congress

HP seems to be working on its next Elite x3 Windows phone, if any hints can be gleaned from the slightly different-looking phone in a glass case at HP's booth at Mobile World Congress.

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Kaby Lake is unleashed with Linux kernel 4.10

Kaby Lake got its groove back on Linux.