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Save 53% Plus an Extra $15 on Oral-B Pro 5000 Bluetooth Rechargeable Toothbrush - Deal Alert

Bluetooth between brush and smartphone provides real-time feedback on brushing habits. Floss Action round brush head with micropulse bristles and 3D cleaning action for a superior clean. The brush is 53% off on Amazon, where you'll also find a $15 coupon to be applied at checkout.

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Nokia turns to Android for its smartphone rebirth

The longtime phone maker will take another crack at making smartphones.

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Notebooks could learn something from HP's ridiculously rugged school laptops

HP has a new education laptop with a rugged and spill-resistant design.

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Implantable medical devices can be hacked to harm patients

It's possible to transmit life-threatening signals to implanted medical devices with no prior knowledge of how the devices work, researchers in Belgium and the U.K. have demonstrated.

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Android Auto goes fully hands-free as 'OK Google' support revs up

OK Google! As promised at I/O, Google is beginning to push its voice-controlled smartphone assistant to cars.

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27% off WakaWaka Solar-Powered Flashlight and Smartphone Charger - Deal Alert

The WakaWaka Power+ is a durable, lightweight and compact solar charger that is capable of charging virtually any type of smartphone or small electronic device within just a few hours, and providing up to 150 hours of safe, sustainable light.

What everyone's talking about at AWS re:Invent

Network World's Brandon Butler and Blair Hanley Frank from the IDG News Service discuss cloud news from Day 1 of the 2016 Amazon re:Invent show in Las Vegas, including what was up with the "big honking truck" showing up on the keynote stage.

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Fitbit may buy smartwatch maker Pebble

Fitness wristband maker Fitbit is said to be close to a deal to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble, mainly for its intellectual property.

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Asus Transformer Mini review: This 2-in-1 delivers good-enough computing on the cheap

The Asus Transformer Mini (T102HA) looks awful on paper, but stellar battery life and a well-designed exterior still make this affordable Surface clone worth a look.

Security Sessions: Lessons learned from the Dyn DNS attacks

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild chats with Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder of BitSight, about the recent DNS attacks against Dyn, and how CSOs can prepare their systems against future attacks.

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ZTE ZMax Pro review: A budget-friendly behemoth of a smartphone

While budget-conscious phones are getting better, the ZMax Pro feels stuck in the past.

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9 free ways to get the most out of Google's Play Music app

Even if you don't pony up $10 a month for Play Music, you can still upload your music collection, create and save "instant" mixes," tweak your equalizer levels, set a sleep timer, and more.

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DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T's new streaming TV service

Here's the full DirecTV Now channel guide, plus details and caveats.

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HP Spectre x360 review: Faster, smaller, and better than before

HP's Spectre x360 gets a major upgrade that makes it not only the best convertible laptop, but possibly the best ultrabook laptop, period.

Getting a bead on tech trends for 2017

Up for discussion: The 10 most pressing and disruptive technologies for the year ahead, according to Computerworld's Tech Forecast 2017 research.

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2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

Like a man eager to show off his new watch, Google is encouraging anyone running IT operations to ask it for the time. The company will let anyone use its NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, a move to help IT shops cope with the next “leap second,” which will be tacked onto 2016.

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Angry Birds maker is Hatch-ing a new subscription streaming game service on Android

The new mobile platform promises to free up space on your phone and create a collaborative environment, but at what cost?

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How to restore missing desktop icons in Windows

You’ve lost your Windows desktop icons and you want them back. Here’s how to do it.