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AMD and Firaxis join forces to turn Civilization VI into a DirectX 12 showcase

Civilization VI will pack some of DirectX 12's highlight features thanks to a partnership between AMD and Firaxis.

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4 ways to be a considerate late-night iPhone or iPad user

Keep your iPhone or iPad dark and quiet by switching to dark mode in Safari, inversing screen colors, tweaking your Do Not Disturb settings, and more.

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Chrysler launches bug bounty for connected vehicles after Jeep Cherokee hack

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has launched a bug bounty program to attract white-hat hackers to spot out cybersecurity flaws in its products and connected services.

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US Senator Al Franken has privacy concerns about Pokémon Go’s data collection

U.S. Senator Al Franken, a strong privacy advocate, has raised the inevitable question about the privacy of the extensive data the game collects from its users, including children, and whether the data is used for other purposes.

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How to use Cortana-friendly Sticky Notes in Windows 10 to keep track of tasks

Sticky Notes and Cortana merge in the Anniversary Update for a stylus-free way to set reminders.

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Fenix RC40 review: This flashlight is so powerful, it'll even charge your phone

Fenix's RC40 is 50 times brighter than a 4D flashlight and as tough as nails.

Fenix's RC40 is the ultimate flashlight

It’s like having the sun in your pocket.

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ZTE Grand X Max 2 review: It gets the job done for budget conscious consumers

Despite a camera that fails to impress, the Grand X Max 2 is a capable phablet for Cricket Wireless customers.

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3 hidden Android customization settings you need to try

Unlock the System UI Tuner to hide and reveal status-bar icons, rearrange the "quick settings" buttons, and more.

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In defense of the channel bundles from Sling TV and PlayStation Vue

Why Sling TV and PlayStation Vue are more than just an old channel bundle with a new delivery mechanism.

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How to use AMD's WattMan, the powerful new overclocking tool for Radeon graphics cards

Forget about third-party overclocking tools. The new WattMan panel in AMD's Radeon Crimson software gives Radeon RX 480 owners everything they need to crank their graphics cards to 11.

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Inside the PocketCHIP, a $49 Portable Linux Computer

See why the new, low-cost, hackable PocketCHIP from Next Thing Co. is perfect for electronics and programming hobbyists.

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40% off APC Performance SurgeArrest Outlet with Phone Splitter and Coax Protection - Deal Alert

This 11 outlet heavy duty 3020 Joules surge protector from APC provides the highest level of power surge protection for your professional computers, electronics and connected devices. It's currently discounted by 40%.

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Google hires team from online content sharing service Kifi

The team at Kifi, the developer of a service for users to save, collaborate and chat on online content, have joined Google’s Spaces group.

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An online market that offered cheap hacked servers returns

A website that offered access to hacked servers for as little as $6 is back online.

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Hacked 3D printers could commit industrial sabotage

3D printers can churn out toys, clothing and even food. But the technology also shows potential for use in industrial sabotage, researchers warn.