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SMS for Google Hangouts discontinued, but it's not what you think

A largely unused feature that forwards Hangouts messages to SMS will be discontinued tomorrow.

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Samsung ships new 1TB SSD based on 3D technology

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Samsung says its new 850 Pro line of SSDs will start at $129.99 and offer up to 1TB of storage

Ericsson hits 5Gbps in 5G labs demo

The first 5G network is expected sometime around 2020 in Japan or South Korea.

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T-Mobile launching first Windows Phone 8.1 phone in early July

T-Mobile said Tuesday that it plans to launch the mid-range, Windows Phone 8.1-powered Lumia 635 just after the Fourth of July.

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The Surface Pro 3 arrives: Read about that and more in PCWorld's July Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or a Replica Edition in PDF format. Highlights for July include coverage of Microsoft's latest tablet, new premium cloud storage options, and a roundup of travel routers.

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Newegg will take your Bitcoin now

The online electronics retailer has started accepting cryptocurrency as payment for more than 10.5 million products.

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Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive

The consumer webmail and cloud storage services will now be protected with new encryption.

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Get tough on stubborn programs with Revo uninstaller

Sometimes you just can't get the job done with an app's built-in tools. That's when you may have to turn to a third-party uninstaller.

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Samsung reveals supercharged 850 Pro SSDs stuffed with bleeding-edge V-NAND tech

By stacking flash cells on top of each other, Samsung claims the 850 Pro SSD series offers unprecedented levels of speed, durability, and power efficiency.

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Amazon customizes low-cost instances for remote desktops, databases

The company's new T2 instances offer the ability to increase performance as long as you have the credit

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Gigabyte-gobbling Amazon Fire TV bug burns through data caps

A "mosaic" screensaver feature is to blame, not Amazon's ASAP video caching.

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Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

After Sony sold off its PC business in February, the longtime PC brand is back, but only in Japan.

Microsoft resumes emailed security notifications days after announcing its demise

The next security notifications will go out Thursday ahead of monthly security patches