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Trojan malware infests official HandBrake for Mac downloads

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 won't appear before a 'meaningful change'

A Surface Pro 5 launch this month is looking less likely.

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Android Wear 2.0 finally arrives on Huawei Watch as slow rollout continues

One of the best Android Wear watches, the Huawei Watch, finaly gets its 2.0 updates, but the rollout is still far from over.

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Prey (PC) review: System Shock's spirit lives in this mammoth, intertwined space station

Exploring Prey's mammoth Talos I space station and discovering its secrets is a constant source of joy, even when the combat and story falter.

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Lowe’s now offers inexpensive professional monitoring with its Iris smart home service

Subscribers can now get police or fire dispatched in response to break-ins or emergencies.

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Harman Kardon teases the Invoke speaker, a Cortana-powered Echo competitor

Harman Kardon unveils the first images and description of Invoke, the first smart speaker to be powered by Microsoft's Cortana.

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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 tech will give phones a boost midyear

If you hate waiting for your smartphone to charge up, relief is coming soon. After some hiccups, Qualcomm's superfast charging technology, called Quick Charge 4, will be in smartphones around the middle of this year.

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ case roundup: Protect your investment in style

If you're spending more than $700 on a phone, you might want to make sure it doesn't get easily damaged.

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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A gaming laptop at a decidedly non-gaming price

It's not the most powerful gaming laptop ever made, but an i5 and a 1050 Ti for only $850? That's a steal of a price.

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Surface Laptop vs. MacBook Air vs. Dell XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: A specs comparison

It's a thin-and-light spec fight! We haven't tested the Surface Laptop yet, but we can compare its specs to the competition's and see how it measures up, at least on paper.

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Comcast takes on today's best routers with Xfinity xFi, a cloud-based service for home-network and broadband management

Comcast's new xFi Advanced Wireless Gateway is powered by an 8x8, 160MHz, 802.11ac Wave 2 radio and also supports Thread, ZigBee, and Bluetooth LE.

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Echo Discounted 17% With This Rare Deal From Amazon - Deal Alert

You can pick up Amazon Echo for $30 below list price right now, a deal that doesn't come around very often.

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How to play PlayStation 4 games on your PC with Sony's Remote Play

Sony's Remote Play software lets you play your PlayStation 4 games on your PC. Here's how.

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Email dump hits French candidate Macron ahead of election

Another political campaign has been hit by an email dump. This time, the target is French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron.

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Let's Play: Prey

Prey looks good and runs great. Join us as we investigate this System Shock successor's creepy Talos I space station.

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Patch to fix Intel-based PCs with enterprise bug rolls out next week

Starting next week, PC makers will roll out a patch that fixes a severe vulnerability found in certain Intel-based business systems making them easier to hack.