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This week in games: Free PC games, free PC games, and more free PC games

Plus: Pokemon Go, new Overwatch characters, Halo Wars 2, and more. This is your games news for July 4 through 8.

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Gigabyte's newest Brix system will expand tiny gaming-PC options later this year

With discrete graphics and a quad-core processor, Gigabyte's next Brix Gaming mini-PC will provide gamers seeking a compact but higher-performing system an alternative to Intel's NUCs. And it's not the only new member of the family.

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68% off Carllte Omnidirectional Condenser Lapel Microphone - Deal Alert

Extra long 59-inch cable with TRRS 3.5 mm Jack fits most phones, tablets and computers with professional grade construction and crystal clear voice reproduction without batteries or external power.

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How to find out everything Google knows about you in the new My Activity dashboard

Google has consolidated the data it has on you into an easy-to-use interface to find, browse through, or delete your digital history.

Website Protection: 3 Reasons Why You Need a Trusted Partner

It’s taken a while, but the Internet is now a marketing must-have for small- and mid-sized businesses in the United States.

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How to secure your router and home network

Many users don't realize it, but their internet router is the most important electronic device in their home and is an attractive target for attackers.

You Have A Website? You Have Cybersecurity Risk

In the United States, small business is big business. Keeping the websites for those small businesses — all 28.4 million of them — safe and secure from attack, is a huge job. A job made easier with the help of a trusted partner.

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The truth about bug finders: They're essentially useless

Today's popular bug finders catch only about two percent of the vulnerabilities lurking in software code, researchers have found, despite the millions of dollars companies spend on them each year.

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Android device updates: Nexus July updates roll out, AT&T Galaxy S6 Active getting Marshmallow

The OnePlus 3 is getting an OxygenOS update that squashes a number of bugs and fixes many performance issues.

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Google is dropping the Local Guides Drive reward from 1TB to 100GB

You have until July 21 to unlock the 1TB of storage by reaching level four, which requires a hefty batch of contributions.

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Screens that fold and roll will arrive as early as next year

Cool displays that can bend and fold have been shown in prototypes smartphones, wearables and other devices, but when will such products be available?

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Facebook brings end-to-end encryption to Messenger with ‘secret conversations’

Facebook Messenger now has an encrypted messaging tool, but it doesn't come close to covering all your conversations on the messaging platform.

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Microsoft lets AI experiments loose in world of Minecraft

Microsoft has published the source code for its Project Malmo, allowing anyone to conduct artificial intelligence experiments in the world of Minecraft with a little programming.

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Amazon teases Prime Day deal bash with free Prime trials

Amazon is promoting a few minor tech deals today, but the big sales are still a few days away.

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How to run a DOS program in Windows 10

There are some old DOS applications that you just can't afford to lose (or games you still like), and Windows 10 lets you keep them. Here's how.