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3 ways Microsoft can ruin Minecraft, and 3 ways it can make Mojang even better

Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang could give it the money to take Minecraft to the next level, or it could shackle it with proprietary restrictions. Let's hope for the former.

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Panasonic's CM1 camera is actually an Android smartphone

The upcoming Android phone packs a 1-inch image sensor on par with dedicated cameras.

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Open-source project promises easy-to-use encryption for email, instant messaging and more

Pretty Easy Privacy system aims to make encryption of written online communication accessible to masses

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Just upping the resolution risks turning 4K into a dud

An increase to at least 60 frames per second and better color reproduction is equally important.

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Android One goes on sale in India, $105 phone marks a new era for Google

The $100-priced phones may get Android L before you do!

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Windows 9 leak shows Storage Sense and Wi-Fi Sense coming over from Windows Phone

The next version of Windows could make it easier to get online and clear up storage space.

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Microsoft bringing more mobile, cloud products to China with new subsidiary

Microsoft has recently been facing regulatory obstacles in China

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Here's Markus 'Notch' Persson's farewell letter to Minecraft fans

Microsoft is buying Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion, and Notch is saying goodbye.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

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Chromebooks gain Chromecast streaming for Google Drive-stored videos

Chromebook users can now cast videos stored in Google Drive to their Chromecast--as long as they're running the dev version of Chrome OS, that is.

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Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders top 4 million in 24 hours

Unsurprisingly, Apple sold a lot of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices last Friday. And it's going to sell a lot more at 8 a.m. on September 19 at Apple Stores.

on macworld.com

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Prevent identity theft with this interactive site

A UK financial institution has put together an interactive guide to online fraud and identity theft, along with links to tips and guidance to avoid being a victim.