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Nexus team Reddit AMA: Camera bump, Qi wireless charging, and peculiar names explained

Fixes to video stabilization on the Nexus 6P and support for T-Mobile's LTE Band 12 are the first priorities for device updates.


Windows 10 adoption has slowed down considerably

Windows 10 adoption slows considerably after an explosive first month.

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Former Autonomy CEO Lynch sues HP for $150 million

Making good on the promise he made earlier this year, former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch on Thursday filed a $150 million lawsuit against HP over what he called a public smear campaign against him and other Autonomy executives.

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Worlds Adrift preview: Surgeon Sim's dev gets serious in floating island survival game

First Bossa made Surgeon Simulator. Then it made a game about being a slice of bread. But its new survival game is a different kind of ambitious.

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Samsung denies its TVs cheat on power consumption tests

Samsung Electronics has denied allegations that it designed its TVs to consume less energy during tests than they do in real-world situations.

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Cisco fixes privilege escalation flaws in AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client was updated to fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to gain system or root privileges on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X computers.


Google Photos’ big, helpful Android update goes live

Google Photos gets Chromecast support and custom name labels for Android users.

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AMD rushes out new Battlefront-ready Catalyst beta to fix nasty memory bug

AMD is back and this time it's mostly ready for the Battlefront beta next week, after the company's initial Battlefront-focused beta driver had a major memory leak issue.

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11 must-know Start menu tricks for Windows 10

The latest Start menu has few of Win7-era customizations -- but many new tricks worth knowing

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LG reveals dual-screen V10 phone and first-ever Android Wear watch with LTE

The company announced two new devices, hot off the heels of its Nexus 5X launch earlier this week.


Sprint's unlimited data plan is getting more expensive

Little more than a year after it was first introduced, Sprint is increasing the price of its $60 unlimited talk, text, and data plan.

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With Nest Weave, Nest Labs seeks to establish a de facto connected-home standard

The protocol enables appliances, thermostats, door locks, and other home devices to communicate with each other and with Nest products.


Nest aims for central role in connected homes, enticing developers to integrate

The big winners in connected homes will be vendors of whole platforms, not individual products, and Google's Nest division is pushing hard to play that role.

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Dell's new Skylake Precision laptops get smaller, thinner and faster

Dell's new corporate laptops rock Skylake CPUs and other goodies. They also give us a peek at what we might see in consumer laptops in the near future.

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Microsoft, Google bury the hatchet with global patent deal

Google and Microsoft have put a bunch of lawsuits behind them with a legal settlement affecting around 20 outstanding patent infringement lawsuits between the two companies in both the U.S. and Germany.