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Acer's new Chromebook 15 CB3-531 lives large, lasts long, and costs only $200

Amazingly affordable for a Chromebook with a 15.6-inch screen, the CB3-531 also claims an 11.5-hour battery life.

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LG's all-metal Watch Urbane is coming to the Google Store by the end of April

We're still waiting to hear about pricing, but expect it to be more than some other watches due to the Watch Urbane's premium build.

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Acer's new laptops, hybrids set tone for Windows 10-Chromebook battle

Acer announces $199 Chromebook 15 and slightly more expensive Windows-based Aspire hybrids and laptops

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Casio's iPhone app searches for keywords in voice recordings

The app can pull out words from a speech or interview in a snap.

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OpenOffice development is looking grim as developers flock to LibreOffice

Development on the free productivity suite is down to just 16 people, and the support system for new contributors is sorely lacking.

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3 easy steps anyone can take now to back up a PC

It really doesn't take much to set up a solid backup protocol for your PC. Here are the basics, with pointers to more details.

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To compete with Silicon Valley, European startups need to grow fast

If European tech companies want to make it big, they should go international as soon as possible, says BlaBlaCar's COO

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Windows 10 build 10061 hands-on: Exploring the new Technical Preview's fresh apps and features

Microsoft just released Windows 10 build 10061, and it's jam-packed with new features and apps.

How Intel could prolong Moore's Law with new materials, transistors

Intel could start using new materials and a new transistor structure in upcoming chips

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Ubuntu 15.04 'Vivid Vervet' released: Revamped (again) menus, systemd, 'Snappy Core' for smart devices, and more

Ubuntu 15.04 also serves as the base Canonical's Internet of Things ambitions and the first commercially available Ubuntu Phone.