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Why Microsoft bought Minecraft: To showcase HoloLens' augmented reality

What does $2.5 billion get you? If you're a Microsoft, a really cool augmented reality demo.

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Tesla Powerwall is a big rechargeable home battery with benefits

The $3000-and-up battery pack can cut down energy costs or take you off the grid completely.

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Developing with HoloLens: Decent hardware chases Microsoft's lofty augmented reality ideal

Microsoft's HoloLens was shown off with Apple-like fanfare behind closed doors, but it still has a number of kinks to work out, as our second hands-on indicates.

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How to personalize your PC's power settings for every situation

Need to make sure your PC never turns off, or you want the most extreme power savings possible? Here's how you can set up your own power plan.

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Android's 'OK Google' voice controls now let you Shazam a song, start your car, and more

Forget about fumbling around with a touchscreen. Now you can just tell your phone what you want to do with a select number of apps.

New Firefox features will eventually be limited to secure websites only

Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla said

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Facebook will give you control over the data you're sharing with apps and websites

Users can now decide what types of data to share with third party apps

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Microsoft dives deeper into HoloLens details: 'Holographic processor' role revealed

Microsoft was still mum on how the augmented reality headset works without a PC connection

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, May 1

Oracle shrugs off Salesforce rumors...House OKs plan to stop NSA phone dragnet...why Ford's CEO is wary of Apple and Google

on techhive.com

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10 new emojis Android users need

Android needs to step up its emoji game with these Android-specific emoji.

on greenbot.com