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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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The new Moto X review: Finally a flagship phone worthy of a Motorola comeback

With the exception of a mediocre camera, this may be the best Android phone you can buy.

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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.

PCWorld News

Netflix will launch on French telco's set-top boxes

A local competitor tried to steal Netflix' thunder with the launch of its own video-on-demand service on the Netflix launched in France

PCWorld News

Google debuts first low-cost Android One phones in India

The India launch was the first worldwide for the low-cost phones built around Google's reference design

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How to start blogging with Microsoft Word

You can draft or even post blog updates directly from Word to the most popular blogging platforms. There's even a workaround that helps with other blogging tools.

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One-trick laptop: Lenovo’s Flex 2 is a bargain that bends backward

The Lenovo Flex 2’s touchscreen with a 300-degree hinge is a nice feature for the price. While it delivers decent benchmark results, however, its keyboard, display, and battery life disappoint.

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SlingTV review: Convenient TV place-shifting, with an underwhelming new interface

For the first time, SlingTV puts an informational overlay on your TV screen, to help you find what to watch. We're just not sure it's worth the upcharge from the capable Slingbox M1.

on techhive.com