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Moto packs power, performance in rugged Z2 Force Edition, coming to a carrier near you

Moto unveils its latest Mod phone, the Z2 Force Edition, which packs a Snapdragon 835 chip and dual cameras, but skimps out on battery life.

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Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app

Microsoft reportedly says that Microsoft Paint will become a downloadable Store app, letting Windows 10 users continue to use the beloved drawing app if they so wish.

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HP's Pavilion 27 is one of the first PCs with Intel Optane Memory

The HP Pavilion 27 All-in-One is one of the first PCs to ship with Intel's Optane Memory, which makes even traditional spinning hard drives feel fast.

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Microsoft is building a better HoloLens with a new chip focused on machine learning

Microsoft's next-generation Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) within the HoloLens will focus on machine learning, Microsoft revealed. This new direction could help HoloLens interact more intelligently with its environment.

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Microsoft may be quietly retiring Paint after 32 years

Microsoft is "deprecating" Paint within the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, meaning it won't be developed further and may eventually disappear. If the worst happens, here are your options.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper: Everything we know so far about this monster CPU

With up to 16 cores on tap, AMD's Ryzen-based Threadripper just might be the fastest consumer CPU ever sold.

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Amazon, Best Buy, and Staples have knocked $50 off the Echo

The Amazon Echo is already back on sale.

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Surface Laptop vs. Surface Pro 4: We compare prices, features and more

Comparing the specs of Microsoft's new Surface Laptop to its older Surface Pro 4 cousin can tell you a lot. For one thing, Microsoft really needs to update the Surface Pro 4.

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This week in games: Call of Duty WWII's spooky zombies, Doom Guy identity revealed, and more

Plus: StarCraft II adds skins, Observer unveils Blade Runner's Rutger Hauer as the main character, Path of Exile shows off its massive Fall of Oriath expansion, and American Truck Simulator shuts down Pacific Coast Highway.

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Best Buy is currently selling the HDHomeRun Connect for $70

If you want a TV tuner for cord cutting, today's a good day to pick one up.

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Doom's free DLC unleashes hell on hard drives as a ludicrously large update

All of Doom's DLC is free now, but it comes as a ludicrous 34GB update—even if you don't plan to play multiplayer.

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True Key by Intel Security review: This password manager wants to eliminate passwords

True Key uses faces, fingerprints, and trusted devices to ensure your login credentials aren't compromised.

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Keeper review: A strong focus on security

You won't find the emphasis on automation of competing password managers, but Keeper will give you peace of mind.

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Microsoft's Office sales soar and Windows Phone fades in cloud-happy earnings call

Microsoft calls Windows phone sales "immaterial" during its quarterly earnings call on Thursday. Instead, Office and cloud sales carried Microsoft to a strong, profitable quarter.

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Best Buy is selling a 2-in-1 Chromebook for $220

The Acer R11 offers both a convertible form factor and support for Android apps—and right now, Best Buy is offering the 32GB model for one of the lowest prices we've seen.