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Get started making Android apps with these online courses

Have a brilliant idea for the next big app, but don't know how to make it happen? These classes are the best way to start.

5 more killer features Windows 9 should steal from Linux

The latest Windows 9 leaks show a lot of Linux-looking new features. But if Windows is stealing the best from Linux, virtual desktops and a central notification center should only be the beginning.

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The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law by inserting a "kill switch" into iOS 8, which powers the iPhone 6.

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Google lets Apps users bypass admins and install third-party Marketplace tools

With this change, Google risks upsetting Apps admins.

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The five most common tech support nightmares

Check out these cringe-worthy customer support fails.

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Reports of another wave of layoffs rekindle bad press for Microsoft

A second wave of layoffs is reportedly coming Thursday, as Microsoft moves to eliminate a total of 18,000 jobs by June of 2015.

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Scary video highlights danger of damaged Lithium Ion batteries

A battery explosion serves as a reminder to replace damaged Lithium Ion batteries

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Spacecom review: A rousing game of strategy between a bunch of triangles

Spacecom strips both the mechanics and graphics of strategy games down to the barest of bones, but keeps a satisfying amount of depth.

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Small business, sans office: How virtual office technology changes everything

Here's how embracing the virtual office can help you cut costs and make your business more efficient.

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Senators hear calls on the FCC to step back from net neutrality rules

Republican lawmakers and witnesses repeat criticisms that net neutrality rules would slow broadband investment.

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Punit Soni announces his departure from Motorola Mobility

Motorola’s Vice President of Product is saying goodbye, but it’s a chance for the struggling company to try something different.

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Moto 360 review: Not the Android Wear watch you've been waiting for

Weak battery life, technical glitches and a bulky frame mar Motorola's first smartwatch.

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Google Play Services update adds new Google Fit testing, Drive API

Developers also get better e-commerce tools for tracking shopping habits.

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Activision finesses Destiny sales numbers to make the launch sound great

Activision's Destiny MMO/shooter hybrid for the Xbox and PlayStation franchises is the "Best-Selling New Video Game Franchise Launch" of all time -- whatever that means.

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Sling's TV place-shifting gains Chromecast support

If you've got a Slingbox, you can now cast live and recorded television to any TV outfitted with Google's $35 Chromecast dongle.