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Windows 10 Anniversary Update review: Cortana, Edge overshadow Windows Ink

Windows 10's Anniversary Update polishes mature features like Cortana, Edge, and Skype while pointing the way toward a pen-enabled future. Windows 10 users should be pleased, but Windows 10 holdouts may remain unmoved.

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The Sky(pe) is falling! Skype moves to the cloud, but what about security?

Microsoft's move of Skype to the cloud comes with a continuing lack of disclosure on security and privacy.

on macworld.com

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Ubuntu 16.04.1 is out with improvements to software installation and low-graphics mode

Canonical will support Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with updates until 2020.

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Moto Z Force review: Motorola's beefier Z smartphone is better without its mods

It's too bad Motorola's better-performing flagship phone takes a back seat to the svelte Moto Z. The Z Force is worth the higher price.

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Removing Windows 10's default apps isn't easy, but CCleaner can help

Microsoft makes it hard to remove its built-in apps in Windows 10, even if you really don't want them. CCleaner gives you a way, though, and we'll show it to you here.

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Netflix Flixtape review: It’s all mixed up (and ultimately not worthy of your time)

The buggy, flawed new Flixtape feature is more fun than useful, and more frustrating than fun.

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AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super-chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs. AMD is getting creative with Zen and considering merging the CPU with a high-performance GPU to create a mega-chip for high-performance tasks.

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IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

The Apple Watch saw a sharp year-over-year drop in sales, according to IDC estimates, but it still leads in overall smartwatch market share.

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Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs, may shift its focus toward apps

Sources tell Android Police that the company may ditch its Android variant and instead focus on apps following a round of layoffs.

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SurveyMonkey: Pokémon Go popularity may have already peaked

According to SurveyMonkey, Pokémon Go remains incredibly popular in the US, but is already beginning to decline.

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The Full Nerd Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, the best new budget graphics card, and one honkin' hard drive

Gordon, Brad, and Alaina run through the latest rumors about Intel's new desktop CPUs, Brad reveals which GPU hits the sweet spot, and Seagate's hard drive sees 10TB.

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This week in games: Dark Souls III player replaces all textures with a crab image, and more

Plus Rick and Morty finally did it—meaning the duo's coming to virtual reality—and Battleborn is only $15. This is gaming news for July 18 - 22.

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Five to Try: Swiftmoji serves up the emoji you need, and Dots & Co is a very friendly puzzler

Stock up on new Android apps and games for the weekend.

on greenbot.com

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EU dual-use tech ban plan could classify smartphones as weapons

European Union plans to extend export licensing of so-called "dual-use" technologies to include cyber-surveillance tools could put the brakes on sales of smartphones.

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Gaming desktops with AMD Zen chips will be hard to come by this year

If you're expecting widespread availability of gaming desktops with AMD's Zen chips by year end, don't hold your breath.