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Microsoft makes Windows 10 hardware change for PC security

Microsoft will start enforcing a change in minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices, and expects hardware makers to comply.

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Apple has sold 1 billion iPhones

Tim Cook told employees in Cupertino that Apple sold its 1 billionth iPhone last week.

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Microsoft says Pix, its new iOS camera app, is better than Apple's

Pix enhances your photos as they're shot, and even imitates Apple's own Live Photos feature.

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Nextbit Robin goes bold and bright with new ember color variant

Available in limited quantities, the phone comes in at $299, which matches a recent price cut to the two other models.

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After delays, Lenovo finally ships its first OLED laptop

After months of delays, Lenovo's first laptop with an OLED screen is now shipping, but it remains a question if the PC maker will come out with additional OLED model anytime soon.

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Report: Motorola can't commit to the monthly security update cycle

The company will instead bundle the security updates into fewer releases, citing Android's monthly schedule as 'difficult.'

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Rival gang leaks decryption keys for Chimera ransomware

The creators of the Petya and Mischa ransomware programs leaked around 3,500 RSA private keys allegedly corresponding to systems infected with another ransomware program called Chimera.

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Warning: The new Marvel: Ultimate Alliance PC ports are a disastrous mess

Janky controller support, busted audio. Don't touch the new Marvel: Ultimate Alliance PC ports with a ten-foot pole, lest the pole light on fire too.

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Google Play Family Library launches, enabling shared apps, games, movies, and more

Much like the Play Music family plan, up to six different people can access the same batch of purchased content.

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Osram's Lightify smart bulbs suffer from several serious security flaws

Osram's Lightify smart bulbs are vulnerable to several crucial exploits, but most will be fixed soon.

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Nintendo's hotly anticipated Pokémon Go Plus wearable delayed until September

Nintendo says the Pokémon Go Plus wearable won't hit its original July release time frame.

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Surface Pro 3's massive battery drain is a software problem, Microsoft says

Surface Pro 3 owners may not have to deal with a battery recall, after all. Microsoft says the tablet's sudden battery drain stems from software, not a hardware problem.

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The free Windows 10 upgrade: Who should do it, and who should pass

With the end of the free upgrade offer looming, we answer the question everyone's asking: Should you upgrade to Windows 10? (Spoiler: It depends on what you're using now.)

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Xiaomi's first laptop is the Mi Notebook Air, a $750 MacBook rival

China’s Xiaomi has entered the laptop market with new, lightweight notebooks that run Microsoft’s Windows 10.

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Phone hacking: What the FBI won't reveal could hurt users, experts argue

Now that the FBI's proven you can hack into an iPhone, the question is whether that vulnerability should be revealed to protect users--or kept secret so it can be used again. Here's what experts argued at a recent Congressional meeting.