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The best online backup service for securely encrypting your data

Every hosted backup solution manages encrypted storage a little differently. We look at who gives subscribers the keys to the castle.

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8 great Android features that iOS needs to steal

From native gesture typing to the ability to clear your app windows in one tap, there's a slew of useful Android features that iOS is lacking.

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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Nest goes outside with a fully weatherized security camera

Advanced security and ease of use worthy of the Nest Cam name.

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Akitio Thunder3 PCIe SSD review: Blazingly fast external storage for rich kids

Fantastically fast and fantastically expensive, this external drive lets Thunderbolt 3 strut its stuff to the tune of 2GBps transfers.

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Xbox One S controller review: New features and custom colors make for a great successor

It's no Elite controller, but the new Xbox One S controller is a step up from the original stock Xbox One gamepad—and a colorful one at that, if you use the Xbox Design Lab.

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PCWorld Show Episode 29: Samsung Note7 recall, Google to ditch Nexus for Pixel

Jon, Jason, and Gordon talk about the flaming Samsung Note7, Google's decision to do a Pixel phone, and the remote hack of Tesla.

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This week in games: Blizzard ditches Battle.net, Gears of War 4 adds PC split-screen

Plus: A behind the scenes look at Star Citizen's problem-ridden development and Sniper Elite 4 shows off slow-motion Nazi murderin'. This is gaming news for September 19 through 23.

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Here's what you should know, and do, about the Yahoo breach

Yahoo's announcement that state-sponsored hackers have stolen the details of at least 500 million accounts shocks both through scale -- it's the largest data breach ever -- and the potential security implications for users.

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Well, I never! iOS 10's voicemail transcription has a potty mouth

Anyone who has looked at automatically-generated subtitles on YouTube can tell you that asking a computer to describe what a human says can lead to hilarious results. Now, Apple has brought that to iOS 10 with support for transcribing voicemails.

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Google tweets that it's 'whipping up something sweet' in honor of Android's birthday

Android debuted on Sept. 23 eight years ago, though Google has cooked up some type of celebration for Saturday.

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How to search the full text of web pages in your Chrome browsing history with Falcon

A new Chrome extension called Falcon lets you find web pages in your browsing history by searching for any word or phrase contained on the page you're looking for.

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Google's Daydream VR platform graduates out of beta

The timing first nicely with the upcoming launch of Google's Pixel phones, which should lead the parade of compatible hardware.

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Following Pandora, iHeartRadio reveals new premium radio and on-demand music streaming

iHeartRadio is going head-to-head with Spotify but hopes its expertise in Internet radio will give it an edge.

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Apple's Siri-powered Amazon Echo rival reportedly hits the prototype phase

It's not ready yet, but a report from Bloomberg says Apple's Echo rival is now in the prototype and testing phase.

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Impending cumulative updates for Windows 7 and 8 unnerve patch experts

Microsoft's decision to force Windows 10's patch and maintenance model on customers running the still-popular Windows 7 has patch experts nervous.