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Facebook’s Birthday Videos are another attempt to repackage your life for social sharing

First there was Memories, then there was Friends Day, and now there's Facebook's Birthday Videos.

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Microsoft faces two new lawsuits over aggressive Windows 10 upgrade tactics

Microsoft is facing more legal trouble over its handling of Windows 10 upgrades.

You can safely use Windows 7 until 2020, but I won't be answering your questions

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 in January of 2020, but I'm turning over Answer Line to Josh Norem today.

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Dota 2 adds full-featured VR spectator hub for blockbuster International 2016 tourney

The International is just days away and this year's tournament will include a VR treat for spectators.

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Samsung’s gargantuan 15TB SSD can be yours—for $10,000

Samsung began shipping its 15TB SSD in March to equipment makers, but the drive recently began showing up on retail sites with a price tag of about $10,000.

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Smartphone market inches back to growth with Samsung holding the lead

The smartphone market is showing signs of growth again, but barely, with shipments up nearly 1 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, according to Strategy Analytics.

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Microsoft's Skype for Linux Alpha gets device settings and a system tray icon

Microsoft promised to update Skype for Linux Alpha every two weeks, and so far it's following through, promptly adding some new useful features to the client.

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How to stay connected while traveling with cheap and easy mobile access

You don’t have to leave your phone in airplane mode throughout your trip anymore, as there are plenty of ways to get online and make calls.

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5 Google Sheets add-ons that supercharge your data

Create QR codes, customize Google Maps, and eliminate inefficiencies with these extensions.

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'Skinny' bundles: the awkward adolescence of online video

The streaming-video market will go through a gawky phase before reaching maturity.

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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.