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Mini PC invasion: These radically tiny computers fit in the palm of your hand

Some of today's 'desktop' mini-PCs make laptops seem downright bulky in comparison.

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Halo Wars 2 campaign preview: Polished, pretty, but not as exciting as Blitz mode

If you're hoping Halo Wars 2 manages to make a real-time strategy campaign feel fresh, you'd better hope harder. Our first hands-on? A good ol' "attack-these-three-points" mission.

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How to change the 'Hey, Cortana' wake word in Windows 10

Microsoft doesn't let you personalize Cortana's wake word, but this third-party program does.

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Dropbox Paper vs. Evernote: 5 productivity features compared

Both of these work tools let you create, share, and collaborate on documents—just not equally well.

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Nvidia Shield and the surprising resurgence of Android TV

Android TV, Google's oft-overlooked living-room platform, could become a strategic cornerstone.

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Microsoft halts Minecraft updates for Windows 10 phones, as W10M consumer apps slowly die

Microsoft's decision to stop development of Minecraft: Pocket Edition means there is no Minecraft game for Windows phones under active development.

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Slack finally launches threaded replies

Slack, the popular work chat app, has launched one of the features that users have been clamoring for over its entire lifetime: threaded messages.

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New $29 Pine64 computer takes on Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

Raspberry Pi's new Compute Module 3 has serious competition coming its way from the maker of the $15 Pine64 board computer.

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Google Maps beta now shows how hard it will be to park at your destination

The new feature in Google Maps won't provide live updates, but the color-coded icon will provide an overview of the parking availability.

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AMD talks tough as it drums up support for 32-core Zen server chip

At CES, AMD launched its first Zen chips for PCs, called Ryzen. Next on deck is the 32-core server chip code-named Naples, which will ship in the coming months.

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Modern warfare: Death-dealing drones and ... illegal parking?

A cloud of 3D-printed drones big enough to bring down the latest U.S. stealth fighter, the F35, was just one of the combat scenarios evoked in a discussion of the future of warfare at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday morning.

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Android Google app now stores offline searches and runs them when a signal returns

The new update to the Google app remembers any queries made in a dead zone and delivers the results when your phone goes back online.

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Snowden's stay in Russia has been extended by the Russian government

U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden will be allowed to stay in Russia for "another couple of years," according to a spokeswoman for the government there.

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Your car's parts could one day be made by a 3D printer

Vader Systems uses molten metal and magnets to make 3D shapes. Parts makers have expressed interest.

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How to turn off Chrome notifications and stop websites from bugging you

Stop notification overload by shutting websites down in Chrome.