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The Asus Tinker Board is a powerful Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

The Asus Tinker Board offers a solid mini-HTPC alternative to the Raspberry Pi, especially if you have a 4K TV.

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Torment: Tides of Numenera preview: This is the bizarre follow-up Planescape deserves

If you've ever wanted to roleplay inside of a transdimensional slug city, or fall into a maze seemingly hidden in your own subconscious, then Torment: Tides of Numenera is for you.

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Moving Steam games to a different folder or hard drive is finally easy

A Steam update late last week makes it so you can finally move a game to a new drive from within the client, rather than dragging the folder manually. Good news for SSD owners.

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Samsung investigation blames Galaxy Note7 explosions on faulty batteries

Samsung Electronics on Monday blamed batteries supplied by two manufacturers for the overheating and even explosions of some Galaxy Note7 phones.

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Nvidia Shield TV (second generation) review: This the best media streamer for geeks

The Nvidia Shield TV, a $200 media streamer and gaming box, doesn't appeal to everyone, and that's okay.

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Can Google's new watches save Android Wear?

Google is set to release a pair of smartwatches alongside next month's release of Android Wear 2.0, and there's a lot riding on them.

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7 ways to make the most of Google Keep for Android and iOS

Add narration to a doodle, color-code your notes, share a note with a friend, save selections from a web page, and more.

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Bash basics: How to use (and scrub) your shell's command history

Bash's history feature is a useful tool, if you know how to use it, and how to keep it clean of private data.

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Prices plummet for AMD's beastly Radeon Pro Duo graphics card ahead of Vega's release

AMD's Radeon Pro Duo was always a weird product, and its days are limited with hotly anticipated Vega graphics cards on the horizon.

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Apple sues Qualcomm over patent licensing and $1B in payments

A nasty spat between Apple and Qualcomm broke into public view on Friday when the smartphone maker accused the chip supplier of charging "exorbitant" licensing fees for its cellular technology.

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New details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots

Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First came the Compute Sticks and then credit-card Compute Cards. But there's nothing like the super-small Euclid computer for robots and more details have emerged on its features.

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Microsoft will soon end Office 2013 distribution through Office 365

Get ready, Office 365 administrators: Microsoft is ending support for the Office 2013 client apps that it previously distributed through its cloud-based productivity service.

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Researchers propose a way to use your heartbeat as a password

Researchers at Binghamton State University have proposed a model that uses patients' heartbeats as an encryption key for electronic records.

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How does China respond to US chip threats? With a $30 billion factory

U.S. and China don't see eye-to-eye when it comes to technology, and the battle over chips is getting more intense between the countries.

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Microsoft's upgraded Beam game-streaming service goes live, taking on Twitch and YouTube

Microsoft's Twitch competitor, Beam, launches Beam.pro, which has moved out of beta with support for 10Mbps streams with resolutions up to 1440p.