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Google shifts on email encryption tool, leaving its fate unclear

Google is asking developers to take over its effort to make end-to-end email encryption more user friendly, raising questions over whether it’ll ever become an official feature in the company’s products.

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Porsche Design's Book One looks to outrace Microsoft's Surface Book

As with its cars, Porsche Design loved what it has created with its new Book One 2-in-1, made to challenge Microsoft's Surface Book.

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Google beefs up Play Store discovery, introduces strikethrough discounting

In an announcement at the Game Developer Conference, Google unveiled a series of initiatives designed to boost developers' success in the Play Store.

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Google is giving away a Chromecast with the Google Home

Google Home is great, but Google Home with a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio is better.

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Sony's Android-powered Xperia projector turns any flat surface into a touch screen

Due to ship this summer, Sony's Xperia Touch is a small household device that lets you interact with and manipulate screens and apps projected onto tabletops and walls.

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Intel isn't done with x86 smartphone chips yet

Smartphones with Intel-based x86 chips aren't dead yet. Intel may have stopped making Atom chips for smartphones, but a partner is keeping that effort alive.

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Android tablets struggle as Windows 2-in-1s come on strong at MWC

In 2017, PCs are still around and on their way to recovery, while slate-style Android tablets are struggling.

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Twitch will start selling video games you're watching on streams

Twitch wants to go head-to-head with Steam by selling games to its viewers.

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New Windows 10 feature blocks desktop apps, points to Windows Store instead

The mainstream release of Windows 10 may soon have a setting that prevents installing anything but Windows Store apps.

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Sony's Xperia XZ Premium has a 4K HDR screen, super slow-mo

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium shines, quite literally. The first thing you notice about the new phone is the mirror finish that gives the device a sparkly appearance. It seems destined to require lots of polishing.

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The legendary Nokia 3310 is back—and it still has Snake

In Barcelona on Sunday, Nokia licensee HMD Global launched a (slightly) modernized version of the Nokia 3310, a rugged, beloved feature phone first introduced in 2000.

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Hands on with the Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Almost like budget Nexus phones

Motorola's new super-affordable phones are making a run at the "best budget phone" crown again.

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HTC's new Vive payment plans diffuse the high cost of PC virtual reality

The HTC Vive is getting an installment payment plan and some new accessories.

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Samsung mulls iris scanners on Galaxy phones to log into Windows PCs

Soon, your Samsung phone may be able to recognize your iris and log you into your Windows PC.

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Lenovo's integrating Amazon's Alexa in Moto smartphones

Lenovo is working with Amazon to put the Alexa voice assistant in more Moto smartphones, and in the process, looking to depose Google Assistant.