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Total War: Warhammer review: Variety and Vampire Counts breathe new life into Total War

After a dismal couple of entries, Total War: Warhammer proves that maybe all the series needed was ten-foot bats and skeleton cavalry.

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How to copy links from Windows Store apps to your clipboard

A little app called Share Via Clipboard takes the frustration out of copying links or other content from Windows Store apps.

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Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but promises changes anyway

Facebook denied any evidence of ‘systematic political bias’ in the stories included in its Trending Topics feature, but promised changes in its processes.

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The legal mumbo jumbo on popular mobile apps can take over 24 hours to read

Have you ever been turned off by the lengthy “terms and conditions” and privacy policies of mobile apps and other online services?

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Aquanta and its smart water-heater controller are back with new promises to slash your energy bill

Like the Nest thermostat, Aquanta’s water-heater controller learns your usage patterns and will heat water only when you need it.

on techhive.com

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How to add a second number to your Android phone

Ditch the dual-phone hassle by assigning yourself a second phone number, complete with texting and other services.

on greenbot.com

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How to get special characters using Alt key codes or the Word Symbols library

Alt key codes give you access to hundreds of special ASCII characters, from accent marks to tiny icons. We show you how to use the Alt codes and also Word's Symbol library.

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Microsoft Word Flow review: Software keyboard makes iPhone typing fun again

Alternative keyboard for iPhone has a helpful one-handed mode and support for swipe typing.

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How to escape that forced Windows 10 upgrade you mistakenly agreed to

After surprising many Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users with a forced upgrade, Microsoft says there's still an escape hatch. Here's how it works.

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This ping pong robot can be programmed to be the perfect partner

Practice makes perfect. But for a collaborative sport like ping pong, it’s not always easy to find the perfect partner, so two brothers solved this problem by building the “Trainerbot.”

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Consumers are more nervous than excited about self-driving cars

Google, Uber and Tesla may be giddy about the prospect of self-driving cars, but U.S. consumers aren't convinced that the technology is safe or that they need it.

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The OnePlus 3 will first go on sale from a virtual reality storefront in space

The company built a LoopVR headset to promote the launch, though any VR gear will work for the virtual buying experience.

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Google's Trust API pushes password-free login capability for Android apps

Project Abacus uses machine intelligence to verify your identity based on your unique usage patterns.

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Spotify's family plan goes toe-to-toe with Apple and Google

Spotify's family plan now offers six premium memberships for $15 per month, equaling those of Apple Music and Google Play Music.

How to go back to Windows 7 or 8 after an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft's pushing Windows 10 onto Windows 7 and 8 PCs even if you didn't consent to it. Here's how to get your computer back to normal.