NEWS

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Philips Hue LED lighting gets a new dimmer control

Device can be mounted on the wall or detached and used as a handheld remote.

NEWS

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Swatch CEO needs to stop talking and start shipping

Nick Hayek’s provocations of Apple are looking increasingly sad as Swatch fails to ship or even demonstrate the product it’s been talking about for months.

NEWS

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Microsoft's Cortana launches on Android with public beta

Microsoft's virtual assistant is ready to help you with reminders, flight information, and to sort through other life details that can clutter up your day.

FEATURES | GAMES

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Professional gaming grows up: Drug testing comes to e-sports at ESL One Cologne

The world’s first e-sports event to include random drug testing was held at ESL One in Cologne, Germany this past weekend.

NEWS

Silicon Roundabout has a gender imbalance - where are all the women directors?

Only 18 percent of board-level positions held by women, analysis finds

HOW-TOS | SOFTWARE

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How to create a local account in Windows 10

Windows 10 doesn't make it easy or obvious to create a secondary local account, but all it really takes is looking for the fine print.

NEWS | PERIPHERALS

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Microsoft's MobileFusion app makes 3D scans, but it may never come to market

Apparently Microsoft's researchers get to have all the fun.

NEWS

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Report: Apple Watch will track your health data with sensor-equipped 'smart bands'

A new report claims that Apple will release Apple Watch 2 in 2016 and unveil new sensor-equipped smart bands.

NEWS

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Comcast plans for nationwide 1-gigabit cable service by 2018

Comcast will offer higher-speed cable service to complement its fiber-to-the-home rollout.

PRODUCT REVIEWS | HARDWARE SYSTEMS

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Acer Aspire E-15 review: This laptop packs solid performance, but at too high a price

Poor Acer. Nothing about the Aspire E-15 (model number E5-573-516D) that Acer sent us is wrong. Literally nothing at all. It's a perfectly good machine.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Latest Product Reviews

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Key Ingredient kitchen tablet review: Yummy recipes can't rescue this crummy tablet

Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.