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INTERNET

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Firefox will start blocking Flash content next month

Mozilla is joining the other major browser developers by intelligently auto-pausing Flash with more to come in 2017.

HARDWARE

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RIP, VHS players: The last VCRs ever will be made this month

Soon, you'll no longer be able to buy a brand new VHS player.

INTERNET

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Poshmark's curated shopping platform expands with men's and kids' items

Now you can shop for all the ladies, dudes, and kids in your life in one place.

HARDWARE

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Stagefright for iOS and OS X? Don't lower the curtain yet

Five bugs fixed in the latest iOS and OS X releases could allow maliciously crafted images to hijack a device only if a number of hurdles were crossed.

HARDWARE

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Apple faces lawsuit over AppleCare refurbished devices not being new

AppleCare+ customers have filed a class-action lawsuit in California over refurbished Apple gear.

GAMES

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7 things you shouldn't do while playing Pokémon Go

Everyone is playing the mobile smash, but some people aren't doing it right.

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GGMM E3 Wireless Smart Speaker review: This little speaker delivers big sound

More than just another Bluetooth speaker, the E3 can also connect to your Wi-Fi network and stream music from cloud-based services such as Spotify.

HARDWARE

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Acer's new Predator G1 gaming PC dumps the Titan X for a more ferocious GTX 1080

The Predator G1 gaming desktop is now available with the GeForce GTX 1080 instead of the originally announced Titan X.

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.

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.