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SOFTWARE

Microsoft releases official retail pricing for Windows 10

Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade deal is looking better and better all the time. For if you already own a genuine Windows PC, you could be saving yourself upwards of a hundred to almost two hundred dollars.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

Google Glass 2 UK release date, price and specs: No Glass at Google I/O but smartglasses team is growing

Amidst all the rumours that Google Glass is dead, Google has confirmed it is working on Google Glass 2. Here's what we know about it's UK release date, price and specs.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

Apple might let you reserve a watch online to buy in-store this month

The Apple Watch is an entirely new device for Apple, but the strangest part about its April launch is that you haven't been able to actually buy one in-store. That's about to change.

COMPONENTS

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Silverstone just made it possible to pack more power into a smaller PC

I'm sort of convinced we're in the last days of the large tower PC. Sure, they're not going to up and disappear tomorrow, but like the massive room-sized supercomputers of old I think we're going to see full- and even mid-size cases relegated to niche uses in the next few years. Yes, even for gaming PCs.

GAMES

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Lego Worlds is the Minecraft rival Lego should've released years ago

If you've ever played Minecraft and thought "This is just like an enormous virtual Lego set," then Lego Worlds would like to have a word with you--because it's actually an enormous virtual Lego set. That just happens to look exactly like Minecraft. We've come full circle.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS | LEGAL

Typo's BlackBerry-style iPhone cases are officially off the market

A company that made cases designed to turn your iPhone into a BlackBerry has, not surprisingly, been shut down by BlackBerry.

GAMES

PC-exclusive XCOM 2 will put humanity on the defensive this November

Well, 2K didn't leave us speculating long before pulling back the curtain--as suspected, the game teased as "Advent" last week was revealed this morning to be none other than XCOM 2.

TELECOMMUNICATION

BBC and EE trial 4G broadcast tech at FA cup final

EE plans to widen the use of its 4G Broadcast technology next year

STORAGE

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SanDisk's new 128GB flash drive is the size of a penny

For now, SanDisk is claiming the crown for the smallest USB 3.0 drive with 128GB of storage.

SECURITY

Google unifies your privacy and security settings in one spot

More than three years ago, Google unified its privacy policy. Now it's unifying your privacy (and security) information. The company recently announced an overhaul to the Google account dashboard that puts nearly every privacy and security feature in one place. The new My Account section includes Google's privacy and security checkups, the ability to mange ad settings, your search and browsing history, location history via Google Maps, and password changes. Google Wallet is still separate from the My Account dashboard.

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.