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For Honor review: Satisfying melee kneecapped by microtransactions and online woes

For Honor's combat is excellent, but it's dragged down by...well, basically everything else, especially on the multiplayer side of things.

Razer Blade Pro review: This gaming laptop deftly balances power and portability

Razer’s made the Blade Pro worthy of its name again—just prepare yourself for sticker shock.

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71% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 PLUS Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Also designed to be water resistant, this highly rated speaker's list price has been slashed 72%, down to just $37.99 on Amazon.

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Google shuts Spaces, the content-sharing app you probably never heard of

Google will be shutting down Spaces on April 17, ending the experimental service that never really got off the ground.

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Uber rejects claims it stole Waymo's self-driving car tech

Uber is dismissing allegations that it stole trade secrets from rival Waymo, calling them “a baseless attempt to slow down a competitor.”

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Microsoft Store has slashed the Asus ZenBook Flip's price by $200

This solid 2-in-1 convertible is already value-packed at its MSRP—so at $500, it's a steal.

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This week in games: Play Prey as a toilet paper roll, install Doom on a Porsche, and more

Plus: Overwatch teases a new hero, Battlefield 1 teases a new...something, and Humble sells all the Civilization you'll ever need for just $15. This is gaming news for January 20 to 24.

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Google discloses unpatched IE vulnerability after Patch Tuesday delay

Google's Project Zero team has disclosed a potential arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer because Microsoft has not acted within Google's 90-day disclosure deadline.

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FCC puts the brakes on ISP privacy rules it just passed in October

The new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will seek a stay on privacy rules for broadband providers that the agency just passed in October.

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Serious Cloudflare bug revealed secret user data from major websites

For months a bug in Cloudflare's content optimization systems exposed sensitive information sent by users to websites including passwords, session cookies, authentication tokens and even private messages.

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Zenimax wants to block Oculus Rift headset sales, Gear VR games

The court case between Zenimax and Oculus was decided, but before the case wraps up entirely Zenimax wants to halt sales of any Oculus products containing Zenimax code.

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LG puts a massive battery in the X Power2, but not much else

The X Power2 is part of LG's new effort to bring "different exclusive features that are usually found only in premium smartphones" to affordable handsets.

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35% off Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard Self-Balancing Smart Scooter - Deal Alert

Step on the deck and go with Razor Hovertrax 2.0, the world’s smartest self-balancing electric scooter. Intelligently-engineered with EverBalance technology, Hovertrax 2.0 is the only board that auto-levels for a safer, easier mount and a smoother ride.

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Google rebrands Messenger as Android Messages in a move toward a universal texting app

Android Messages is merely a new name for Google Messenger, but it could signal big changes for messaging on Android phones.

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The United Nations steps in to define 5G, ending a marketing war

With mobile operators' marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation.

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Google snafu signs users out of accounts, wreaks havoc on OnHub and Wifi routers

If you were signed out of your Google device on Thursday it wasn't hackers—just a Google hiccup.