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Griffin's PowerMate is the Surface Dial dead-ringer that's trapped in Mac land

Griffin still won't commit to a date to release Windows 10 support for its PowerMate control knob, which probably inspired Microsoft's Surface Dial.

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3 Chrome extensions that let you track to-do's from your browser

No more toggling between browser tabs for the tools you need. These extensions put everything you need on one page.

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What's next for Windows 10's Game Mode: Microsoft drops a few hints

Microsoft's not saying much about the future of Windows 10's Game Mode, but a few hints give us some ideas.

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HP rises again to be the world's top PC maker as Lenovo slips

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 60.3 million units in the first quarter of 2017, growing by just 0.6 percent compared to the same quarter the previous year, according to IDC.

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Orange Pi takes on Raspberry Pi with new computer boards

Raspberry Pi may be the most well-known board computer, but rival Orange Pi is rolling out a much larger range of boards at a dizzying pace, and at cheaper prices.

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Lawsuits claims Yahoo squandered trust fund for Chinese dissidents

A pledge Yahoo made 10 years ago to help Chinese political dissidents has resulted in millions of dollars squandered, according to a new lawsuit filed on Tuesday.

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Amazon has dropped the price on SanDisk portable storage

If you missed out on the last sale, you're in luck. Amazon has revived worthwhile discounts on SanDisk’s USB thumb drives and SD cards.

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It's time to dump Moore's Law to advance computing, researcher says

Dumping Moore's Law is perhaps the best thing that could happen to computers, as it'll hasten the move away from an aging architecture holding back hardware innovation.

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How to get Windows 10 Creators Update: The release date and more

Windows 10 Creators Update has an official release date of April 11, but in reality it will roll out in waves. Here's how it will work.

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Slack apps can now use drop-down menus

Apps that integrate with Slack can now include drop-down menus in the messages that they post to the service, as part of a push to improve the interactivity of third-party integrations.

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Leaked OnePlus 5 specs show a handset built to take on the Galaxy S8

A leaked set of specs show OnePlus is gearing up for a splashy release with its next handset, with a Snapdragon 835 chip and a slimmed-down design.

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DNS record will help prevent unauthorized SSL certificates

Starting in September, publicly trusted certificate authorities will have to honor a special Domain Name System (DNS) record that allows domain owners to specify who is allowed to issue SSL certificates for their domains.

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Fear not, early adopters: The Galaxy S8 might not be running Android 7.0 for very long

While it will be shipping with Android 7.0, there are signs that Samsung is looking to update the Galaxy S8 to Nougat 7.1 as quickly as possible.

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Dridex gang uses unpatched Microsoft Word exploit to target millions

The gang behind the Dridex computer trojan has adopted an unpatched Microsoft Word exploit used in attacks for months and used it to target millions of users.

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Pure adds more NVMe with an eye to the next storage speed bump

The NVMe interconnect should allow for bigger and denser flash modules and faster application performance. Pure Storage is tapping into this potential with its new FlashArray//X.