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A First Look at Microsoft's Windows 10

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Tool around a bit on Microsoft's next-gen software platform and it becomes clear Redmond is going back to basics.

Path Talk Lets You Message Local Businesses

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
With this new feature, you can message local businesses to request appointments, make reservations, or inquire about process and hours.

Students Can Get Unlimited Google Drive Storage for Free

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Google on Tuesday announced a new version of Drive that is free for students.

Acer Intros Explosive New Nitro Black Notebooks

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Designed for gamers and other power users, Acer introduces new 15- and 17-inch laptops in time for the holiday buying seasons.

Good2Go App Assesses Sexual Willingness

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
California also became the first state to pass a law requiring all colleges to have a consent policy.

Windows 10 Is What Windows 8 Should Have Been

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Windows 10 is what PC users have been waiting for, but it should never have had to exist.

BMW Driving Autonomous Cars Into China

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
The German company has turned its attention toward the crowded roads of China to expand its "Vision Zero" strategy.

Pushbullet 'Channels' Add Custom Notifications on Android, iOS

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Pushbullet has added a way to push custom RSS notifications to all your devices, and it's still totally free.

Cue the Avril Lavigne! Spotify Launches in Canada

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Spotify is finally launching for everyone in the Great White North.

Microsoft Skips Windows 9, Reveals Windows 10

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
For now, the focus is on the enterprise with a technical preview expected tomorrow and a full launch in mid-2015.

Tetris Headed to the Big Screen

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Your favorite game of the 80s is making its way to movie theatres.

Pebble Drops Prices, Boosts Activity Tracking

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
New fitness apps from Misfit, Jawbone, and Swim.com accompany new prices for the original Pebble and Pebble Steel.

Live From Microsoft's Windows 9 Event

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
PCMag's Damon Poeter will be live-blogging the big announcements starting at 10 a.m. PT.

eBay, PayPal to Separate in 2015

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
EBay concluded that the two companies can get more things accomplished separately than together.

Need Help With Your App? Realm Lands on Android

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Not every developer is an engineering genius. But tools like Realm - which launches on Android today - can help.

Microsoft Prediction Lab Wants to Shake Up Traditional Polling

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Eventually, Microsoft's Cortana might be asking you questions rather than a pollster.

Apple Patches 'Shellshock' on OS X

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Apple overnight released a patch for Mac OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks.

Taste-Testing Robots Verify Authenticity of Thai Cuisine

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
The government of Thailand has unveiled two new taste-testing robots that evaluate whether Thai food from around the world is up to par.

Parrot Reveals Slimmed-Down Zik 2.0 Headphones

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
Parrot's Zik 2.0 headphones promise the same high-quality audio in a lighter package.

iPhone 6 Arrives in China on Oct. 17

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:01
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will reach mainland China next month, available online and through local retailers.

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