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Window(s) to your world

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History is the best teacher

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950 XL > x3 ?

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All dem pixels

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Razer Blade Pro 2017 nabs THX certification and an overclockable CPU

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Don't trust the cloud with your data, encrypt it before uploading

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Make up or break up?

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Lightweight powerhouse

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Pour it on

What are your biggest complaints about Windows 10?

Surface Cloud Book instead?

Microsoft may not announce a Surface Book 2 at rumored Spring event

Security Tip

Prevent users from seeing your files by hiding a drive on Windows 10

10 > 8.1

Now's the time for Microsoft to push Windows 10 Mobile to eligible devices

Deal alert

Unlimited calls, text and 10GB of 4G LTE data for $20 per month

Into the fold

Another foldable mobile patent hints at Surface Phone form factor

Memories o' Ballmer

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Hands-on with the HP Elite x3 Lap Dock

Windows Phone fans are about to get the most exciting device this year. The HP Elite x3 features a 5.96-inch diagonal WQHD (2560x1440) AMOLED display, 64GB of internal memory, 4GB of RAM, dual-biometrics (iris and fingerprint scanners), a massive 4,150mAh battery, and more. It can be connected to the HP Elite x3 Lap Dock to boost productivity. Watch our hands-on video to see it in action.

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HP has launched a new family of gaming products designed specifically for those who demand the ultimate, immersive gaming experience. The new high-end gaming products include the OMEN X Desktop, OMEN 17 Laptop, and other accessories. HP says the OMEN X brand focuses on overbuilt and over-engineered products meant to deliver bold innovation for gaming customers.

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Everyone's talking about Pokémon Go, the crazy-popular new game that launched over the weekend. Unfortunately, it's only available on Android and iOS. About 35,000 people have already signed a petition to bring Pokémon Go to our favorite platform, but while we wait for that to happen, let's look at some of the reactions from Windows Phone users missing out on Pokémon Go.

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One of the new features on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is Windows Ink, which lets users with an active pen access core features such as writing sticky notes, doodling in a sketchpad, or annotating screenshots with Screen Sketch. The workspace also makes it easier for users to find apps that support the use of an active pen. We'll show you how.

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If you own a Windows Phone, you'll be able to see its notifications on your PC when the Windows 10 Anniversary Update releases on August 2nd. While it can be useful to many people, I don't like my PC getting bombarded with notifications from my phone. I'll show you how to disable the Windows Phone notifications on your PC, or change the settings to make them more manageable.

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Part of Windows Ink from the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is Sticky Notes. It lets you add quick notes to your screen just like you would with Post-it notes. While Sticky Notes is great for remembering common tasks, it can go a step further. For example, it can add a reminder to your calendar if it recognizes a time or date in the note. Watch our how-to video to see it in action.

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When shooting and editing videos on the go, a portable storage solution is improtant to get the job done. Since my camera equipment adds weight and bulk to my bag, I need the storage solution to be small, rugged, and fast. SanDisk released their Extreme 510 Portable SSD with 480GB capacity this year, and it looks like it'll be an essential item in my backpack.

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FIFA 17 first impressions from E3 2016

FIFA 17 doesn't come out until late September, but there were some demo stations available at E3 2016 for those who were interested in a sneak peek. I tried it on the Xbox One and recorded the gameplay against another player. Go watch it!

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