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Want to preview Office 2016 on a Mac? Now you can, for free

Office for the Mac hasn't received a new edition since 2011, but Microsoft has finally released a preview edition of Office 2016 for Apple's machines. Best of all? You can download it today, for free, and try it for 60 days.

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Get under the crust of these 10 fun and easy Raspberry Pi projects

The Raspberry Pi is an amazing device. Check out some of our favorite Pi projects, whether your prefer to create your own personalized weather station or a musical instrument that utilizes nearby vegetables for drum pads.

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‘Microsoft Tech Support’ scammer threatens Canadian man on the phone

When Jakob Dulisse received an unexpected call from "Microsoft Tech Support" he knew it was a scam, but what happened when he revealed he was on to the ruse was unexpected.

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For laptops, how thin is too thin?

As competition from mobile devices ramps up, laptops are becoming thinner than ever before — but are manufacturers putting form ahead of functionality?

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The 7 best keyboards money can buy

Bundled keyboards may be convenient, but they're rarely terrific when it comes to functionality. Check out our picks for best keyboards on the market, whether you're looking for a no-frills offering or a mechanical option that shines with customization.

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Nvidia crashes Epic Games keynote to tease Titan X graphics card

Nvidia's keynote at GDC 2015 wasn't about a video card, but the company didn't leave without teasing new PC hardware. The company's CEO appeared at Epic's keynote to reveal the new Titan X.

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Scared of the cloud, but want to share files? BitTorrent Sync might be the answer

BitTorrent's file sharing software Sync has left beta as of version 2.0, and will begin offering a 'Pro' subscription package for business users.

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Syber to launch six new Steam Machines this fall

Syber, CyberPowerPC's new division, announced on March 3 that it will be launching a new line of Steam Machines this fall. The news came at the Gamers Developers Conference, and Syber specified that it will introduce six different models.

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This $50 cube streams anything on your phone to any TV

The SlimPort Nano-Console is a clever way of transforming your phone into a game console and a set top box. It also allows you to charge it up and there's a handy touch pad…

  • Pros: Easy to use , Screen mirroring , Low latency for gaming…
  • Cons: Limited compatibility , Aesthetic design , Remote takes…

Origin's EON17-X shirks watt-sipping mobile silicon for an unbridled desktop chip

Want desktop-caliber performance in a laptop you can pick up and take with you? Origin’s EON17-X serves just that at a surprisingly tolerable price, but it doesn’t obliterate…

  • Pros: Excellent processor performance , Lots of connectivity…
  • Cons: Dull design , Iffy image quality without $50 calibration…

Want a GTX 960, but think two gigs of RAM isn’t enough? EVGA has you covered

Today EVGA announced its plans to double the GTX 960's memory with a new 4GB model while adding a new cooling unit that should help to keep the card quieter and colder during 4K gaming sessions.

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I controlled Assassin’s Creed with my eyes and it was cool as hell

We check out the SteelSeries Sentry, an eye-tracking sensor that uses Tobii's technology to monitor, analyze, and even control your connection with a game. Wherever you look, that's where the camera goes.

Gaming

Get your game on: How to connect a PlayStation 3 controller to a Mac

The need to use a dedicated console controller on a Mac is higher than ever considering the platform's significant increase in popularity during the last several years. Here's our simple walkthrough on how to connect a PlayStation 3 controller to a Mac.

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Can web apps boost the Windows Store? Microsoft thinks they might

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will let developers publish web apps through its store, potentially closing the app gap between the Windows Store and other app store platforms.

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler talks Net neutrality decision and spectrum auctions

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler addressed the Net neutrality decision, spectrum auctions, and more at Mobile World Congress 2015. Although his keynote provided few answers, it held some good info.

Mobile

Defang your keys: This liquid makes your phone screen as hard as sapphire

Kristall's Liquid Screen Protector applies with a few wipes and makes your screen as hard as sapphire glass.

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Windows 7 has replaced XP as the most popular version of the OS

While Microsoft are looking ahead to the release of Windows 10, the majority of PC users are still holding on to Windows 7 as their operating system of choice.

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SanDisk shows off first thumb drive with USB Type-C connector

SanDisk has developed the first thumb drive with a USB Type C connector, which offers compatibility with upcoming notebooks offering the same. It also has an old-school USB 3.0 port, however, providing legacy support with thousands of devices.

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This 3D fingerprint sensor uses ultrasound scanning to hold your data tight

Qualcomm's latest futuristic tech is an ultrasound fingerprint sensor that reads through layers of your skin for more accuracy and security. The technology works with the Snapdragon 810 processor.

Mobile

Intel continues trying to break into mobile with an assault of new Atom processors

Intel announced its new mobile devices portfolio at MWC today as it tries to catch up with market leader, Qualcomm. The new Atom family includes the x3 for the entry-level market, and the x5 and x7 for the mid-range and premium end.

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This is the world’s first 200GB MicroSD card, courtesy of SanDisk

Remember when 4GB flash drives seemed like they had tons of storage? SanDisk has shrunk 200GB down to the size of a fingernail with its new MicroSDXC card, but it'll come with a hefty $400 price tag.

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All hail our robot overlords: Google’s new AI will beat you at Atari

Researchers at Google have created an artificial intelligence that teaches itself how to play video games on the Atari 2600, besting expert human players at most of them.

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BenQ's monster monitor won't feast on your bank account

Do you want a big, affordable, 4K monitor that can wow your friends and make image editing a pleasure? BenQ's BL3201PH might be what you need, but its impressive size doesn't come…

  • Pros: Plenty of connectivity , Numerous image quality controls…
  • Cons: Dull design , Wobbly stand , On-screen controls need work…

Lenovo gives your wallet some love with a new line of Android and Windows tablets

Lenovo has revealed a few new tablets at affordable prices. Here are all the details on the new Windows and Android devices.

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Worried Windows 10 will crash your PC? Here’s how to dual-boot with your existing Windows install

You don't have to overwrite your old operating system if you don't want to. Check out our guide on how to separate your hard drive into two distinct partitions, so you can install the latest version of Windows without affecting your old OS or productivity.

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HP reveals new Spectre x360 convertible with classy design, quality keyboard

HP has revealed the details of its new Spectre x360, a convertible notebook with a 360-degree hinge. While its design isn't unique, the company hopes an excellent keyboard and long-lasting battery will provide an edge.

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Keep tabs on who uses your personal computer with this simple guide

Ever wonder what happens with your home computer while you're out of the house? Our simple guide will have you keeping tabs on your at-home PC in no time, whether using your computer's built-in webcam, an activity tracker, or a simple keylogger.

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Lenovo cleans up Superfish with McAfee subscription, promises to restrain future bloatware

Lenovo has announced that starting with the release of Windows 10, the company will no longer be including unnecessary bloatware on its machines in an effort to make amends for the Superfish adware debacle.

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Parallels 10 makes OS X and Windows play nice, for a price

Looking to run Windows on a Mac without Boot Camp? Parallels 10 is one of the most attractive virtualization suites available, but it's also among the most expensive. Can it justify its premium?

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Check out Google’s new vision for its next headquarters

Glass canopies, office walls that can be moved as required, and cycling paths inside and out: Google has unveiled dramatic new proposals for extending its buildings in Mountain View.

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