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The Sensel Morph isn’t just a giant touchpad, it’s whatever you want it to be

The mouse, keyboard and touchpad are the big three input methods for PC users, but perhaps there's a better way. Sensel has developed a pressure sensitive touchpad and overlays, transforming its function on the fly.

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The Oakland police store license plates on a Windows XP machine – and it’s been crashing

The Oakland Police Department has decided to curtail its license plate reader retention period from two years to six months thanks to hard drive crashes on its Windows XP computer.

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Family sues school, claiming strong Wi-Fi signals made their son ill

It's never nice when a child is ill, especially if you don't know what's wrong with them. In one case where that seems to have happened, the parents of a child are suing the school, claiming that its Wireless network is to blame.

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Can you dig it? Here’s how to set up a dedicated Terraria server

Terraria is a game best experienced with a group of your friends, and a dedicated server is the best way to do so. Follow our handy guide and you'll be exploring and crafting with your friends in no time.

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How to restore your Windows computer to its factory settings

With this guide, you'll be able to restore your Windows PC to the settings that it had when you first bought it. We cover every version of Windows since Vista.

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DDoS attack hits GitHub after Chinese police force developer to remove code

Code repository GitHub was targeted by a DDoS attack this week that allegedly occurred due to the site hosting code that allowed Chinese users to bypass censorship in their country.

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Windows 10 adoption rate is huge; 75 million in first month

In the few weeks since the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has managed to have as many as 75 million people from as many as 192 countries around the world install the new OS. The firm may not have made much money from it yet, but the adoption rate is huge.

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If a game’s latest patch breaks it, GOG Galaxy now lets you roll back to the last version

Most PC gamers have experienced installing a game's latest patch only to find that the game no longer works. In the old days you could reinstall from scratch, but now with GOG Galaxy's latest update you can just roll back to the last version.

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There’s now a 750GB version of the Seagate Seven series drive

If 500GB in a seven millimeter thick enclosure wasn't impressive enough for you, Seagate has managed to pack an extra 250GB into their ultra-slim external.

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Upcoming GTA 5 mod makes the game nearly photo-realistic

It's not available yet, but the new ToddyEnhancer mod will have you wondering if you're playing GTA V or watching a live-action movie version.

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Build your online empire with these 6 free Web hosting services

Here are out picks for the best free Web hosting sites of 2009.

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At long last, the AMD Radeon R9 Nano is ready for its close up

Thanks to some leaked detail shots, we now have our first in-depth look at the physical construction of AMD's compact card with High Bandwidth Memory. Whether it can game or not remains to be seen.

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How to measure your PC’s power use, and why it matters

PCs and laptops are capable of some incredible things, but just how much power do they use? We've got a quick solution for you, and we'll discuss when and why it's important to know just how much juice that box is drinking.

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MIT researchers may have put an end to file loss from system crashes

A research project carried out at MIT seems poised to offer the first step towards a file system that's impervious to data loss in the event of an unexpected system failure.

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Shaky internet? Have someone else upload your files to Google’s Cloud Storage platform

If you've got data but don't want to wait for it to upload over your slow connection, you can use a third-party service to upload your physical drives to Google's Cloud Storage platform.

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