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Microsoft patches up major flaw in Internet Explorer

If your'e a regular Internet Explorer user, you'll want to make sure that your browser is up to date, as Microsoft has just released a new patch for its ageing browser that affects all versions across many operating systems.

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Vaio computers are returning to the U.S., starting with the Z Canvas this fall

Last year we mourned the passing of Vaio, Sony's longtime PC brand. Last year Vaio was reborn under new ownership, still focusing on premium quality PCs. Now Vaio is returning to the U.S. with the Z Canvas this fall.

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Ashley Madison hackers follow through with threat to dump members’ data online

Cheating spouses who use the Ashley Madison site may be sweating it out in the coming days after hackers dumped stolen data online that reveals not only names and payment information, but also intimate details of their sexual preferences and fantasies.

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3 reasons you shouldn’t buy an all-in-one

All-in-one computers have become a popular desktop alternative over the last half-decade. They promise a sleeker, more intuitive experience, but their initial attractiveness can quickly wear off.

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Target in $67m settlement with Visa over massive 2013 hack

Target was hit by a massive hack back in 2013, one which affected as many as 110m customers. To cover the costs of card issuers that had to deal with its aftermath, the retail giant has agreed with Visa to pay $67m to those affected.

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Razer and Intel are working together on a RealSense-enabled 3D camera

Razer and Intel are collaborating on a 3D-sensing camera for consumer-end VR and gaming computers.. The device should make it possible to dodge enemy attacks in a fighting game by physically moving around.

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Insiders gain new features in Windows 10 build 10525

Those running Insider builds of Windows 10 are getting an update that adds color options, improvements to memory usage, and other small tweaks.

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Intel announces Optane hard drives powered by 3D XPoint technology

3D XPoint will be coming to a drive near you in 2016, according to Intel's IDF San Francisco keynote. The drives will be sold under a new Optane brand to enterprise and consumer markets.

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Enthusiast blog unearths China’s bizarre ‘street offset’ system

When does mapping turn into snooping? As it turns out, Google has had to find a solution that allows for accurate street mapping within the limits of Chinese legislation.

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Xbox One streaming offers very high quality on Windows 10

Even though Microsoft previously disabled the "very high" quality setting for Xbox One to Windows 10 streaming, it's seen the error of its ways and has now enabled it by default, giving everyone access to higher quality streams.

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Western Digital keeps it traditional with new, giant mechanical drives

While SSDs are certainly where it's at in terms of speed, and the prices are coming down, they still can't quite match the storage capacity of hard drives. Which is why Western Digital is launching some new, higher capacity drives.

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Halo on the PC? Here's how to do it, with Game Streaming in Windows 10

Want to play Xbox One games while someone else is hogging the TV? Now you can, if you have a Windows 10 PC. Here's how to set up and optimize Game Streaming.

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Games with SafeDisc or Securom DRM won’t run on Windows 10

SafeDisc or Securom DRM, which is installed on hundreds of old disc-based games, are a no-go on Windows 10. Users can't run on these games on the newly updated OS without running through complex workarounds.

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