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Skype achieves video calls with 3D holographic avatars, but don’t hold your breath

How about attending a business meeting at your company where everyone around the table except you is a 3D holographic avatar? If Skype and Microsoft choose to push ahead with their technology, it could become a reality.
Computing

Logitech unveils stylish Ultrathin Touch Mouse for PC and Mac

Now here's a lovely looking mouse, one that's stylish, light and ultra-slim. Logitech says it designed the touch-enabled device to complement "the good looks" of Ultrabooks and Mac's laptop computers.
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How to make Google your default search engine

Google is a giant when it comes to handling search queries from around the globe, but sometimes setting it as your default search engine takes a little effort. Here is our quick guide on how to set Google as your default search engine no…
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Hands on: Foursquare’s Windows 8 app ditches gamification for local discovery

The launch of Foursquare's Windows 8 app may not be that exciting to current Foursquare users, but it's a win for Microsoft as more social media companies begin to start developing for the operating system.
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Google+ Hangouts going HD and plugin-free for video chat

Two years after its initial release, Google+ Hangouts is getting HD video support, as well future support for a plugin-free video chatting experience, thanks to a planned switch to the WebRTC standard.
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Sony commercial hints at new convertible Vaio

A commercial that leaked last week showing a new Vaio concept was officially released by Sony today. There's not a lot of info around it, but we're confident that a new convertible PC is in Sony's near future.
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Now you can control Philips Hue lights straight from your Mac

OS X users can now use a third party app to control the colorful Philips Hue smart lightbulbs right from your Mac's Menu bar. But the added convenience will cost ya - the regular Hue app is free while Hue Menu is $3.
Computing

Cloud clash: SkyDrive Pro responds to Box storage boost with one of its own

Last week cloud storage service Box gave its 20 million users something to smile about when it doubled the amount of free storage space on offer to 10GB. On Tuesday, however, Microsoft's SkyDrive Pro leapfrogged it, jumping from 7GB to…
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Like the Energizer bunny, the Logitech G602 is the gaming mouse that keeps going and going

Logitech announced the G602 wireless gaming mouse, set to begin selling next month for $80. It's claimed to last over 1,400 hours on a pair of AA batteries, or 250 hours on the full-steam gaming mode.
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Acer Aspire Z3-605 Review

Acer Aspire Z3-605 review.
Computing

Windows 8.1 is officially ready – now, we wait

Though Windows 8 launched just 10 months ago, Windows 8.1 is almost here. Microsoft announced today that the update is ready and rolling out to OEMs, but users will have to wait until mid-October when it's released to the public.