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The ultimate sorting algorithm for alphabetizing your books efficiently

Ever wondered what was the most efficient way to alphabetize a giant pile of books? Look no further than computer science, which provides the perfect real-world algorithm for just such a task.
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Run the Windows operating systems on your Mac with this simple install guide

Even Apple fans occasionally long for live tiles and the ability to play 'Minesweeper.' To help, we've put together this simple walkthrough on how to install Windows 7, 8, or 10 on a Macbook, an iMac, or another MacOS machine.
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The Internet Archive gears up for the Trump era by creating a backup in Canada

The Internet Archive is seeking donations to create a backup in Canada. Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle seems worried about the upcoming "radical" changes in Washington, D.C. once the Donald Trump administration arrives in office.
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Dazzle your retinas with these top-tier 4K monitors

The day is coming, slowly but surely, when 1080p resolution will be behind us. Check out our current picks for the best 4K monitors on the market, whether you're looking for a budget solution or a visual treat.
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Unity 5.5 can now be used to create HoloLens augmented reality titles

Unity Technologies, makers of the Unity gaming engine, announced an upgrade to version 5.5. In addition to a number of gaming-specific updates, Unity 5.5 adds Windows Holographic support to enable the development of HoloLens titles
Gaming

What is this, a handheld for ants? Game Boy key ring is the definition of micro

With a screen measuring less than an inch across, Jeroen Domburg's custom-made Game Boy is the smallest ever created, but that doesn't mean it's not capable. It can play games like Tetris with no problem and even Doom if you can deal with a…
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Webcam ‘sextortion’ cases are on the rise, says U.K.’s National Crime Agency

Falling under the general criminal category of sextortion, webcam blackmail cases are growing. The U.K.'s National Crime Agency (NCA) released a report indicating that cases in that country have more than doubled in 2016.
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AMD is sneaking in another ‘Zen’ demo ahead of Intel’s desktop CPU launch

AMD now provides means for signing up for its upcoming "New Horizon" event, which will offer demos of its Zen-based Summit Ridge processor to the public. The event will take place on December 13 in Austin, Texas, and live-streamed as well.
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Crashing the masquerade ball: New Firefox exploit could expose Tor users

A zero-day exploit that unmasks Tor users via a Firefox bug has been discovered with evidence that it’s already been used to target people. Mozilla and Tor have acknowledged the vulnerability and are working on a patch.
Gaming

A modder dressed up Laura from 'Street Fighter V' as the new 'Overwatch' heroine

Blizzard's Sombra, who joined the Overwatch lineup in October, is now a playable character in Capcom's Street Fighter V for the PC -- unofficially. This is a modification of the Laura character created by a modder named THEJAMK.
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An ‘Overwatch’ player just passed level 1,800, all it took was 17 hours a day

'Overwatch' player Tazzerk recently announced he broke the level 1,800 barrier and posted the resulting golden portrait packing five stars. Naturally, he's not stopping there and plans to hit the top 500 in season three.
Business

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is now available for businesses

Microsoft greenlighted the Windows 10 Anniversary Update for the Current Branch for Business model on Tuesday, meaning the build is based on four months of feedback provided by partners and customers. I