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Microsoft releases patches for Internet Explorer slowdown bug, how to download

Internet Explorer has come under fire due to issues with extreme slowdowns in performance. Thankfully, Microsoft has patched that problem.
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Wireless electricity is here! And we’re using to power … robot fish?

One of the first uses of true wireless charging technology is here ... and it's a fish tank with toy fish. Yep. It holds a Guinness World record, too.

The HP Stream 14’s specs leak, and it takes direct aim at Chromebooks

HP and Microsoft are looking to fight Chromebooks on their own turf; the super-cheap laptop space. You can learn more about the HP Stream 14, whose specs just leaked, here.

Never forget a Masterlock combo again with Noke, the smart Bluetooth padlock

Rather than being designed only for your front door or bicycle, Noke is a Bluetooth LE smart lock designed to be used anywhere -- just like a normal padlock

Xbox One August update enhances sharing features

The August update for Xbox One, which starts rolling out today, will overhaul your activity feed and provide new features that make creating and sharing videos easier than ever.

Watch valets joy ride your Stingray thanks to the Performance Data Recorder

Chevrolet has improved the functionality of its Corvette Stingray Valet Mode. When fitted with the Performance Data Recorder, the car will now record video and interior audio as soon as the mode is activated.

High-rolling hybrid: BMW’s i8 Concours d’Elegance edition auctions for $825,000 at Pebble Beach

The BMW i8 is already a rare combination of performance, efficiency, and lavishness, but the Concours d'Elegance edition takes it one step further. The special edition i8 just sold for $850,000 at a Pebble Beach Auction.

This app will shut down everything on your phone until you call your mom back

New app Ignore No More helps parents force uncommunicative teens to call back by disabling smartphone functions temporarily. Parents can lock their kids' devices until they reply.

Panasonic published a comic book about an IT guy saving the world with his Toughpad

Panasonic is going all out for its 5-inch ToughPad FZ-E1 phablet. The super durable device now has its own comic book series and a sweepstakes contest.
Home Theater

Cable companies now serve up more Internet than cable TV, study shows

Data released this week by the Leichtman Research Group shows that during Q2 2014 major pay-TV providers lost about 300,000 net video subscribers, but added roughly 385,000 new high-speed Internet subscribers. Providers now have more…