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39% off iClever Backlight Bluetooth Folding Keyboard for Smartphone, PC, or Tablet - Deal Alert

Compact design with full standard-size keys, but foldable into ⅓ of the size making it easily portable. Backlit with red, blue, or green at two brightness levels. Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy texture for superior durability.

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Dealing with VPNs on a Chromebook running Android apps

My first impression of Android on a Chromebook was positive. But, you do need to be aware of how VPNs are handled, since there are now two different operating systems running on a single computer.

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Best Deals of the Week, September 19th - September 23rd - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 19th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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50% off Inateck USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Cloning Station - Deal Alert

Need occasional access to bare drives or full backup to external bare drives? Want to clone your hard drive to SSD? This Super Speed USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station is an ideal solution for you to enjoy your videos, photos, music...

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Why 90% of customers still want their Note7

There's some debate about whether the number can indeed be that high, and what happened to the other 10% of Note7 users -- if they've already gone to another device or just opted not to do anything at all.

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An essential MacBook user battery condition guide

What to do to keep your batteries in the best possible state, and how to tell what state they are in.

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Fitbit Charge 2 review

The top three reasons why Charge 2 is Fitbit’s best activity tracker yet.

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Dell plans to move VR content creation to the cloud

Dell wants to prove that you don't need a high-end GPU in your computer to create content for virtual reality headsets.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga: The shape of convertibles to come

ThinkPad X1 Yoga, Lenovo’s latest Windows convertible, offers an excellent 14-in. display, a pressure-sensitive stylus and the ability to take on a variety of forms.

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IBM shows how fast its brain-like chip can learn

Developing a computer that can be as decisive and intelligent as humans is on IBM's mind, and it's making progress toward achieving that goal.

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Impending cumulative updates unnerve Windows patch experts

Microsoft's decision to force Windows 10's patch and maintenance model on customers running the still-popular Windows 7 has patch experts nervous.

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60% off HDMI 2.0 High Speed 4k-Ready Gold Plated 6ft Cable - Deal Alert

Get your hands on this heavy duty high quality 6ft HDMI 2.0 cable, which will drive your 4K TV/Monitor at a 2160P. Very highly rated and currently discounted.

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IBM says: ‘Swift is now ready for the enterprise’

IBM introduces IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift, says "Swift is now ready for the enterprise."

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review: Brilliant OLED color and performance to spare

The OLED version of the X1 Yoga is a fantastic blend of incredible display and great hardware.

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Mingis on Tech: The iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 -- and the gadget guy!

After a quick update on the latest Apple news, it's time to get gander at the gadget guy's latest goodies -- just in time to prepare for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

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Samsung releases the world’s fastest gumstick SSD

Samsung today released two new gumstick SSDs based on the non-volatile memory express (NVMe) specification with peak speeds of up to 3.5Gbs.

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Teleporting a photon leads researchers to quantum security

It's still early days, but teleporting photons could lead to unbreakable security; tampering with photons creates obvious changes in code keys.

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Renewable energy makes up almost one-third of the world's electrical capacity

A new report from the World Energy Council has revealed 30% of installed power generating equipment is made up by renewable technology and it is responsible for 23% of total global electricity production.

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