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Review: da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix 3D printer produces good quality, multi-colored objects

The da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix is XZYprinting's first fused filament, fabrication 3D printer capable of using two different colored filaments at the same time. While quality is still average, this machine is surprisingly capable.

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Microsoft sets May 9 as original Windows 10's retirement date

As expected, Microsoft has named May 9 as the date it will issue the final updates for 2015's debut edition of Windows 10.

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IoT device sales set to surge in next decade

The number of Internet of Things devices used to spark the "smart" in smart cities is expected to surge six-fold through 2026.

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Microsoft again ballyhoos Edge as battery tightwad

Microsoft this week again claimed that its Edge browser uses much less power than rivals, an apparent move to salvage the struggling Edge on Windows 10.

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14% off APC 11-Outlet Surge Protector with USB Charging Ports and SurgeArrest - Deal Alert

Be it a lightning strike that destroys a home entertainment center or fluctuating power that degrades the life of your electronics – surges, lightning, and power disturbances can have a devastating impact on the valuable electronics...

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Microsoft kills off security bulletins after several stays

Microsoft this week retired the security bulletins that for decades have described each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches for customers.

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Microsoft plies corporate customers with Windows 10 Creators Update free trial

Microsoft this week offered business customers a free 90-day trial of the enterprise-grade edition of Windows 10's latest version.

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33% off Corsair Gaming M65 Pro RGB FPS Gaming Mouse - Deal Alert

The M65 PRO RGB features a 12000 DPI optical sensor that provides pixel-precise tracking and advanced surface calibration support. The aircraft-grade aluminum frame gives it low weight, and at the same time, extremely high durability....

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Imagination, Dialog, Synaptics: Will Apple ditch ARM?

Apple appears to want to take total control of its component supply chain, sparking big market rumors across third party suppliers

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21% off Seagate Backup Plus Hub for Mac, 4TB External Desktop Hard Drive - Deal Alert

Back up your files, precious photos and videos while connecting to and recharging any USB device, such as your tablet, smartphone or camera -- even if your system is off or in standby mode. The Backup Plus Hub for Mac is fully...

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FAQ: Enterprises face another Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft today began pushing out its latest Windows upgrade, nicknamed "Creators Update." Here's what companies should know before making the jump.

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Boeing turns to 3D-printed parts to save millions on its 787 Dreamliner

Boeing will begin using at least four, and perhaps as many as 1,000, 3D-printed titanium parts to construct its new 787 Dreamliner commercial aircraft

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30% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

First question: Was it wired or wireless?

When big companies want to outsource their hardware service calls for customers, they cut deals with this outfit -- but when panic calls come in, sometimes details get lost in translation.

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Windows 10 beta testing resumes after briefest break yet

Microsoft has restarted deliveries of Windows 10 to beta testers, weeks sooner than it resumed previews in the past.

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What Aerospike learned from testing Intel's superfast Optane SSDs

Before release, Intel gave Optane SSDs to a select few who had a chance to get their hands dirty with the new technology for over a year.

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Microsoft hikes Windows 10 savings claims by 28%

Microsoft this week boosted by 28% its claim of how much enterprises can save by moving to Windows 10.

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The Weekly Wrap: Time to prep for Windows 10 Creators Update

The latest version of Windows 10 arrives on April 11, but you can get it now if you want. Here's what you need to know before you download.

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10 fun tech ads through the years

80 Mbytes of storage for less than $12,000! boasts one ad. In another, a woman in hot pants touts a modem that's "maybe even sexy." These were too much fun not to share.

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VPNs on a Chromebook: a scorecard of VPN providers

Interested in using a VPN on a Chromebook? Here is a scorecard of VPN providers that do and do not support Chrome OS.

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