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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Now updated for build 15007, released on Jan. 12, 2017: Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft.

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Microsoft slates end to security bulletins in February

Microsoft in February will stop issuing the detailed security bulletins that for nearly 20 years have provided information about vulnerabilities and patches.

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New Windows 10 build is a monster update

The first update of the year adds more new features than any previous build.

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Back from dead: Intel's Atom chip, in Panasonic's $2,189 Android tablet

Intel is phasing out Atom chips from mobile devices and has scaled back Android development for such devices. But Panasonic has released a Toughbook with the chip and the OS anyway.

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EFF warily applauds Windows 10's data collection changes

Recent concessions by Microsoft in the data its Windows 10 "phones home" to company servers won cautious praise from one critic this week.

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43% off Microsoft Wireless Desktop 900 Keyboard and Mouse Bundle - Deal Alert

The Wireless Desktop 900 keyboard has quiet-touch keys, and the full-size ambidextrous mouse provides comfortable, precise navigation. The Wireless Desktop 900 also includes Advanced Encryption Standard to help protect your...

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New MacBook Pros stop Apple's skid in worldwide PC shipments

Apple's new MacBook Pros have put the brakes on a free-fall of Mac shipments globally, though they haven't provided the boost the company was looking for.

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Microsoft makes minor concessions on Windows 10 data collection

Microsoft on Tuesday promised that it will dial back diagnostic data collection from Windows 10 devices when users select the "Basic" setting for the controversial harvesting.

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Intel Joule shipments blocked in key countries, pending certification

If you can't find Intel's Joule developer boards in your country, it's because shipments have been held up.

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66% Off Nero 2017 Platinum HD Multimedia Suite Software, PC Disk or Download - Deal Alert

Nero gives you fuss-free ripping and importing of videos, audio files, and audio CDs, with 1-click transfer to virtually all mobile devices. Currently discounted a generous 66% off its list price.

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Why you need Rainmeter even in a business setting

There are many desktop information tools to customize your PC, but far and away the most popular is Rainmeter, an open source project run by volunteers who have created a fantastic desktop information resource. Rainmeter uses...

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Microsoft lets some Windows 10 users hit pause on updates

Microsoft delivered a new Windows 10 build that addresses longstanding complaints about the operating system's update practices.

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Dell: Mainstream laptops with wireless charging are still years away

Back in 2014, Intel declared it wanted laptops to be free of wires, and a centerpiece of that plan was wireless charging. But the technology has been slow to mature, and it may be years before the technology takes off.

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How to use encryption to safeguard data on your Windows 10 laptop

Many laptops are stolen every year, but encryption can help prevent thieves from accessing the private data on your Windows laptop.

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In Win shows us some of the coolest cases on the planet at CES

Flashy framework. Thoughtful details. Just plain cool features. In Win clearly knows how.

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How EVGA is taking over your PC

At this point, EVGA has basically everything you need to build your own PC—except for storage and a processor.

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CyberPower brought some badass PCs to CES

Among them was a new Pro Streamer for the Twitch-erati.

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Gigabyte showed some badass custom-built PCs at CES

Gigabyte gets what it means to be a PC enthusiast. Just take a look at these tricked-out systems.

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