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Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

The open source stream processing solution is proven reliable at scale, but difficult to learn and use.

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Review: The da Vinci Junior is the Easy-Bake oven of 3D printers

XYZprinting has released its least expensive 3D printer, the da Vinci Junior 1.0, which at $349 will likely delight beginner makers with its fully-enclosed design and onboard LED-control display. But don't expect a lot of detail in...

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Amazing bug-sized robots developed in DARPA project

Researchers in Silicon Valley have developed insect-size robots that can manufacture microstructures that are too small and complex to be built by current machinery or by hand. The robots are part of work by SRI International into...

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EU targets Android in competition probe

The European Commission has launched an investigation into Google over its Android operating system and demands the company makes to hardware partners.

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Your drone flight might be illegal

Drone flying laws in the US won't be defined until 2017, which means that some commercial drone flights might be illegal.

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Hands on: What a $149 Chromebook is actually like to use

How good of a Chrome OS experience can $149 really get you? Time to find out.

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Predictive video could end buffering

Technology from Akamai uses predictive analytics to preload videos you might want to watch.

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This new robot could replace rovers on NASA missions

Researchers at NASA and UC Berkeley are developing a robot that could one day replace the rovers we use to explore other planets.

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5 features to get you started with your new Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung's new flagship comes bundled with a heaping of new software features, including an improved fingerprint scanner, Themes, and more.

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Alan Turing manuscript up for auction

Written during World War II, the manuscript is the last one in existence from the English mathematician who cracked the Nazi's Enigma code.

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Hands on: Plantronics' Explorer 500 Bluetooth headset adds a new loop

Plantronic's reasonably-priced Explorer 500 Bluetooth headset offers good quality audio and an innovative strap that acts as both a charging cable and carry loop.

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IT leaders weigh in on Apple Watch

At the Agenda15 conference, Computerworld caught up with two IT leaders to get their opinions on the new Apple Watch and the wearables market.

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Pocketable productivity: 5 folding keyboards for your smartphone

Thumb-typing on your smartphone can make creating a short document take a lot longer. We review five folding keyboards that can make your job easier.

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Intel's computer you can fit in your pocket

Intel's Compute Stick is powered by a quad core Atom processor and will be shipping in late April for $149 with Windows 8.1.

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HTC One M9 camera, take 2: Can a software update make things better?

HTC says a new software update should improve camera performance on its One M9 phone -- so how much difference does it really make? A hands-on comparison.

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Premier 100: Indoor Location Services at Vanguard

Computerworld's Ellen Fanning chats with Kathy Fuertes from Vanguard about the company's IT project to help mobilize location services for conference rooms at Vanguard offices.

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NAS shoot-out: QNAP vs. Synology

The beefy QNAP TVS-EC880 delivers better performance under heavy workloads, while the elegant Synology DS2015xs shines with useful tools.

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HTC One M9 deep-dive review: Third time's (almost) the charm

HTC's latest luxurious smartphone isn't a radical upgrade, but it offers subtle refinements that bring it closer to perfection. We take a detailed look at the One M9 and test how it holds up in the real world.

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