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Week in Gaming: I can't wait to be bored by virtual reality

Let’s be honest: the only reason any of us are looking forward to the rise of commercially available, financially affordable virtual reality is so that we may break free from the shackles of the boring, never-ending slog that is reality. Maybe our virtual paradise will be a beautiful beach. More …

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Should your business be using Google's Chromebooks?

They don’t boot up a real operating system. They don’t even run any apps at all, and many of them are meant more for consumers than a business user. Yet, the Chromebook is encroaching on the enterprise, one laptop or convertible notebook at a time. For anyone thinking of deploying …

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How to use the iOS 9 Game Center

Back in the good old days, the primary aim of many arcade games was to top the highscore table. Having spent countless hours shoving coins into a machine and mastering its intricacies, you’d finally achieve the coveted prize of being the very best – at least until the machine was …

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Apple wants to replace your 2015 MacBook's USB-C charging cable

Bringing new technology standards to the masses isn’t always as straightforward as it looks, and the new USB Type-C standard Apple introduced on last year’s MacBook models is a case in point – the Cupertino company has launched a replacement program for some of the USB-C cables shipped with laptops …

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In Depth: Android in 2020: how much could Google's OS change?

Cast your mind back to late 2008, when the first Android-powered handset saw the light of day. Obama won his first Presidential election, Apple launched its App Store (the iPhone had appeared the year before), Google announced its own Chrome browser and we got our first look at the company’s …

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New picture shows off the colours of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Eager for some more Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge eye candy ahead of the device’s official unveiling at MWC next week? Another press rendering has leaked onto the web showing the handset in its silver, black and gold guises. Once again we have influential tipster @evleaks to thank for the advance …

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New picture shows off the colours of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Eager for some more Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge eye candy ahead of the device’s official unveiling at MWC next week? Another press rendering has leaked onto the web showing the handset in its silver, black and gold guises. Once again we have influential tipster @evleaks to thank for the advance …

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It’s Hard Out There for a New Emoji

With last summer’s release of iOS 9.1, a gaggle of new emoji was set loose beneath our thumbs. And even though we were all hotly anticipating the taco and burrito emoji, those new symbols weren’t the most popular of this recent crop. Which one was the most-used? You may be …

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Giving Your Boo Your Password Is Dumb. Do This Instead

You love your significant other. You trust them. You want to share your life, laughter, and digital subscriptions with them. That’s great! Just don’t share your password while you’re at it. This should go without saying, but even if you’re absolutely confident in your relationship’s longevity, there are some things …

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