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The Samsung Galaxy S6 just killed two of my favorite Android features

The Galaxy S5 and earlier Galaxy smartphones had replaceable batteries and storage expansion slots. But the new GS6 says goodbye to that flexibility in favor of a sleeker design.

By March 1, 2015

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Softcard to close up shop after Google mobile payments deal

The carrier-backed mobile payments initiative announces closure after Google acquired its technology.

By March 4, 2015

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'I can't figure out why someone would buy a Tizen phone': Ubuntu boss talks Android alternatives

We spoke to Ubuntu's mobile boss, Cristian Parrino, to find out how the operating system is different from Android, Firefox and Tizen.

By March 3, 2015

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Design your own crazy 'Star Wars' lightsaber

Are the new lightsabers in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" not impressing you? Make your own with Hasbro's Bladebuilders, debuting this fall.

By February 23, 2015

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HP still leads notebook pack, but Lenovo is on its heels

HP snagged 20.1 percent of the notebook market worldwide in 2014, according to research firm TrendForce, but Lenovo is catching up fast.

By January 28, 2015

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Windows 8.1 continues upward trek as XP edges down

Microsoft's current desktop OS is close to stealing second place from Windows XP in the desktop OS arena, according to new stats from Web tracker Net Applications.

By December 1, 2014

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Lenovo to close purchase of IBM's x86 server business on Oct. 1

The $2.1 billion deal ups Lenovo's enterprise offerings, as it takes the No. 3 spot in the x86 server market behind HP and Dell.

By September 29, 2014

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Unified Weapons Master offers high-tech gladiatorial combat

Two combatants clad in high-tech armour battle it out with classic weaponry in a modern arena. That's sport of the future according to Unified Weapons Master.

By July 16, 2014

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Make your own 3D-printed Death Star speaker cases

With these easy instructions, you can print out "Star Wars" Death Stars that make speakers worthy of Darth Vader's home office. Take that, Rebel scum!

By January 4, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014