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Editor's choice Roku Streaming Stick

Roku Streaming Stick Bring loads of entertainment to your TV when you plug in and start watching with the Roku Streaming Stick. You can enjoy over 2,000 channels with the most movies, TV episodes, music, news, sports, kids' shows and free programming of any streaming player. High resolution (1080p) and fast as well ...

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A breakthrough in Surface Book battery problems?

I’m not vouching for Microsoft, mind you, but if the latest official assertion about the Surface Book 2 battery is true, it’s a game changer.Since the dawn of Surface time, there’s been no way to have a battery replaced: Your only option was to swap out the entire unit, an expensive proposition. A recent post by a ...

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8 great gifts for Apple MacBook/MacBook Pro users

We've already looked at gifts for iPhone users. It seems appropriate to also grab a glance at a few great gift ideas for notebook Macs.A home hub: Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock MacBook Pro users will want an Elgato Thunderbolt 3 dock (c.$300). Not only does the powered dock recharge any devices even when you take your Mac ...

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I’d love to help, and I will, if you’ll just…

This pilot fish has been both a regular IT employee and a consultant, and he's noticed a few key differences in what that means in practice -- especially with users.Case in point: "As an employee, I've been dragged into every request that someone on the business side thinks I can help them with," says fish. "That's ...

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Speech recognition grows up and goes mobile

For three decades this was speech recognition: You would talk to your computer, typically using a head-mounted microphone and either the unpublicized speech-recognition app in Microsoft Windows or a version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, from Nuance Communications. If you enunciated carefully, words would appear on the ...

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10 great gifts for Apple iPhone users

What better for a slow news day than a quick and easy guide to some of the best iPhone-related accessories you can get for the Apple user in your life this season?  A Bluetooth speaker: JBL Flip 4 If you want a Bluetooth speaker system that’s high on audio quality and connection stability, take a look at this ...

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Sometimes saying sorry really ISN’T the thing to do

Flashback to the days of text-based email, when this company has a 32K limit on how big an email message can be -- and that's usually fine, says a pilot fish working there."But then someone sent a message to everyone in the corporation -- there were a few thousand of us -- and it crashed every email client in the ...

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