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Microsolf will hold an Atari 2600-themed free party Friday night in Alamogordo, New Mexico prior to Saturday's dig of the site where millions of "E.T.' games were buried. Read more...

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Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, can take on many personas and Clippy was the only start of this customization as many more mages have been uncovered. Read more...

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AT&T has released the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the LG G Flex and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. The update will bring new features and will be downloadable OTA. The update is available now. Read more...

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AMD has announced their newly refreshed "Never Settle Forever" rewards program, which rewards gamers who purchase new Radeon graphics cards with free games. Read more...

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Through a series of job postings on Microsoft's career page, we can see that the company is working to trim the fat off of Windows so that it can run with a smaller footprint on any type of device. Read more...

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Netflix announced as part of its quarterly financial results that it plans to offer a "one or two dollar increase" in its monthly streaming video prices for new members later this quarter. Read more...

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AT&T announced today that it is in talks about bringing 1 Gbps Internet speeds to 21 U.S. metropolitan areas that will cover 100 cities, although it's not certain if all those locations will be picked Read more...

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Microsoft has released an update for its Office Remote app for Windows Phone 8 devices, adding new features such as viewing the current slide as a thumbnail on the phone and more. Read more...

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Earlier this month, Virus Shield, scammed over 10,000 people that downloaded the application. Google is now offering a refund and a $5 Google Play Store credit for the inconveneince. Read more...

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A new report from Wzor states that the Start menu will make its return to Windows this fall - but that's not all: there are a few more details about a new Windows Cloud service as well. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced it has signed Motorola Solutions to a license agreement involving their Android and Chrome OS-based devices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more...

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In Your Eyes, the latest movie written by Buffy and Firefly creator Joss Whedon, is bypassing theaters and the normal VOD avenues and is now available as a 72 hour rental for $5 via Vimeo. Read more...

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Microsoft had added a new feature, Bing Predictions, in its search site that attempts to prognosticate who will win in reality competition TV shows like The Voice, American Idol and more. Read more...

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The "Heartbleed" OpenSSL exploit has led the U.S. government's Healthcare.gov site to require its users to change their passwords, saying that the decision was made "out of an abundance of caution." Read more...

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David Auerbach, a former Microsoft programmer who worked on the company's MSN Messenger client, has written a new article on his part in getting the program to work with AOL's AIM service in the 1990s Read more...

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There's a new project on Kickstarter for a product called Ears, designed for Microsoft Surface. The peripherial claims to boost audio output by up to 10dB and provide clearer, sharper sound. Read more...

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Microsoft says that its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business will be finalized later this week, adding that some changes that have been made to the original terms of the deal. Read more...

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Today is the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Nintendo Game Boy portable console in Japan, which helped the company became the major force in mobile gaming until smartphones came along. Read more...

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Today I take a look at Thecus' latest NAS device designed for home, the N2310. It's a two-drive NAS and has a low price point. Did they cut corners to get the low price or is it a good buy? Read more...

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CRA Commissioner Andrew Treusch stated that over a period of six hours, the Social Insurance Numbers of around 900 people were removed from CRA computer systems. Read more...

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HTC may have true optical zoom coming to their smartphones in the next couple of years with advancing optics technology, and may rival "real" cameras! Read more...

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Google researchers have found that Google Street View technology paired with a new algorithm can solve CAPTCHA's with ease. Read more...

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A new preview of an Office feature has been uncovered that will take PowerPoint presentations and turn them into interactive, online lessons that you can share with anyone and it's now in 'Preview'. Read more...

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS shows that the company is moving toward a more unified experience across phones, tablets, and PC's with the introduction of the Unity 8 interface for Desktop Read more...

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Microsoft has released some new official themes for Windows 8.1, which include new views of the streets of New York City and various locations in Japan, among other destinations. Read more...

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