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Microsoft wants all your devices to run on Xbox One’s proprietary wireless signal

Microsoft envisions a future where headsets, keyboards, controllers, and all your PC peripherals run seamlessly on the Xbox One's wireless signal. But should you care?

on pcworld.com

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28% off Moonrays Solar Weatherproof Outdoor LED Landscape Lights - Deal Alert

Illuminate your pathway, driveway, yard or garden with these durable solar landscape lights. Currently discounted 28% on Amazon.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Heads up!

This week's roundup includes a device that lets you get guidance from your iPhone and keep your eye on the road at the same time.

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50% off TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp, (Dimmable, Touch Control, 5 Color Modes, USB Charging Port) - Deal Alert

This desk lamp is more than just a light. The USB port tucked away behind the touch panel comes handy for when your smartphone or tablet needs a quick charge.

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Google launches Duo, its cross-platform answer to FaceTime, for Android and iOS

The no-frills FaceTime competitor is simple to use and gives you a peek at the video right from your lock screen.

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Nuance taps into deep learning to improve Dragon speech recognition by 24 percent

Nuance will ship new Dragon dictation software at the end of August, with improved recognition capabilities and new support for pre-recorded notes.

on pcworld.com

5 reasons to buy the Galaxy Note 7

The Galaxy Note 7 is worth the cash if you're keen on carrying the equivalent of a tiny computer in your pocket.

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Please wait until the iPhone 7 is unveiled before judging it

Which is better, the Galaxy Note 7 or the iPhone 7? That's a trick question, because the iPhone hasn't even been announced.

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Why Apple’s new gun emoji in iOS 10 isn’t so problematic

Apple's new gun emoji is a symbolic stance against gun violence, so why are people up in arms?

Why is the new emoji in iOS 10 so controversial?

In iOS 10, Apple changed the revolver emoji to look like a squirt toy gun. Critics say that the change will cause confusion, miscommunication, and do nothing to solve gun violence. Here’s why they’re wrong.

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How to show the Keyboard Viewer

The Keyboard Viewer reveals what you can type on the currently selected keyboard layout.

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Polk Omni S6 wireless speaker review: Play-Fi hardware is still hobbled by Play-Fi software

This speaker's price tag, sound, and feature set are appealing enough, but it's all undermined by a distinctly mediocre app.

on techhive.com

Brain-controlled robotics help paraplegics regain mobility

Eight people have regained some voluntary muscle control and sensation after using brain-controlled robotics.

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Report: Apple will launch a 10.5-inch iPad Pro in 2017 and an AMOLED iPad in 2018

The iPad Pro has quickly become a hot new category for Apple, and the company is gearing up to expand on it.

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11 awesome back-to-school gadgets for students

Whether you’re just starting high school or about to graduate college, our list of essential gear for students will ensure that you have a productive—and fun—school year.

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36% off KDLINKS X1 Full-HD 1920x1080 Wide Angle Car Dashboard Cam with GPS - Deal Alert

The X1 records wide-angle Full HD (1920x1080p) at 30 fps with H.264, producing video that is detailed and smooth, even at night. A built-in GPS module records GPS data into your video, allowing you to view location, speed, and route information as well.

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Apple releases new betas for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

For developers, it’s dev beta 6. For the public, it’s beta 5.

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.