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More Google Chrome extensions to boost your productivity and privacy

Here are a dozen more extensions (this time suggested by the readers) to turn Google Chrome from a good browser into a great browser.

Microsoft hints at future Xbox hardware upgrades

A console is something that currently stays pretty static over its lifespan. But that could all change as Microsoft's Xbox chief hints at optional hardware upgrades for the Xbox One being made available in the future.

Best Android smartphones (and new handsets to look out for): March 2016 edition

Let's take a look a selection of the very best Android handsets currently available.

iPhone 7 to be the thinnest iPhone yet, claims latest rumor

Want your iPhone to be thinner? Well, if the current rumor making the rounds is true, your wish could soon come true.

How Samsung plans to keep the Galaxy S7 cool

Samsung hopes to address any overheating issues with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge by using liquid cooling. But what is liquid cooling, and how does it work?

LG G5: A quick tour

A quick tour of the new LG G5 and the modules that attach to it.

LG G5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7: Which is the new flagship Android smartphone?

Both LG and Samsung have unveiled new high-end smartphones at MWC 2016, but which company can claim to have the flagship Android smartphone?

MWC 2016: Huawei unveils new MateBook 2-in-1 PC

Huawei, best known for smartphones, enters the PC market with the new MateBook 2-in-1 PC, with optional keyboard and dock.

Easily add wireless charging to your iPhone

Want to know something that many smartphones can do that an iPhone cannot? Wireless charging. Fortunately, it's a feature that's easy to add.

Turn an old PC or Mac into a 'Chromebook'

Got an old PC or Mac that's just doesn't have the horsepower anymore to pull its weight? Give it a new lease on life by transforming it into a 'Chromebook'.

Firefox 2.0 for iOS gives Google Chrome a run for its money

Looking for an alternative to the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad? Up until now Google Chrome has been the obvious choice, but now that Mozilla has released Firefox 2.0, for the first time Google has some real competition.

Intel preparing to unveil 10TB SSDs (or you can pick up a 13TB drive today)

Intel, in partnership with Micron, is reported to be developing Solid State Drives (SSDs) with 10 terabytes of capacity. Or, if you have deep pockets, you can pick up a 13TB SSD today.

How bad router configuration can drain smartphone and tablet battery life

Your smartphone or tablet might look like it's off, but even when the screen is dark it's doing stuff. And that stuff drains the battery. And router configurations can have a huge impact on that power drain.

Worried that Windows 10 is "spying" on you? Here how to take back control

There is no evidence to suggest that Windows 10 is "spying" on you, but if network analysis of the telemetry data isn't enough to put your mind at ease, here are a couple of tools to help put your mind at ease.

Fix for iPhones and iPads bricked by the '1 January, 1970' date bug

Has your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch been bricked by the '1 January 1970' date bug? Well, there's a fix for those willing to grab a screwdriver.

Yes, you can buy a Windows 10-powered computer for $99

Want to buy Intel powered computer with Windows 10 for $99? Just don't set your performance expectations too high.

How to live with a 16GB iPhone or iPad (and not lose your mind)

Don't want to pay the exorbitant Apple tax to pick up an iPhone or iPad with more than 16GB of storage? Here's how to make your digital life fit into under 16 gigabytes of space.

Microsoft bringing more bloatware to Android

Microsoft now has deals in place with 74 Android hardware makers in 25 countries that will result in more bloatware on smartphones and tablets.

Porting an iOS app to Windows 10 can take as little as 5 minutes

Microsoft is having a tough time convincing developers to build apps for Windows 10, but the ease that its Universal Windows App platform allows it to be done might change that.

To save the iPad, Apple needs to copy Microsoft

Apple needs to take a long, hard look at why Microsoft is managing to shift so many Surface tablets despite the iPad being a much stronger, better know brand.

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