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50% off Anker Portable Charger PowerCore - Deal Alert

This charger weighs as little as a can of soup, yet charges the iPhone 6s seven times, the Galaxy S6 five times or the iPad mini 4 twice. Averages 5 out of 5 stars and currently discounted 50% on Amazon.

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This startup uses machine learning to turn your old enterprise apps into mobile ones

There's plenty of lip service paid today to the need to mobile-enable the enterprise, but actually making that happen is a little more complicated. That's where PowWow Mobile hopes to help.

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How Intel knocked itself out of the smartphone chip market

Intel's Atom smartphone chip cancellations pull the curtain back on an ugly past in which the company shot itself in the foot with bad timing and ill-advised executive decisions

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DuckDuckGo's 2016 open source donations

Also in today's open source roundup: PieMessage offers iMessage support on Android, and have MacBooks disappeared from Linux conferences?

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25% off Nextbit Robin Unlocked Android Phone - Deal Alert

Born on Kickstarter, Robin is the first Android phone that makes running out of space history. With the cloud integrated into Android OS, your onboard storage is merged with the cloud, so you always have the space you need.

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Opera pulls trigger on baked-in ad blocker

Opera becomes the first of the Top 5 browsers to integrate an ad blocker

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Visual Studio smartens up about Cordova mobile plug-ins

The latest version of Visual Studio Taco also gives developers more guidance in starting their first project

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21% off LG Nexus 5X Unlocked Smartphone 32GB - Deal Alert

This unlocked, multi-mode phone will work on all US carriers including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, as well as most international carriers. It's currently available for $80 off its list price of $429.99.

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Trend Micro: 6 most popular homebrewed terrorist tools

Terrorist are developing apps that include pre-packaged encryption, DDoS, and a news feed for tech-light jihadists

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Could Android eventually reach 100 percent market share?

Also in today's open source roundup: The best customizable Android Wear watch faces, and what's new in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Intel's Atom architecture to live on despite smartphone chip cancellations

The next-generation Atom architecture code-named Goldmont will be in upcoming Pentium and Celeron chips code-named Apollo Lake

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Google renews focus on Mediaserver flaws in latest Android Security Bulletin

Google renamed its monthly security update, but the contents remain the same: remote execution and elevation of privilege bugs in Mediaserver

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Shocking news: People do lots on their smartphones

What is blindingly obvious to many is still something new to many others, reflecting the reality of how change happens

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3 features that would make the iPhone 7 truly innovative

The iPhone 7 doesn't have to be mind-blowing to get us excited for an upgrade.

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PCWorld Show Episode 15: Phone-cam shoot-out, laptop fight, and Burning Man for the 1 percent

Jon, Flo, and Gordon talk iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S7 cameras, MacBook Pro vs. XPS 15, and if it's right to have a fully catered Burning Man without dirty hippies.

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New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding

PowerApps allows employees to build business-focused apps without knowing how to program

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Android at work: 38 business-worthy apps

For Android to win over the enterprise, it needs the right apps -- and these offerings definitely mean business

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Death of Intel's Atom casts shadow over rumored Surface Phone

Microsoft still reportedly remains committed to Windows 10 Mobile running on ARM chips. But is that enough?

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