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60% off Anker 60W 10-Port USB Charger - Deal Alert

Ten ports pump out 60 watts of power, enabling simultaneous multi-device charging. Discounted 60% on Amazon, and currently averaging 5/5 stars from 900 customers.

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Review: 7 PDF editing tools for iOS and Android

It’s not enough to read a PDF on your mobile device anymore -- you have to be able to sign it, copy it, or edit it. These apps can help

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Oracle takes Java copyright dispute with Google to appeals court

A jury in California had decided that the use of Java APIs in Android was fair use

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Samsung's smartphone share hit by Note 7 debacle, stiff competition

The smartphone market grew by 6 percent in the third quarter, said Strategy Analytics

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Review: HP's Elite x3 is too much smartphone, not enough PC

We've seen this 'one device for everything' movie before, and it ends just as badly this time

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32% off Nomader Collapsible 22 Oz Water Bottle, Leak Proof Twist Cap, BPA Free - Deal Alert

Guaranteed to never shatter, leak or dent, the 22 ounce Nomader collapsible water bottle is healthy, versatile, stylish, and comes backed by a lifetime warranty.

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38% off Nonda USB-C to USB 3.0 Mini Adapter - Deal Alert

An essential adapter if you need to connect your standard USB devices to the newer USB-C style connector found on the new Macbooks, Chromebooks and others. This one from Nonda is ultra small and currently discounted on Amazon.

Will Aspyr release Civilization VI for Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Apple’s secret mockups of iMessage for Android, and how to benchmark your Linux system.

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Apple sales, profits fall again but a brighter outlook ahead

The company saw lower revenue for the third consecutive quarter, and net income was down 19 percent, but predicts strong year-end sales

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Financial experts forecast more bad news for Apple

Gaze into crystal balls, see another contraction in iPhone sales

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How bad is the Dirty Cow Linux kernel vulnerability?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Android phones rooted by Dirty Cow, and the Build The Wall game is now available for Android.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 17th - October 21st - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 17th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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How much does 'Free Wi-Fi' cost your company?

Wi-Fi is often difficult to use, which kills productivity on the road, and it costs businesses nearly $3 billion a year

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Apple issues significant updates for iOS, MacOS

iPhone 7 Plus owners can now try Portrait Camera feature

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For mobile, PowerPoint still can't match Apple Keynote

The reason: Microsoft hasn't taken the vagaries of on-the-go-environments seriously enough


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Physical RAM attack can root Android and possibly other devices

Researchers have devised a new way to fully compromise Android devices without exploiting any software vulnerability and instead taking advantage of a physical design weakness in RAM chips.

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66% off KMASHI 15000mAh External Battery Power Bank - Deal Alert

KMASHI's 15,000mAh power bank can charge any 2 smartphones, tablets or USB devices simultaneously at high speed, and several times over without needing to be recharged. With the current 66% discount you can buy it on Amazon for just...

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