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Microsoft's new kit makes gadget development with Raspberry Pi easier

If developing a cool gadget on Raspberry Pi 3 seems like an insurmountable challenge, Microsoft's got your back.

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Apple's Cook calls European tax ruling 'total political crap'

Both Apple and Ireland played by the rules, the CEO said

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The tough post-PC future for Intel, Dell, and HP

The former Wintel giants have been piloting from the rearview mirror, but one may still have a chance to chart its own resurrection

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HoloLens points the way to the augmented reality future

Virtual reality is fine for games, but the true game-changer will be the interaction between the real and virtual worlds

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What I learned from using Amazon Alexa for a month

Amazon's Alexa is more advanced than interactive voice response systems and sure as hell more powerful than Siri, but it is not human.

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Mingis on Tech: All about Sierra, Siri -- and Pokemon Go

With the macOS Sierra public beta out, it's time for a closer look at Apple's newest OS. But our tech trio -- Executive News Editor Ken Mingis, Apple guru Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw -- can't avoid the Pokemon in...

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How the internet of things is revolutionizing retail

The world of retail may never be the same, thanks to the internet of things (IoT) and its network of connections

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Will Smith, VR, and a $500 gaming PC | The Full Nerd Ep. 3

This week on The Full Nerd, we do a deep dive with one Will Smith and how he's creating a VR talk show and we talk about a $500 eSports PC build.

Sorry, ISPs: The FCC finally has the dopes on the ropes

Despite this week's appeals court ruling, the cable industry fights on against an open internet, proposals to regulate set-top boxes, and privacy protections

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Fer real? $1,723 for a CPU and just $200 for the Radeon RX 480?! | The Full Nerd Ep. 2

This week Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos and Hayden Dingman are in shock and awe over Intel's new $1,723 CPU, and AMD's $200 GPU that promises $500 of performance. The gang nerds over Asus' new Avalon concept and take your questions.

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5 questions for Apple to answer at WWDC

The Apple Watch, Cortana, and HomeKit could all use updates

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Call on line 2! Six ways to add a second line to your smartphone

Whether you're running a small business or just looking to improve your BYOD situation, there's an app that can help

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GeForce GTX 1070 and Intel's Skull Canyon NUC | The Full Nerd Ep. 1

This week Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Alaina Yee poke Intel's new "game-ready" Skull Canyon NUC and ponder GeForce GTX 1070 vs. GTX 1080.

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How to add music to a Google Slides presentation

Google Slides doesn't officially support audio tracks, but we have a couple of workarounds.

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GeForce GTX 1080, Battlefield 1, and 4-core vs. 8-core | The Full Nerd Ep. 0

This week Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Hayden Dingman fawn over the GeForce 1080 and debate whether to build an LGA1151 or LGA2011 v3 rig.

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The truth about Windows 10's hidden drive partition

You may think there's free space in these hidden drive partitions, but think twice before messing with anything in these locations. We use a third-party disk utility to find out what's really in them.

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Mingis on Tech: A quick look at the newest iPad Pro

Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Apple expert Michael deAgonia get some hands-on time with Apple's new 9.7-in. iPad Pro.

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Mingis on Tech: The littlest iPhone, mystery gadgets -- and a payphone?

Executive News Editor Ken Mingis talks with Apple expert Michael deAgonia about the new iPhone SE (in Rose Gold!) and takes Senior Editor Keith Shaw's gadget quiz.

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With this new 3D printing technique, robots can 'practically walk right out of the printer'

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory announced a technique that can 3D print solid and liquid materials at the same time

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At MIT, a glimpse into our techno future

At the MIT 'Connected Things' Enterprise Forum, a well-connected -- and radically different -- future begins to emerge

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