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Business wearables a juicy target market for HP Inc.

HP Inc. is shying away from the consumer wearable market, but sees an untapped opportunity in wearables for businesses

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Equinix extends AWS Direct Connect to London, Dallas

London and Dallas have very little in common as cities. Now they can both lay claim to being AWS Direct Connect locations.


Review: Apple's new iPad Pro

Review of Apple's iPad Pro

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Microsoft yanks Windows 10 November upgrade from download site

Microsoft last week stopped offering Windows 10's November upgrade as a disk image, closing down the route many had used to skip the wait as the company slowly rolls out the refresh via Windows Update.

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What end of support for SQL Server 2005 means

Microsoft’s support for SQL Server 2005 ends in April and just like with Server 2003, you should take the end-of-life announcements from Microsoft seriously.


New products of the week 11.23.15

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Watchguard and Extreme.

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How to buy the best productivity-focused Android, iOS, or Windows tablet

Avoid the low-cost throwaways. We'll help you find a quality device with the features you'll need day in and day out.


Six great gifts for the nerdiest nerds you know

You can't go wrong with Star Trek, Star Wars, or a toolkit with spudgers galore. Check out our top picks, sure to please any super-nerd.


Which Amazon reading device is right for you?

Shopping for a tablet for reading books? We'll help you make the right choice.


Killer gifts every PC gamer will want

News flash: Gamers want more than Shasta cola and a Rush mix tape. These five killer gifts will make any PC gamer gush

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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.


How to Pick the Best iPad

Trying to decide which iPad to buy? We've got the lowdown on each iPad model so you can buy the right one.

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Microsoft reveals Black Friday 2015 deals

Microsoft has revealed more than two dozen Black Friday 2015 deals, ranging from big discounts on everything from Windows Surface tablets to Office 365 to Xbox consoles and games.

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Lynx: A great gadget for holding a tablet

Lynx is a gadget to hold a tablet that's really well-engineered and puts your tablet wherever you want it to be.

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More Black Friday 2015: Verizon data freebie, Amazon starts early, Newegg boasts of 5,000 deals

Verizon, Amazon and Newegg get in on Black Friday 2015 tech deal bonanza with free wireless data, cut-rate Kindles and Windows 10 discounts among the bargains.

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VMware CIO: 'I've worked for a lot of evil people in my career'

When you're the CIO of a company that sells to CIOs, you've got to figure there's a good chance you're going to be asked to do more than just keep the servers running.

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What security leaders need to know about breach communication

Leigh Nakanishi shares the approach security leaders need to prepare for their turn to communicate and coordinate during a breach


5 awesome high-tech toys your kids will love

From robots who teach STEM skills to a tablet just for them, these gifts will be a huge hit with your kids (and with you) this holiday season.

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