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Stupidly simple app phenomenon Yo got hacked, and hacked, and hacked again

A popular app that took eight hours to make has a few security flaws. Who'd have thunk it?

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Playstation 4 adds pre-loading for pre-ordered games

Users can download games in advance and start playing as soon as they launch.

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Samsung trademarks 'Gear VR' as reports of Galaxy-focused virtual reality headset swirl

A trademark application by Samsung adds some fuel to the fire.

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Amazon's Android Appstore is headed to BlackBerry 10 with 200,000-plus apps

Blackberry 10 users will have easy access to more than 200,000 apps this fall.

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Oyster e-book subscription service lands on Android

$10 per month service lets you read as many books as you want from a handful of publishers.

Nest Protect back on sale with a $30 price cut, but without troublesome Wave feature

The smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector now costs $99.

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Back to the future: Domino's app bakes-in voice ordering for pizzas

iOS and Android apps let you rattle off pizza orders by voice -- no human interaction required.

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Chromebooks get offline playback for Google Play Movies & TV

Users can now download movies and TV shows through Google's Chrome Web Store app.

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PC support for Xbox One controller has arrived

Existing Xbox One controllers can plug into PCs with any MicroUSB cable

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Samsung to make Nook-branded Galaxy Tab for Barnes & Noble

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will arrive at Barnes & Noble stores in early August.

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Next-gen tech from Asia: The best PCs, tablets, chips and more from Computex

Fresh from Taipei, Computex shows you what's going to be on store shelves this holiday and back-to-school season. Here's a sneak peek at the biggest things coming.

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iPhone game controls take a new shape in Razer's Junglecat

Razer's first iOS game controller is pocket-friendly, for a price.

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Chromecast gets WatchESPN, MLS, Google+ Photos and Crunchyroll

Google's $35 media streamer fills in a few more gaps in its catalog.

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U.S. ambassador decides to get sworn in on a Kindle

Representative to Switzerland cites passion for technology, not having anything else on hand.

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Rumored Amazon music service could be a grab bag of older tunes

Free service for Amazon Prime members may only include songs that are older than six months.