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Intel's new Atom chips for cars and IoT could shed their ugly mobile past

Intel's Atom chips are on their way out of mobile devices, and the next generation of the chip line will instead be targeted toward drones, self-driving cars, and IoT devices.

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Logitech's Pop Home Switch promises to simplify smart-home control

Setting up a smart-home system might not be simple, but this innovative device could make it a whole lot easier to use.

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LG announces the V20, a phone squarely targeted at audiophiles

The phone promises 'concert-like audio', though the challenge will be getting buyers to care in a crowded smartphone market.

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66% off CrossOver, and Run Windows Apps On Your Mac - Deal Alert

It’s no secret that Windows, Mac, and Linux are the three major operating systems dominating the market today—and that their incompatibility often creates issues for users. For the inevitable moments when you need to use a Windows app on your Linux or Mac, there’s CrossOver 15 for Mac and Linux, now only $19.99.

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Use the internet? This Linux flaw could open you up to attack

A flaw in the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) used by Linux since late 2012 poses a serious threat to internet users, whether or not they use Linux directly.

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Free Hulu is gone, but its spirit died six years ago

The free version of Hulu is dead, but the content lives on elsewhere.

Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

Although the controversial H-1B visa program has gotten some attention on the campaign trail this year, larger issues facing the IT industry are being ignored.

Developers need secure coding environments

InfoWorld talks with White Ops' Dan Kaminsky about how we can help developers code more securely without killing their will to innovate

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City-funded broadband just lost a big fight in court

Some city-funded broadband networks may be in trouble after a U.S. appeals court struck down Federal Communications Commission rules that prohibited states from restricting those projects.

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8% to 20% off Multiple Fitbit Tracker Models - Deal Alert

Fitbit trackers come in various models fitting each individuals fitness needs. Discounts are now being offered for many of these models.

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IFTTT enables third-party developers to integrate the service into their products

Partners can integrate IFTTT directly into their apps and services.

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Gayer than Netflix? Revry launches as the first LGBT streaming app for Apple TV

The all-new app – available on tvOS, Chromecast and Roku – aims to provide the best "queerated" entertainment.

Getting started with Swift Playgrounds

Kids and adults can learn to code with Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad app coming to iOS 10. Made by Apple engineers, it teaches the Swift programming language, but it’s fun like a puzzle game.

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Sideclick review: This gadget fixes the biggest problem with Roku and Fire TV remotes

For $30, Sideclick consolidates TV power and volume controls into a single remote.

Hardcore Hardware: Testing the human limits of VR with Kent Bye

We fed this editor gross food and made him use VR on a sub-spec PC.

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Weekend Project: We test our homemade ADS-B receiver

A recreational pilot puts our ADS-B receiver to the test, monitoring plane traffic mid-flight.

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50% off Inateck 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Disk External Enclosure Case for 9.5mm 7mm 2.5 Inch SATA HDD SSD - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard disk effectively.

Weekend Project: Build an ADS-B receiver for less than $120

Find out information about what planes are flying around you with this homemade device

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60% off RAVPower Portable Multi-Functional Power Bank with 9000mAh Built-in Apple Lightning Connector and AC Plug - Deal Alert

This 9000mAh portable charger has a built built-in Apple Lightning Connector so you don't need to bring an extra cable to charge your Apple Device.

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Many bluetooth smart locks open easily for attackers

Plain text passwords, bad encryption, and susceptibility to man-in-the-middle attacks are just some of the problems plaguing Bluetooth locks.

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Yamaha's new YAS-106 sound bar supports 4K UHD video

The budget-priced home-theater speaker is slimmer and more stylish than previous models, and it delivers multi-channel audio.