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55% off Rugged Geek Portable Power Supply and Vehicle Jump Starter - Deal Alert

Father's day alert? This gadget has enough power to boost most passenger vehicles on the road today, as well as mobile devices and laptops.

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96% off Complete Mobile App Developer Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Learn Everything You Need to Turn Your App Idea into a Real, Working Product with 10 Courses (77.5+ Hours) of Premium Content. For a limited time just $49 with this rather dramatic 96% off deal.

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Instagram's redesign: Why do we hate it?

From Uber to Instagram, the surprising reason why we freak out every time an app gets a new redesign.

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33% off Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Deal Alert

Enjoy premium bluetooth wireless Music and a lifetime warranty against sweat, at a significantly discounted price of just $120.

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Stale beer no more: This app can tell you when your brew's past its prime

There's a good chance your tastebuds would tell you when you're drinking stale beer, but now science has come to the rescue to spare them that pain.

The PCWorld Show Episode 17: Google I/O brings Google Home smart hub, Android Auto everywhere and more

Jon, Mark, and Melissa find plenty of consumer news coming out of Google's I/O developer conference: an Amazon Echo knock-off called Google Home, a way to put Android Auto in every car, and a Google Assistant so helpful it even suggests replies while texting.

The biggest reveals of Google I/O 2016

Google made clear its plans to take on Amazon's Echo, go big on VR, and make texting both more expressive and less reliant on thought.

How Project Tango brings augmented reality home

Here's what it's like to use Google's augmented reality-enabled platform, Project Tango, in your everyday life.

Hands on with Android Auto on your phone

Florence Ion goes hands on with Android Auto, now optimized to run on any Android phone running Lollipop and up.

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33% off Mophie Juice Pack Protective Charging Case for iPhone 6/6s - Deal Alert

With the push of a button, this case's built-in rechargeable 1,840mAh lithium-ion polymer battery gets you an additional 22 hours of talk time, 16 hours of internet use, and 17 hours of video playback.

What Android looks like inside a Maserati Ghibli

At Google I/O, we got a glimpse at what Google's hoping manufactures will do with its open source OS.

Does the iPhone need a ‘panic button’?

A new ‘panic mode’ for your iPhone might help keep your data more secure. And with the current legal decisions regarding Touch ID, this iOS feature is now vital.

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33% off Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet - Deal Alert

Save $50 on this popular kids tablet from Amazon. The Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited—a hand-curated subscription of over 10,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games.

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Apple denies report it will stop selling iTunes music downloads in as little as two years

A new report claims that Apple is planning to "terminate" iTunes Store downloads in favor of Apple Music streaming.

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50% off Spigen Tough Armor Volt iPhone 6s case with Wireless Charge Receiver - Deal Alert

The Tough Armor Volt for the iPhone 6s enables your device to be wireless charging compatible while keeping it tough and protected. It's list price is currently slashed 50%.

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Bowers & Wilkins T7 Portable Wireless Speaker review: Big sound with a few small problems

Few Bluetooth speakers sound or look as good as the T7 Portable Wireless Speaker, but it has some flaws.

What will Apple’s wireless EarPods be like?

Apple might be developing wireless EarPods for the iPhone 7. We tested Erato Audio’s Apollo 7 earphones and the Rowkin Mini to get a taste of what they might be like.

Wi-Fi's next step: High-density scenarios

At Interop 2016, Network World chats with Mike Leibovitz from Extreme Networks, about what comes next for enterprise Wi-Fi deployments after they've covered the office building and/or large campus.

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5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10

The Wi-Fi analysis features that developers can utilize in the Universal Windows Platform are still pretty limited. But these Windows 10 apps are inexpensive and/or free.

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29% off Seagate 4TB Portable External Hard Drive with 200GB of Cloud Storage - Deal Alert

This high capacity portable USB drive from Seagate is currently discounted 27% and can be purchased via Amazon for $127.

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72% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Also designed to be water resistant, this highly rated speaker's list price has been slashed 72%, down to just $27.99 on Amazon.

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Newer Wi-Fi's faster, but it needs a fast wire behind it

So-called gigabit Wi-Fi, or 802.11ac, is slowly starting to show up in homes, buildings and public hotspots, but it’s not delivering a gigabit to smartphones, according to an analysis by research company OpenSignal.

50% off Anker Portable Charger PowerCore - Deal Alert

This charger weighs as little as a can of soup, yet charges the iPhone 6s seven times, the Galaxy S6 five times or the iPad mini 4 twice. Averages 5 out of 5 stars and currently discounted 50% on Amazon.

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25% off Nextbit Robin Unlocked Android Phone - Deal Alert

Born on Kickstarter, Robin is the first Android phone that makes running out of space history. With the cloud integrated into Android OS, your onboard storage is merged with the cloud, so you always have the space you need.