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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have complained of since the operating system launched in October.

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The top 14 hidden features in Windows, iOS, and Android

Betcha don’t know all these nifty tricks and time-saving tips to boost your productivity. Whichever OS you use, there's something here for you.

on pcworld.com

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LG's bringing the G3's interface and apps to lower-cost devices

LG is bringing the look and feel found in its flagship G3 to mid-and budget-range smartphones.

on greenbot.com

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Microsoft's Android experiment is over, and so are its feature phones

The Android-based Nokia X is being killed, but cheaper Lumia smartphones will live on. They'll just be running Windows Phone.

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Microsoft's Cortana adds World Cup predictions—it's been perfect so far

You can now ask Microsoft's Cortana to predict who will win each World Cup match—and it's 6-0 so far. But if you're wondering who is expected to win the United States-Belgium match...

on pcworld.com

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From Android L to Google Fit: All the new products and features from Google I/O

Google unleashed a torrent of fresh features and products and its annual I/O keynote. Here's a round-up of all the news and new platforms.

on pcworld.com

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Despite resistance, dual-boot Windows and Android tablets live on at Computex

Small Chinese tablet makers are experimenting with dual-boot tablets with Windows and Linux

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Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

on macworld.com

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Samsung-backed Tizen OS turns focus to wearables and cars

Next week's Tizen Developer Conference will highlight new priorities

Inkjet printer builds custom circuit boards

Printing a circuit board on your home inkjet printer and creating basic electronics is what Microsoft Research hopes will be the future for hobbyists and makers.

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Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 review: Major upgrade closes the gap with iOS and Android

With the Cortana digital assistant and a vibrant new interface, the OS is finally positioned to attract the users and developers it critically needs.

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Windows for the next billion devices: Meet Windows for the Internet of Things

Robots and keyboards and makers, oh my! Microsoft's Windows for the Internet of Things aims beyond traditional computers.