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10% off SAP Crystal Reports 2016, Through Friday Only - Deal Alert

SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.


Littlstar puts you at the center of the VR universe

Powering VR and 360 video experiences for companies like NBC, ABC, Showtime and Discover, among many others, VR platform startup Littlstar has positioned themselves as a leader in the future of entertainment.


Microsoft Edge: How to manage Favorites

Edge’s bookmarks are called Favorites. Learn how to use them in this video.

video is an AI assistant that schedules your meetings products Andrew and Amy Ingram are intelligent AI assistants that when CC'd on an email, interact with other parties as a human assistant would to efficiently get them on your calendar. Filmed at The Farm SoHo co-working space


Orbital creates networks for digital creators

Gary Chou, previously of Union Square Ventures, launched Orbital as a safe space to foster collaboration and networking among tech and design professionals.


Microsoft Edge: How to install browser extensions

Microsoft’s Edge browser didn’t have extensions at all when it first came out, but the Anniversary Update fixed that--finally! Here’s how to use them.


PAX 2016: Hands-on with Duke Nukem 3D 20th Anniversary Edition World Tour

We checked in at PAX with the Duke himself and you know what? He doesn't look too bad, for twenty years old. Hail to the king, baby.


Opera's free VPN app expands to Android

Opera's free VPN for all is now on Android with added features including a Wi-Fi network security test.

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62% off MovieSherlock Pro Video Downloader for Mac - Deal Alert

If you’re a movie buff, MovieSherlock Pro Video Downloader for Mac is about to be your new best friend. The software lets you download videos from nearly any website, including both YouTube and Hulu.


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.


Why does the iOS 10 lock screen reveal so much?

In iOS 10, you now have an unprecedented access to your apps and services right from the lock screen. But is this convenience worth compromising our privacy?

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Best Deals of the Week, August 1-5 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 1st. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

Dropbox Paper

Dropbox Paper, now in open beta, lets teams collaborate in the cloud

Ten months after Dropbox first unveiled Paper, the collaborative writing tool entered open beta on Wednesday and is getting mobile versions for iOS and Android.

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BlackBerry is bringing its Hub software to the Google Play Store

It's the company's first subscription service for everyone, costing you $1 per month for neatly packaged notifications.

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The Ultimate PC Bundle - Save Hundreds on 10 Top-Rated Apps Ft. Scrivener & CCleaner Pro - Deal Alert

The web is an incredible place, filled with a slew of programs and apps designed to help you get the most out of your PC. But which ones do you pick? Fortunately, the Ultimate PC Bundle is here, and it has curated 10 top-rated...


Mingis on Tech: Windows 10 turns 1 -- now what?

It's been a year since Windows 10 rolled out. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis talks with Windows expert Preston Gralla about Microsoft's OS and what's new in the Anniversary Update.


The Full Nerd: Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, AMD vs. Nvidia and world's largest hard drive

This week on the Full Nerd, Brad, Alaina and Gordon discuss rumors of Kaby Lake-X


Visualizing data with Power BI

We try out Microsoft's Power BI by showing how you can graph airline departure and arrival delays using this visualization tool.

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