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Traeger expands its line of Wi-Fi connected wood-fired grills for the smart home

Wi-Fi connectivity comes to the company’s Pro Series, and there’s an all-new Ironwood model too.

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Apple sounds off on Spotify's antitrust claims in surprisingly tone-deaf screed

Apple has published a statement in response to Spotify's claims that it is being anti-competitive with its App Store fees. But it hits a sour note.

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PS4 Remote Play vs. Steam Link: It's not clear why Apple allows one over the other, and that's a problem

As remote game streaming gains popularity, Apple needs to clarify its policies.

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Meet the new, tougher Cinebench R20 benchmark: We test it on Xeon and Threadripper

Here's what you need to know about Maxon's new Cinebench R20 benchmark, and how to use it to test your computer.

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Windows 10 to automatically uninstall faulty monthly updates

Expected to be included in the upcoming feature upgrade for Windows 10, the new functionality will back out of failed installations and then wait 30 days before trying the install again.

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Apple’s event calendar: When is the next Apple event?

When is the next Apple event? We'll tell you what we know about Apple's event schedule.

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Apple announces its Worldwide Developers Conference 2019 to be held June 3-7 in San Jose, CA

WWDC19 will showcase the latest developments in iOS, macOS, and more.

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Microsoft ports Xbox Live to Android, iOS to extend the reach of Xbox

Microsoft announces an initiative tied to the Game Developers Conference to bring games on Android, iOS and Switch to its Xbox Live platform.

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HP recalls 78,500 more laptop batteries because of fire concerns

If you own an HP ProBook, HP x360, or an HP ZBook, the government and HP are warning that batteries sold inside them or as accessories may overheat and are being recalled.

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Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

The so-called 'courtesy reminders' will be showing up on users' PCs beginning in April, nine months before support for Windows 7 ends.

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Microsoft ports DirectX 12 to Windows 7, giving some older PC games a performance boost

Microsoft is porting DirectX 12 to Windows 7 on a game-by-game basis. The first game to deliver will be World of Warcraft, with others to follow.

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Android phone mirroring arrives in new Windows 10 preview build 18356

Only a small subset of users will be able to take advantage of the new feature, which arrives for Windows 10 Insiders.

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Microsoft brings its DTrace debugger to Windows

Users can filter on conditions or errors, write code to look at lock patterns, and detect deadlocks

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Windows 7 will use pop-ups to warn users of the operating system's impending death

By giving advance notice that users may see pop-up warnings, Microsoft hopes to gently steer Windows 7 users into transitioning to Windows 10.

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Microsoft retreats from rapid release tempo for System Center

The company plans to drop Semi-Annual Channel feature upgrades for its enterprise suite of client and server management tools to better 'optimize the way we are delivering new features.'

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Apple to hold special media event on March 25

Event rumored to showcase a new on-demand video streaming service.

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Microsoft's 800M claim for Windows 10 signals migration acceleration

If those numbers are accurate, the company is 80% of the way toward its goal of Windows 10 on 1 billion PCs and devices. But Windows 7 remains popular, too.

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Recent Windows 10 patch brings good, bad performance news for PC gamers

Though Windows 10 patch KB4482887 offers a performance improvement for older Intel Core processors, it also introduces a known issue that may slow down your GPU and mouse.

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Sonos is shipping a second-generation Sonos One smart speaker

The Sonos One (Gen 2) features Bluetooth LE connectivity, a faster processor, and more memory.

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PCWorld's March Digital Magazine: Intel Xeon reviewed

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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