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The 17 best educational games of the 70s, 80s and 90s

Best Dorm Room Gadgets | Is Apple losing its enterprise tablet edge?

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The 17 best educational games of the 70s, 80s and 90s
If you grew up in America during the 1970s, 80s, or 90s, it's likely that you played at least one educational computer game—either at school, at home, or even on your mom or dad's computer at work. These games sought to entertain as well as educate with the clichéd goal of "making learning fun." And, honestly, some were fun enough to play voluntarily. Read More

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Understanding Advanced Threats and How to Mitigate Them
When you're a hacker, time is on your side. Time to find a soft spot in your armor, to evade defenses, to seek out your most critical data. Increasingly, today's advanced threats circumvent traditional defenses—even sandboxing. You need a new approach. Learn more >>

Best Dorm Room Gadgets
Your dorm room will never be a luxury apartment, but a few crucial gadgets can make it a multi-functional space for studying, sleeping, and hanging out. Read More

Is Apple losing its enterprise tablet edge?
Apple has been king in the enterprise, but a new study reports that Android and Windows are slowly catching up. Apple's reign in the enterprise might be coming to an end. Read More

Tile Bluetooth tag helps locate misplaced keys, smartphones
The new Tile app and Bluetooth tracker offers several improvements over the first-generation product, including the ability to locate a missing smartphone and higher location-notification volume. Read More

Square's new Apple Watch app turns your wrist into your wallet
Square Cash on Apple Watch lets you transfer money to your friends for free. Read More

HD 1080p Xbox One-to-PC streaming now live for all
After the feature leaked a few days ago, Microsoft officially turns it on for everyone as part of the August update. Read More

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Five Key Elements of Complete IT Compliance
In the past, the needs of the business have often overruled the requirements of compliance, but in light of recent security breaches and compliance failures, this attitude is no longer an option. Organizations must modernize their approach to compliance and close the SecOps gap with a strategy designed for today's complex, dynamic IT environments. Learn More

Google releases stylish $199 Wi-Fi router meant to be shown off
Google, which likes to tackle big challenges, including human mortality, is at it again, this time taking on another global nuisance: notoriously complicated and ugly home Wi-Fi routers. Read More

Misfit brings Speedo-branded swim tracker to the Apple Store
The $80 Speedo Shine counts laps and syncs to Speedo's swim tracking app, though it lacks the smart home controls of Misfit's cheaper activity trackers. Read More

Car hacking news: Ransomware threat could reach auto dealerships
It would be a heck of time to be shopping for a new set of wheels. The theme of digitally beating up cars continued with two teams of security researchers at the 24th USENIX Security Symposium. Read More

5 must-have back to school laptop accesories
The laptop isn't the only piece of tech a student needs to succeed. Read More

Sprint fires back at T-Mobile with perpetual iPhone upgrade program
As new iPhones loom, Sprint is joining T-Mobile in trying to rope in new subscribers with a perpetual upgrade offer. Read More


OpenText Output Accessibility Solution Brief
The online and document accessibility needs of those who have limited or no vision is an increasingly prevalent issue today. Governments worldwide, including US, Canada and Europe, have passed legislation demanding online and document accessibility for the public sector, with private sector enforcement not far on the horizon. Learn More.

Worried about battery in Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge? Try the Nexus 6
Six months into owning a Nexus 6, I'm feeling lucky I chose it. The complaints about the battery life of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which can be found at the Next Web and Android Central, inspired my gratitude to this massive hunk of glass, polycarbonate, and metal frame. Read More

Dr. Dre's Apple Music exclusive paid off
The rapper's first album in 16 years saw streaming and sales success in its first week of release. Read More

Back to school Mac buyer's guide
You're probably still enjoying your summer vacation, but that first day of school is creeping up on you. Sooner of later, you're going to have to start getting ready to go back to school. I know it's a bummer, but let's look at the bright side: Back to school is a great opportunity to buy a new Mac. Yay! Read More

10 great free Apple Watch apps
The Apple Watch works incredibly well as a watch, with lots of different watch faces and customizable options. But the Apple Watch can also do far more than just tell time. It offers a wide range of useful apps that let you shop, manage your weight, find local restaurants and much, much more. Read More

3 alternatives to Beats Solo2 headphones
Beats headphones are popular, but if you're concerned about their sound quality, consider an alternative. Read More

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Into another Galaxy; India up next?
iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 rumors took a backseat this past week to actual Samsung news about its latest Galaxy smartphones. Meanwhile, new leaks give a possible sneak peak at the next iPhone's innards, and speculation heats up that iPhones could be manufactured somewhere new. Read More


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