1. The truth about Ultra HD 4K TV refresh rates
     Published by CNet on 2015-08-03 at 06:12:26

Today's Ultra HD 4K TVs are all marketed with "motion," "action" and "clear" numbers that start at 240Hz and go up from there. They're all basically made up. Here's the real story.

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2. Chrome Beta for Android updated with Chrome Custom Tabs, Bookmarks interface tweaks
     Published by Android Central on 2015-08-03 at 15:57:50

Google has announced the rollout of Chrome Beta 45 for Android, bringing a handful of new features to the mobile browser, along with a helping of bug fixes. Coming along in version 45 are Chrome Custom Tabs, an updated Bookmarks interface, and more.

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4. 2015 Moto G 16GB now sold out on Moto Maker
     Published by Android Central on 2015-08-03 at 12:22:16

If you had your eye on the 2015 Moto G with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, you may be out of luck for the moment. The higher-end version of the smartphone is now sold out on Moto Maker, leaving just its smaller-storage, lower-memory brother as the only ...

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5. Apple loses top spot in Chinese smartphone market to Xiaomi
     Published by CNet on 2015-08-03 at 07:43:48

After two quarters as the leader of the pack, Apple has dropped to third place in the world's largest smartphone market, says research firm Canalys.

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6. Call Donald Trump’s Cell Phone and Ask Him About His Important Ideas
     Published by Gawker on 2015-08-03 at 11:30:00

Last month, American reality show entertainer turned American political system entertainer Donald Trump publicized presidential rival Sen. Lindsey Graham’s cell number
 , urging his supporters to “try it.” In the spirit of open and fair political de...

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8. How you’ll benefit if Apple becomes a cellular carrier
     Published by CNet on 2015-08-03 at 17:07:05

Apple looks into becoming a MVNO, Siri will transcribe your voice mails and Dr. Dre is bringing his first album in 16 years to iTunes and Apple Music.

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9. Need for Speed series had too many games too quickly, dev says
     Published by CNet on 2015-08-03 at 13:45:52

The upcoming reboot's producer said that the series needed a year off and a reboot to get back to its roots.

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11. The Problem with Being YouTube Famous
     Published by The Information on 2015-08-03 at 11:00:46

Here’s an issue for all those media firms jockeying to cash in on the enormously popular YouTube stars and their giant audiences: is the nature of the medium making stars out of people too early, stunting their chances of growing into sustainable acts?
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12. The tech that gets me soaring
     Published by CNet on 2015-08-03 at 14:03:54

Airline travel isn't painful and it's certainly not a bore -- it's one of the most amazing things you can do.

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14. 5 things everyone needs to stop saying about #BlackLivesMatter
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-08-03 at 15:16:37

It's time to stop making these mistakes.

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16. Why virtual reality makes me want to dream of the future
     Published by CNet on 2015-08-03 at 14:02:27

The dream of VR is over 20 years old, but the magic of what it can do now has never been seen before...and it's only going to get better.

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18. Clinton plan to power U.S. homes with renewable energy in 10 years is doable
     Published by Computer World on 2015-08-03 at 03:59:00

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week spelled out her renewable energy policy plans: Have more than half a billion solar panels installed throughout the nation in her first term and generate enough renewable energy to power every ...

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19. How to sync your Android to Windows 10
     Published by Android Central on 2015-08-03 at 15:12:13

It's 2015, and you can actually get through life without ever physically connecting your phone to a computer. (We've done it. It's great. You should try it sometime.) But for some folks it's still the way to go. They just have to plug in every now and th...

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