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Fix Your Laptop: 34 Tips, Apps, and Gear

Fix Your Laptop: 34 Tips, Apps, and Gear

While notebook makers continue to churn out new models every month, consumers are holding on to their aging notebooks for longer than ever. People keep their laptops for an average of four years and f...

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Hands-On: How To Use Facebook's Newest Features

Hands-On: How To Use Facebook's Newest Features

Yesterday, we were pleasantly surprised when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at a press conference not to announce yet another face lift for the site, but rather, three new features design...

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Software Maker SPB Annouces Mobile Shell 5.0 For Android, Symbian, and WinMo

Today, at CTIA Enterprise & Application 2010, software maker SPB announced Mobile Shell 5.0, a UI that can be layered on top of Android, Windows Mobile, or Symbian. The skin might well make its wa...

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AT&T Launches 3 Motorola Android Phones: The Bravo, Flipout, and Flipside

AT&T Launches 3 Motorola Android Phones: The Bravo, Flipout, and Flipside

AT&T was late to the Android party, but now it's making up for lost time. Today, the carrier announced three phones by Motorola, all of which will run Android 2.1 with the latest version of Motobl...

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3 Sneaky Security Threats to Avoid (And 1 That's Overrated)

3 Sneaky Security Threats to Avoid (And 1 That's Overrated)

Believe it or not, hackers have grown lazier. According to security experts, digital miscreants and criminals no longer have to spend hours creating their attacks. They can just check off a few boxes ...

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Hands-On With Intel's AppUp Store For Netbooks

Today, Intel AppUp, the chip-maker's app store for Windows-based netbooks, came out of beta. If you're growing weary of app stores for different platforms, AppUp's mission is at least unique: to provi...

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Samsung's Core i3-Powered SF510 Headed to Best Buy

For the most part, we've given high marks to notebooks sold exclusively at Best Buy. The latest to join the collection is the $799 Samsung SF510, a 15.6-inch notebook announced today that packs an Int...

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World Without a Web: What Will Happen if the Internet Dies?

World Without a Web: What Will Happen if the Internet Dies?

The recent attack on Chinese dissidents’ Gmail accounts that was purportedly carried out by the Chinese government isn’t the first time the security of the Internet has been called into question. ...

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Dell Support Technician Steals Nude Photos, Credit Card Number From Woman He Remotely Assisted

In today's edition of "How Not to Sexually Harass the Ladies," a California woman claims that a Dell technician who was remotely working on her laptop downloaded nude photos of her to his computer, an...

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OpenAppMkt Bypasses Apple's App Store, But Should You Care?

Despite Apple's claim that 95 percent of apps are submitted and approved within a week, the company's insistence on approving every iOS app has caused quite the controversy (the fact that Apple insist...

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How To Shred Files Properly

How To Shred Files Properly

For most people, deleted files are like zombies: they’re not really dead. A simple Internet search will direct you to programs (mostly Windows-based) that can retrieve them. That’s bad news if you...

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Toshiba's Satellite L Series Laptops Bring the Color

Toshiba's Satellite L Series Laptops Bring the Color

You may not have noticed, but Toshiba unleashed a whole lot of notebooks, large and small, this morning. With screen sizes ranging from 13 to 17 inches and starting prices of $515, the new Satellite L...

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