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NSA approves Samsung Knox devices for government use

The certification may help Samsung establish itself as a serious player in secured devices

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Skype's new drawing feature appears on Windows Phone first

Skype's got a new drawing feature and it's landed on Windows Phone first.

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Last week, the Roost Smart Battery was a great idea

A $35 battery that sends smoke-alarm notifications to your phone would have been terrific if the $99 Leeo hadn’t been invented.

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Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight review: $99 is cheap if it saves your house from burning down

It plugs into an AC outlet, alerts you to smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and contacts you via an app with a recording of the sound. A few false alarms aside, this security device is a smart buy for any home.

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Six factors for finding a new web hosting provider

Looking for a web host? These key factors will help you narrow down your search.

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How much power does a black interface really save on AMOLED displays?

We aim to find out if black pixels on modern AMOLED screens really save you much power in real-world usage.

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Free videoconferencing tools: 5 creative ways they can help you get things done

Skype, GoToMeeting, and their ilk need not sit idly between meetings. Use the services to collaborate, train employees and more.

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Post like a pro: Three social media apps for scheduling and more

Basic services are free, but the more advanced (and paid) apps offer more posting options and analytics, too.

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Revolutionize Disaster Recovery with DevOps Tools

Here's how the DevOps movement can help you get back on your feet.

G Watch R vs. Moto 360: Picking the best Android Wear watch

We've fully tested both circle-display smartwatches. Here's why LG's competitor takes the Android Wear crown.

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Why Apple Pay could even be a big deal for Android users

A success for Apple Pay could push others in the mobile NFC payment market to up their game

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IPhones dial in larger Apple profit in fourth quarter

But iPad shipments continue to decline

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Office Mix now lets PowerPoint users create on the fly

The tool for turning PowerPoints into interactive teaching tools has also added a search engine

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At $179, E FUN's Nextbook 10-inch Windows tablet sounds like a steal

While the price is right, it's still unclear what performance the new E FUN Nextbook hybrid Windows tablet will offer, however.

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With chip fabs gone, IBM's hardware future will be in high-end design

After selling chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries, IBM will focus on designing faster chips and Watson-like computers

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Are higher frequencies mobile's next frontier? The FCC wants to know

The agency is seeking comments on using spectrum above 24GHz for extra mobile capacity