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The Fitly SmartPlate may not be quite as dumb as other smart tableware

Using optical recognition and weight sensors, the Fitly SmartPlate promises to tell you exactly how much protein, carbs and fat you're eating in every meal. But will it really work?

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Abandoned Windows Media Center users will get a DVD playback option in Windows 10

Windows Media Center won't survive the upgrade to Windows 10, but DVD playback will.

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'Never Settle' trial lets Verizon customers trial T-Mobile's network risk-free

Are you a Verizon customer who dreams about switching to T-Mobile? May as well try switching now.

How to check if extensions are slowing your browser down

If you love extensions as much as I do, the problem may not be your browser but how you're using it.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Windows 10 will let you flip off your friends with middle finger emoji

It's becoming more important than ever to express yourself online, but only Microsoft's Windows 10 lets you express a full range of emotions with the middle finger emoji.

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This terrifying malware destroys your PC if detected

Rombertik is designed to steal any plain text entered into a browser window

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Get in shape with the 10 best Android fitness apps

Whatever your goals, skill level, or free time, these apps can help you get in better shape.

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The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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We shall be released: The best moves newly available on Netflix and other streaming services

Music, laughter, and other dizzy, crazy stuff in 9 streaming films.

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Force Training Institute Multi-Threat Shield review: We test this bulletproof laptop bag the only way you can

Watch us try to destroy this bulletproof-shield-slash-bag with a .38 Special, a 9mm pistol, a 44 Magnum, and a 12-gauge shotgun.

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Secure your home network—and every device attached to it—in 3 simple steps

If major companies can be breached, is there anything home users can do to escape the same fate? Plenty, say security experts.

We test a 'bullet proof' laptop bag the only way you can: By shooting it

We put Force Training Institute's Multi-Threat Shield against a .44 Magnum and 12 gauge shotgun to see if it lives up to the marketing claims.

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Cerf thinks encryption back doors would be 'super risky'

The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems, Cerf thinks.

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How to download and install the Office 2016 Preview

Want a sneak peek at the future of Office? Here's how to get started.

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Google buys Timeful, plans to inject its machine learning into its own apps

The acquisition will bring more machine learning to Gmail, Google Calendar, Inbox, and other productivity apps.