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4 essential Google Drive add-ons

Add e-signatures to Google Docs, conference with collaborators, and more with these helpers.

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Hands-on: Google’s Cardboard Expeditions almost made me barf

Sure, it was cool. But will kids really be into Google Cardboard app?

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AMD goes after the Core i3 with its affordable 'Godavari' desktop chip

AMD calls it 'a cheap, effective choice for building PCs designed for online gaming.'

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Google Photos' algorithm makes the manual sorting of images a quaint pastime

Who has time to organize digital photos? Google shows a better way, provided you can live with some compression.

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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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9 things we discovered in our first few hours with Android M

At this early stage, Android M only shows minor differences from Lollipop. The most interesting features seem to be coming later.

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The theme for the best new movies streaming this week is ‘Fiends with Benefits’

Monsters, human and inhuman, attack in nine new movies.

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WaterGenius promises a free tool to help California fight the drought

This online resource recommends ways you can reduce your household water consumption, calculates how much money you'll save by following its guidance.

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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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This smart fabric from Google can change the music and turn off the lights

Google showed off futuristic smart fabric at its I/O conference in San Francisco, called Project Jaquard.

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Lenovo seeks to be hip 10 years after ThinkPad buy

Lenovo debuted a new company logo this week. Will that change anything?

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Computex focus shifts from PCs to wearables, IoT

PC enthusiasts, however, will hear about CPUs, GPUs, Thunderbolt and other components.

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Google Photos ditches Google+ to avoid the creepy factor

It turns out that storing private photos on a social network isn't appealing

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Apple acquires Metaio with a view to augmented reality

The German company has supplied the visual interface technology to retailers and others

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AMD may build ExactTrak data-zapping into its chips, to compete with Intel vPro

ExactTrak already sells USB keys that can be remotely fried with electricity. Is that what AMD wants for its PCs?