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One tap to action: Launch common tasks with these widgets and shortcuts

Go directly into specific tasks like setting a reminder, texting a family member, or identifying the name of a song.

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Syncing's not enough: How to back up and restore your Evernote data

Syncs can go awry. Cloud services can go down. Here's how to ensure your notes are there when you need them.

Hands-on with Parrot's new MiniDrones: Ready for land, air and sea (sort of)

The new MiniDrones are triple-action toys with wow factor—but only if the weather conditions are right.

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Batman: Arkham Knight (PC) review: Holy squandered potential, Batman

Batman's technical troubles are just the beginning of Arkham Knight's woes.

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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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The Terminator question: Scientists downplay the risks of superintelligent computers

Robot research is more important than the robot apocalypse, which is easy to say until it's too late.

Parrot MiniDrones are equipped to hover, race and float on water

A new generation of drones is smaller and more affordable, but has serious drawbacks.

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Watch as we follow one of Google's new self-driving cars

The vehicles represent a big technical leap forward

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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Microsoft Windows 10 build 10159 includes new, photo-centric login screen

Build 10158 was so Monday. Tuesday brought Build 10159, with more than 300 bug fixes and the "very interesting change" of the new login screen.

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First look at Apple Music: Siri and Beats 1 turn streaming on its ear

Siri integration, a 24-hour live radio station, music videos, and tailored recommendations prove Apple isn't messing around when it comes to Music.

Watch as we follow Google's new self-driving car

The new cars are on public streets around Google's headquarters in Mountain View, and we caught up with them.

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Jaunt shows high-end Neo VR camera for professionals

The Google-funded startup's Neo camera won't compete with the search giant's Jump virtual-reality camera system

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Surveillance court extends NSA's phone records collection

The program was extended for five months as it winds down.

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Microsoft parental control update let kids browse more than they should

An update to this free parental control product left some long-time users in the lurch.

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Why Ubuntu plans to replace traditional Linux packages with something better

Ubuntu will embrace smarter, stand-alone Snappy images instead of relying on Deb packages and apt-get.

Apple loses e-book antitrust appeal

The federal appeals court ruling is another setback in the company's attempt to justify its e-book sales practices.