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Chrome OS may kill the password with Easy Unlock smartphone option

In the future, Chrome OS users may unlock their PCs just by having their smartphone nearby.

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Why, and how, to encrypt your Android device

We know the days of digital privacy are long gone. You can start to claw a smattering of it back by encrypting your Android phone or tablet.

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Tie me down: The ultimate guide to proper PC cable management

With a little planning and lots of twist ties, your cluttered PC can be transformed into a clean, crisp computer with wonderful airflow.

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Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review: Fancier CPU and display take a toll on battery life

Your eyes will love the crisp 1900x1200-pixel resolution on the ThinkPad 8, even with the power-consumption tradeoff.

Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards

Another 400,000 cards at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected

Exclusive: Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada

Regulatory filings reveal details of secret tests by Google, a step beyond last year's trial in California.

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Amazon's Fire TV voice search to improve this summer

The company is integrating more services into the unified voice search, starting with Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime.

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Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips

The deal will help Samsung and GlobalFoundries provide an adequate supply of mobile chips.

Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings

The streaming music service is violating New York law by not paying artists, the lawsuit alleges.

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Finally, Flickr's Android app gets the UI overhaul it needs

It's prettier, easier to use, and it's available now to download in the Google Play store.

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AMD earnings get a much-needed lift from console sales

AMD also reported strong demand for its new Radeon GPUs, but CPU sales continued to drop along with the PC market itself.

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MOBILedit review: put your PC and phone in sync

MOBILedit offers complete mobile phone management from your PC. It’s more expensive than alternative programs, but you definitely get what you pay for.

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security review: antivirus that lives up to its name

Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.

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Developers aim to do more with Project Ara than just make a modular smartphone

A phone with swappable parts is certainly a cool idea, but it's all the underlying technology associated with the project that has developers excited.

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PlayStation 4 update adds video editor, strips HDCP

The PlayStation 4's new update is welcome news if you're a budding YouTube personality or just like uploading the occasional video.

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