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Sony: PlayStation Network is back online now, really

The company had suggested the online gaming service would be fully restored on Saturday, but that forecast proved to be too optimistic.

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PlayStation Network recovering after outage

Hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the outages suffered by Sony's gaming network and by Microsoft's Xbox Live.

Hackers target Tor after disrupting Xbox Live, PlayStation Network on Christmas

Following Tor's warning of a possible attack, Lizard Squad says it has taken aim at the anonymous network

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How to save a webpage as a PDF or MHT file

You don't need to be online to read a webpage. You can save one, with formatting and images, to local storage and read it later offline.

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Helpdesk Skills: Not sounding phony on the phone

Over-scripting customer service calls can turn them into something a support session should never be: robotic. Here's how to keep the humanity in support calls.

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Connected, self-driving cars in the front seat at CES

The headsof Ford and Mercedes-Benz are among the keynote speakers

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The Internet of Things, explained

Everybody’s talking about it, billions are being spent on it, and it will impact all of our lives sooner rather than later. Our primer explains what all the fuss is about.

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The first things you should do with that new Android phone

Tap in to Google's services and some of the best Play Store options for getting the most out of that new device.

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Today's Hot Deals: Dell Inspiron 300 for $450, ASUS Celeron Laptop for $199, and more

Before you fly home for Christmas or lock down your holiday plans, why not pick up a sweet new Samsung HDTV for $198, or an Alienware Gaming Console for $499?

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How to set up your new Chromebook the right way

Follow these tricks for getting yourself up and running with the right apps, settings, and offline tools.

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The 10 best PC games of 2014

From puzzlers to old-school RPGs and a whole lot more, these titles were the cream of the PC gaming crop in 2014.

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Both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network downed by (supposed) DDOS attacks

It's Christmas, and the group known as Lizard Squad just discovered its heart is three sizes too small.

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Give back this holiday with these Android charity apps

It's okay if you don't have time to volunteer or gobs of cash to make a huge donation. These apps can help you get started down the path of charitable giving.

7 critical things to do immediately with a new PC

Quick, while it's still pure and unsullied! Set up antivirus, clear out bloatware, and perform other tasks to keep your PC humming well into the future.

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Your new PC needs these 22 free, excellent programs

Start off right with solid security tools, productivity software, and other programs that every PC needs.