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Awesome Google Doodle Celebrates Birthday of Robert Moog with Playable Synthesizer

Google honors the 78th birthday of Robert Moog, the father of the modern electronic synthesizer, with what quite possibly is its most elaborate doodle yet -- a working Moog synthesizer.

Sidecar Smartphone App: Share Data While Making a Phone Call

When using the Sidecar app for Android- or iOS-based phones, users can share video, photos, location, and contact information while making a phone call.

Facebook IPO Madness: Own a Piece of the Giant Social Network

Not a wheeler-dealer? You still can own some Facebook stock if you really want to. Here's how.

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Google Knowledge Graph: Keeping Your Eyes (and Clicks) on Google

All search engines thrive on advertising, and the longer your eyes stay on the search engine itself, the more likely it is that you will click on an ad.

Google+: No Comments?

More than 100 million folks signed up for Google+ but is anyone posting anything?

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Siri Says Nokia Lumia 900, Not Apple iPhone, Is The Best Smartphone Ever

Does Apple's voice recognition service know who pays the bills?

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Facebook Facial Recognition: A New Take on it Via the Klik App

In our tests, we found the Klik facial recognition to be creepily accurate, although the photo needs to be pretty clear.

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Turn Your Instagram Photos Into Works of Art on Canvas

Instacanv.as will print your Instagram photos on high-quality canvas to hang on your wall.

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Nokia Lumia Gets Exclusive Apps; Is Windows Phone Fragmentation Next?

Are exclusive apps the right thing to do, and is this the beginning of Windows Phone fragmentation?

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$99 Xbox Confirmed: What You Really Need To Know About Microsoft's Offer

Microsoft Monday confirmed rumors of an $99 Xbox game console, but don't buy until you understand the fine print.

Want to Know Where to Buy the Samsung Galaxy S III Android Phone?

It could be from one of seven carriers that Samsung let slip Friday on an online form.

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Verizon's 4G LTE-to-the-Home Service Launches Thursday

HomeFusion will be available anywhere Verizon has LTE service. That area currently covers two-thirds of the U.S. population.

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RIM Owns Up To Fake Apple Protest in Australia

Research In Motion admitted Tuesday that it was behind a staged protest outside a Sydney, Australia Apple Store last week.

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Angry Birds Space Rockets to 50 Million Downloads in 35 Days

Angry Birds Space is the fastest-selling mobile app ever.

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Ikea Debuts Green Furniture Line With Cardboard Digital Camera

Ikea wants you to take photos of its furniture.

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