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Ed is a technology journalist, music nut, and gadget geek who hails from the somewhat small town of Reading, Pennsylvania.

First Netgear 802.11ac Router Coming in May

The router will reportedly run up to 1.3Gbps on the 5GHz band, which makes it (theoretically) more than twice as fast as current 802.11n routers.

Facebook Teams Up With Security Vendors, Offers Free Antivirus Software

Facebook and several security companies are offering free six-month licenses to popular antivirus programs.

Google Drive vs. Microsoft SkyDrive: 4 Reasons Google Wins Out

Comparing the two services, Google Drive emerged as the winner. Here are four reasons why.

Google Starts Selling Phones Again, Tablets Appear to Be Next

The Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus is up first for sale at the new Google Play Devices section. It costs $399 and runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

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Cadillac Self-Driving Cars: Out By 2015?

Cadillac plans to have its 2015 line of commercial automobiles equipped with "Super Cruise."

How Five Tech Companies Will Go Green for Earth Day

Long-life light bulbs, eco-friendly smartphones, and easier ways to shop for earth-friendly cars are some of the green projects tech companies will show off this Earth Day.

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AT&T Sweetens Prepaid Smartphone Data Plans, But Not Enough

Is AT&T's new prepaid GoPhone data plan a good deal? Let's check.

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Move Over Google: Oakley’s Got Smart Glasses, Too

Oakley CEO Colin Baden said Tuesday that Oakley’s efforts will initially target athletes.

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Privacy Advocates Frustrated By FCC’s Decision on Google Street View

The FCC's refusal to launch a broader probe of Google’s practices regarding Street View has privacy experts worried.

Coming Soon: Ad Offers in Your Facebook News Feed

Facebook will roll out the Groupon-like deals to page owners gradually over the next few months.

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Instagram, Facebook Deal Sparks Privacy Concerns: Here's How to Quit

Instagram sold to Facebook for $1 billion, irking longtime users--here's how to gather up your photos and run.

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Android Apps Don't Need Permission to See Your Data

Unauthorized apps can access certain types of data without any permissions at all.

Vista Support No More: Where to Go for Help

Microsoft may be ending person-to-person support for Vista, but that doesn't mean Vista users are in the dark.

AT&T Starts Unlocking iPhones: Customers Gripe Over Long Delays

AT&T says unlocking your phone should take "minutes", but many (including me) are being told the actual wait is up to eight days.

Google Tablet Delays: What They Mean for Apple's iPad

Google’s move seems to suggest that Apple will soon also need to take a hard look at the future of the iPad.

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