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BitTorrent Sync file transfer speeds blow away Dropbox, Google, and OneDrive, BT says

The fight isn't exactly fair, but it reinforces what we already knew: Peer-to-peer file sharing can be much, much faster than cloud-based syncing.

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New Raspberry Pi goodies inbound: Official display accessory, revamped A+ model

If you're looking to spice up your Raspberry Pi projects with an easy touchscreen addition, you may not have long to wait.

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New Mac mini restricts RAM and storage upgrades, but hints at PCIe SSD possibilities

Forget about upgrading your RAM with the new Mac mini -- Apple soldered it to the logic board. But an SSD upgrade to the base model looks like a good bet.

Stop typing and start dictating documents in Windows

Can't type, but you still need to get that 10-page document done? Why not type with your voice?

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Skype's new drawing feature appears on Windows Phone first

Skype's got a new drawing feature and it's landed on Windows Phone first.

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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Spotify's Family plan offers separate accounts for everyone in your house

Tired of sharing your Spotify account with everyone at home, but don't want to bother creating a second account? Pretty soon you won't have to thanks to Spotify Family.

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Three services that take the headache out of creating a website

Everyone should have a website. If you don't, here are three ways to publish one quickly and easily.

Three easy ways to create a collaborative photo album

With these three tools getting everyone together to create a shared photo album is simple and quick.

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Find downloaded files faster with these two quick tips

It can be a real pain to figure out where that file is you just downloaded. Here are two quick tips to help.

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Awesome new Google Now feature helps you keep track of your bills

Who needs an accountant? Google Now will keep an eye on your bills for you, if you use Gmail and receive electronic billing statements.

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Vaio's first post-Sony hybrid resembles Vaio Tap 11 but aims at graphics pros

The 12-inch "monster" tablet with detachable keyboard also seems inspired by Microsoft's Surface Pro, and like old Sonys, it's expensive. But can an upstart PC company make it these days?

Three free tools that reveal your PC's deepest details (including product keys)

Finding a complete list of your specs is easy enough in Windows, but these apps go deeper than the Control Panel ever could.

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Google Voice gets MMS support, hinting at a future merger with Hangouts

Google Voice now supports MMS. Is this the next step in the road to Hangouts-Voice permanently merging?

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Google Play Music for Android passes 500 million downloads

Google Play Music recently passed the 500 million download mark.