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Hands-on: Dashlane's awesome new feature changes all your passwords with one click

We've already taken a dive into LastPass' Auto-Password change. Now let's see how Dashlane's Password Changer stacks up.

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The hidden power of Windows Jump Lists

Many apps hide a treasure trove of efficiency under a right-click on the taskbar, Jump Lists.

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BitTorrent wants your help creating a P2P-powered web with Project Maelstrom

BitTorrent wants to reimagine what the web should be with a new web browser called Project Maelstrom that distributes web content over a peer-to-peer network.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.

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Lenovo recalls more than 500,000 power cords due to spark, burn risk

Nearly half a million Lenovo devices in the U.S. need to swap out their power cord ASAP after Lenovo recalls the LS-15 AC adapter.

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Nifty new LastPass, Dashlane features can change your passwords for you

Both Dashlane and LastPass recently released features to automatically change your passwords for more than 75 different websites.

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Windows 8.1 expands video compatibility with app-based MKV support

By adding MKV, the de-facto open standard file extension for high-definition video, Microsoft makes it easier for users to stay within its Windows ecosystem when viewing videos. It'll also be native to Windows 10.

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Blackphone plans app store filled with super secure apps that respect your privacy

Blackphone is getting into the app business to expand its privacy-focused phone's functionality.

Free up space on your hard drive using your cloud storage's selective sync option

This tip is not for the privacy cautious, but if you need to make space on your hard drive try offloading infrequently used files to the cloud.

Amazon's 'Make an Offer' program lets you haggle for even lower prices

You can't make an offer on many product categories yet, but if you're looking for collectible items Amazon now gives you the chance to knock a few bucks off the price.

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Google offers $20 Play Store credit with Chromecast

Hoping to sweeten the deal to make the Chromecast your dongle of choice this holiday season, Google is adding yet another freebie to its $35 streaming stick.

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New communications app Wire tones down encryption claims

During its launch this week, Wire promised a Skype built with today's technologies. But when it comes to use privacy the new service doesn't appear to be that different than other platforms that came before it.

Grueling endurance test blows away SSD durability fears

Worried your SSD won't last long? Don't be.

Don't throw it out! 5 handy uses for a secondary PC

Tossing out old PCs is such a wait. Put secondary computers to work instead with one of these five different uses.

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Amazon starts selling its own ethically sourced diapers to hook parents on Prime

It may seem like an odd choice for Amazon to start making its own diapers, but it makes more sense than you might think.