Ian Paulian@ianpaul.net, PCWorld

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This Google patent could kill TV spoilers on social media

Google has an idea of how it can block spoiler alerts from your social networking feeds. Whether we'll actually ever see this idea come to fruition is another question.

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Apple's iOS 8.3 enables Wi-Fi calling on Sprint iPhones

If you've got a Sprint iPhone you can now make calls over Wi-Fi--as long as you update your phone to iOS 8.3 and then wait for a carrier settings update.

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Microsoft finally brings live, over-the-air TV support to Xbox One in North America

It's not here yet, but in the coming months you'll be able to pick-up a digital TV tuner for the Xbox One for about $60.

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Major Windows 10 'Redstone' updates tipped for 2016

We may not have the final version of Windows 10 in our hands yet, but already Microsoft is looking ahead to 2016 with the Minecraft-inspired Redstone updates.

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3 fast, easy ways to find the perfect animated GIF

If you've always envied your friend's GIF chops here's how you can easily up your game.

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This Starship Enterprise replica can help your home network hit warp speeds

It doesn't have the subspace range of a Federation communications array, but this U.S.S. Enterprise Wi-Fi access point will suit your house just fine.

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Star Wars saga making high-definition digital download debut this week

Leading up to Star Wars Episode VII and Star Wars Battlefront, Disney is bringing all six films to your favorite digital download store for the very first time.

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Streamline keyboard shortcuts even more with Sticky Keys

Tired of constantly hitting that Windows key when you want to take multiple screenshots? Try using Sticky Keys instead.

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BitTorrent announces 'Doctor Who' bundle in continuing bid for mainstream legitimacy

Set your Tardis to April 2, 2015 Whovians! BitTorrent just landed its biggest Bundle yet.

Firefox 37 supports easier encryption option than HTTPS

For sites that can't support HTTPS, Firefox now supports a simpler option.

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Twitch adds YouTube-style persistent player to its mobile apps, as streaming battle ramps up

Twitch isn't adding this feature just to be nice. If YouTube is planning to game streaming as rumored, Twitch needs to up its own game.

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Nintendo says game over to Super Mario 64 on the web

It was fun while it lasted, but Super Mario 64 HD is done...at least in the browser.

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How to figure out if a website is down...or if it's just you

Can't connect to a particular website? Here's how to troubleshoot it.

AT&T brings gigabit Internet to Apple's home town, charges steep premium over cities where Google Fiber's available

AT&T and Google Fiber are slowly picking up the pace to bring gigabit Internet to more communities in the U.S.

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Amazon Home Services sends professional handymen and instructors to your door

Amazon wants to help you find your next electrician, handyman, or plumber.