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10 obscure, highly specialized browsers that will make you forget about Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Sick of the Big Three browsers? These 8 alternatives scratch more niche interests.

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God Mode bookmarklet makes it easy to sort through Netflix recommendations on a PC

Do you hate scroling through Netflix's Carousel-style interface on a PC? This bookmarklet can help make the site friendlier for mouse-and-keyboard PCs.

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Slack for Windows exits beta

Slack finally has an official Windows desktop app. No more browser tabs.

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Autodesk's insanely fun Tinkerplay app lets you easily design your own 3D-printable action figures

Looking for some software that makes it easy to design 3D-printed figurines and toys? Check out Autodesk's Tinkerplay.

Chrome's bleeding-edge Canary build adds support for next-gen HTTP/2 web tech

Google took another step towards transitioning away from SPDY and towards HTTP/2 by adding the standardized protocol to Canary.

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Rhapsody's 30 million songs can now be streamed inside Twitter

Rhapsody is hoping that sharing music on Twitter will help bring in new subscribers to the growing service.

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The .SUCKS domain is coming soon to an angry website near you

Want to get your hate on for a certain company, brand, or product? Later this year, you'll be able to do that in style with your very own .sucks domain.

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3 tips for easier migration to a new browser

It's not just about bookmarks anymore. You've also got to think about extensions and cloud sync when it comes time to jump to another browser.

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Windows 10's speedy new Project Spartan browser will ditch Internet Explorer name

Internet Explorer increasingly looks like a dead brand walking, though IE11 will still be around in Windows 10 to provide legacy compatibility for businesses.

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Microsoft and friends get Lenovo's Superfish scourge under control

Microsoft, Lenovo, and others in the PC industry have cleaned up Lenovo PCs with the Superfish adware pre-installed.

Yahoo wants to kill the password one text message at a time

Forget biometrics, Yahoo wants to kill the password with text messages.

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How to turn Evernote into a handy read-it-later service

Evernote has a great browser extension called Clearly that helps you clip articles for later in a reader-friendly view.

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Google Chrome beta brings push notifications to your browser

They aren't ready for the stable version yet, but website push notifications to your desktop are one step closer to being done.

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant may come to iOS and Android as a standalone app

Microsoft will continue its cross-platform push by bringing Cortana to Android and iOS devices, a new report says.

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10 insanely innovative, incredibly cool Raspberry Pi projects

In honor of Pi Day, here are 10 of the most thrilling examples of makers getting creative with the $35 Raspberry Pi.