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4K goes wide: LG to introduce cinematic UltraHD PC monitor at CES 2014

But expect to reach deep into your pocket to bask in the pixel-packed goodness.

Amazon rolls out interest-free payment plans for Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Amazon really, REALLY wants to get a Kindle Fire tablet in your hands, and it's no wonder why: Kindle owners spend gobs of cash on Amazon.com.

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Bing boosts Satori on eightfold path to search englightenment

Bing's search results are now closer to what you'd expect from Google. And in some cases, Bing now turns up data that Google doesn't.

Yahoo Mail slowly recovers from epic outage, but some problems linger on

The Great Yahoo Mail Outage of 2013 is almost over, but IMAP and undelivered mail still plague the service.

Google Sheets adds offline spreadsheet editing for Chrome users

You can now tinker with Google Sheets spreadsheets away from the web. FINALLY.

NSA caught with its hand in Google's (browser) cookie jar

The NSA is using browser cookies to track the online activities of specific targets, according to the latest Edward Snowden leak.

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Viber launches 'Viber Out' low-cost phone calls: How do rates compare to Skype?

Viber's new low-cost phone calling option is a steal if you're dialing phones in the U.S., but do you homework if you're making international calls.

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Google Maps now lets you create your own navigable, 360-degree Street Views

If you've got an Android phone, you can create your own personal 360-degree Street View.

Cyber Monday deals: 15 more decent PC buys from the seedy discount jungle

Black Friday may be gone, but the deals keep coming, particularly for PC users.

10 Black Friday laptop deals that pass the crap test

Most post-Thanksgiving notebook bargains skimp on something. We scrutinize the specs and tell you what's worth checking out.

15 Black Friday doorbuster tech deals that are worth the money

Not every Black Friday tech sale is worth it. Here are the ones that are.

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AdBlock Plus erases YouTube's clutter and contentious Google+ comments

If you don't like YouTube's move to Google+ comments, you'll love AdBlock Plus's latest banhammer.

Google Chrome experiment takes you on a stunning tour of Tolkien's Middle-earth

If you ever wanted to explore Rivendell or battle the monsters of Trollshaw Forest or Dol Guldur, now's you're chance.

Southwest becomes first airline to offer gate-to-gate Wi-Fi

Takeoff? Landing? In-flight? It's all the same under Southwest's new gate-to-gate Wi-Fi policy.

Hands-on with Firefox's revamped 'Australis' interface

Firefox is ditching its Windows 7-esque design in favor of a more Chrome-like experience.