Ian Paulian@ianpaul.net, PCWorld

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Fitbit rash complaints start popping up, again

The problem doesn't appear to be as widespread as it was with the Force, but a number of users of the Fibit Charge and Surge are complaining of rashes after wearing the activity trackers.

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These upgrade kits swap out your laptop's old graphics with a new Nvidia GPU

Got a gaming laptop and wishing you had one of the latest Nvidia GPUs? There just might be hope for you if you're not afraid of a little thermal paste.

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BitTorrent starts producing original TV shows in a quest to reform its image

BitTorrent is getting serious about transforming the BitTorrent protocol into a serious distribution method for legal media.

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Google Chrome embraces the faster, more secure next-gen HTTP 2.0 standard

SPDY is dead, long live SPDY (as part of HTTP/2).

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Streamus transforms YouTube into a simple, ad-free music streaming service

This Chrome extension is a great way to turn YouTube into a no cost, ad-free, audio-only music streaming service

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Google answers your health questions with fact-checked data

Now when you search for health information on Google you won't be at the mercy of Yahoo Questions or sites like Livestrong. Instead, Google has compiled Knowledge Graph data that has been fact-checked and reviewed by doctors.

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Cortana for Office? Images of Microsoft's mysterious Work Assistant app leak

Rumor has it that Cortana is coming to Office, and now we've got screenshots of the app that's allegedly laying the groundwork.

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Sling TV's web-based live television opens to all cord cutters, adds AMC to lineup

Cable cutters rejoice! Anyone can subscribe to the live TV streaming service Sling.

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Cablevision rolls out Freewheel, a cheap Wi-Fi-only mobile service

Do you live your life always in range of Wi-Fi? Cablevision's low-priced Wi-Fi only mobile service might be for you.

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3 power tools to supercharge your browser bookmarks

If you need more power than the standard bookmark management your browser offers, check out these three tools.

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Chromebooks get a remote lock tool for admins

It's not yet available for individual consumers, but after months of experiments in the dev channel Chrome OS remote disabling features are finally showing up.

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Warning! Bogus Razer Comms game chat app comes loaded with malware

This may be the first time attackers have used bogus game communication doppelgangers to get at gamers, Malwarebytes says.

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Verizon cut prices on most data plans, but raises costs for heavy data users

Verizon says it doesn't follow, it leads. This time it's leading by offering discounts, just like its competitors.

The power of F2: An easier way to copy and move text in Microsoft Word

Keyboard shortcuts are great. More efficient shortcuts are even better, as our latest tip for Microsoft Word proves.

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Reddit puts its cryptocurrency plans on hold

Reddit notes aren't dead, but the cryptocurrency isn't under active development either.