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'McLaren' Lumia phone may include Kinect-like '3D Touch' gesture control

We first heard about 3D Touch in November, but two new reports have a lot of detail to share about some new motion control features expected to land on Windows Phone.

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Microsoft releases OneNote Clipper for Chrome, Springpad-to-OneNote migration tool

Game on! Microsoft's note taking app has been popular with students for years, but now the company wants everyone using OneNote and has two new tools to prove it!

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Motorola debuts 64GB Moto X with a 'Try then buy' promo

Motorola has rolled out a 64GB flavor of the Moto X, but we're still waiting on that X+1.

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Turn any browser tab into a basic text editor

Need to quickly take notes while you're browsing the web? Just copy this piece of HTML into an open browser tab and you'll be good to go.

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Hands-on with Irista, Canon's new online photo storage service

Looking for a new home for your photos? Canon has a service you might be interested in, but only for up to 10GB of storage for now.

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Flickr to dump Facebook, Google logins in favor of Yahoo accounts by end of June

In March, Yahoo said it was coming and now it has. Flickr will soon stop accepting Facebook and Google logins.

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Google's Chrome Gmail encryption extension hides NSA-jabbing Easter Egg

Google loves to hide jokes in its products and the company's upcoming end-to-end email encryption extension for Chrome is no exception.

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5 things we think we know about Amazon's 3D smartphone

After years of rumors, Amazon finally looks set to launch its first smartphone that includes a futuristic 3D display.

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Touchable Office suite headed to Android before Windows 8, report says

Windows 8 users, it seems, have a long wait ahead of them before they'll see a Metro version of Office.

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How to tweak File Explorer and customize your Windows experience

Windows offers a ton of options to get the built-in File Explorer to behave exactly how you'd like.

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Moto X-like hands-free mode coming to all Android phones, says report

Google's hotword detection is a great feature, but the stock version built into Android is limited. That may be about to change says a new report.

on greenbot.com

So long, TrueCrypt: 5 alternative encryption tools that can lock down your data

Don't trust TrueCrypt anymore. Take a look at a few of the options available to you.

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A beginner's guide to BitLocker, Windows' built-in encryption tool

Now that TrueCrypt is seemingly gone, here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.

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AT&T releases rugged, shock-resistant Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Forget the leaks, the real deal is finally here at AT&T. Samsung's Galaxy S5 Active is now available for purchase.

on greenbot.com

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Soon you'll be able to pay your Dish TV bill with Bitcoin

Because that's what everyone has been asking for, right?

on techhive.com