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Tumblr wants to take on Reddit AMAs with Answer Time

Despite the similarities to Reddit's AMAs, Tumblr is taking a slightly different approach with Answer Time.

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Windows 10 Preview Build 10130 ISOs are here—but not everyone gets them

Microsoft holds back Windows 10 Preview Build 10130 from some testers because of some pesky bugs.

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Google reveals its self-driving car accident record

Google's self-driving vehicles have been involved in 12 minor accidents since 2009.

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How to add relationships to your contacts on Android

The relationship feature in Android Contacts app can help you keep track of who knows who and how.

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Woman who unwittingly recycled an Apple I has $100k coming her way

If you tried to recycle an Apple I recently, a Silicon Valley recycling center wants to see you.

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Canadian Apple Watch user busted for Watch-ing while driving

A Quebec man received a hefty fine after using his Apple Watch to control music playback while driving.

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Internet bandwidth study shows that people can't get enough Netflix

Netflix streaming gobbles up over a third of peak-hour Internet traffic in North America, according to networking company Sandvine.

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How to restart your Android phone into safe mode

Is it an app that's acting up? Or is it Android itself that's causing you headaches? Find out for sure with Android's safe mode.

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Cat videos and other high-bandwidth content could clog the Internet within five years

Experts (not cats) are working to avoid the looming crunch.

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Panasonic's Firefox OS-based HDTVs have arrived—in Europe, anyway

Panasonic launches six new TVs running the operating system in Europe, but the rest of us will have to wait a while longer to get our hands on one.

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Microsoft will bypass carriers, push Windows 10 updates directly to phones

Microsoft's update policy for Windows 10 mobile devices is a break from the fragmentation of the Android world.

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Lock your phone to a single app with Lollipop’s screen pinning

Lollipop's screen pinning feature can help keep your young kids from wreaking havoc on your phone. And it takes just a few moments to set up.

Google removes Nexus 7 from its store, but the Nexus 9 lives on

The 7-inch tablet hasn't been refreshed since 2013, and has since been eclipsed by newer Nexus devices.

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Chrome OS 42 brings Google Now, Material Design to Chromebooks

The revised launcher and additional Material Design elements highlight the latest Chrome OS release.

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Disney's fabric-based 3D printer puts out squishable objects you'll want to hug

This research projects combines 3D-printing and laser-cutting techniques to form soft, flexible objects.