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Play Hard, Stay Safe

You still need to keep data security in mind when playing games online, as recent in­­cidents have shown. To that end, here are some safeguards you can take.

Ice Cream Sandwich Coming to Some LG Phones in Mid-2012

LG announces a schedule for rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich to some of its Android phones.

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IQ Cubes Are Even More Impossible to Solve Than Rubik's Cubes

Have a hard time with trying to solve a standard Rubik's Cube? The IQ Cube is not going to help you any.

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Mobile Security Needed

Our exclusive survey reveals both Android and iOS consumers perceive a need for security software on their tablets and phones.

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Awesome Gifts for the Geek in Your Life

We look at some gift ideas for geeks of all sorts--from the sci-fi fan to the gamer to the hardware hacker.

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Do You Speak Securitese? Five Security Terms You Should Know

Knowing these terms won’t make you a security expert—but they’ll provide a good head start on the jargon.

OCCU(PI) Bot Is the 99% of Robots

An Instructables project shows you how to turn any robot into a protest bot.

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New iOS 5.0.1 Glitches: Is Apple Entirely to Blame?

Apple's latest iOS update may very well have issues, but it may not be the sole culprit for newly reported problems.

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Apps for Covering the News Next Door

Is news breaking in your neck of the woods? Tell the world about it! These apps will help anyone with a smartphone become a citizen journalist.

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The World Mourns Steve Jobs

Apple fans and admirers flock to Twitter, Facebook, and Apple Store locations around the world to mourn the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

These terrific tools and tips can rescue your wayward mobile devices and keep your personal data from falling into the wrong hands.

New Mac Trojan Pretends to Be Flash

A new Mac Trojan disguises itself as a Flash installer. Here's what to watch for, and whether you should be worried.

Norton AntiVirus 2012

Symantec's Norton AntiVirus 2011 is a great choice thanks to its strong malware detection and smooth interface.

Steve Jobs Resigns From Apple, HP TouchPad Fire Sale, and New Cameras, Too

The PCWorld editors discuss the short and long-term implications of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' resignation. Plus, we discuss the fire sale craze that followed when HP discounted its discontinued TouchPad to $99, and more than a dozen new cameras coming this fall from Canon, Nikon, and Sony.

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Steve Jobs and Apple: The Successes and Flops

From the Lisa to the App Store, here are 11 products from Steve Jobs's tenure as Apple's CEO that made an impact--whether they succeeded or not.

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