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Report: Google thwarted Motorola's attempts to build the ultimate Google phone

The Google-Motorola marriage wasn't exactly a match made in Heaven, a new report suggests.

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VR, gesture-control tech superpowers join forces to create the Immersive Tech Alliance

The Oculus Rift may soon have some more friends: The Stereoscopic 3D Gaming Alliance rebrands itself and expands its focus to include hot gaming technologies such as gesture control and virtual reality.

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Court order forces Aereo out of Denver, Salt Lake City

The ongoing legal battle over Aereo means that residents of two cities have lost access to the controversial streaming service.

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Nakamoto recap: 48 hours in the bizarro saga of the Bitcoin creator's (possible) outing

This isn’t the Satoshi Nakamoto you’re looking for. Or is it?

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How to stream the Super Bowl to your computer, tablet, or smartphone

Can't be in front of a TV for Sunday's big game? Fox and Verizon have you covered.

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How to find out if someone has been snooping in your Gmail

A hidden feature in Gmail can tell you if someone's been rummaging through your love letters. Here's where to find it.

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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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Use your smartphone to check your remote control batteries

Are the batteries in that remote really dead? Your smartphone can help you find out.

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How to get Justin Bieber out of your Twitter timeline

MAKE IT STOP MAKE THE BIEBER TWEETS STOP!!

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Gone viral: The memes and videos that defined 2013

Such memes. Very viral. So Internet. Much wow.

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Save your power cables with a little help from twist-ties

Broken cables suck. Here's a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to make them last longer.

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For the high-tech tinkerer, we pick 10 incredibly useful tools

If Santa had a high-tech workshop (and he probably does), he'd have these calipers, clamps, and other essentials.

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11 great gift ideas for the geek on your list

Nerds can be hard to shop for. Stick with our list, and they'll be sure to love your gift.

9 ways to stay below your data cap on Android and iOS

Limited data plan? No problem—we have some simple tricks that can help you cut back on data usage.

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Save your Internet bacon with two-factor authentication

Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.

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