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How to stop your Android phone's screen from rotating

Keep your screen contents from automatically rotating at the most inopportune time. It's easy.

100,000 Snapchat photos get leaked, but Snapchat isn't to blame

A third-party web app for Snapchat saved snapped photos to its server, allowing hackers to get at them.

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How to change your Android phone's wallpaper

Android comes with plenty of attractive wallpaper options, but why let your phone manufacturer dictate your taste?

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Verizon and Redbox shut down Redbox Instant streaming service

The movie streaming service, a joint venture between Verizon and Redbox, will go dark on October 7th.

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How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

Android gives you lots of flexibility for controlling the emergency alerts you receive, though the settings are tucked away.

Microsoft Indonesia president: Windows 9 will be free to Windows 8 owners

Microsoft looks to go out of its way to make Windows 8 a distant memory.

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How to change notification sounds on your Android phone

Stand out from the crowd. Change your notification sound.

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Latest Windows 9 leak shows a unified notification center

Windows 9 will include a one-stop shop for system notifications if a leaked video is any indication.

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

Businesses can't stop you from writing Yelp reviews under new California law

California makes it illegal for businesses to fine or otherwise discourage customers from leaving negative reviews on sites like Yelp.

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Intel, Fossil team up to work on wearables

Fossil combines its design prowress with Intel's technical acumen to develop future wearable devices.

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iCloud flaw may have allowed nude celebrity photos to leak

An iCloud flaw reportedly made it easier to crack users' passwords, allowing a hacker to access photos of celebrities and post them online.

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Facebook says not to believe the rumors, wants you to trust its Messenger app

Contrary to Internet rumors, Facebook says that its Messenger app isn't really spying on you.

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Report: LG to take on Moto 360 with a round smartwatch of its own

LG's round smartwatch will reportedly debut at next week's IFA show in Berlin.

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AMD introduces the $250 Radeon R9 285 graphics card, takes aim at Nvidia's GTX 760

AMD claims its newest member of the Radeon family can outperform Nvidia's GTX 760 card.