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iOS 7's Today view

How to customize Notification Center's 'Today' view

No stocks? No problem! Make Apple's daily summary show only what you want it to.

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How to use Activation Lock in iOS 7

iOS 7 adds new features that can protect your personal data if your iPhone gets lost or stolen. Here's what you need to know about them.

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How to see which iOS apps are popular nearby

Wondering which apps the cool kids in your part of town are using? iOS 7 will tell you.

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Make iTunes Radio play more of what you want, less of what you don't

There's only so many times one can stand listening to Taylor Swift croon about her boyfriends.

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Block numbers from texting or calling you in iOS 7

Stop those telemarketers and chronic wrong-number dialers with this quick and easy trick.

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How to test your home Internet connection speed

Stop waiting on a slow Internet connection and do something about it! Testing your Internet connection only takes a few minutes, and it can help you figure out how to address network issues.

Make the most of your day off with these simple tech to-dos

Wash the car: check. Weed the garden: check. But don't forget to work through your tech chores.

How to see what your Facebook profile looks like to others

Wondering if your private pictures and posts are public? It's easy to find out!

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Stop bashing MS Paint! One 97-year-old uses it to make beautiful digital paintings

Microsoft Paint may not be the most advanced design app out there, but 97-year-old Hal Lasko uses it to create stunningly beautiful artwork

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The LittleBox turns your Raspberry Pi into an all-in-one PC

What would happen if an iMac and a MakerBot Replicator married and had a kid? I'm not entirely sure, but I imagine it would look a something like the LittleBox.

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Hands-on: Flickr gets a stunning new look, but still feels incomplete

After years of languishing mostly unchanged, Flickr—the one-time leader in photo-sharing sites—finally got a major overhaul. Is it enough to get you back? Maybe.

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App.net introduces invitation-only free accounts

Starting today, you can get into App.net for free—provided you know somebody who already uses the social network.

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Google announces $1299 touchscreen Chromebook Pixel

Unlike earlier Chromebooks, which had basic specs and low costs, the Chromebook Pixel announced Thursday has touchscreen capability, a high-quality display, and pricing that starts at $1299.

Watch as NASA livestreams asteroid 2012 DA14's visit

Catch a glimpse of asteroid 2012 DA14's close encounter with Earth by following NASA's livestream.

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Security software showdown! 9 antivirus suites empirically tested

We tested security suites on PCs, tablets, and phones to evaluate how well they protect against viruses and other threats.