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CES Preview: Mobile Technology Will Dominate Everything

Lots of tablets and apps will be on display at the gigantic CES show in Las Vegas next week. But we'll also see older technologies that are trying to behave more like mobile devices.

PCWorld's Favorite Downloads of 2011

At the end of another year, PCWorld reviewers name downloads and Web programs we liked so much we just kept on using them.

Cameras of Distinction 2011

Your host talks about some of the most award-worthy photography devices of the past year.

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Xbox 360 and Nintendo 3DS Updates, Windows Store, and the HP TopShot on PCWorld Podcast #129

Microsoft was in the news a lot this week, with details about the Windows 8 app store revealed, a major update to the Xbox 360, and an Xbox Live app for iPhone and iPad. There was a major Nintendo 3DS update as well, but that's not as interesting as our discussion as HP's unique TopShot printer.

Weekly Roundup: Tablets, Android, Facebook, and Apple

This week saw we learned a wealth of news about tablets and Google’s Android OS. Here are five stories we think you need to know about.

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The Transformer Prime Quad-Core Tablet is a Gaming Delight

The first quad-core tablet, the Transformer Prime from Asus, is an Android tablet running Android Honeycomb and has some of the best looking graphics we’ve ever seen on a mobile device.

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Carrier IQ: Researcher Finds Hidden Software Capturing Personal Mobile Data

A secret piece of software might be tracking your every move if you own an Android, Blackberry, or Nokia smartphone, a security researcher discovered recently.

Google's Next Targets: iTunes and Amazon Music

Google has announced a new service, Google Music, that's cheaper than both the $20 Amazon MP3, and Apple's $25 iTunes Match.

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Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Music with Guest Carlos Rodela on PCWorld Podcast #128

The Kindle Fire is out, and it's not really that great. What did you expect for $200? Guest Carlos Rodela worked at Amazon for years, and joins the PCWorld editors to discuss Amazon's tablet and Google's music service.

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Amazon Kindle Fire: A Fireside Chat

Two PCWorld staffers discuss the pros and cons of Amazon's Kindle Fire. Is it an anemic Android tablet, a particularly robust e-reader, or a new breed of device? Tune in to find out!

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Nook Takes on Fire in Lower-Priced Tablet Race

Barnes and Noble has introduced its new Nook tablet in a clear stab at Amazon’s tablet, the Kindle Fire.

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HP TouchSmart 620 Adds 3D to an All-in-One PC

HP's TouchSmart 620 3D Edition all-in-one PC boasts upgraded specs, a Blu-ray player, a TV tuner, and a sliding design that lets you use it as a massive tablet.

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HP Printer Turns 3D Scans of Small Objects into Pictures

If you take lots of images of small objects for advertising or design, the HP TopShot Laserjet Pro M275 just might make your life a little easier.

One Quick Fix for the Apple iOS 5 Battery-Drain Issue

The latest version of its Apple's mobile OS seems to make iPhone and iPad batteries lose juice faster than before. Mark Sullivan investigates and suggests a fix.

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Motorola Atrix 2: A High-End Phone With a Lower-End Price

With a dual-core processor and 4G speeds, the $100 Atrix 2 is great for people who want a high-end phone for an affordable price.

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