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How to Root Your Kindle Fire

No Android device is really yours unless you have root access. Here's how to install the Android SDK and root your Kindle Fire.

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How to Play Classic PC Games in Windows 7

Classic PC games only get better with age--but without the right tricks and tweaks, they won't run on your Windows 7 PC. Here's how to make your favorite old games work on your current computer.

Samsung Exhibit II 4G Review: Solid 4G Phone for Value-Minded Buyers

Samsung's Exhibit II 4G, available through T-Mobile as the carrier's flagship prepaid 4G handset, offers great value--but a few quirks separate it from a premium smartphone.

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Going VoIP-Only: Do You Still Need Cellular Voice Service?

Now that smartphones have Skype, Google Voice, and a dozen other mobile VoIP apps, why do consumers still need to pay monthly fees for voice service?

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Shoot, Share, and Edit Your Photos and Video on the Cheap

You don't need to a spend a fortune to share your holiday photos or edit your family videos. We'll show you how to do it for cheap or free--plus, check out our tips for buying new camera lenses.

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Beginner's Guide to Managing Mobile Movies

Are you wondering how to put your movie collection on your brand-new smartphone or tablet for some on-the-go video goodness? Read this collection of how-tos to find out how to rip your DVDs and Blu-ray movies, convert them in HandBrake, and sync your iTunes purchases.

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Twitch.tv Releases iPhone App, Feeds Your Addiction

Twitch.tv, the gaming spinoff of live-streaming site Justin.tv, just released a new freebie iPhone app, and we're back with first impressions.

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How to Broadcast a Live Video Feed From Your Phone or Tablet

Want to set up a live video feed from your smartphone or tablet? Here's how to use the Ustream video-streaming service to broadcast a feed straight from your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

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How to Set Up a Wireless Network Webcam

Here's how to set up a wireless network webcam to monitor your home remotely.

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How to Use Your iOS or Android Smartphone or Tablet as a Wireless Network Camera

Here's how to use the camera in your iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone or tablet as a network webcam.

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How to Use Your PC Webcam to Monitor Your Home

Here's how to use any built-in or external webcam to monitor your home over the Internet.

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How to Set Up Your Own Remote Home Monitoring System

Here's how to use webcams and Android or iOS devices to watch your home, children, and pets from anywhere.

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Mechanical Keyboard FAQ: Pick the Right Switch

How do mechanical keyboards work? What type of switch should you look for? We answer some common questions about mechanical keyboards.

Mechanical Keyboards: Which One is Right for You?

Looking to swap out your boring membrane keyboard for a mechanical-switch model? Check out our reviews of ten top mechanical keyboards.

Mechanical Keyboards: Should You Switch?

Tired of typing on a boring, mushy membrane keyboard? One editor made the switch to a mechanical keyboard a month ago, and hasn't looked back.