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Plex gets more secure, adding free SSL encryption for all free and paying users

Plex Media Server users just got an important upgrade: The company is giving all of its customers, both paid subscribers and free users, an SSL certificate from a trusted authority, for free.

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Yahoo axes Maps, Pipes, other services as it narrows focus

Yahoo says it has a clear focus on search, communications, and digital content, and to keep that focus some older services must go.

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Microdia introduces microSD with laptop-sized storage

It won't be cheap, but if you need a large amount of storage in a package the size of a fingernail, Microdia's microSD is it.

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Computex 2015: The powerful, wacky, and important PC gear you need to know about

From new Intel and AMD chips to one of the most fire-breathing graphics cards ever to a crazy laser-projected mouse you have to see to believe, this is the PC gear you need to know about from Computex 2015.

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How to use Google's Search Tools filters to find exactly what you're looking for

Want to pare down your search results on Google, but aren't sure where to start? Try the search tools.

NFL chooses Yahoo streaming over TV for one game this season

The annual showdown from London, England won't be shown on traditional TV in every market. Instead, you'll have to watch it online courtesy of Yahoo.

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Denon adds a sound-bar and subwoofer to its HEOS wireless multi-room audio lineup

New speakers from add a home-theater zone to HEOS networks.

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Amazon expands free shipping to low-cost orders weighing eight ounces or less

Forget about buying that extra pair of socks just to get free shipping on a pair of headphones. Amazon is expanding its free shipping offers to low-cost items under 8 ounces.

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Broadcom announces new tri-band, MU-MIMO, 802.11ac router chipset

New silicon supports 160MHz-wide channels and other Wave 2 features, but it won’t show up in home routers for a while.

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Watch this insane gaming case transform from PC tower to mechanized showpiece

Better start redesigning your gaming den, because this chassis needs to be treated like a work of art.

1TB PlayStation 4 and new Xbox One bundle, controller tipped ahead of E3

This shouldn't be a big year for console news at E3, but that doesn't mean the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One couldn't use a few tweaks.

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Google unifies your privacy and security settings in one spot

Google has a new My Account dashboard that the company says will make it easier to manage your privacy and security settings.

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Facebook boosts notification email security with OpenPGP encryption

Don't let hackers take your Facebook account. Protect your email notifications with OpenPGP.

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Ultra-popular Hola VPN extension sold your bandwidth for use in a botnet attack

If you use Hola to route around regional restrictions. You might want to think twice about that.

How to view recent webpages when you're offline

Need to see that New York Times article again, but you just lost your Internet connection? If you've got Chrome or Firefox you can still get to it.