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Paul Ferrill has been writing about computers and networking for more than 25 years. He's had articles published in InfoWorld, Network World, PC Magazine, and a wide range of other publications. He's also the author of two books and currently working on a third.

Aereo

Aereo investor says 'It's over now' after devastating Supreme Court ruling

Aereo may want to fight on, but if the company does it will have to look extra for future cash infusions.

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The Nexus line isn't being killed, says Android's engineering head

The rumors have been squashed. One Google exec says Nexus devices are here to stay, even with Android Silver handsets on the horizon.

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I'm getting 1TB on OneDrive, now what?

Wondering what you'll do with all that OneDrive storage from Microsoft? Here are some ideas using IFTTT to help get you started.

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Updated Google Search app lets you 'OK Google' from any screen

With the new Google Search app you'll be able to search with your voice anytime your screen is on--including from the lock screen.

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Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

Forget about those third-party apps, Roku's official remote control solution for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is finally here.

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Barnes & Noble plots new chapter by splitting Nook, retail store businesses

Barnes & Noble says, once again, that it's time for the company's retail shops and the Nook to split.

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Oculus buys Carbon Design, the team behind the Xbox 360 controller and original Kinect

Oculus just picked up a respected hardware design team as the company moves toward launching its first mass market VR headset.

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Starting Monday, some Sony TV owners will be able to play PS3 games without a console

Sony is expanding its PlayStation Now service on Monday to the first of several devices that will get the game streaming service in the coming months.

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16 free and amazingly fun games you can play in your browser

From reboots of classics to new-world Chrome packaged apps that work offline, too, these games give new cred to browser-based play.

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Five questions to answer before paying for a VPN

VPNs are great for privacy and jumping regional restrictions, but not all VPNs are created equal. Knowing some of the key differences can save you time and hassle.

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Microsoft launches its first Android phone, the Windows Phone-like Nokia X2

It's still early days for the Microsoft-Nokia devices marriage, but for now Microsoft is continuing the Android-based X series.

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Watch out Google: Firefox OS-powered Chromecast competitor in the works

Recently, images of a FirefoxOS-based TV casting dongle surfaced online, but few people know who is making it or when it might be released.

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Two months later, Heartbleed patching stalls out with 300k servers still vulnerable

A large number of sites are still vulnerable to Heartbleed, but it's unlikely we'll see them get patched anytime soon.

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The 8 scariest digital security stories of 2014 (so far)

The year's only halfway done, but hackers have already filled enough headlines to last a decade.

Simple mouse and keyboard tricks for efficient file management

Your keyboard and mouse are a treasure trove of hidden features to help you work faster and more efficiently. Here are two shorcuts that will save you time doing common file management tasks.