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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.

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Spoiler Alert: LG spills all the beans for G3 ahead of launch

We all know the G3 is debuting on Tuesday, but now we pretty much know exactly what to expect.

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Quad-core, $100 HP 7 Plus joins HP's growing army of budget Android tablets

You've seen the $169 Slate 7 and the $89 Intel-based Mesquite. Now meet the $100 7 Plus.

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Print anything from anywhere with Google Cloud Print

Learn how to print anything from anywhere on any device with Google Cloud Print.

Google's building 7-inch Project Tango tablets that see the world around them, report says

After working on a smartphone that can map a user's surroundings in 3D, Google is making a similarly featured tablet.

Nope, ads aren't coming to thermostats, says Nest

Ads might be headed to all kinds of Google-owned products, but not Nest thermostats.

on techhive.com

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Meet Tappy Chicken, the Flappy Bird clone a non-coder made in a week with Unreal Engine 4

Add Epic to the growing number of game developers with Flappy Bird clones.

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Get two-factor authentication on the desktop with Authy

A new app lets you generate two-factor authentication codes on your desktop PC. Here's how it works.

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Chrome OS adds folders for better app management

Chrome OS received some new features on Tuesday including app folders, in-browser hotword detection, and the return of the minimize button.

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70-plus XMPP messaging services now securing chats with TLS encryption

The XMPP Standards Foundation on Monday marked the first day that a large number of XMPP services will require encrypted connections by default.

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Direct-to-Drive attachment saves added to Gmail for Android

Now you don't have to download that attachment to your Android phone! Send it directly to Google Drive instead.

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What will consumers gain from AT&T's DirecTV buy?

AT&T wants to buy DirecTV and is making several promises to sweeten the deal. But are AT&T's commitments all they're cracked up to be?

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Cricket relaunches prepaid wireless service, boosted by AT&T's LTE network

With the FCC giving AT&T's Leap acquisition the thumbs up two months ago, AT&T is targeting Sprint and T-Mobile with its no-contract, low-cost provider.

on techhive.com

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Bill reminders land in Google Now

It can remember where you parked, alert you to in stock items, and now Google Now can remind you when a bill is due.

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Getting started with read-it-later apps Instapaper and Pocket

There's so much stuff to read online, but who has the time? Instapaper and Pocket help you time shift your online reading.

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Google Play now accepts PayPal for digital goods

You can't buy a phone from Google Play with PayPal, but you can use the email-centric payment method to buy apps.