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10 Ways to Get the Most From Your Wi-Fi-Only Tablet

Use these tips to download books, make phone calls, and get other vital information--all without investing in an expensive, built-in data plan.

Alienware M17x R4 Review: Mobile Gaming at its Finest

Here's a huge, powerful desktop replacement laptop at a surprisingly affordable price.

McAfee Social Protection Locks Down Your Facebook Photos

A new Facebook app lets users share protected, un-shareable photos on Facebook.

Verizon to Allow Third-Party Tethering Apps on Android Phones

The FCC has determined that Verizon is not allowed to prevent its customers from downloading third-party tethering apps and circumventing the carrier's extra $20 tethering charge.

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Internet Titans Team Up to Form Lobbying Group

Google, Amazon, Facebook and eBay want the group to educate lawmakers about how the Internet affects their districts.

HP Envy 4 Review: The Most Stylish Ultrabook Yet

The HP Envy 4 is aptly named--this Ultrabook's premium design and subtle pop of color makes it the envy of ultraportables everywhere.

Acer TimelineUltra M5 Review: Big Screen, Few Pixels

This attractive 15.6-inch Ultrabook represents a downgrade from its predecessor in storage and performance.

Hacker Arrested for 2008 DDoS Attacks on Amazon.com

A 25-year-old Russian was arrested Wednesday for planning and executing DDoS attacks on Amazon, eBay, and Priceline back in 2008.

Hands-Free Texting Now Legal in California

California's "Freedom to Communicate" bill lets users dictate text messages while driving.

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UPDATE: Skype Admits Bug Sends Messages to Wrong Contacts

Skype says it isn't sure how many users are affected, but it estimates that the number is small. The company is working on a fix.

15 Fitness Tools to Get You Into Shape

Need motivation? These 15 gadgets and tools use music, charity, challenges, and even an occasional shock to keep your fitness program on track.

Dell Inspiron 14z Ultrabook: An Ultrabook in Name Only, With an Optical Drive

The Dell Inspiron 14z sacrifices style and Ultrabook hardware integrity for performance.

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Review: A Dorm-Room Ultrabook

Inexpensive and available in bright colors, the IdeaPad U310 will most likely appeal to college students.

The U.S. is Nosy: Twitter Releases First Transparency Report

Twitter has released its first biannual transparency report detailing which governments asked for the most info over the past six months.

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Google+ Updates: Tablet Optimization, Events, and History API

A quick look at what's new with Google+.

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