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Three distraction-free tools that force you to focus on your tasks

Need your PC to give you a little "encouragement" to write your next TPS report? Check out these apps.

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The next Toshiba TV you buy won't be made by Toshiba

Toshiba says the U.S. TV market just isn't worth it anymore. You'll still see the Toshiba brand on TVs although those sets won't come from the company itself.

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Nickelodeon to join standalone streaming bandwagon

Yet another network de-couples from cable, with a streaming service aimed at mobile devices.

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The best Super Bowl companion apps for your Android phone or tablet

There are plenty of good apps for keeping tabs on stats, analysis, or finding something else to do if the game is a snoozer.

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Securing your computing ecosystem from smartphone to PC

Your computer is no longer the only thing that needs protecting. Malware, phishing, smishing, and all kinds of exploits threaten your mobile devices.

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OnePlus to unveil custom OxygenOS Android ROM on February 12

OnePlus is almost ready to share details of its custom-made ROM, called OxygenOS.

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Critical 'Ghost' Linux flaw can be exploited through WordPress, other PHP apps

Some Web applications written in PHP call a vulnerable glibc function, potentially opening the door to attacks.

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Turn your whistling into song with the tap of an app

The basic Chordana Composer's allure is showing a melody's possibilities

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Google to change UK privacy policy after regulatory pressure

Google will clarify its policy and redesign its account management pages by June 30

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

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BT to test 500Mbps broadband over copper in two towns

Emboldened by successful lab tests, British Telecom wants to see how well G.fast performs in the real world

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 30

Intel's Broadwell is the real cable-cutter ... India victim sues Uber in US ... rogue Android gains investors ... and more

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These military-funded robots learn by watching YouTube

So far, the robots are only teaching themselves to cook

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Facebook and Twitter battle to be your Super Bowl second screen

The social networks need your attention to serve up more ads.

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Why the Steam Machine's war against Windows gaming looks more doomed by the day

Steam Machines sounded so good on paper... but they've remained on paper after a long delay, and the need for a Windows alternative diminishes by the day.