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InfoWorld 2015 geek gadget gift guide

InfoWorld's 2015 geek gadget gift guide

Forget the sugarplums! Here are 10 unusual gadgets that any geek would love to see under the Christmas tree

A Christmas Story

16 of the best traditional holiday movies now streaming

What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday than to binge-watch all your favorite holiday movies!


Eben Upton reveals the Raspberry Pi Zero

Raspberry Pi Zero: The $5 computer is here

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been working to lower the cost of home computing for years, and now founder Eben Upton says it can go no further: $5 for a fully-fledged computer is as cheap as it can get.


Post Google, Mozilla's new search deals to make up revenue

The Mozilla Foundation reported increased revenue for 2014, the last year for which money from a lucrative Google search deal was included.

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US spy court appoints lawyers to panel of advisers

A secret U.S. spy court has appointed a five-member panel of advisers as part of the reform of the surveillance of the National Security Agency.

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Microsoft beefs up security products to block adware

Microsoft is adding a new opt-in defense for enterprises to block adware, which is often sneakily wrapped into free downloads.

Apple brings down apps, mainly Chinese ones, with malware

Dridex spam campaigns target the US, UK and France

The Dridex botnet, which targets financial credentials, appears to be gaining steam again, striking computers in the U.S., U.K. and France.

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Google receives steady stream of 'right to be forgotten' requests

Google continues to receive a steady stream of requests to delist specific search results as a result of a controversial European court ruling.

Puro Labs headphones

Puro Sound Labs introduces headphones designed to protect children’s hearing

These phones attenuate the input signal so that it doesn’t exceed a level that can cause permanent damage to the listener’s ears.


Keen Home Smart Vent

Keen Home says its Smart Vent can reduce home energy bills, but some HVAC pros question the wisdom of closing vents

The objective is to redistribute airflow around the home, but some say the resulting changes in air pressure can damage central heating and cooling systems.


IPhone 6S launch in Palo Alto

Apple eyes OLED screens for the iPhone in 2018, report says

Apple is planning to introduce OLED screens to its iPhone, switching from current LCD technology to one that produces brighter, more vibrant and colorful images, according to a report.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Assassin's Creed Syndicate review: A series gem, but the formula feels overly familiar

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is a "return to form," but maybe a change would do the series some good.

WhatsApp on iOS

WhatsApp update brings rich link previews, starred messages, and other goodies

The messaging app also plays nicely with Marshmallow's new sharing feature.

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Got a new drone? Read this first

Got a new drone? You're not alone. But drones aren't like other gadgets and there are a few important safety, privacy and legal guidelines you need to follow to keep you and your drone out of trouble.

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Black Friday deals: 10 tech doorbusters worth fighting the crowds

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These 10 tech deals truly are.