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Google Docs and Slides finally let you insert images from your phone or tablet

Drive and Sheets also get bug fixes, rounding out a batch of updates to Google's productivity suite.

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Microsoft's time-accelerating Hyperlapse tech is now an app for Windows phones, Android

Move over, Instagram. You can now shoot smooth, accelerated videos with your Windows or Android phone.

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Windows 10 will ship with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Microsoft, in all its benevolence, announced today that it will generously pre-install Candy Crush Saga for you. So kind of them.

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ADT hooks up with LG to compete in the budget smart-home space

The home security giant gives a glimpse at its automation ambitions, including a high-end security camera and Nest integration.

on techhive.com

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Qualcomm extends AllPlay’s capabilities and announces new partnerships

Though Hitachi is the only big-name win, AllPlay has added several new vendors, Bluetooth, and line-in res-streaming, and now supports stereo speaker pairs.

on techhive.com

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Rdio's cheaper music plan combines ad-free radio with a handful of on-demand songs

If you can't decide between Internet radio and on-demand streaming, Rdio's $4 per month plan will give you a bit of both.

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Google Fit now tracks your calories, distance, and throws in a custom watch face

It also adds some interface tweaks to make it easier to quickly glance at your key health statistics.

PCWorld News

Freescale woos developers with tools for building IoT apps

The company's goal is to make it easier for developers to access information collected by sensors

You can securely wipe your files, hard drive or SSD with one of these free utilities

You delete a file, then empty the recycle bin. But the contents of that file remains on your drive. Here's what to do about that.

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Wolfram's nifty new Image Identify site tells you what's in a picture (sometimes)

The new website lets you drop in any image and attempts to identify it, though it's more amusing than practical at the moment.

PCWorld News

Smartphones from Xiaomi and Micromax pressure established manufacturers

Their latest devices have the potential to reset customer expectations

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The original Raspberry Pi Model B+ receives a long overdue price cut

The Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+'s original $35 cost would never break the bank, but it lost luster once the faster Raspberry Pi 2 launched at the same price.

PCWorld News

Asian nations increasingly hit by espionage groups

Multiple groups of attackers are focusing on government and military targets in Asia and the Pacific region, researchers fine