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Turn tablet time into learning time with fun apps

If your kids love using tablets to play games, it's easy to sneak in some educational content without ruining the fun.

Overcome Creative Roadblocks With the Help of Your Tablet

When inspiration is frustratingly out of reach, try one or more of these tips or tricks to bring it back home.

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Windows maintenance, done dirt-cheap

You don't need to buy a utility suite. You just need what Microsoft brought to the party, plus a couple of freebies, to keep Windows humming along.

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Where's my robot butler? Good (high-tech) help is hard to find

Robots in all shapes and sizes are starting to work alongside people more closely than ever

Five Easy Tips For a More Organized Digital Life

It's easier than you think to put your entire digital world in perfect order. Just follow these simple tips.

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Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday.

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Court's smackdown on net neutrality could hit you right in the pocket

A federal court has struck down key sections of the FCC's Open Internet Initiative, serving net neutrality a devastating legal blow.

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AT&T finds an end run around net neutrality with 'Sponsored Data' plan

The telecom giant will allow online services to pay for the data they use, which will save you money while stifling competition.

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Target confirms customer PINs were taken in breach, but says data is safe

But the PINs were encrypted and therefore should be inaccessible to hackers, according to the retailer

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Amazon offers gift cards, shipping refunds for late deliveries

The company blames delivery companies for the delays

Is your browser ready for shopping season?

Qualys found that nearly four in 10 browsers have at least one critical vulnerability, making online holiday shopping a very risky proposition.