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20 Best Browser Apps of 2011

Whether you want to stay on top of your to-do list, find out who is tracking you online, or sling a few birds at pesky pigs, here are 20 apps that are well worth your time.


Stream and Share Music for Free Online

Both Rdio and Turntable are relatively new, and will let you stream music without buying individual songs or listening to commercials. But which one is better?


Google TV Hardware Makeover Would Nicely Complement Software Upgrade

The Internet search leader plans to announce new devices from multiple hardware partners in the coming months, and here's a good start: Ditch the keyboards that come with today's Google TV devices.


Second Life Puts Musicians on the Virtual Stage

With Second Life, real musicians play real music in a virtual world.


2011 Tech Industry Graveyard

WebOS, Cisco Flip camera, Google Labs, and the rest: Here's a list of IT companies, technologies, and ideas killed off or headed for the end of life.


New Bill Would Target Websites Enabling Copyright Infringement

A new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would allow law enforcement officials to shut down websites that enable or facilitate copyright...

on Admins Plead Guilty to Copyright-related Charges

Two administrators of the defunct movie-download site have pleaded guilty to charges related to copyright infringement, the U.S. Department of...


Group: New Version of PROTECT IP May Target Legal Sites

An upcoming version of U.S. legislation designed to combat copyright infringement on the Web may include provisions that hold online services such as Twitter...


Free Your iPhone or iPad From the Tyranny of iTunes Syncing

Thanks to new syncing features in iOS 5, you no longer have to plug your iDevices into your computer and iTunes. We show you how to use them.


Hulu Plus Comes to Nintendo 3DS, Wii; 3DS Gets 3D Video Recording

If you get tired of watching TV shows and movies on Nintendo 3DS, a system update scheduled for November will let you create your own content in 3D.


PlayStation Vita to Go on Sale in Americas, Europe on Feb. 22

Sony's forthcoming portable game console will become available first in Japan, Sony exec reveals at Web 2.0 Summit.


What Completed Skype-Microsoft Deal Could Mean for Consumers

You may not see a lot of change at first, but the possibilities of Skype integrated into Windows Phone 7, Windows Live Essentials, and Microsoft Office are intriguing.

Holiday Tech Gadget Sneak Peek

Gadget makers are gearing up for the holidays, showing off AudioBulbs, Kinect add-ons, and sub-$250 tablets. Here is a look at what they'll be promoting.


Rhapsody Buys Napster as It Battles Spotify

With its Napster acquisition this week, Rhapsody, the venerable U.S.-only digital music subscription service, is in battle mode as rival Spotify attempts to...


Microsoft Says No More Zunes, It's All About the Phone Now

Microsoft will make no more Zune music players, building its future music strategy on applications incorporated in its Windows Phone and Xbox platforms, the...