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Time to Give Java the Boot?

Analysis: The programming language has become one of the weakest links in a PC’s and Mac's defenses against external threats, and is slowly -- and rightly -- being abandoned.

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Crytek Unveils Crysis 3 Multiplayer At Gamescom 2012

We sit down with Crytek's Rasmus Hoejengarrd to discuss the new Hunter mode in Crysis 3, as well as some of the new multiplayer features and environments.

Adobe Reader Patches 'Incomplete'

Google's Chrome security team urges caution with some PDF files.

Best Google Nexus 7 Apps: 16 Free Downloads for Your Android Tablet

You have a shiny new Google Nexus 7 Android tablet. Now it's time to make it your own with some valuable mobile apps for entertainment, social networking, remote-PC access, instant messaging, sports, gaming and more. Best of all: They're all free.

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Google's Graveyard: 15 Products Google Has Killed

Missing your favorite Google app? Here are 15 products that Google has killed or has announced plans to kill.

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Microsoft Updates Its Free Movie Editing, Photo Software

Windows Essentials Movie maker upgrades video stabilization, sound editing, and titling. Win Essentials Photo Gallery gets a new auto-collage feature.

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This is Now Shows Real-Time Instagram Uploads

The website showcases Instagram action in five busy cities, consolidating a kaleidoscope of images from around the world for quick perusal.

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The RIAA Knew SOPA and PIPA Were Useless, Yet Supported Them Anyway

The industry knows that most music files are swapped offline, notes Torrent Freak. So why is the RIAA still asking ISPs to spy on us?

10 Great Apps for the London 2012 Olympics: Bask in the Glory of Sport

Use these apps to follow your favorite athlete, get quick results, socially network about the Olympics, play games, or even look up rules for obscure sports.

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Canon Announces EOS M, Its First Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera

The new compact interchangeable-lens camera has an APS-C sensor, but it lacks the heft of the Canon’s full-blown digital SLRs.

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Don't Be an Instagram Photo Jerk

You can get great-looking photos without overdoing the Instagram effects. Here are some tips on how to take control of your photo editing.

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YouTube Adds Face Blurring for Protesters, Worried Parents

YouTube has added a face blurring option to the site's built-in photo editor. When users apply the option, YouTube tries to detect and blur all faces automatically.

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How Mobile Apps Are Changing Desktop Software

First, they revolutionized smartphones. Now, app stores for Macs and Windows PCs are changing the way we work on laptops and desktops--for better and for worse.

New iPod Nano: Shapeshifting One More Time?

According to one Japanese blog, the upcoming nano will return to the sleek-and-slim design of its 4thi and 5th-generation predecessors.

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Windows Server 2012 to Ship in August

Closely following a similar announcement for its Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft also said it will release to manufacturers (RTM) its next-generation operating system for the server, Windows Server 2012, next month.