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3 reasons to turn your Raspberry Pi into a DNS server with dnsmasq

Don't have a DD-WRT router? Get some of the same DHCP and DNS features with a Raspberry Pi.

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Cybersecurity insurance: A new answer to online crime

Insurance companies see a lucrative opportunity in the rise of cyberbullying, hacking, ransomware, and revenge porn.

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How can Apple make iOS 11 upgrade-worthy? | The iPhone Show

Apple is unwrapping iOS 11 next week at WWDC, and here are 3 features we’re dying to see.

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Why installing a text-mode web browser is a good idea

A text-based web browser like Links can save the day when Linux experimentation goes awry and prevents you from using a GUI.

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Is Google Assistant better than Siri? | The iPhone Show

Google has launched its powerful Assistant for iOS, but it turns out that Siri is just as good – if not better – for iPhone users.

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Fight ransomware by running Windows in Linux as a virtual machine

You can minimize the damage caused by malware by running Windows in Linux as a virtual machine. A virtual machine's isolation helps keep you out of trouble. Here's how to do it.

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How Google Assistant, Home, and Lens will completely change the way you search

Google I/O may not have revealed any new hardware, but it did introduce a plethora of ways to integrate Google into everything we do.

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Password managers: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Besides antivirus protection, a password manager is the most important security tool you can use—if you know what to look for and what to avoid.

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3 Things I want to see at Google I/O

Google I/O is set to kick off in just a few days, so here are three things we hope to see.

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Can the iPhone make better AR than Facebook and Snapchat? | The iPhone Show

Facebook and Snapchat have big ambitions around mobile augmented reality, but Apple might be the company that makes it actually useful.

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You should play: Everything

One part art-house film, one part nature documentary, one part guided meditation, Everything asks you to contemplate your place in the universe by experiencing the point-of-view of hundreds of other creatures, plants, and objects.

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Jelly makes me long for an Android phone small enough to get lost in my pocket

Some 2,000 people have already backed Jelly, a 2.45-inch smartphone that runs Nougat. Could this be the small Android phone of our dreams?

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3 cool features in Ubuntu 17.04

The latest version of Ubuntu doesn't have a long list of upgrades for the desktop, but these three features are worth checking out.

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Tropic Thunder joins 12 other great movies now streaming online

Smart and entertaining, this week's new and notable streaming movies cross all types of genres.

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Hands-on with Apple's new video-editing app, Clips

How does Clips compare to Snapchat when it comes to making fun videos? We put Apple's new app to the test.

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Why Ubuntu dumping Unity is a good thing

While Unity 8 was something a lot of Ubuntu fans looked forward to, rolling with the GNOME project again has some positive points.

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Mingis on Tech: Energy microgrids, what's up with Apple TV -- and drones!

Here's one way to re-build the electric grid: Do it piecemeal -- with microgrids. With that squared away, we turn to figuring out what Apple is up to with Apple TV and get the details on DJI's new $1,000 Mavic drone.

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How to have a Linux home server on the cheap

Whether it's for the home or home office, a Linux server can provide an array of digital services for the family or a budding business.

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New movies available for streaming include Fences, Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, Pete's Dragon, and more

The best movies now streaming include old favorites, new discoveries, and ICYMI opportunities.

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Why you might want to skip Ubuntu 17.04 (or not)

Long-term support (LTS) versions of Ubuntu are released in even-numbered years. The new Ubuntu coming out in April will only be supported until 2019.

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Ryzen rumors: Perception vs. reality with AMD's new CPU

AMD's new Ryzen CPUs are generating as much controversy, confusion, and misinformation as they are excitement. We examine the perceptions and give you the reality.

Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

Network World Pi Day Challenge

Network World editors Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler compete against each other to see who can recite more digits of Pi in honor of Pi Day. Which editor wins and gets to put a pie in the face of the loser?

Pi Day Challenge: Live on March 14!

To celebrate the 2017 Pi Day, Network World editors Brandon Butler and Keith Shaw are preparing for the Network World Pi Day Challenge. Who can recite more digits of Pi? The winner gets to put a pie into the face of the loser. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube at 2 pm ET on March 14, 2017.

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No, tiny keypads aren't becoming cool again

You might think BlackBerry's KeyOne and the Nokia 3310 are the start of a renaissance for physical keypads on our phones, but you'd be wrong.