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13 things OS X Yosemite beta testers need to know

Apple last allowed public testing of a pre-release OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin.

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Verizon tests a gentler approach to app bloatware, sort of

The LG G3 lets users completely remove (most) pre-loaded software.

on greenbot.com

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The Pirate Bay launches mobile site to take torrents to your smartphone

The team at The Pirate Bay is making it easier to view and browse torrents on your mobile device.

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EU, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo meet on 'right to be forgotten' but questions remain

Additional questions should be answered by the end of July

'Canvas fingerprinting' online tracking is sneaky but easy to halt

At least two browser extensions can stop the tracking method, which was in wide use earlier this year

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Google reportedly seals deal to gobble up Twitch for $1 billion

A YouTube-Twitch marriage could be a match made in heaven - or hell.

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How to enable Developer Options on your Android phone or tablet

This is the first step before you can use ADB, root your phone, or perform other hackery.

on greenbot.com

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Fitness wristbands are officially commodity hardware, lowlighting a bad week for wearables

Xiaomi announces a $13 activity tracker. iTime becomes the new iWatch. Healbe releases dubious lab data. It was a meh-to-lousy 7-day stretch for wearable tech.

on techhive.com

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Why Android Wear is the smartest smartwatch platform yet

Google got a lot of things right with Android Wear, even if the first devices are a little lackluster.

on greenbot.com

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Invasion of the connected cars: Buick leads 30-plus GM cars into the 4G LTE future

It's not a gimmick, it's a game-changer. More than 30 GM cars in the 2015 model year will have 4G LTE. That connectivity will transform the automotive experience for the driver as well as the passengers.