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Google Nexus Q Hands-On Review: The Buggy Streaming Story

The Nexus Q has some pretty neat media streaming features, but is way too expensive--and the preview release is just plain buggy.

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Best Apps of 2012: Top Entertainment Apps for Android and iPhone

With Turntable.fm, Tweetbot, and other just-for-fun apps, you can stay entertained wherever you are.

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The Roots of Social Networking

Before Facebook, before even Friendster, people still had social networking. Here's a look at how computer users got together in the days before the dawn of the Internet.

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Engage With Your Followers With Freebie iTweetLive

iTweetLive is a free, but ad-supported, service that helps you communicate more effectively via Twitter.

Regain a Long-Missed Twitter Feature With Classic Retweet

Nostalgic for the golden days of Twitter retweets? Get them back with Classic Retweet.

Twitter Tools: 11 Free Apps and Services You Need Now

Looking to get more out of the world's most popular microblogging service? Here are 11 free apps that deliver the goods.

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See What People Are Saying About Your Business With VenueSeen

VenueSeen lets businesses monitor their online presence and reputation in photo sharing and social networks.

MetroTwit: Twitter With a Windows 8 Metro Look and Feel

MetroTwit is a powerful Twitter client based on the Metro look used for Windows 8.

Build a Story Out of Your Web Wanderings With Storify

Turn your favorite Web and social media content into a story with Storify.

Back Up Your Online Files With SocialFolders

Free SocialFolders makes it easy to create offline copies of your online data.

A.plus: Twitter App for Ashton Kutcher Fans

Ashton Kutcher is the name behind--and plastered all over--this free, third-party Twitter app.

Manage Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter With Sobees Desktop

Sobees Desktop is still in beta, and it shows, but this social media manager shows plenty of promise, too.

Manage Twitter and Facebook Accounts With TweetDeck

A longtime favorite of Twitter power users, TweetDeck provides a comprehensive set of management tools.

TweetCaster Review: A Slick, Powerful Free Twitter Client

TweetCaster's free version does have ads, but that doesn't keep it from feeling polished and robust.

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Black Friday Survival Guide: 15 Apps to Hunt Down Deals, Parking, and More

These 15 apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7 can help you save money and time on your post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy.