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5 tips to make Windows 8's Metro UI more practical and less irritating

The desktop may be the UI of choice for most Windows users, but what do you do when the modern UI makes more sense?

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Hands-on: NCAA March Madness Live, a great Windows time waster

Basketball fans who owns a Windows 8 PC or Windows Phone, this is the app to run once March Madness begins.

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Hands-on preview: The new Crazy Taxi is actually pretty calm

Good news: Sega's developing a new entry in its classic Crazy Taxi franchise. Bad news: It's a not-so-great mobile game.

on techhive.com

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Nook's Windows apps halted for mysterious 'Microsoft Consumer Reader'

Buh-bye Nook, hello Nook content in a Microsoft-made native app?

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5 ways to digitize your business cards

These tools get contact info where you need it -- on your phone.

Save songs for offline listening with AirPlay Recorder for Android

AirPlay Recorder allows you to record songs that are playing through iTunes Radio and then stream them directly to your Android device.

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MetroTwit vanishes as Twitter restrictions claim another victim

Existing users will no longer get updates or new features, and new users? Sorry.

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Mastering Metro apps: 4 ways they can work for you

Even Start menu diehards should give these winners a try.

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Webtrate review: An Internet blocker for people with absolutely no self-control

This new desktop app completely blocks Web access to increase productivity, but it's only for the worst procrastinators.

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Meetup site down after hacker sought to extort $300 from CEO

A series of DDoS attacks have crippled the site and its mobile apps

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Samsung gifts Galaxy S5 buyers with $500 in digital goodies

Samsung's Galaxy Gifts promotion gives you free Evernote, Box, LinkedIn, and more.

on greenbot.com