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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

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The 17 best free PC games

If you're looking for a good time but don't have a dime to spare, these 17 free PC games will leave you smiling.

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Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house

It’s not the fastest, but it can do tricks the competition can’t.

Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router

Netgear's Nighthawk X6 router can operate three independent wireless networks at once, including two on the 5GHz frequency band.

4G LTE in cars isn't a gimmick; it's a game-changer

We take a trip in the 2015 Buick LaCrosse with 4G LTE to learn how that connectivity will transform the automotive experience for both driver and passengers.

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Why have consumers spent $1 million on Vessyl, an absurd calorie-counting cup?

Vessyl can report the caloric value of liquids, and even (get this!) tell you what you just poured inside of it. Huh. This is useful how?

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Chrome Beta for Android update shows us what Google's browser will look like with Material Design

Google's parade of app updates continues in advance of Android L's release.

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Microsoft OneNote lands in Amazon App Store ahead of Fire phone release

It's just the latest stop in Microsoft's new mission to get its services across an array of devices, Windows-powered or otherwise.

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Lookout Premium review: Outstanding anti-theft protection for Android phones

Though its malware detection rate doesn't quite match up with the elite, this Android app offers great help with locating, securing, and protecting your phone. It might even send you a picture of the jerk who stole it.

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Google celebrates Chromecast anniversary with 90 days of free music

Google is giving Chromecast owners a three-month trial of its Play Music All Access service. The media stick was introduced one year ago and has become a key piece of the company’s media content strategy.

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Apple still top tablet company, but its grip is loosening

Android and Windows tablet vendors are creeping in on Apple's top spot, IDC said.

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50,000 sites hacked through WordPress plug-in vulnerability

Hackers are actively exploiting a vulnerability found recently in the MailPoet Newsletters plug-in for WordPress