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Free game alert: EA's giving away The Sims 2 after ending support for the game

From now until the end of the month you can get a free copy of The Sims 2 through Origin.

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5 ways to use social media to boost your career prospects

Forget funny cat videos. Your social profiles can be a powerful tool to connect with employers.

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Google Maps' contextually aware Explore button shows you cool stuff nearby

If it's the morning, Google Maps' Explore feature will point you towards breakfast joints; if it's raining, it won't tell you to walk 30 minutes in the rain.

on greenbot.com

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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In-depth interview: Pillars of Eternity's Josh Sawyer talks character creation, cloaks, and ten-foot poles

We sit down Pillars of Eternity with project lead Josh Sawyer for an in-depth look at character creation and the early stages of the game.

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Control your desktop, or Windows will control it for you

Windows rarely leaves the icons on your desktop where you want them. Here's how to fix that annoying problem.

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GOG rolls out Linux PC game support ahead of schedule

Classic game distributor releases 50 Linux titles, and promises at least 50 more this fall.

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Razer bakes WeChat into feature-packed Nabu smartband, teases U.S. launch

You may not care about WeChat integration, but Razer is going to roll out the Nabu smartband soon in the U.S.

on techhive.com

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Super Smash Flash 2 brings 16-bit Smash Bros. straight to your browser

Super Smash Flash 2 is completely unofficial and entirely awesome.

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Lenovo reveals smartglasses prototype that apes Google Glass, seeks hardware partners

Lenovo has established the 'NBD' program to partner with companies on smart devices

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Google Voice's website gets Hangouts integration, no Google+ account required

You can now use Hangouts to call your contacts via the Google Voice website even if you don't have a Google+ account.

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Solid State Doctor 3.1 review: SSD TRIM for the masses

Solid State Doctor will force your SSD to clean house and deliver its best performance, as well as clone it, diagnose it, and secure erase it.

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EBay faces class action suit over data breach

The proposed class action suit demands damages from eBay