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Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

The company went to a meeting on the city's plan for 'communication points' with free Wi-Fi.

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How to make Google Now reminders from your desktop browser

Don't want to dig out your phone? Just tell Google Search to remind you on your desktop browser.

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Facebook's new Save feature lets you read clickbait (and other stuff) later

Facebook's new Save feature fights back against the flood-like nature of the typical News Feed.

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EFF's snoop-stopping, ad-smashing Privacy Badger plugin hits beta

One feature aims to stop tracking tied to clicking the Facebook 'like' on outside sites

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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EFF's Open Wireless Router tech aims to increase network security, spur Wi-Fi sharing

The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security

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Western Digital's $299 6TB WD Red is a big hard drive for small(ish) budgets

Western Digital has shipped the 6TB WD Red and WD Green models

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Give Verizon your location data, get rewards in carrier's new program

The Smart Rewards program launching Thursday promises savings and discounts to Verizon subscribers, but only if you opt-in to a program that helps the wireless carrier's partners deliver targeted ads based on your location and browsing habits.

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Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Hybrid, meet desktop: Surface Pro 3 docking station officially available for preorder

The Surface Pro 3's docking station adds desktop-replacement capabilities to the innovative laptop-tablet hybrid.

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Samsung offers its Tizen OS to original Gear smartwatch owners

Gear users can get the same version of Tizen running on the latest Gear watches; although the change won’t be welcome news to Google.

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

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Interview: Legendary designer Cliff Bleszinksi discusses the future of free-to-play shooters

'Will we do consoles initially? No. We are targeting PC. PC is where the community gathers. PC is where the contributors are.'

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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free e-books, study claims

The big publishers lock down their e-books to their own detriment, according to a new study.

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Google to stop calling games that offer in-app purchases ‘free’

The move is one of many Play Store adjustments to comply with a European Commission ruling.

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