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Xiaomi announces $13 fitness-focused smartband that can also unlock your phone

Xiaomi's fitness-tracker wristband can also automatically unlock your smartphone

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Corral your contacts with Simpler, Contacts+, and more

These apps help you manage—and get the most out of—your network.

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Hands-on with Nvidia's Shield tablet: A slick experience, on the small and big screen

Nvidia's new Android tablet is built for games, but it has productivity potential as well.

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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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Black Hat presentation on unmasking TOR users suddenly cancelled

The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool

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AirMagnet's Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at rogue drones

It can identify a Parrot AR Drone nearby to help narrow down the search for the rogue APs

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Meet your second car: How the small, slender, $6800 Elio seeks a bigger audience

But how many shopping bags can you fit in this thing? Not many.

on techhive.com

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Google Docs: 3 incredibly useful tools for edits and revisions

Check out the collaboration-friendly tools built into Google Docs, and learn how to set some handy preferences.

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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.

on greenbot.com

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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.

on techhive.com

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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

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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