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7 cloud services that make great gifts

Not every great present comes wrapped in a box. These cloud-based gift ideas for the digital denizen in your life will add a little premium-level pizzazz to the party.


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Apple Sept. 9 event: We asked Siri to give us a hint. The answers will amuse you

Siri can get quite sassy at times.

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7 Android Marshmallow features Google 'borrowed' from iOS

Google's latest Android update includes a bunch of "new" features that iOS users have been enjoying for years.

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From AMD Nano to Skylake, 11 reasons why August was awesome for hardware

It's been a great summer to be a PC hardware enthusiast. Here's everything August brought, from AMD, Intel, Nvidia, and even Google.

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12 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these little-known tips for Google's Chrome browser for Android.

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Review: 6 things to know about the Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung's latest curved-screen smartphone, the Galaxy S6 Edge+, looks great -- but does that necessarily make it a better device?

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High-tech vehicle systems get short shrift by many drivers

A new report from JD Power shows that many high tech innovations added to vehicles, such as mobile routers and automated parking, aren't being used by drivers.

New version of Xbox One's NFL app launches, promises enhanced stats and more

Unfortunately you can't watch NFL Game Pass on it. At least not yet.

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What you need to know about your location history timeline

Here's what you can do with Google's saved location information, why it's worth holding onto, or how to get rid of it for good.

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Apple slates Sept. 9 for this year's iPhone intro

As expected, Apple will hold this year's iPhone unveiling on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

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Power-user tips for the Chrome Android browser

Computerworld's JR Raphael demonstrates five time-saving tips for Google's Chrome browser on an Android device.

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Samsung's choice: Blingy Galaxy S6 Edge+ or fatally flawed Note 5

The phablet follow-ups to the high-quality Galaxy S6 lineup fall short where they shouldn't.

16 must-have Android productivity apps

16 must-have Android productivity apps

From basic business tasks to advanced automation, these 16 apps will make your Android device more useful than ever.

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Why there is no longer a good reason to jailbreak your Apple TV

The Apple TV was once the lone good option for those looking to stream media to their TV on the cheap. That's no longer the case.

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YouTube Gaming: what it does right and what it needs to work on

Overall I think YouTube gaming is off to a good start but there are still some missing pieces...

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TuneIn adds new Premium tier: ad-free radio, live MLB coverage, audio books and more

$8/month gets you access to 600 commercial free radio stations and live play-by-play coverage of MLB games.

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Slick tech products win international design awards

Tech products stand out at the Red Dot design competition, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

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7 reasons why modular smartphones are such a nightmare to develop

Developing modular smartphones is presenting challenges relating to size, performance and price, and at the end of the day there are no guarantees users will want one.

Comcast expanding its Internet Essentials program to seniors and working on higher speed options for everyone

It'll take 2-3 years to cover all its customers, but the plan is to offer gigabit service to everyone willing to pay.

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