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The best Super Bowl companion apps for your Android phone or tablet

There are plenty of good apps for keeping tabs on stats, analysis, or finding something else to do if the game is a snoozer.

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Windows 10 deep-dive review: Finally, a unified operating system

The January 2015 technical preview of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 OS offers a more natural interface, a cool digital assistant and lots of potential.

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Technology of the Year 2015: The best in hardware and software

The best tools and technologies for developers, IT professionals, and businesses.

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Appery.io review: Pairing mobile app builder with back-end services

The Appery.io online mobile development platform crosses categories, but support for native apps and offline operation are lacking.

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Tired of MySQL Workbench? Replace it with SQLyog

If you are using MySQL Workbench on Windows...you need to look at SQLyog.

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6 DNS services that protect against malware and other unwanted content

A good DNS service can protect users from a variety of unwanted Web intruders, including phishing sites and botnets. We look at six of them.

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Dell Venue 8 7000 review: A thin, light tablet with a weird depth-sensing camera

A stunning tablet only slightly marred by the inclusion of Intel's first-generation RealSense depth camera.

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2015 Technology of the Year Award winners

The best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year.

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8 Wi-Fi mistakes to avoid

Wi-Fi is great when it works right – and when it’s secure. Although setting up Wi-Fi can seem straightforward, there are many complexities.

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Battle of the connected LED light bulbs: Cree Connected Soft White vs. GE Link

LED light bulbs are far more energy efficient than incandescent models, Cree and GE now make them more convenient, too. But which is the better bulb?

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Review: IBM Bluemix bulks up Cloud Foundry

IBM's full-featured PaaS wows with Watson and an amazing array of services, but many are not yet ready for prime time.

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The 10 best Android Wear watch faces

Swap out your watch face to add a more personalized touch and get some useful information on your Android smartwatch.

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What’s new in SUSE Linux 12?

SUSE 12 is a broad set of Linux distributions ranging from desktop through enterprise level. We tested several instances and found them quite ready for enterprise use. All in all, SUSE 12 is a worthy competitor to Red Hat and Ubuntu...

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SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

It’s been more than five years since SUSE delivered a full release of its Enterprise Linux software, and a lot has happened to the company during that time.

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Book Review: Black Hat Python: Python Programming for Hackers and Pentesters

Black Hat Python: Python Programming for Hackers and Pentesters Justin Seitz no starch press, 2015

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LulzBot Mini 3D printer review: Producing objects with precision and accuracy

The new LulzBot Mini is a solid 3D printer that is more accurate than any I’ve used to date. The machine, which fits nicely on any desktop, is also fast and compatible with numerous thermopolymers.

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Mirantis review: Taking the sting out of OpenStack deployments

Mirantis' wizardly discovery, configuration, deployment, and pre-flight testing tool takes you from zero to OpenStack in a matter of hours.

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Uptime simplifies system and server monitoring

Server and systems management tools have long been too expensive and too complex to actually use without spending thousands of dollars on consultants. Uptime Software has been trying to change that with a product that can be installed...

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