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New Microsoft Quiz Helps You Learn About Online Privacy
Taking the quiz can be educational, since it tells you about things you can do to protect yourself.
PlayStation 'Heritage Sale' Discounts Nine Long-Running Franchises
Many (but not all) of the games which have characters featured in PlayStation All-Stars are now on sale.
New Ubuntu 13.04 Release Comes in Seven Different Varieties
They all carry the Ubuntu name, and have the same access to its Software Center, or “app store.”
Steam Uses “Indie Bundle” Name for a $20 Pack of Unreal Engine Titles
This isn’t a Humble Bundle offering; Valve’s just apparently trying to cash in on their goodwill.
A Very Brief Review of Ubuntu 13.04
If you’re a Self-Appointed Benevolent Dictator For Life, you don't need anyone else.
HP Jumps on 7-Inch Tablet Bandwagon with $169 Slate 7
For the price, you get slightly lower specs than the $199 Nexus 7, including just 8 GB of storage.
Ubuntu 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' Now Available as Free Download
Ubuntu now contains a more visible notice about how its Unity search feature logs your keystrokes.
Reviews: Samsung Galaxy S4 Nice to Look At, Not as Nice to Use
Here’s a look at how the Galaxy S 4’s looks are deceiving, and what Samsung does to keep it that way.
Archos to Release Three 'Pure Android' Prepaid Smartphones
Archos’ Android smartphones will not be tied to any one wireless carrier, and will include dual SIM card slots.
Asus Launches New 10.1 Inch Netbook, but Calls it a 'Notebook' Instead
The 1015E Series "Notebook" will optionally come preinstalled with the Ubuntu operating system.
First Firefox Phone Costs $119 Plus Shipping
Developers and enthusiasts can now purchase an entry-level Firefox phone for $119 plus about $30 shipping.
Three Ways to Get Started with Firefox OS
Firefox OS, has an iPhone-style home screen, with “apps” that are links to web pages.
First Firefox Smartphones to Launch This Week
Here’s a look at the phones, the OS, and a couple of free ways to try out the Firefox experience.
Should You Get a Firefox Phone?
Starting this week, it’ll be possible to buy a Keon or Peak smartphone running Firefox OS.
The Best Linux Gaming PCs for 2013
Here’s a look at your options for buying or building a Linux game machine.
Alienware Launches First Linux Gaming PC
Pre-empting “Steambox” PCs like the Piston by several months, the Alienware X51 is a box roughly the size of a game console.
Last Day for Voxatron/Lexaloffle Bundle on IndieGameStand
Even if you miss this sale, you’ll still be able to get Voxatron (along with a ton of other games) by paying at least $10 for the next four-day sale.
New Thunderbolt Port Could Enable Desktop Retina Display Monitors
"Retina Display" is Apple's name for a screen so high-res that the unaided eye can't make out individual pixels.
Facebook Home: App or Android OS Replacement?
Facebook Home, coming soon to newer HTC and Samsung devices, is an app that gives Android a Facebook-style makeover.
The Three New Gadgets with the Pushiest Advertising
There are still a few places where we don't expect to see ads. Our gadgets' home screens, for one.
Three Reasons an Always-Online Xbox Will Be Hard to 'Deal With'
Microsoft's Adam Orth was dismissive, but here's a look anyway at a few people who will find an always-on Xbox hard to "deal with."
Three Ways the Humble Bundle Has Changed for the Worse
After a few years and more than a dozen sales, it's no longer the "Humble Indie Bundle."
'Facebook Home' Makes it Easier to Work for Facebook for Free
Here's how the new Facebook Home launcher helps keep you on Facebook, and make it easier for you to give it stuff for free.
Google's New Way to Count Android Users Pretends Many of You Don't Exist
Google now pretends that people who haven't opened up the Google Play store in the last two weeks don't exist.
The Best Three Indie Game Bundles
There are other indie game bundles out there now besides the Humble Bundle, all of which deserve your attention.
Humble Bundle Adds 3 Mobile Games, New Weekly Sale
Here's a look at what's just been added, and what the new Weekly Sale consists of.
Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile Announce HTC One Preorder Bonuses
Here's a preview of the Galaxy S 4's closest competitor, and what Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile are doing to lure you to buy one.
The HTC One is Really Three Smartphones in One
It's really too bad that it's been delayed, because it may be the most interesting smartphone that we'll see this year.
T-Mobile May Sell HTC One for $99 on April 4; Offering $100 Trade-In Bonus
T-Mobile is offering a $100 Visa gift card to people who trade in their old smartphone for an HTC One.
The History of Final Fantasy XI: From Launch to Seekers of Adoulin
Here’s a look back at the first -- and most successful -- Final Fantasy MMORPG.
What’s New in Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin
On March 27, Seekers of Adoulin finally went live. Here’s a look at what it has to offer, to both new and returning players.
Should You Preorder an Ouya Game Console?
Here’s what the little console that could has to offer, and what makes it so different from others.
Final Fantasy XI’s Fifth Expansion Launches: Seekers of Adoulin
Seekers of Adoulin went live on March 27, and FFXI players around the world are now exploring a new in-game continent.
Ouya Game Console Ships to Kickstarter Backers; Sales Begin June 4
If you didn’t back Ouya on Kickstarter, you won’t be able to get one just yet. Preorders are open now though.
Humble Bundle Introduces Weekly Sales and a New Android-Only Bundle
With the start of the new Humble Mobile Bundle, there have been two separate Humble Bundle sales in one month.
MakerBot and Ouya Team Up to Let You Design Your Own Game Console
Ouya's creators have partnered with MakerBot, the company behind the popular desktop 3d printer.
Google Keep Versus Evernote and Simplenote
Google Keep is like a cross between Evernote and Pinterest. How does it compare to Evernote (and Simplenote), though?
T-Mobile’s New Plans Say How Much Goes to Paying Off Your Phone
T-Mobile is trying a new approach to smartphone pricing, which is in some ways more honest.
Buy a Nook HD+, Get a Free Nook Simple Touch
Barnes and Noble is giving away a free black and white e-reader to anyone who buys its premium 9-inch color tablet.
Still No Minecraft on PlayStation 3? Check Out Terraria
On March 26, indie platformer / building game Terraria is coming to the PlayStation Network.
New World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering Card Games Coming to iPad
The latest Magic game, Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014, will also be available on Android tablets for the first time.
Kobo Arc EReader Gets Android Jelly Bean Ahead of Kindle and Nook
If the Kindle or Nook ever got a Jelly Bean update, many of its features wouldn't work or would be useless on them.
Review: NewsBlur is the Best Pro Replacement for Google Reader
Here’s what NewsBlur is like and why it should be your Google Reader replacement, especially if you're a professional.
Google Keep is like Evernote Meets Pinterest
If you don’t have an Android smartphone or tablet running Android 4.0 or higher, you won’t get much use out of it.
Controversial 'Google Keep' App Launches in Wake of Reader’s Closure
There's no guarantee of how long it will be up, and no apparent way for Google to make money from it.
Build a Gaming PC for $400 with AMD’s Trinity CPU/GPU
A top of the line AMD A10-5800K Trinity costs about $130. Let’s see how cheaply we can price a system around that.
Origin Sale Fails to Save EA's Reputation, SimCity's Servers
The sale games use Origin’s DRM software, which has caused SimCity players a lot of grief lately.
How an Idealistic Linux Lover Learned to Loathe Ubuntu
I love the idea behind Ubuntu. But it's not supposed to send everything you type into its search box to Amazon.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Versus the HTC One
Two more different Android phones couldn’t have been announced so close to each other.
The Only Three Color eReaders Worth Buying
The Kindle and Nook can only buy games and apps from their respective catalogs. That's why they aren't on this list.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Versus the iPhone 5
Both smartphones have sequelitis, if you go by the numbers after their names. But they’re as different as night and day.
Three Reasons Not to Buy the Samsung Galaxy S4
If you don’t have a Samsung smartphone already, you might want to look elsewhere. Here’s why.
Four Ways to Catch Up with News (Now that Google Reader is Gone)
Here are a few alternatives you can use to catch up with news and your favorite websites.
Ubuntu Vs. Fedora Linux: The Real Difference Between Them
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, wants to "bring Free Software to the masses." It just doesn't see them as equals.
The 4G LTE Kindle Fire HD 8.9-Inch Is Now $399 Instead of $499. Is it Worth It?
Now might not be the best time to be getting locked into a year-long contract for wireless Internet.
What was Google Reader, and Why Did Google Just Kill It?
Here’s a quick history lesson, a look at how and why Google Reader got canceled, and a word of warning to anyone using Google’s free services.
Humble Bundle with Android 5 Lets You Name Your Own Price for 9 Games
The current Humble Bundle is of the “with Android” variety, which means the games will run on your Android smartphone or tablet as well.
Should You Get a Piston 'Steam Box?'
It’s a gaming-class PC the size of a grapefruit, and it’s on sale right now for $899 (compared to $999 normally) if you preorder it.
You Can Preorder a Steam Box Now; Here’s What We Don’t Know About it Yet
We know it’s based on the X7A, which is a baseball-sized computer with powerful gaming graphics.
Xi3 Piston, First 'Steam Box' Console, Up for Preorder at $100 Off
Xi3 is now taking preorders for the Piston, and from now until the end of the SXSW festival next Sunday it’s $100 off.
Google Signs Truce with MPEG LA, Agrees to 'Sublicense' WebM for It
MPEG-LA generously agreed to grant Google a license to Google's own WebM video technology.
Droid RAZR, HTC One X, LG Optimus G to Get Android 'Jelly Bean' Update
Three smartphones on three separate carriers are about to join the 15 percent of Android devices running Jelly Bean.
Asus to Release 18-Inch Android Tablet on April 12
If you’ve ever said “I wish I could use my PC’s monitor as a tablet,” Asus has just the gadget for you.
No, You Can’t Play SimCity Yet (And You Can’t Get a Refund, Either)
However, some players are reporting that you can get a refund if you bought it from Amazon.
The Biggest New Smartphones for 2013
Here are a handful of "phablets" to look for this year … assuming they fit in your hand!
Twitter’s New Policies Kill Three More Apps
Three more Twitter apps are about to bite the dust, thanks to Twitter’s new emphasis on getting people to use the official mobile app.
The Chromebook Pixel’s 3 Biggest Shortcomings
It's a laptop that costs almost as much as a MacBook Pro but has basically no apps.
Google Play Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary with 'Gifts to You'
Google Play, named after the “play” button on your media player, is Google’s answer to iTunes and the App Store.
Three Google Products that Nobody Wanted (Besides the Upcoming 'Glass')
Nearly all of Google's money comes from its advertising. So when it tries to make actual products, things don't always turn out well.
Still No Vita Price Drop. Here’s Why You Should Get a PSP
You can play games like Final Fantasy VII on the big screen, using your PSP as a console.
Samsung to Release 8-Inch Smartphone in Q2 2013
Samsung has apparently decided to just jump all the way to making a "phablet" the size of a full tablet.
Two Kinds of People Who Should Consider a Chromebook Pixel
Some of what the Chrome OS can do might surprise you. But for $1,299, you’ll probably be more surprised at what it can’t.
Sony Celebrates Vita's First Birthday with Game Sales (But No Price Drop)
Sony exec Shuhei Yoshida said that the PS Vita’s price will not be cut in North America, due to “the exchange rate.”
Is Republic Wireless’ New $99 Up-Front, $29/Month Plan Worth It?
You can still pay $249 up front and then $19 a month. But you also now have the option of paying only $99 for the same phone.
Google’s New $1,299 Laptop Can’t Run Office, Photoshop
That, at least, is one way of looking at Google’s new first-party laptop, the Chromebook Pixel.
The Chromebook Pixel Versus the 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro
Pixel. Retina. What do they have in common? The sharpest screens on a laptop.
The Old Republic Free-to-Play Review: Spring 2013
Bioware does its darndest to twist your arm and drag you to the game's cash shop.
Why You Can’t Log in to Twitter from Your New Phone
It’s all thanks to Twitter’s new policies … policies which may soon affect many popular Twitter apps.
3 New and Upcoming Tech Gadgets No One Should Buy
The latest isn’t always the greatest! Here's a look at some just recently or soon-to-be-released tech gadgets that you should skip.
Ubuntu Now Available on Tablets -- If You Have a Nexus 7
You can check out an Ubuntu tablet for yourself … if you have a Nexus 7, that is, and don’t mind losing everything on it.
Here’s What We Still Don’t Know About the PlayStation 4 (Hint: A Lot)
The new hybrid controller was shown onstage, but there was neither hide nor hair of the PlayStation 4 itself.
The HTC One vs. the iPhone 5
Can the HTC One compete with the iPhone? Here’s a look at what it’s got going for it, and what the big differences are.
Four Features that Set the HTC One Smartphone Apart
Here’s a look at how these unique features set the HTC One apart from other smartphones, both Apple’s and Android manufacturers’.
The Three Best Linux Horror Games (on Steam!)
Two Humble Bundle classics, and one new game on Steam that definitely deserves to be played.
Verizon, Sprint Update Four Android Smartphones; Galaxy Note Up Next
The software updates patch bugs and add new features to older handsets including the Evo 3D and the Droid Incredible 2.
Sony’s “Evolution of PlayStation” Videos Lead Up to Wednesday's Event
Sony has published a series of “Evolution of PlayStation” videos on YouTube and its own site. Here’s a timeline with links!
Has Steam on Linux Just Become the Go-To Place for Ubuntu Gaming?
Are the dark ages of Linux gaming finally over? And if so, what will the next few years look like?
Sony to Drop PS Vita’s Price Tag by About $50 -- in Japan
Both the Wi-Fi and the 3G models will have their prices cut to 19,980 yen, or about $199, starting February 28.
Three Ways the Kobo Arc Beats the Kindle Fire
Here's why the Kobo Arc beats out every e-reader tablet out there -- especially the Kindle Fire!
Free-to-Play Online Shooters on PS3: Dust 514 and Destiny
Two shooters, both free to play (or at least lacking subscription fees), both on the PS3.
Steam’s Now on Linux -- Here’s What Still Doesn’t Work
You know there aren't many Linux games on Steam yet. Here's a look at how else the Linux experience is different from Steam on Windows or Mac.
How to Get All the Promos from Steam's Linux Sale -- On a PC or Mac
You know how it says “Save on all Linux games” on Steam’s page? That doesn’t mean you can only buy the Linux version.
Ubuntu Phone Software Design Revealed; Volunteers to Help Make Core Apps
Canonical has posted its guidelines for the look and feel of Ubuntu smartphones, and asked for community input on core apps.
Google Allegedly Sharing Users' Personal Details with App Developers
It appears to be a Google Play policy that app developers like Dan Nolan are given app buyers' personal details.
Obama Should Have Brought Back the Fight for the Public Option
Has Obama forgotten his failure to create a public option for health care?
Obama Should Have Addressed Republicans' Efforts to Disenfranchise Voters
This isn't a technical problem, like not being able to install an app. The Republican party has been systematically disenfranchising voters.
Box.Com Now Offering 50 GB of Free Online Storage
It asks for your phone number when you sign up, and subscribes you to the Box newsletter. Is all that worth it?
What's New in the Android 4.2.2 Update Nexus Devices Are Getting?
Here's a look at the new features Android 4.2.2 has to offer, plus how to install it yourself or look at the source code.
Vertu Releases $10,000 Smartphone with Year-Old Software, No 4G
With "Titanium Black Leather" at the top of its feature list, it's pretty clear which specs Vertu is hoping its buyers will care about.
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Android 4.2.2 Update Now Being Deployed to Nexus Devices
The immediate precursor to the upcoming "Key Lime Pie" version of Android is now being rolled out.
Does the Sold-Out Surface Pro Mean Microsoft is Beating the IPad?
With the iPad's continued dominance in mind, where does Microsoft now stand in its attempt to turn things around?
What to Expect at Sony's #PlayStation2013 Event on Feb. 20
You already know it's going to be more powerful than the PS3. Here's a look at some unexpected possible features!
Valentine's Day Red/Pink Smartphone and Tablet Buyer's Guide
If someone you love wants a pink smartphone, these Valentine's Day deals might be a good way to surprise them.
Super Slim PlayStation 3 250 GB Uncharted 3 Bundle Review
It’s worth waiting to see what the next PlayStation console is like, but the PS3's still worth getting.
Razer Edge Pro Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro: Windows 8 Tablet Showdown
Because they use Intel core processors, they can run "normal" Windows games and programs instead of just Windows 8 apps.
Wikipad, Project SHIELD, and the Razer Edge: Gaming Tablets Compared
Here's a look at two of the tablets demoed at the 2013 CES, as well as the just-announced Wikipad.
What If the Wii U Were Just Its Tablet Controller? Meet the 7-Inch Wikipad
Imagine a Wii U GamePad that was a self-contained console, and used an iPad style capacitive touchscreen instead of a Nintendo DS style resistive one.
What Will the New PlayStation Be Called?
Just because the name Orbis is used internally doesn't mean that's what the actual console is going to be called.
"GameStick" Kickstarter Succeeds with More Than Half a Million in Funding
It's less than a tenth of the $8.5 million that Ouya pulled in, but it's more than six times what GameStick's designers asked for.
Sony Teases 'The Future' of PlayStation in Short #PlayStation2013 Video
Whatever "the future" is, it’s apparently got something to do with February 20, the date mentioned in the video.
Boy Scouting Still Dangerous for Gay Kids, Leaders Even If Ban 'Ended'
With the gay-hostile Mormon church making up a huge chunk of its membership, the BSA knows it can’t reverse the policy.
'Tough but Fair' Immigration Plan Better than Arresting 11 Million People
Even with punishing fees and years-long waiting times, the senators' "tough but fair" plan is a step up from "tough and unfair."
Official Nexus 7 Dock Now Available for $39
Under Settings -> Display -> Daydream, you can configure what’s shown on the Nexus 7’s screen while its docked.
DUST 514 Open Beta: Day One Review
Here’s a look at one of the gaming world’s longest-anticipated titles, from as soon as the beta went open.
North Carolina Must Stop Attacking Religious Freedom, LGBT Families in 2013
The social conservatives in North Carolina and other holdouts know they can’t block out the rest of the world forever.
DUST 514, Online Shooter Set in EVE Online Universe, Enters Open Beta
DUST 514 matches can now affect worlds and in-game corporations in EVE Online.
First “Firefox OS” Phones Previewed, to Launch in February
Mozilla just announced the impending launch of its first “developer preview” phones, the Keon and the Peak.
PlayStation Network’s '13 for '13' Sale Discounts Games Up to 75 Percent
From January 22 until January 28, all 13 games will be 50 percent off, or 75 percent off if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber.
“Winulator” to Bring Starcraft, Other Classic Windows Games to Android
The classic StarCraft (with Brood War) is Winulator developer Dan Aloni’s next project.
When Sites Become Apps: Three Browsers Showcase the Web’s Future
Mozilla and Opera are getting ready to bring web apps to the small screen.
Ice, Silk, Chrome: Three Alternative Android Web Browsers
Opera, a well-known name in the web browser world, is bringing something completely different to smartphones and tablets.
Review: Ikaruga, Legendary Dreamcast Shooter, Arrives on Android
Android tablets and smartphones around the world are about to launch one of the hardest, most exhilarating shooters ever made.
AT&T Offers $100 Off HSPA+ Nexus 7 for a Limited Time
AT&T is offering $100 credit with the purchase of a new Nexus 7 and the signing of a 2 year wireless contract.
Obama Should Express Support for LGBT Rights at His Inauguration
Obama campaigned on the idea that we’re all in this together. He should remind everyone that LGBT Americans live here, too.
$149 Android Tablet from Asus Coming in April
Here's a look at the features the MeMO Pad has that the Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 don't, and what got cut to bring it in under the $150 mark.
Study Shows Gender Bias in Wikipedia, Linux
Joseph Reagle discovered that just because Wikipedia says that it's open doesn't mean that it isn't hostile to women.
What Will You Replace Your Netbook With?
No more Eees or Aspire Ones are being made. What're you going to do when your netbook expires?
Tablet Too Small? Try Lenovo's 27-Inch 'Table PC'
At this year's CES, at least two companies were showing off "tablets" the size of an HDTV.
"GameStick" and NVIDIA "Project SHIELD" Consoles-in-a-Controller on Their Way
Here's a look at two upcoming TV game consoles that you'll be able to fit in your pocket or handbag.
NVIDIA's 'Project SHIELD' Console Faces Three Challenges
Despite NVIDIA's established position as a gaming hardware company, it may have a struggle ahead of it.
Simplify Federal Spending by Letting Americans of All Ages Collect Social Security
No "welfare." Just the program that's lifted more Americans out of poverty than any other in history.
How to Play Your PlayStation 2 Games on a PlayStation 3
The PS3 "only does everything" ... except play your old PS2 games. Unless you use these two tips!
GameStick vs. Ouya: Which Sub-$100 Android Game Console are You Getting?
Both cost under $100, and both are powered by Android. In fact, they play many of the same games you can get on your Nexus or Kindle.
"GameStick" Will Be the Size of a USB Memory Stick, Plug into Your TV
GameStick is available for preorder now from its Kickstarter page, for $79 including a controller.
Acer and Asus to Stop Making Netbooks
Other netbook manufacturers, such as Samsung, have long since abandoned the market.
"Ubuntu for Phones" Turns Smartphones into Desktop PCs
Besides having a gesture-based design, high-end Ubuntu smartphones will be able to plug into an HDTV or monitor.
For This LGBT American, Fiscal Cliff Deal Less Important Than 'Gay Marriage Cliff'
The Earned Income Tax Credit depends largely on being married and having kids. Guess what same-gender partners can't do?
How to Keep Playing Your PS2 Games Now that Sony Killed the PS2
Your PlayStation 2 console won't last forever. Here's how to make sure you can keep playing your favorite games!
Sony No Longer Shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan
You or your kids may have grown up with it, but the heart of the PlayStation 2 phenomenon has finally stopped beating.
Makers of $99 Android-Powered Game Console Ship First 1,200 'Ouyas'
Twelve hundred game developers are about to receive their own clear plastic Ouya developer consoles.
Four Holiday Gadget Gifts to Return to the Store
Gadget gifts don't always last very long. Here are a few that have shorter lifespans than most.
Dozens of Android Games, Apps Discounted for Google Holiday Sale
Here's a look at the major game publishers' Android sales, along with discounted apps and where to find more details.
Massive PC, Console Game Discounts Ring in Holiday Season
Discounts of up to 80 percent off a game's retail price are sweeping online stores across the web.
Growing Trouble with Google Play
The only "problem" Google Play attempts to solve is that Google wants a piece of Apple and Amazon's action.
Two Linux-Powered Game Consoles Arriving in 2013
Unlike previous Linux hardware designs, both have already received the backing of major game companies.
Valve Confirms New Game Console on Its Way
A PC designed to compete with the Xbox and PlayStation may be on its way to your living room.
Huge Wave of Google App Updates Hits iOS, Android
Besides the Google Maps and Google Currents updates, about a half-dozen Google apps for Android were updated as well.
Verizon Offering $5 Shared 4G Plan for Samsung Galaxy Camera
The Verizon Galaxy Camera costs $50 more up front, but in return it has a promotional monthly rate.
Samsung Galaxy Muse is like an iPod Shuffle that Syncs with Your Phone
The Galaxy Muse's 6 hours of battery life may take the pressure off of a battery-hungry smartphone.
How to Give Gifts to a Gamer (Holiday 2012)
If your friends or loved ones enjoy video games, that opens up all kinds of holiday presents you can gift them.
Holiday 2012 iPhone Gifting Guide
Here's how to shop for an iPhone, as well as what kind of accessories you should look into.
T-Mobile to Offer Cheapest iPhone 5 in 2013
T-Mobile already offers the States' cheapest iPhone service ... if you have an unlocked iPhone.
The Samsung Galaxy Camera Has Three Big Problems
Three tech reviewers point out the Galaxy Camera's unusual downsides.
Microsoft #DroidRage Tweet Shows How Malware Has Moved Past Windows
How did things get to the point where Microsoft, of all companies, is selling phones that have less malware than its competitors'?
Holiday 2012 Smartphone Buyer's Guide
Here's a look at 2012's hottest smartphones for multiple price points, along with some unique ideas to consider.
How Google Stole Christmas (And is Bringing it Back)
Nexus owners were the first to discover Android 4.2's "features" ... like Google's new 11-month calendar.
Four Things Google's Nexus 4 Has in Common with the iPhone 4
Google doesn't seem to have gotten the memo that a glass backplate may have been a bad idea.
The iPad Mini Versus the Nexus 7 -- a Half-Sized Tablet Showdown
They're half the size and weight of the iPad, small enough to be pocketable. And they're battling for your coat pocket.
Google Breaks All Android App Reviews, Threatens Android Fans' Safety
"A Google User" is now the number one Android game and app reviewer on Google Play.
Broken Nexus 7 After Android 4.2 Update? Here's How to Fix It
Did your Nexus 7 start randomly crashing and restarting? Maybe it just feels ugly and sluggish after the update. Here's how to fix it!
$1,499 Gaming Laptop is Ready for Steam on Linux
Valve's Linux Steam client is currently in beta, with another 5000 testers added over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Windows 8 is "Terrible," Says Usability Expert Jakob Nielsen
Nielsen says Windows 8 throws Microsoft's most loyal customers "under the bus".
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PlayStation Mobile Now Lets PS Vita Owners Create Their Own Games
All you need is a half-decent Windows PC and a Vita, and the cash for a $99 developer fee.
Republic Wireless' $19/month Smartphone, the Motorola Defy XT
Is that sweet, $19/month service worth getting a $249 smartphone built with last year's technology?
Republic Wireless Now Offering $19/Month Unlimited Smartphone Service to All
The doors are open for anyone to preorder up to four Defy XT smartphones.
The Hottest Laptops for the Holidays: A 2012 Buyer's Guide
Here's how to decide what to gift, plus answers to most common questions.
Android 4.2 For Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus Now Available
Here's what Android 4.2 brings, where to get it, and which Nexus devices are missing out.
The Ugly Side of Surface and Windows 8
It's got some of the best ideas ever seen on a tablet, but it's also got its down sides.
Ads are Invading Gadgets and Apps that You Already Paid For
Here's a look at some of the latest strikes in the war for your attention.
Here's How the Republicans Should Spend the Next Four Years
If Republicans actually want to help govern, they first need to get their act together.
How I Lost My Family, and Why LGBT Rights Will Decide the 2016 Election
I'd like to say my family handled my coming out in a mature way. Unfortunately, I'd be lying.
Steam for Linux Launches Its Beta; 60,000 Sign Up in First Week
Gamers are now buying and playing Steam games, including Valve's Team Fortress 2, on Linux.
Commentary: Obama's Marching Orders for His Next Term
Here's what I think the President should focus on in the next four years.
VCast Closing Reveals Hidden Danger of "App Stores"
The closing will have unpleasant -- and completely avoidable -- consequences for some of Verizon's customers.
Apple Hides its Second Faux-pology to Samsung
How passive-aggressive can the biggest tech company in the world get?
Should You Upgrade to Windows 8?
You'll have to get used to some new ways of doing things, but you would've had to eventually anyway.
Holiday 2012 MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide
If you can afford a Retina screen, get it; they'll be the standard a few years from now.
New 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display Costs Only $200 More
It's only $200 more than an identically-specced 13-inch MacBook Pro which lacks the Retina feature.
Holiday 2012 iMac Buyer's Guide
Thinking of getting an iMac for the holidays? Here's what you need to know!
What's New in the New, Slim IMac?
It's not as thin as it seems, but it doesn't just have its looks going for it.
Nexus 10 Costs $100 More Than Kindle Fire, Has 10x the Apps
Amazon has long competed on price, thanks in part to its inhumanely efficient warehousing system.
Nexus 10 Cheaper Than iPad; Has Sharper Screen, Fewer Apps
The Nexus 10 still suffers from the same big disadvantage all Android tablets have.
2012 IPad Mini Buyer's Guide
Which one should you get ... and will they even have it in stock?
Hidden Costs in Apple's New "$599" Mac Mini
Beyond the cost of the external hardware you'll need, there are a few hidden expenses.
2012 Mac Mini Buyer's Guide
What does the Mac Mini come with, what will you need to buy along with it, and which kind should you get?
How the iPad Mini Stacks Up to Google's Nexus 7
It's clear that Apple has the Nexus 7 in its sights. So how does the iPad Mini compare to Google's flagship tablet?
The iPad Mini's Shortcomings
The iPad Mini's strengths are obvious; here's a look at where Apple's mini tablet falls short.
Verizon Holds $49 Galaxy Nexus Sale Before New Model Unveiled
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