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Spin the droidel for a geeky Hanukkah

Pay tribute to the Festival of Lights with menorahs and dreidels made from Legos, action figures, toy dinosaurs, glow sticks, test tubes, and more geeky bits and bobs.

By Dec. 1, 2013

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How to create text shortcuts in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

OS X Mavericks introduces the familiar text shortcuts iOS users have known and loved. Here's what you need to know.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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Instagram, Twitter blessed: Kardashian's hashtag war against Couric

Kim Kardashian decides Instagram and Twitter are the best places to belittle Katie Couric for a supposedly fake baby gift. Interesting choice.

By Aug. 17, 2013

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2,000x faster broadband promised by Welsh scientists

That's the promise of OCEAN, which could make your broadband 2,000 times faster at the same cost as today.

By Nov. 8, 2012

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How to get quick definitions for acronyms and abbreviations

It happens to the best of us. We run into a string of all-caps that must mean something, but isn't explained in context. If you're lucky, a quick search can come up with possibilities, but Chrome and Firefox users have access to Abbrex, a nifty extension that provides pop-up definitions quickly and easily.

By Jan. 9, 2012

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HTC teaser hints at One Max - and is that Robert Downey Jr?

HTC is promising 'Big Things Ahead', in a new teaser video that hints Robert Downey Jr might be the one to unveil the One Max to the world.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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Ten handy AutoText shortcuts you should create in iOS 5

The new Shortcuts feature (aka AutoText) is great for automatically inserting frequently used text blurbs. Here are 10 you'll want to set up right now.

By Oct. 17, 2011

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How to set up Find My Friends notifications

Get notified when a friend or family member leaves or arrives at a location of your choosing with Find My Friends 2.0.

By Sep. 20, 2012

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Tweets study says Hawaii happiest, Louisiana not so much

Analysis of geotagged tweets suggests that living on a beautiful island makes for a more uplifted soul, than, say, not living on a beautiful island.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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Twitter unveils Vine, its 6-second Instagram for video

Twitter acquired Vine last fall, and today it unveiled the standalone iOS app. It offers short looping videos that can be embedded anywhere.

By Jan. 24, 2013