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Shoot a movie on dSLR? This Australian film shows how it's done

"Love Is Now" is an Australian feature film shot entirely on dSLRs. The director of photography describes the process and offers tips for would-be filmmakers.

By November 18, 2014

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Amazon Echo is a Star Trek computer for your home

Stand aside, Siri. Amazon's Echo smart speaker, with its Alexa voice assistant, has plenty to say. Also, Microsoft makes Office free to use on mobile, and most messaging apps score poorly on security.

By November 6, 2014

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Facebook makes it easier to unfollow

Facebook adds new controls to clean up your News Feed, and Amazon's Echo voice assistant answers to other names besides "Alexa."

By November 7, 2014

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Facebook makes it easier to unfollow

Facebook adds new controls to clean up your News Feed, and Amazon's Echo voice assistant answers to other names besides "Alexa."

By November 7, 2014

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Amazon Echo is a Star Trek computer for your home

Stand aside, Siri. Amazon's Echo smart speaker, with its Alexa voice assistant, has plenty to say. Also, Microsoft makes Office free to use on mobile, and most messaging apps score poorly on security.

By November 6, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Amazon listens with Echo and Office mobile apps go free

Is a Bluetooth speaker that's always listening creepy? And how much would you pay for Office mobile apps? We'll address those questions and more in this look back at the week in tech.

By November 7, 2014

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Amazon debuts Siri-like digital assistant Echo for your home

The e-commerce company continues to push further into consumers' homes -- and wallets -- with a voice-recognition tower that answers to your beck and call.

By November 6, 2014

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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By October 14, 2014

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The tired GIF gets a modern-day makeover

Imgur's new GIFV format means animated images load faster, look better and play when shared on social networks. Will the 1987-era GIF format finally fade from use?

By October 9, 2014