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HP settles with Chubby Checker over manhood-length app

After the famous singer brought a lawsuit accusing a Palm app of trademark infringement, the two parties come to an agreement.

By July 26, 2014

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Low-cost Ting network will support T-Mobile phones in 2015

The MVNO plans to support unlocked GSM handsets from an unnamed partner in February, but we've deduced that it's T-Mobile.

By December 10, 2014

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Fast access to Outlook 2013's spell-checker and auto-correct options

In an attempt to clean up the right-click menu in Word 2013 and WordMail for Outlook 2013, Microsoft removed the AutoCorrect submenu and other options. You can add spell-check to the Quick Access toolbar, but it's faster simply to press F7.

By March 12, 2013

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Chubby Checker in twist over app that checked, um...

HP's Palm WebOS platform enjoyed an app that guessed a man's, er, manliness based on shoe size. '50s pop star Chubby Checker was so amused he's suing HP.

By February 14, 2013

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Teen wakes up to smoldering Galaxy S4, dad blames battery

A 13-year-old in Texas wakes up to smoke and discovers her Samsung phone melting. The culprit appears to be a replacement battery.

By July 27, 2014

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Geeks tend to be Democrats, says DeGrasse Tyson

The "Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist muses that Republicans are desperate to attract the nerd set.

By July 27, 2014

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Heartbleed still a threat: Over 300,000 servers remain exposed

Two months after the infamous bug was discovered, more than half of vulnerable servers remain unpatched.

By June 23, 2014

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N2Aos brings KitKat to Kindle Fires

If you want to transform an older Kindle into a full-blown Android tablet, all it takes is a few taps and $20.

By April 23, 2014

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Chromebleed alerts sites vulnerable to Heartbleed

Chrome extension Chromebleed runs in the background and warns you when you open a site that has yet to be patched for the Heartbleed bug.

By April 17, 2014

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How to determine if your Mac's hard drive is failing

There are various ways you can see if your Mac's drive is on its way out.

By April 8, 2014