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Thirteen-deal Thursday: Yeah, you read it right

A baker's dozen of seriously sweet deals on everything from games to laptops to VPN software, with a couple of freebies thrown in for good measure. Epic!

By August 21, 2014

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

By June 11, 2014

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Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By May 14, 2014

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Get two Kindle Fire HDX Origami cases for $9.98

It's a good day to be an HDX owner! Plus: two software freebies that won't last long.

By February 6, 2014

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MPAA joins Web standards group amid video DRM dispute

Google and Microsoft are working on a Web standard for video copy protection, but the idea has notable opponents. Now the MPAA can lend its voice directly to the controversy.

By January 8, 2014

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Seagate adds Fast, new style, mobile app, and higher capacities to its Backup Plus portable drive

Seagate announces at CES 2014 a new 2TB Backup Plus Slim drive that's thinner than the previous model, and the all-new Backup Plus Fast, the first USB RAID 0 portable drive that offers 4TB of storage space and significantly increased performance.

By January 5, 2014

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Time-saving tips for the new year

Make a resolution to be more productive in 2014 by avoiding time sinks and focusing on tools and techniques that help you work more efficiently.

By December 31, 2013

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Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video

In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.

By April 25, 2013

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HDMI 2.0 upgrade path: Where do the manufacturers stand?

If you really want an Ultra HD 4K TV this year, how will it handle HDMI 2.0?

By October 14, 2013