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Customizing hard disk spin-down times

Mac OS X has an option to keep hard drives spinning for quick file access, or to save power and reduce noise by spinning them down when they're not in use. This can be convenient, but is rather limiting for users who would like to customize when their

By September 8, 2009

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Google strikes back at News Corp.'s antitrust complaint to EU

Amid a tangle with EU regulators over how it displays search results, Google gets into a war of words with Rupert Murdoch's media giant.

By September 25, 2014

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Blocking apps help you focus on work

Donationware Cold Turkey restricts access to Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Outlook, Solitaire, and any other sites and programs you choose, and at times you set. Free app Focus Booster takes a kinder, gentler approach.

By April 22, 2014

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Armello brings card and board gaming to the land of fairy tale and fable

Melbourne-based League of Geeks has been working on Armello, a tabletop experience in a folktale setting for PC, Mac, Linux and iPad.

By April 8, 2014

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Obama to meet with tech execs over glitchy HealthCare.gov

As the deadline for signing up for the Affordable Care Act nears, the White House asks advice from CEOs and other executives from Apple, Twitter, Google, Facebook, and more.

By December 16, 2013

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Healthcare.gov chief resigns amid Web site glitches

In a management shakeup, the official who supervised the launch of the health care site says he's leaving for the private sector.

By November 6, 2013

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Superhot breaks record: fastest game ever Steam Greenlit

The Superhot first-person shooter made during 7DFPS and subsequently posted to Steam Greenlight reached approval in just three days.

By September 18, 2013

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Zuckerberg dismisses Facebook teen drop-off: 'Just isn't true'

Despite the consistent criticisms aimed at Facebook's inability to hold on to the coveted teen market, CEO Mark Zuckerberg dispels the rumors.

By July 24, 2013

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My life with the BodyMedia Fit activity tracker

If you really want to know how many calories that exercise burned, the BodyMedia Fit easily beats other popular trackers. But being an armband, rather than wristband, isn't particularly comfortable.

By June 18, 2013

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Rest your weary head in a Mega Man helmet and pillow

Mega Man fans can snooze in style with a soft blue helmet and Mega Buster arm cannon designed for retro gaming nap time.

By April 12, 2013