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Sandy knocks snark out of Twitter -- for a day

In the hours prior to the hurricane making landfall, Twitter was full of jokey tweets from people facing down the storm. But now that Sandy has hit, the mood has changed in a hurry.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Cr-48's Chrome OS Easter egg: Blue screen of snark

Brad Wells has found the little joke Google programmers hid in the prototype laptop for Chrome OS, the company's browser-based operating system.

By Jun. 6, 2011

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Browser plugin lets you say goodbye to hyperbolic headlines

Chrome plugin Downworthy is tackling clickbait headlines by reworking the hyperbolic language into something a little more believable.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Amazon mocks Apple with new Kindle Fire ad

The company pokes fun at Apple's newly named tablet with an ad that says the Kindle Fire HDX is "Lighter than Air."

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Gmail takes a Friday timeout

Google's popular Gmail service dropped offline for a bit at midday Friday. Service disruptions also hit Calendar, Drive, Docs, and Google+ Hangouts, among others.

By Jan. 24, 2014

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I backed 'Veronica Mars,' but DRM is hobbling my reward

Quick, call Veronica Mars! We need a detective to figure out why some "Veronica Mars" Kickstarter backers can't watch their digital rewards.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Fake Google employee's fight with protesters some wish was true

So a Google employee reportedly went off on protesters blocking the company's San Francisco shuttle bus was staged. Turns out it was staged and the resulting outrage fed narrative that speaks volumes about the great tech backlash 2014.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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These little gadgets can impact you in a big way

Sometimes the small things make a big difference. Crave's Amanda Kooser celebrates her tablet clip, iPad-toting hip bag (it's not a fanny pack!), and other inexpensive tech accessories.

By May. 27, 2014

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Get e-mail manager eM Client 6 (Win) for free

The latest version of this Outlook alternative offers robust mail and information management. Also: more thoughts on 1Sale.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Why snap judgments at warp speed are ruining the Internet for me

A plea for more considered thought online, in way more than 140 characters.

By Oct. 24, 2013