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Living with the Microsoft Band: Fitness-focused wearable proves unfit

From sweating through P90X in the morning to snoozing through a full night of sleep, we put the Microsoft Band through its paces for a full month to see how it held up.

By December 10, 2014

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Speed-reading smartwatch delivers one word at a time

Speed-reading technology makes its way onto your wrist with the crowdfunded Uno, a wearable that promises long battery life and fast notifications.

By December 8, 2014

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'Expecto patronum!' What Harry Potter's magic words really mean

A new short video lets you in on the meaning behind the magic for six of the spells used in the Harry Potter universe.

By December 3, 2014

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Ebola, hackers drive Dictionary.com word of the year: 'Exposure'

Dictionary.com says Ebola outbreaks, privacy concerns and horrific acts of violence influenced its decision to make "Exposure" the Word of the Year.

By November 19, 2014

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Inhale Oxford's Word of the Year: 'Vape'

Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.

By November 19, 2014

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Microsoft Word mobile app shoots to top of Apple's charts

The new Word for iOS, which offers basic editing functions for free, makes it to the No. 2 spot among free apps in Apple's App Store in less than a day.

By November 7, 2014

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What's 'Star Wars' about in a word? George Lucas explains

In an interview with Charlie Rose, George Lucas opens up about the real meaning behind "Star Wars," and how mythology, religion, and storytelling helped shape his vision of the films.

By October 29, 2014

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Rainbow of curse words: LeVar Burton reads a NSFW favorite

Watch "Reading Rainbow" host LeVar Burton read beloved parody children's book "Go the F**k to Sleep" to help raise money for charity.

By October 27, 2014

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Music Bleeper bleeps the bad words from your music library

This free iOS app can help parents rest easy, but it needs work.

By October 17, 2014

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Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By October 16, 2014