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xkcd

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Episode 587: Xkcd is awesome

It's a clumsy Monday and we're all tired, but one thing's for certain: those xkcd comics rule.

By Oct. 22, 2007

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Google Chrome's plan to hide URLs hits a snag

Chrome's "origin chip" feature, which hides URLs in the browser's location bar, may be vulnerable to lengthy Web addresses.

By May. 7, 2014

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Google demotes Chrome feature that would hide full Web addresses

Those who want their browser to show Web sites' full addresses should be happy that Google put work on its "origin chip" on the back burner.

By Jun. 10, 2014

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Chrome extension lets you copy text from images

A Chrome extension called Project Naptha allows you to highlight and copy text from an image, with more features on the way.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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Hate Chrome hiding Web addresses? It may be the future

Some loathe Google's test to see whether it's better to hide the gory details of Web addresses by default. But that move could actually be a sensible shift.

By May. 2, 2014

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All our failed flying machines could finally work (just not on Earth)

Many of humanity's early attempts at flight involved pedaling contraptions or flapping artificial wings. Turns out they weren't such dumb ideas after all -- in another part of the solar system.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Heartbleed causes heartburn and Windows XP gets put to pasture

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Google password tips not strong enough

New advice from Google is useful if you're new to passwords, but lacks the spine to make much difference.

By May. 31, 2013

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How to stay safe when holiday shopping online

Ready or not, holiday shopping season is upon us, and many of us will be buying gifts online. We've put together some tips to help get you safely through your shopping list.

By Nov. 21, 2012

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Guy creates bot to auto-buy cheap gifts online

New software sorts, finds, and buys cheap stuff from an online auction site and sends it to Paul Hunkin, who just likes getting packages (with free shipping, of course).

By Nov. 8, 2010