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Parallels Desktop works better than ever (pictures)

With the latest version of Parallels desktop, you can switch between operating systems and even use system services from your Mac in a Windows environment.

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Easily run Windows and Mac OS simultaneously

Parallels Desktop 10 makes switching between operating systems a snap. CNET's Jason Parker takes a look.

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QuickFlics archives your smartphone videos to DVD

If you're tired of your videos languishing in cloud or small-screen obscurity, this service will deliver them on disc to your door.

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Nook seeks lift from newest Angry Birds

Angry Birds Stella will launch next week, but the game is exclusively available to play at your local Barnes & Noble starting Friday.

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

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Square's Cash app update lets users send money by text

The card reader company revamps its digital payment app to let users send cash with a text or email.

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Instagram's new Hyperlapse app helps stabilize video and speeds up time.

A quick photo primer on Instagram's Hyperlapse app

Instagram's new time lapse toolkit is a ton of fun -- more so if you know the ins and outs of the art form. Here's a best practices guide for snapping sped-up shots through space.

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Samsung working on its own round standalone smartwatch

Burger King offers smartphones your way, Android L could be Lemon Meringue Pie, and more round smartwatches are coming.

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Get started with Instagram's Hyperlapse app

The new app helps you create time-lapse videos using your iPhone.

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Google buys cloud-based special-effects startup Zync

The search giant is bolstering its cloud service offerings by adding a company whose technology was used on films like "Star Trek: Into Darkness" and "Looper."

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WhatsApp hits 600 million monthly active users

In the six months since Facebook announced it was buying the messaging app, the service's monthly active user base has grown by 150 million.

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Quake early warning offers headstart but lacks funding

The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.

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