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    Taylor Swift Shakes Off Spotify, But Not Streaming

    As you no doubt know by now, because you tried to stream “Shake It Off” on Spotify and couldn’t, Taylor Swift has not only refused to release her newest album, 1989, on the streaming service, but has pulled her entire music library. Swift is far from the first artist to butt heads with the world of […]

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    LIM Innovations Looks to Finally Take Prosthetic Legs Into the 21st Century

    Over the past decade, bionic arm technology has moved along at an impressive clip, providing amputees with functional arms and hands capable of managing increasingly complex and delicate tasks. Of course, the robotic arm is easy to appreciate, thanks to its science fiction roots. It’s also easy to track its progress, as more sophisticated machinery […]

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    Am I Pregnant? Tech for That Time of the Month

    Using a basal thermometer to track fertility – whether you’re trying to get pregnant – or to avoid getting pregnant is, pun intended, a hit or miss business. A basal thermometer can detect tiny changes in body temperature that a normal fever thermometer can’t. It turns out that just after ovulation the body releases progesterone, […]

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    5 Reasons It’s Time For A Tech Upgrade

    If you can turn on your computer, get up, brew a pot of coffee, and come back before your computer has booted up, you’re probably still running Windows 98. Please get a new computer. For most of us, the problem is less extreme. Still, even those with a four-year-old computer are losing valuable time—about 13 […]

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    Alibaba IPO Goes Public on NYSE Today – But Does it Help Yahoo?

    The biggest tech IPO of the year is from a company you might not have heard of until recently—Alibaba. And, if truth be told, you’re probably not going to hear that much news about Alibaba post-IPO, either—most of the company’s business is done in its home country of China, where it runs an online marketplace, […]

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    iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Hands-on

    As expected, Apple announced the next generation of iPhone today at their event in Cupertino. And, the rumors largely proved true—the iPhone 6 will indeed come in two sizes, with the addition of the larger, 5.5″ iPhone 6 Plus, which figures to be a Galaxy Note competitor. The hardware powering the two is much the […]

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    Where are the Smartwatches for Women?

    If 2013 was the year of the fitness tracker, 2014 is turning out to be the year of the smart watch. To that effect, each mobile company at IFA in Berlin this week, had their own smart watch to debut. At each press conference, I anxiously awaited to get a hands on with that perspective […]

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    Back to School Form-factor Guide [Video]

    Time was, and not too long ago, you had two choices—desktop or laptop. Laptop for mobility, desktop for the home. Simple! Well, as you might have noticed, computing has changed, both at home and on the go. In a pretty short time, the market has been flooded with tons of new devices and device categories. […]

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    6 Dirt Cheap Smartphones that are Actually Quite Good

    Cheap smartphones, no contract. Pick one, right? Unsubsidized, off-contract phones come at a high price—high enough to make the confines of a two-year contract preferable by comparison, which is really saying something. But, that’s only true for the flagship phones that get most of the publicity. The market is awash in low- and mid-tier budget […]

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    I Got the Solid State Blues

    Solid state drives are all the range, taking the place of traditional mechanical hard drives in laptops, the have become standard in mobile devices and they’ve even been seen in traditional desktop PCs.  And for good reason.  Solid state drives, unlike traditional drives with a magnetic spinning platter and a head, have no moving parts.  […]

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    The Best of San Diego Comic-Con 2014

    The lines have all dispersed and the costumes have been neatly stored away for the next convention. San Diego Comic-Con 2014 has wrapped up, leaving show-goers with more merch and pop-culture news than anyone can handle. We could go on for weeks talking about James Spader, the original Christian Grey, calmly nailing Ultron at the […]

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    Inside HP Labs of Destruction!

    When Hewlett Packard invites a team of tech journalists out to Houston to look at their laboratories there are a few things you expect. Scientists with Christopher Lloyd’s demeanor and pristine lab coats for one, but once you get to HP’s behemoth campus in North Houston you realize that the HP labs are far bigger […]