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Use Facebook's Tool to See if You Followed Russian Propaganda

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 12:32
Facebook's new tool will quickly show you whether you liked or followed pages linked to Russian groups that used the social network to spread political propaganda.

Taking the Range Rover Velar's Dual Touch Screens for a Spin

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 08:46
Infotainment system's seamless design and animated graphics sets a new—but potentially distracting—standard.

Now Sprint is Jumping on the BOGO iPhone 8 Bandwagon

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:36
When you get an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus on Sprint's 18-month Flex leasing plan, the carrier will give you a second iPhone 8 for free after a monthly bill credit.

Last Minute Holiday Gift Deals: iPhone X, Nintendo Switch, More

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:36
Check out these last minute deals, many of which are available with 1-day Prime shipping.

Check Out January's Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:36
Xbox Live Gold members can get The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III, Zombi, Tomb Raider Underworld, and Army of Two for free next month.

Tidal Offering 12-Day Free Trial for Christmas

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:11
During the free preview period, you'll be able to access Tidal's full platform via the company's mobile app, Web player, and desktop app.

Hyperkin SupaRetroN HD Arrives Jan. 8

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:11
The SNES Classic ships with a selection of games and no means of adding more, where as the SupaRetroN HD plays most SNES cartridges in 720p.

Google Play Kicks Off 12 Days of Savings

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:11
If you're lucky enough to get a new Android device this holiday season, you'll be able to fill it with content on the cheap.

Civilization VI Launches for Free on iPad, But Costs $60 to Unlock

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 09:09
The game is free to play for 60 turns, after that it's $60 to unlock the full game.

AnyDVD Now Rips UHD Blu-rays With 'Unbreakable' AACS 2.0

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 09:09
The addition of UHD Blu-ray ripping support is thanks to lots of leaked AACS 2.0 keys, but how long will it last?

Exclusive: Pixel 2, Galaxy Note 8 Beat iPhone on LTE

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 09:09
In an apples-to-Apples comparison of modem performance, the top Android phones easily beat the latest iPhone.

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt Steps Down as Executive Chairman

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 18:48
Schmidt will remain on Alphabet's board, and also serve as a technical advisor to the company.

WannaCry Ransomware Lives On (But With Less Bite)

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 18:48
Old WannaCry-infected machines continue to try and infect vulnerable Windows systems, according to Kryptos Logic.

The Steam Winter Sale Is Happening Now

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:11
Today's featured deals include 75 percent off Elite Dangerous, 90 percent off Portal 2, and half off Prey.

Amazon Retiring Music Storage Subscription Plans

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:11
If you uploaded your (non-Amazon) music library to Amazon's Music Storage service, you might want to retrieve it soon.

Windows 10 Users Can Now Stream Netflix in HDR

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:00
The video-streaming service on Wednesday announced it now supports HDR on Windows 10 for both the Edge browser and the Netflix app that's available from the Windows store.

Walmart Plans Personal Shopper for 'Busy NYC Moms,' Cashier-Free Stores

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:00
Eventually we should expect these new Walmart services to carry a membership fee.

Facebook: Fake News Alerts on Articles Not Super Effective

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:00
As a result, Facebook is dropping the red icon approach and instead focusing on another tactic: placing the real news under the fake.

Facebook Denies it Lets Advertisers Violate Age Discrimination Law

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:00
The denial comes after ProPublica reported that 'dozens of the nation's leading employers' have placed recruitment ads on Facebook that are 'limited to particular age groups.'

LG Announces 21:9 5K Ultrawide 34-Inch Monitor

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 08:43
Touted as a multitasker's dream sporting a resolution of 5,120-by-2,160 and Nano IPS technology.