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How to get notifications of specific Gmail messages on your Android phone

Try this trick to stay on top of important email while staying out of your inbox.

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Buzz Aldrin in hologram form, a zero-gravity VR chair, and other SXSW 2017 moments you may have missed

Tech's annual "ideas" show has come to an end. From captivating art installations to impressive headset-less VR, here are some of the best things that SXSW 2017 had to offer.

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How to use Process Explorer, Microsoft's free, supercharged Task Manager alternative

Microsoft's Process Explorer is a powerful utility that makes the built-in Windows Task Manager obsolete. Here's how to use it.

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A lesson on making the perfect meme with Jerry Media, Instagram’s viral masters

Want your posts to get more likes, shares, and tags? Follow these tips, straight from the pros.

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Abode home security system review: Flexible, easy to install, and readily expandable

A basic home security system that you can expand into a powerful smart home system now or later.

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Ryzen rumors: Perception vs. reality with AMD's new CPU

AMD's new Ryzen CPUs are generating as much controversy, confusion, and misinformation as they are excitement. We examine the perceptions and give you the reality.

What does my iPhone reveal about me?

Recent studies have found that iPhone users are a unique bunch. Are we smarter but less honest? Here are some personality traits they are more likely to have than their Android counterparts.

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The next hot trend in wearable devices? 'Hearables," IDC says

Devices that double as clothing or are worn inside the ear will grow the fastest of all devices in the wearable category in the next five years, IDC said.

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Bill Gates again is the world's richest man

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, was the world's richest person in 2016, Forbes said today.

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Russia will strike US elections again, FBI warns

Future U.S. elections may very well face Russian attempts to interfere with the outcome, the FBI and the National Security Agency warned on Monday.

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Pwn2Own hacking contest ends with two virtual machine escapes

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.

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50% off Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration For PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

Includes over 50 hours of gameplay, and all-new content created to celebrate 20 years of the iconic Lara Croft. And for the first time in franchise history, players can explore the world through Lara’s eyes with the game's VR support.

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Google finally lets you save your parking spot in latest Maps beta

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

How to add an external HDD to your Sony PS4

Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).

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Netgear's feature-packed 802.11ad router has dropped to $350

For today only, Amazon's offering Netgear's Nighthawk X10 router at an all-time low.

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53% off Blitzu Cyborg Ultra Bright USB Rechargable Bike Light - Deal Alert

The Cyborg 168T bicycle rear light charges from your computer or any device with a USB port. Only takes 2 hours to fully charge and features 50 micro-LED chips that emit up to 168 Lumens.

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14% off TP-Link Multicolor Dimmable Smart Wi-Fi 60W LED Bulb - Deal Alert

Control your lights from anywhere with your tablet or smartphone, or with your voice via the Alexa service. Create an on/off schedule, dim brightness, fine-tune light appearance from soft white to daylight, and choose from 16 million colors to set the mood.