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Changing your passwords isn’t enough to protect yourself from Heartbleed

Changing your passwords is one way to combat the Heartbleed bug, but that's not the only measure you should take.

Volkswagen’s Golf R 400 Concept storms Beijing with (not quite) 400 horsepower

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18 Google Chromecast tips and tricks

Google's Chromecast streaming stick is taking over living rooms as a budget-friendly option for cord cutters. We've put together a list of our favorite tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Google's impressive device.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U drops 130 screenshots – you read that right

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Flipping through The Manual: Tips from a tailor, Bluegrass Punch and more

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Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM review

Sigma's 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is a wide-aperture lens that delivers sharp image resolution. But a high price tag and short zoom makes it a niche lens that's not designed for all.

  • Pros: Terrific image quality., Wide f/1.8 aperture, Snappy aut...
  • Cons: Short zoom doesn't do much., May be overkill for APS-C u...

Dying grandmother takes one last walk outside with Oculus Rift

The story of Roberta Firstenberg is testament to the potential powers of the Oculus Rift — the VR headset gave the ailing grandmother the chance to go outside again in the final weeks of her life.

EFF lifts the lid on the secrets of the U.S. Army’s chatbots

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published information about the chatbots deployed by the U.S. Army and government officials, calling into question the way that collected data is used.

Blood moon eclipse marks Google’s first weekly search trends report

A rare lunar eclipse, Easter, Passover and a new twist in Game of Thrones dominated the search landscape this week, as Google starts a weekly write-up of the world's most popular queries.

Wireless charging is coming: Researchers juice up 40 smartphones from 5 meters away

Researchers from KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea have managed to extend the reach of wireless power transfer technology, bringing us closer to a world where phone and tablet chargers are as obsolete as MC Hammer pants.

Hitman GO review

Square Enix Montreal twists the stealth-and-murder design of console/PC Hitman games into a unique, almost chess-like puzzler for mobile devices in Hitman Go.

  • Pros: Distills basic Hitman tropes into a puzzler format, Diff...
  • Cons: In-app purchases are obnoxious, unnecessary

Paper 1.1 continues Facebook’s evolution on mobile

Facebook's alternative mobile app — still US only, for the time being — has been given a significant upgrade. Birthdays, events and photo comments are all now enabled alongside many other tweaks.

Report: Nike may kill the FuelBand, fires most of the hardware team

Potentially bad news if you were interested in the next revision of the Nike FuelBand, the sports retailer is laying off the majority of the Digital Sport hardware team and could end hardware production soon.

Spotify to shut down its old P2P network to prevent music from eating your bandwidth

According to TorrentFreak, Spotify will soon move away from using P2P networks, and will instead stream music from its own servers. This means less hassle for you if you're worried about bandwidth.

Rolls-Royce’s Ghost II harnesses the power of simplicity … and satellites

Rolls-Royce has released the images and specifications of its latest model: the Ghost II. Designed as the next evolution…

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