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Here’s how to set up a Windows login password

Security should be a concern for everyone, not just big data firms and governments. That's why you should consider adding a password to Windows. Here's how to do just that in no time.
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SteamOS is now available to download

With prototype Steam Machines making their way to beta testers in the US, Valve has made an early version of its SteamOS software available for anyone to download. If you know your way around Linux, you can give it a whirl.
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5 ways the PC industry squirmed deeper into quicksand in 2013

It's no secret that mobile devices are overtaking PCs as the gear of choice for the masses. But this year, there are several reasons in particular why the PC has struggled to maintain its popularity.
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Google to banish Display All Images Gmail button

Google has begun to roll out a change to Gmail that, when completed sometime early in 2014, will do away with the mandatory "Display all images" button found in Gmail messages containing attachments.
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Yahoo Mail fail: New update claims 97 percent of affected users have email access again

Yahoo Mail has certainly took a beating for the outages its users have had to deal with the past couple of days, but there appears to be some light at the end of the tunnel. Finally.
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Eye-Fi announces Windows desktop support for Mobi wireless memory card

Eye-Fi's Mobi SD cards, which have built-in Wi-Fi for wireless transfers to a smartphone or tablet, has added beta support for desktop/laptop computers. The beta will be free to all users.
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Pirate Bay escapes to Peru domain, teases forthcoming PirateBrowser

Not only has Pirate Bay switched to a Peruvian domain to evade authorities and keep itself up and running, but a BitTorrent-powered browser is reportedly in the works that would purportedly make Pirate Bay domain seizures obsolete.
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Ford board to tackle Mulally Microsoft CEO rumors

It's no secret that Steve Ballmer will be stepping down sometime next year. One exec connected to the future vacancy is Ford's Alan Mulally. However, it appears as if Ford is tired of hearing about the possible union between the two.
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Microsoft to Gmail users: Switch to Outlook.com with our new import tool!

Microsoft lost millions of Hotmail users to Gmail in the years following its 2004 launch, but now it wants them back. The company is rolling out a new tool that simplifies the process of switching from Gmail to its post-Hotmail Outlook.com…
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AT&T offers cheaper gigabit Internet if you agree to be watched

Certainly a concern for anyone worried about their privacy, AT&T's launch of gigabit Internet in Austin, Texas includes a bit of a catch in order to receive a monthly discount on the service.
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Want to supercharge your PC on the cheap? Get older gear

Light on the green but looking to make big changes to your PC? Forget about the stigma that comes with buying gear that's a generation or two old. It's a great way to save a bunch of money while significantly beefing up your system.
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Google stonewalls access to Pirate Bay Chrome browser extension, more

If you use Google Chrome browser extension in order to sift through your favorite torrent sites to find stuff, your task just got tougher. But only very, very, very..very slightly tougher.