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How to Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8

The thought of diving headlong into Microsoft's radically new Windows 8 operating system is a little scary to many computer owners. For those who are cautious, never fear: you can have the best of both worlds.

Finding the wrong niche: Ten automotive answers to questions no one asked

Once in awhile, car designers to try break out of traditional categories with a new vehicle that can do it all. They do not always succeed: Compromises and general weirdness have limited the appeal of these niche vehicles.

Bye-bye bus: Volkswagen ends Microbus production after more than 60 years

New safety regulations will finally put this icon of the 1960s out to pasture in 2014.

Presidential rap battles and the genealogy of Hobbits in this week’s Staff Picks

You want to know all the best in tech from the past week but you don’t want to have to look for it, right? Never fear. We’ve trolled the matrix to find the coolest, weirdest, and most interesting tidbits of the past 7 days. Have at it.

Assassin’s Creed 3 roundup: All the news you’ll need to prepare you for the release

This Tuesday, October 30, Ubisoft will release the next chapter in the massively popular Assassin’s Creed series. To prepare you for the release, we have everything you’ll need to know here in one, easy to find place.

Mobile weekly wrap: Tablet makers want your vote (or money)

Tablets are the hottest thing in mobile and everyone has one to announce. Apple and Microsoft laid out offerings this week and Google will follow next week. Just don't try to jailbreak one because it's against the law now. All this and the…

Stop Instagramming and get a life: How cell phone cameras ruin real moments

Having access to a camera 24/7 doesn’t mean you have to use it. In many cases, the world would actually be a better place if you just left it in your pocket.

Terms and Conditions: Photo-sharing site Imgur says it all in under 1000 words

Imgur has become the go-to photo-hosting and sharing website thanks to its strong ties to the Reddit community, with more than 55 million pictures uploaded to its servers each month. And despite its questionable respect for intellectual…
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The playground is closed: Google cancels NY Android event because of Hurricane Sandy

With the storm clouds closing in overhead, Google has opted to cancel its Monday event in New York City as Hurricane Sandy approaches. The storm is expected to make landfall on Monday. Google hasn't given word on a replacement event yet.
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Tired of politics on Facebook? Replace it with cat pictures

Ideal for everyone tired of listening to campaign rhetoric being spouted by Facebook friends, there's a Chrome extension that can help silence the noise.
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The Nexus 4 was lost in a bar… Why is this so familiar?

Following in the footsteps of Apple, one of its biggest competitors, a Google employee left a Nexus 4 prototype at a bar in San Francisco. Refusing a free phone, the man who found it decided to leak details of the device to media outlets.