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Django Unchained review: Tarantino closes out the year in style

Quentin Tarantino’s foray into the spaghetti western genre is a natural one for the director, and the result is one of the best films of the year.

Where’s Santa? Well, it depends which tracker you’re following

Children around the world can have twice the fun following Santa this Christmas Eve, with two trackers – one from Google and the other from NORAD – watching his every move.

Growing phones, shrinking tablets, and the return of Windows: 2012 in mobile hardware

Before 2012 is over, we thought we'd take a look back. The world of smartphones, tablets, and e-readers continued to evolve this year. Book readers light up, phones continue to grow, and new technologies are invading the market.

5 cars that steered automotive tech in 2012

From Google Earth in your dash and 4G hotspots, to backup cameras that stitch together a simulated birds-eye view of your car, these computers on wheels offer the most advanced technology you can get built into a car today.

The best social apps – or the next best thing – for the inexplicable Windows Phone 8 user

Despite being a dark horse in the smartphone wars, Windows Phone may do well this holiday season. Here are some of the best social apps - and their requisite alternatives - for Windows Phone 8.
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New BlackBerry 10 phone with a QWERTY keyboard spotted

BlackBerry's new N-Series QWERTY smartphone has been spotted just a month left before launch day.

Life and Tiles of a Windows 8 Convert: My Windows Phone honeymoon begins

In the second article in our weekly Life and Tiles of a Windows 8 Convert series, Andrew details his first days, and instant crush on Windows Phone 8 and the Nokia Lumia 920. But will this love affair last?

Holiday car wish list: The top rides we’d love to see wrapped in a bow

With the holiday season upon us, we've decided to indulge ourselves in some wishful thinking with a list of cars we'd love to see parked inside our very own garages.

Beware Trojan.Stabuniq, a new malware targeting American banks

Symantec has released information about new malware it has discovered that appears to be targeting American banks and credit unions. Is it time to be scared yet?

Hey, big (online) spender! Final-week holiday spending jumps colossal 53 percent on a year ago

Final week holiday season shopping in the US has seen consumers jumping online to make purchases like never before.

Flickr offers 3 free months of its Pro service, attempts to snag disgruntled Instagram users

No doubt hoping to sweep up a few Instagram deserters along the way, Flickr is offering three months of its Pro service for free.

New Year’s resolutions for the fanboy, gadget addict and troll in all of us

Clean up your digital act in 2013 with a few New Year’s resolutions tailored for techies.