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NSA uses Google Web browser cookies for targeted hacks, leaked documents reveal

Think all of those advertising cookies installed on your browser are being used by the government to track people and hack into their computers? According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, you’re not paranoid – you’re right.

Nokia is likely working on an Android phone, despite ties to Microsoft

A leak has indicated Nokia may still be working on a phone running Android, with the view to it replacing Series 40 on its low-end Asha phones. However, with Microsoft about to take over, will it ever be released?
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Facebook to help brands find out when you’re talking smack or giving props to them

Facebook is testing ways to help brands surface real-time conversations. This will help it compete with Twitter, but may rouse privacy concerns. Would you want a brand to seek you out after you wrote about them on Facebook?

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ has a release date for PC/Mac, console versions to follow

Bethesda Softworks sets an April 4, 2014 release date for the Mac/PC versions of ZeniMax Online Studios' The Elder Scrolls Online, with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions due to arrive in June 2014.

Adornably uses augmented reality to help you shop for furniture

Adornably is a new augmented reality app that fills your empty space with photorealistic virtual furniture, allowing you to see how it looks in your room before you commit to buying it. Hit the jump to see how it works.

Free Wi-Fi coming to Harlem, NYC: Miracle on (and around) 134th street

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed that Harlem, one of the city's historical jewel, will be blessed with access to a free public Wi-Fi network by the middle of next year.

Xbox One hits 2 million sold worldwide

Although we won’t know the exact numbers of next-gen consoles sold this holiday season until early next year, Microsoft today confirmed that it has sold 2 million Xbox One units around the world in its first 18 days. Microsoft went on to…

Spotify is now free on Android tablets and iPad, but phones must shuffle

Spotify has launched a new free music-streaming option for Android and iOS users. The ad-supported service allows users to select a limited number of tracks, with the company hoping many will eventually switch to its enhanced subscription…

First Drive: 2014 Chevrolet SS

In order to take on the Germans for performance sedan supremacy, Chevrolet called on the rear-wheel drive, V8 prowess of the Australians. Together, they created the SS, which might best even BMW’s 5 Series

Knicket plans to make searching for new apps much easier

If you're frustrated by the standard Google Play or App Store search engines, then you could give a try, which introduces a cross-platform app search complete with a set of handy filters.

7 of the worst problems with the Surface 2, and how to fix them

Don’t tear your hair out or chew those nails, we’ve got fixes, workarounds, and advice for common Surface 2 problems in this roundup. Get your tablet back on track now.