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Best money-saving tech

March 15, 2014 - 5:09 am in Gadgets

Cutting-edge gadgets have much in common with fresh seafood -- sky-high prices and a second-hand market that has people turning their noses up. So if you're fed up of throwing your hard-earned cash into technology's bottomless money pit, check out CNET UK's…

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Ask HTG: Should I Be Setting Static IP Addresses On My Router?

March 15, 2014 - 2:14 am in Articles

Routers both modern and antiquated allow users to set static IP addresses for devices on the network, but what’s the practical use of static IP addresses…

Science Fiction as Science Fact

Science Fiction as Science Fact

March 15, 2014 - 1:51 am in Articles

We currently enjoy many wonderful bits of technology such as the internet, mobile phones, radar, and more, but how much of it was ‘predicted’ ahead…

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Mixvibes Cross 3

March 15, 2014 - 12:56 am in Software

Mixvibes Cross 3.0 is a DJing application that lets you mix tracks and create live edits on the fly with a number of advanced tools such as hot-cues, loops and samplers. Even better, version 3 lets you mix videos as if they were ordinary tracks. You can even…

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McAfee SaaS Endpoint Protection

March 15, 2014 - 12:56 am in Software

If we offered a prize for the most improved software, McAfee's Security as a Service (SaaS) Endpoint Protection would surely win it. While the version we tested last year could deal with barely half of the live threats we threw at it, we're glad to report…

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Parallels Access

March 15, 2014 - 12:55 am in Software

Parallels Access is an iPad app that lets you run native Windows and Mac OS X programs on your iPad, wherever you happen to be in the world. As these programs aren’t designed to be used on a small touchscreen device such as the iPad, Access “applifies”…

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Interview with “Divergent” Cast and Photos from the AZ Premiere

March 15, 2014 - 12:06 am in News

On March 21st, Summit’s latest YA mega-franchise adaptation, Divergent, hits movie theaters across the country. Geek News Network sits down with two of the film’s stars, Miles Teller and Jai Courtney, to discuss factions, fans, and kicking my ass. GNN:…

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Goodyear unveils next-gen blimp, first in 45 years

March 15, 2014 - 12:03 am in News

Goodyear's new blimp, which is technically a zeppelin. It's the tire company's first new airship design in 45 years. (Credit: Goodyear) Goodyear on Friday unveiled its first next-generation blimp in 45 years. Technically a German-designed zeppelin, the new…

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Microsoft will pay you to stop using Windows XP

March 14, 2014 - 11:47 pm in Apps

Microsoft wants you to stop using Windows XP. Badly. How badly? They’ll actually give you fifty bucks right now to replace your outdated XP machine.The push is on to move everyone they possibly can away from XP before pulling the plug on security updates…

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Scientists may have detected the gravitational echoes of the big bang

March 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm in News

Roughly 14 billion years ago, something happened and the universe was born. The exact nature of that something, which we’ve taken to calling the big bang, is not entirely clear. However, some tantalizing new evidence from a specialized telescope called BICEP…