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Christopher Null is a veteran technology and business journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive, PCWorld, and Wired, and operates the websites Drinkhacker and Film Racket.

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6 smart LED bulbs tested: We name the best and brightest for lighting your connected home

Color-tunable lighting makes for a striking home environment, but the upfront investment can be substantial. We’ll help you pick the right bulb for your needs.


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How to solve the five biggest Messages and FaceTime annoyances

Apple’s messaging system works brilliantly—most of the time. Here are some simple fixes for five common problems.

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Pocket vino: We review 5 apps for managing your wine cellar

Assembling a collection of fine wines can take decades, but the best library holds little value if you don't know which volumes it contains.

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You don’t know Docs from Drive: Google’s productivity apps, explained

Docs or Drive? Apps for Business or Drive for Work? Follow our guide to determine which Google service offers what, and which one is best for you.


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Perfect tablet typing: The best tips, apps and add-ons

How's that touchscreen keyboard working for you? These tools will help you become a fleeter-fingered typist.


The worst deals in tech: Are you being fleeced by these 7 overpriced products?

That shiny new tech toy might appear irresistible—until you realize its mark-up is obscene.


Facebook feed change makes businesses work harder for eyeballs

Resurfacing of "engaging" posts may penalize brand content


Gaming Twitter: How one man turns fake followers into windfall profits

Wonder why the fake-follower business is booming? Because it's easy and profitable. An insider shows us how it all works.


How Apple's offshore tax mess could impact your business

Can your small business get in on the excitement of overseas tax shelters?

Does Google+ matter for small businesses?

Google+ is a ghost town for corporate America. Should your small business spend time cultivating a Google+ presence?


What was Steve Jobs's vision for the future of TV?

Jobs's TV would likely have been live, on-demand, cloud-based, social, long-tail, curated, and very device-friendly.

How to run your business in Evernote

Evernote isn’t just for taking notes on the go. Here’s how to turn the must-have app into an essential part of your small-business workflow.