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Amazon Prime Now delivers your order in an hour, but only in Manhattan for now

Need some paper towels, an Apple USB cable, and a Frozen DVD in the next hour? If you're in Manhattan, Amazon can do that for you.

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Heartbleed, Shellshock, Tor and more: The 13 biggest security stories of 2014

The security of the web itself was tested in unprecedented ways in 2014--but the news isn't all bad.

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Google Drive gets Gmail attachment capabilities, Open Doc Format support, and more

For two years you've been able to share links to Drive documents with just one-click. Now, you can send actual attachments.

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From ebola to Flappy Bird: These are the most popular Google Searches of 2014

Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.

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YouTube quietly rolls out a native GIF creation tool

Want to make GIFs, but you can't be bothered to use a photo editor or some of the other online tools? Try YouTube's ridiculously easy method.

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Hands-on: Dashlane's awesome new feature changes all your passwords with one click

We've already taken a dive into LastPass' Auto-Password change. Now let's see how Dashlane's Password Changer stacks up.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.

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Nifty new LastPass, Dashlane features can change your passwords for you

Both Dashlane and LastPass recently released features to automatically change your passwords for more than 75 different websites.

Amazon's 'Make an Offer' program lets you haggle for even lower prices

You can't make an offer on many product categories yet, but if you're looking for collectible items Amazon now gives you the chance to knock a few bucks off the price.

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One-click dinner: Amazon tests restaurant Takeout & Delivery service

Amazon wants to make deciding what to order for dinner as easy as comparing laptops.

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Verizon offers free Wi-Fi, mobile data, and more to weary Thanksgiving travelers

If you're flying home for Thanksgiving this month, Verizon has a few freebies to help you enjoy the trip -- but watch out for a few gotchas.

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Verizon Wireless just made it more expensive to cancel your contract

Early termination fees are one of the worst parts of a two-year carrier commitment. Now Verizon's is even worse.

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Microsoft announce Skype for Web beta, brings voice and video calls to your browser

Pretty soon you'll be able to use Skype in three different places on Windows: the desktop, the modern UI, and your favorite browser.

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Ads officially hit Firefox's new tab page

First tipped in February, Mozilla's new advertising scheme for Firefox's new tab page is live.

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New Mac mini restricts RAM and storage upgrades, but hints at PCIe SSD possibilities

Forget about upgrading your RAM with the new Mac mini -- Apple soldered it to the logic board. But an SSD upgrade to the base model looks like a good bet.