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McAfee LiveSafe review: Blanket security protects PCs, Macs, mobile devices, and the cloud

LiveSafe’s biometric protections make it worthwhile, even if the antivirus is nothing special.

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Review: The Misfit Shine is gorgeous but dumb

The Shine is definitely the most stylish activity tracker on the market, but its brains don't match its beauty.

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Review: Belkin’s Chambray Tab Cover for iPad mini is just your average folio case

This run-of-the-mill case offers a multiple-angle stand and decent protection.

Relive the 90s with these three awesome iOS games

How long has it been since you cared for a Tamagotchi?

Review: Roaming Fortress is a tower defense game with a twist

Roaming Fortress challenges you to defend a tower that’s—get this—strapped to the back of an animal.

Review: Otterbox's Defender series for iPad mini takes the ugly out of rugged

The Defender series case for iPad mini protects your device in relative style.

Review: Tumblewords is a cute iOS word game, but not ready for prime time

Tumblewords is a beautifully designed word game, but the gameplay could use a little work.

Review: Le Vamp for iOS is the cutest endless running game ever

This polished endless runner game will keep you on your toes with different gestures, upgrades and power-ups, and excellent animation.

Review: Pad & Quill’s Graduate Edition for iPad mini is another book-style case for the shelf

This isn’t my iPad mini…it’s a book. A really boring book.

5 apps to help you get a great night's sleep

Modern technology beats drinking warm milk any day.

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How to sync an Android phone to your Mac

Syncing an iPhone to a Mac is simple. Syncing an Android phone may not be quite as easy, but it isn't hard. Here's how to do it.

Review: STM's Skinny for iPad mini is slim, but not sleek

In this case, skinny doesn’t mean elegant.

Review: Bring your beater car into the 21st century with Magellan’s SmartGPS

This $250 iOS app and mini-tablet combo gives you the connected-car experience without buying a brand-new car.

Review: Moshi’s Concerti for iPad mini offers stylish, if somewhat boring, protection

This suede-like folio cover for the iPad mini is elegantly designed, but has a few quirks.

Review: Cygnett’s Workmate case for iPad mini is bulky but protective

This shock-absorbing case will protect your mini from drops and spills.