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The Hunt's revamped app solves life's big mystery: Where can I buy that?

Every image is a buying opportunity when The Hunt's community tracks down what you're looking for.

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How the Apple Watch heart rate sensor works, according to Apple

Apple's green LEDs aren't a major departure from other fitness trackers, though the addition of infrared light could help conserve battery life.

Twitter opens up direct messaging again, despite abuse fears

The platform is giving its DM free-for-all another shot, two years after its original experiment fizzled.

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Got a new MacBook? USB Target Disk Mode works with the right cable (which Apple doesn't sell)

Now you see it, now you don't. Wait, it's back! Apple introduces first Target Disk Mode for MacBook with lots of qualifications.

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Iceland and beyond: Exploring offshore web hosting

Although a local web hosting provider might be your first thought, hosting your website abroad can improve security and performance.

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Blizzard announces Heroes of the Storm release date and open beta

Soon you'll be able to pit the stars of Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft, and other Blizzard games against each other in Heroes of the Storm.

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Twitter accounts outside of the US now fall under EU data protection rules

Twitter's International headquarters will be in Dublin

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3 easy ways to share a Mac's screen, great for long-distance tech support

Has your family appointed you as dedicated Mac support technician? Of course they have. Use Screen, TeamViewer, or even FaceTime to help them out no matter how far away.

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Halo comes to iOS, but it's not the same shooter you know from Xbox

Microsoft brings the smash series to the App Store with a pair of spinoff games—and here's a hands-on look at both.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

Pointless gyrations: Comparisons that don't make sense

Smartphones are just like smartwatches, right?

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Apple's 12-inch MacBook can use third-party USB Type-C cables

Owners of new MacBook will have other options in addition to Apple's cables.

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First Apple Watch health IT apps bring important messages to the wrist

The apps will handle tasks suited for a small screen, like reviewing text messages.

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Zagg Folio review: iPad Air 2 keyboard case can boost your productivity

The Folio is a good way to shield your iPad Air 2 from dings and scratches, plus it offers a backlit keyboard.

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Google mobile search results to highlight site names, breadcrumbs over URLs

The adjustment is designed to make navigation a little easier when using a phone or tablet screen.