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Al Gore challenges SXSW to focus online activism on climate change

Gore urged the tech-minded folks who attend South by Southwest Interactive to wage an Internet campaign for climate change, just like they did for net neutrality and SOPA.

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Opinion: Apple's Health app really needs a redesign

Apple should bring the simple, readable interface from the Apple Watch's Activity app to the confusing Health app for iPhone.

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The latest Apple car 'evidence': Building permits and a mysterious company

Public records and inside sources hint at a mysterious shell company operating in Apple's midst, with facilities geared for automotive research.

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Google Chrome beta brings push notifications to your browser

They aren't ready for the stable version yet, but website push notifications to your desktop are one step closer to being done.

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant may come to iOS and Android as a standalone app

Microsoft will continue its cross-platform push by bringing Cortana to Android and iOS devices, a new report says.

on pcworld.com

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.

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Steve Jobs biography describes his disdain for TVs

The former Apple CEO didn't like television and didn't foresee its integration with mobile devices.

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Think fast: How to add motion blur in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Don't just stand there. Simulate some motion blur to make your photos more visually interesting.

Reality check: Apple Watch vs. Pebble Time (vs. no smartwatch at all)

We compare the Apple Watch and the Pebble Time on features like screen quality, battery life, functionality, and price. Both work with iOS, but that's just about all they have in common.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Cleaning up your iTunes library

How to slim down your library by offloading files, to save space on your Mac or keep Genius Mixes from finding them.

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Mac 911: Why is my Mac full of a million tiny files?

Or 1.3 million tiny files, to be slightly more exact.

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Austin declared a drone-free zone during SXSW

Folks don't like drones in Texas, local police chief warns.

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iFixit uncovers the Force Touch trackpad in the 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

The new MacBook isn't the only Apple laptop to get a fancy new pressure-sensitive trackpad, though it may not be exactly the same model.

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Yes, Asus cheated: The FCC fined the router maker last year

Asus and Netgear settled their lawsuit the same month, so why are we hearing about all this only now?

on techhive.com