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QR codes are still a thing, even if no one uses them

Quick-response codes could be really cool, if companies would just use them more creatively.

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Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.

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Hazard ahead! Apps for quick roadside assistance

Flat tire? Fine. Out of gas? Great. Need a tow? Terrific!

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App vulnerabilities under scrutiny at upcoming security conference

With the Blackhat conference kicking off this coming Saturday, application safety figures to be a major focus. In this video report, we look at a recently announced Android vulnerability.

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Elevate Vines to 6 seconds of high art with a few simple tips

Popular Viners offer pro tips to push the app's limits.

Tech For Life: Apps and gear for enjoying the great outdoors

Just because you're unplugging for a little bit doesn't mean you want to leave all your technology behind. We've got gadgets and apps that can make the great outdoors even better.

Swinging for the fences with MLB.com Home Run Derby

Just in time for this week's All Star Game, MLB.com has updated its Home Run Derby app with this year's participants.

The Macalope Weekly: Recycling

Saturday is argument recycling day for these pundits.

No more free lunch for Google's Alfred

Google is shutting down its Alfred restaurant recommendation for iOS and Android. Users who want to save their favorite restaurants from the app need to act now.

Twitter banishes annoying blue dot with direct message syncing

Twitter on Monday updated seven of its apps and clients with small but necessary changes.

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