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30% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.

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How to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve from any device

You can track Santa's annual journey on your PC, mobile device, or even social networks and search engines.

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How a mistake led to NORAD tracking Santa's sleigh

Every year, children rely on NORAD to tell them where in the world Santa is. Here's the story of how this tracking tradition was born.

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Uber now lets you set a friend's location as your destination

Uber is getting more convenient and social with Snapchat integration and new filters, as well as the ability to set a friend's current location as your destination.

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Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

From hardware wins like Google Pixel and Home to epic fails like the confusion over messaging apps, here are Google's biggest moments of 2016.

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Facebook encrypted messages: Setting up Secret Conversations in Messenger

Even Facebook lets you have a little privacy, letting you send encrypted messages using the Secret Conversation feature in Facebook Messenger. Here’s how it works.

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You can finally watch Netflix offline now

Netflix is finally allowing you to download select movie and TV show titles for offline viewing on mobile devices.

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Facebook's latest experiment: Helping you find free Wi-Fi hotspots

Facebook may soon help you find the closest public Wi-Fi access point with a new feature in its mobile app.

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Instagram is shaking things up with live video and disappearing messages

Instagram just lifted one addictive feature from Facebook and the other from Snapchat.

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Facebook privacy settings: How to control your ad preferences

Facebook targets ads based on your activity. You can check--and change--what it thinks your interests are in Ad Preferences.

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How to download and save a Facebook video

Facebook doesn’t officially provide links to videos for you to save. But all you have to do is trick your browser into thinking you’re browsing Facebook on your phone.

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Twitter kills Vine

After Twitter failed to find a buyer, it's killing Vine and laying off 9 percent of its workforce.

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Facebook's new Marketplace aims to become the world's largest yard sale

Facebook announced Marketplace on Monday. This new, mobile-only feature lets you buy and sell items on the social network.

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Meetup brings people together IRL

After 9/11 Meetup founder Scott Heiferman saw an opportunity to use the internet to get people off the internet and connecting and sharing interests in real life.

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36% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts your existing home network by increasing Wi-Fi range and speed, delivering AC750 dual band Wi-Fi up to 750Mbps. Currently discounted 36% on Amazon.

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How to turn on Twitter's quality filters and silence trolls

Twitter has a solution for stopping trolls: A new timeline quality filter that discards nasty tweets in your notifications

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Report: YouTube is plotting an online TV service with ESPN, CBS, and ABC to launch next year

NBC, Fox, and Viacom are also in talks for a $35-per-month streaming service, though many details are far from settled.

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Review: The Starry Station Wi-Fi router -- a simple solution

The stylish new Starry Station Wi-Fi router is so simple to use that your friends and relatives may no longer need to call you for help.

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