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  • Updated: September 19, 2014 - 11:16 AM

Facebook adds feature to help users’ accounts live on after they die

By The Wrap, Special to the Star Tribune February 13, 2015, 09:12 AM

Facebook announced a new legacy contact feature Thursday that allows users to designate a person to manage their account when they die.

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Twitter CEO ‘ashamed’ of company’s failure to deal with trolls

By The Wrap, Special to the Star Tribune February 10, 2015, 03:17 PM

In a leaked internal memo Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo concedes his company is failing at dealing with trolling tweeters.

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Portable power bank charges back after marketing snafu

By DON LINDICH, Special to the Star Tribune January 30, 2015, 02:08 PM

I’ve been trying to order a jHub Ultra power bank since your column ran in early December. The manufacturer’s website says “sold out,” and it does not show up on Amazon. How do I get it?

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Teen strikes gold in online game coding

By Nicholas Pugliese , Special to the Star Tribune January 28, 2015, 03:00 PM

He's earned $50,000 since developing a popular game released in June.

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Latest in drones, wearable tech star at Consumer Electronics Show

By The Wrap, Special to the Star Tribune January 05, 2015, 08:45 AM

What’s hot at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show? The buzz is rising around the latest in drones, the next generation of 4K Ultra HD TVs, cheaper 3-D printers, phablets and virtual reality along with wearable technologies.

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Sony offers discounts, extensions to make up for outage after hack

By The Wrap, Special to the Star Tribune January 02, 2015, 12:53 PM

Sony is attempting to make amends for service disruptions due to a Christmastime network hack.

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Video game review: 'Child of Light'

By Special to the Star Tribune December 30, 2014, 09:05 AM

In the visually stunning “Child of Light,” players take on the role of Aurora as she ventures into the realm of Lemuria.

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Video game review: 'Mario Kart 8'

By Special to the Star Tribune December 30, 2014, 09:04 AM

“Mario Kart 8” (Nintendo Wii U, $60) sports new racing circuits, new characters and new items for your arsenal.

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Online ads follow you wherever you go

By Katie Humphrey, Special to the Star Tribune December 11, 2014, 07:18 AM

Remember that time you shopped for a necklace online, and then jewelry ads followed you everywhere you went — from your Facebook page to news sites? You’re not imagining it: You’re being tracked. Here's how.

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These electronic gift ideas are sound choices

By DON LINDICH, Special to the Star Tribune December 01, 2014, 03:24 PM

Are you looking for an electronics-related gift for the holidays? Here are picks from the best products of the year. Prices start as low as $15, and most things are under $100.

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‘Halo: Nightfall’ trailer promises death, aliens and war

By The Wrap, Special to the Star Tribune October 23, 2014, 02:45 PM

Bridge story between “Halo 4” and “Halo 5” will be available exclusively as part of “Halo: The Master Chief Collection” on Xbox One.

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What happens to your digital life after death? Don't leave it to chance

By Katie Humphrey, Special to the Star Tribune October 05, 2014, 09:29 AM

About #AlwaysOn: A weekly look at all things Internet, from top apps and social media stars to goofy memes and tech breakthroughs.

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MSP Airport plans to build state's largest solar power project

By Patrick Kennedy, Special to the Star Tribune October 05, 2014, 09:28 AM

The $25.4 million project, which will be built on two parking ramps in front of the main terminal, is expected to generate nearly 20 percent of the airport’s electricity after its completion in the fall of 2015.

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Sound Advice: Movie discs still offer some advantages over streaming

By DON LINDICH, Special to the Star Tribune October 05, 2014, 09:25 AM

With the popularity of streaming movies, when do you think buying movie discs will become a thing of the past?

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Social network started by Mpls. man aims for elite status with $9k fee

By Katie Humphrey, Special to the Star Tribune September 26, 2014, 02:13 PM

It could be a story from “The Onion”: Join an online country club for the elite, memberships starting at $9,000. Except it’s true.

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What exactly is 'the cloud'? Answer's not over your head

By Katie Humphrey, Special to the Star Tribune September 25, 2014, 09:57 AM

The cloud is a pretty vague concept for a lot of people, even if they won’t admit it. Consider it part of the ever-changing technology universe we use daily but don’t really understand. Let’s clear that up.

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As new iPhone arrives, buyers have more pricing options

By John Ewoldt, Special to the Star Tribune September 19, 2014, 11:54 AM

The new iPhone 6 also introduces many consumers to more contract-free options.

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Brand new iPhone dropped on live TV

By Shari L. Gross, Special to the Star Tribune September 19, 2014, 11:18 AM

During a live television report, a man opened the iPhone he had just purchased and fumbled it.

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What would it take for you to buy a smartwatch?

By #AlwaysOn September 09, 2014, 09:23 PM

Apple Watch is the newest and most glitzy entry into the smartwatch world. But when we already have handheld computers that do an awful lot, does Apple Watch add enough to make you want to drop $349?

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Sound advice: Panasonic's latest small camera worth its price

By DON LINDICH August 22, 2014, 02:20 PM

I am looking for a small camera for travel and want the best image quality available. What is your top recommendation, regardless of price?

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