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Sloth Week spreads slow and cute on the Internet

By #AlwaysOn, Associated Press June 20, 2014, 11:46 AM

Sloth Week is here! New videos of the slow, cute animals will be posted throughout the week. It's the Internet, so why not?

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Amazon's Fire Phone is made for shopping

By #AlwaysOn, Associated Press June 18, 2014, 03:35 PM

Amazon jumped into the smartphone world today with Fire Phone. Buying from Amazon is easy on the device, which also comes with some nifty tech tricks.

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Duel of the digital assistants: Siri vs. Cortana

By Katie Humphrey , Associated Press June 17, 2014, 09:37 AM

Siri’s got a new frenemy. Her name is Cortana, and she’s bringing plenty of underdog attitude to the battle for the title of best digital personal assistant.

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Kidizen app taps into recycled kids clothes

By Sally McGraw, Associated Press June 12, 2014, 10:31 AM

With its popular app, a Minneapolis company is tapping into the busy world of used kids’ clothes.

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Short Circuits: 'Jack Ryan' on video; Dwellr app; top 10 games

By Associated Press June 10, 2014, 08:41 AM

VideoJack Ryan returnsDirected by Kenneth Branagh in a jumbled blur of dizzying close-ups, revolving camera moves, handheld action sequences and...

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Sound Advice: Buying a new TV? Plan for the future by considering a 4K set

By DON LINDICH, Associated Press June 06, 2014, 01:46 PM

If I were buying a new top-of-the-line TV set, I’d almost certainly buy a 4K set, especially because Panasonic is not making its amazing plasma TVs anymore.

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Sound Advice: Be careful when buying a vintage turntable from an online seller

By DON LINDICH, Associated Press May 23, 2014, 02:43 PM

What do you think of buying a budget turntable new, instead of a vintage turntable from Craigslist or eBay for the same amount or less?

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Experts predict a thriving 'Internet of Things' by 2025

By Katie Humphrey, Associated Press May 21, 2014, 03:33 PM

More connected devices in our lives would provide information about our habits and communities, but would also mean less privacy.

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Weather the storms with smartphone apps

By Katie Humphrey, Associated Press May 19, 2014, 03:45 PM

While an umbrella might by the most useful accessory for our recent weather, a smartphone is also helpful to keep up on whatever Mother Nature decides to throw our way.

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Creating the 'Thrones' video game with less explosions, more narrative

By Laura Parker, Associated Press May 19, 2014, 12:53 PM

A video-game company devoted to complex storytelling tackles “Game of Thrones.”

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Sound Advice: Negatives outweigh benefits of full-frame digital SLR cameras

By DON LINDICH, Associated Press May 16, 2014, 02:41 PM

What do you think of full-frame digital SLRs? Are they worth the extra cost?

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Short Circuits: Classic sitcoms in high-def; nightstand system; top Xbox 360 games

By Associated Press May 05, 2014, 03:37 PM

CBS/Paramount offers the Blu-ray debuts of three classic-TV sitcoms: “The Andy Griffith Show: Season 1,” “I Love Lucy: Ultimate Season 1” and “The Honeymooners: ‘Classic 39’ Episodes.”

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Sound Advice: Full-featured DVR can record over-the-air TV programming

By DON LINDICH, Associated Press May 02, 2014, 01:34 PM

Are there any companies manufacturing video recorders with tuners that work in the digital over-the-air TV environment, as VHS recorders did in the old analog environment?

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How often do you check your smartphone?

By #AlwaysOn, Associated Press April 28, 2014, 08:18 AM

Next time you check your smartphone -- an average of about 150 times a day -- visit our new tech blog, #AlwaysOn, to get a regular dose of Internet trends, social media news and other digital mischief.

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Short Circuits: 'Address' on video; long USB cord; 'Luftrausers' in games

By Associated Press April 21, 2014, 02:37 PM

In addition to his deep dives into American history, Ken Burns possesses a knack for telling contemporary stories in brief, elegant microcosm -- such as in his moving new documentary “The Address,”

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Sound Advice: Regular computer backups can bring peace of mind

By DON LINDICH, Associated Press April 18, 2014, 01:24 PM

There really isn’t any excuse for not backing up your computer. It’s just plain good practice, and it’s so easy to do these days.

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Video games: 'Strider' gets a well-timed update

By Associated Press April 11, 2014, 02:51 PM

“Strider” ($14.99 download for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PC; rated Everyone 10+) isn’t just fun. It feels “relevant.”

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Sound Advice: Tabletop radios with CD capability are becoming rarer

By DON LINDICH, Associated Press April 11, 2014, 01:20 PM

CD capability in tabletop radios is becoming rarer as people switch to digital media on their phones and computers. There are still some models out there, though.

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Gamers wage virtual war with real Twin Cities landmarks

By Katie Humphrey, Associated Press April 09, 2014, 02:54 PM

All the world is a game board for the players who wage virtual war over Twin Cities landmarks in a smartphone-powered game called Ingress.

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End of Windows XP support spells trouble

By BREE FOWLER, Associated Press April 09, 2014, 08:57 AM

Many computers still use the system, but Microsoft is ending security updates.

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