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Now Streaming: 10 immersive worlds to explore on Netflix

These new-to-Netflix films, five new and five classic, let you travel through strange worlds without leaving your couch.

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Blackphone tweak makes app updates less annoying for the security-conscious

The smartphone for the paranoid gets a better email client and a panorama camera mode - for sharing pics with NO ONE.

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Breakthrough batteries last 20 years, charge 70 percent in two minutes

If the breakthrough battery tech hits mainstream it could revolutionize electric cars—and end the forced obsolescence of smartphones.

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Dropbox desktop bug sends some users' files to the trash

One more dispatch from the “don't go all-in on cloud storage” department

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How to get instant scores and sports updates with Google Now

Forget fumbling through ten different sports apps and use the power of Google instead so you don't miss a play.

Samsung's futuristic Wi-Fi tech is five times faster than today's wireless networks

Samsung's developing a new Wi-Fi technology that will let you transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds--but don't expect to see it in your Galaxy phone anytime soon.

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Google-backed messaging inbox Snowball is Android-exclusive, but is it any good?

Snowball gives you one-tap access to all your messages, but not much else.

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Q&A: How Yik Yak wants to weed out abuse and become the next Twitter

Yik Yak CEO Tyler Droll and Chief Operating Officer Brooks Buffington lay out their vision

100,000 Snapchat photos get leaked, but Snapchat isn't to blame

A third-party web app for Snapchat saved snapped photos to its server, allowing hackers to get at them.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Rainbows, butterflies, and flowers

This week’s round up of new iPad cases offers an assortment of colorful themes, familiar cartoon characters, and storage solutions.

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You Should Play: Up your lawyering game with Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

This game offers hours upon hours of cases to solve, with plenty of weird twists and challenging puzzles.

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Enough with the non-existent wearables already

What's wrong with wearables? Not enough of them are real products, and many may never be. And if there's one thing a new market doesn't need, it's vaporware.

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81 million people listened to U2's iTunes giveaway

Maybe the iTunes freebie wasn't a disaster after all! Apple says 'Songs of Innocence' was fully-downloaded 26 million times.