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Pogue’s Basics: How to speed up YouTube playback with a keystroke

If you’re a longtime Pogue’s Basics fan, then you already know that you can jump 10 seconds ahead in playback of a YouTube video by pressing the L key. And jump 10…

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Pogue's Basics: The secret keystroke that shows the Mac's invisible files

On the Mac, it’s sometimes helpful to be able to see all the invisible files that teem on your drive, especially if you’re a pretty competent techie. But how can…

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Now I Get It: Bitcoin

Man, if anything needs the “now I obtain it” treatment, it’s Bitcoin. You hear approximately it all the time in financial & technical circles—but most people really don’t grasp it. Bitcoin…

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Congress votes to roll back internet privacy protection

Update: On Tuesday afternoon, the House approved the bill to stop the FCC from enforcing its internet privacy rules. The bill now goes to President Donald Trump for approval. The House was…

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The Fitbit Alta HR band is the least dorky fitness band you can buy

Yes, we know we should move more, sleep better, eat right. But unless you’re wearing a fitness tracker, the results of your efforts are essentially invisible. Trackers keep your progress…

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Amazon is continuing to define what consumers want

View photo .More recent Amazon initiatives such as Prime Now & Flex Delivery aim to deliver orders to your doorstep in two hours or less. When Amazon (AMZN) began offering…

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7 ways Facebook tried to copy Snapchat

For all its ingenuity, Facebook (FB) still has one serious achilles heel: Snap (SNAP). Ever since Snap reportedly spurned a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook back in 2013, the…

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Pogue’s Basics: Make Amazon Echo tell you when it's transmitting

The Amazon Echo is getting to be crazy popular. It’s like Siri for your home. Some people, though, are queasy approximately having an always-on microphone in the house. “Is it…

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How ‘video understanding’ could transform Facebook

View gallery .Understanding video is a multi-year challenge Facebook argues could transform the social network experience for the better. Facebook (FB) users spend over 100 million hours a day gobbling…

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Pogue's quest for the best pill-reminder app: Sneak preview

I’ll admit it: Apps that remind you to take your pills are not as sexy as, say, folding laptops or MP3 toothbrushes. But they’re important. Every year an estimated 125,000…

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