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What you need to know about Verizon’s HTTP-header scandal

In a nutshell, websites (and advertisers on those websites) identify you by placing a cookie on your machine. Let’s say Pocketnow runs ads for ABC Advertising. So does Android Police, Untethered Podcast, and XDA-Developers.com. When you visited Pocketnow, ABC ads put a cookie on your machine. When you went to the other sites, that cookie […]

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It’s time to give up on the smartphone stylus

Back in the era of the PDA, a stylus was a necessity. Today, stylii aren’t a requirement, but they’re making a comeback – and that’s not a good thing.

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My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Cold Urticaria

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Most people dump a bucket of ice water over themselves or make a donation. You’ll be surprised why I’m not doing either.

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Weird Al Yankovic

Yesterday, Weird Al Yankovic took on doggy bags and the Illuminati. Today he turns to home improvement with his take on Iggy Azalea’s Fancy: Handy.

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Weird Al Yankovic takes on doggy bags and the Illuminati in his latest song (video)

Foil is a parody of Lorde’s Royals, and opens with Al leaving a restaurant with a doggy bag. When he gets home (which turns out to be the set of a cooking show) he explains why he doesn’t use baggies, Tupperware, or plastic wrap, and instead prefers aluminum foil.

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Quick Tip: How to Change Your Android Wear Watch Face

Changing the face on your smart watch isn’t hard, but finding where to do it is a little tricky. Here’s how you change your Android Wear watch face.

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LG G Watch Unboxing and First Impressions

Today I got my LG G Watch, powered by Android Wear. Let’s unbox it and see what you can expect if you get an LG G Watch of your own.

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