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Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

You can now control Chromecasts with your TV remote

Chromecast has always been one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get streaming services onto your TV, but a major drawback has been having to control everything with your smartphone or laptop. Not any more, it seems: Google has apparently released a firmware update that lets Chromecast users …

6 Things More Painful Than Childbirth

Men get told they couldn’t hack labor pain. Let’s set the record straight<p>During the height of my wife’s pregnancy, I suffered through one of the most painful things I’ve ever endured: kidney stones. For a period of several weeks, it seemed like my wife and I were in a pain competition. Both of us …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

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