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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 …

Internet Explorer

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 …

Smart TV

6 Things More Painful Than Childbirth

The parallels in our physical conditions seemed eerily similar to me—not just sympathy pains, but something more proportionate. But my chauvinist male brain worried that I couldn't possibly make this comparison. If you want to piss off a woman, tell her that passing a kidney stone is the same thing …


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 …