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More pixels, more picture: Is it time for an Ultra HD TV? My review of +Samsung USA's new mack-daddy TV that streams "House of Cards" from +Netflix in 4K: http://on.wsj.com/1kyoSJL 
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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is watertight, but still not quite right. My +The Wall Street Journal review: http://on.wsj.com/1mV76D5 
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Yes, you can get real work done with the new MS Office apps for iPad. But it commits a few cardinal sins. My +The Wall Street Journal review: http://on.wsj.com/PnghO4 
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What’s the best wireless speaker system for your life’s soundtrack? I reviewed four, and one stood out: a big +Sonos redesign that cleans up its app, and leapfrogs others with universal search: http://on.wsj.com/1dl5DNF
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Ready for store shelves to talk to your phone? I tested a pharmacy at #sxsw using wireless beacons from Shelfbucks http://on.wsj.com/1nwVfc5 
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Heartbleed security tip: Beyond changing passwords, you should set up 2-step verification on accounts. Here's how: http://on.wsj.com/1iCc5S3 (h/t +Nathan Olivarez-Giles)
The "Heartbleed" bug, an encryption flaw that could expose usernames and passwords stored on about two-thirds of Internet servers, has given the Web-surfing world cause for concern and plenty of password changes. But there's another step you should always take where possible to keep yourself safe online: two-step verification.
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My +The Wall Street Journal review of the +Amazon.com Fire TV: the set-top box just evolved. http://on.wsj.com/1mJ3p04 (Your move, Apple.) 
Amazon's new Fire TV is a significant step toward conquering a devilishly simple task: delivering the entertainment you want as quickly as possible.
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Introducing +The Wall Street Journal's Hand-o-Meter: http://on.wsj.com/1dLMrc9  This interactive shows your hand on a range of phone sizes. My ideal size: 4.7 inches, somewhere closer to an iPhone than a XL Hershey's bar.
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Can Dolby fix the conference call? I sure hope so. +Don Clark has the scoop on its new speakerphone.
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What's the real cost of ridesharing apps? My +WSJ colleagues helped me conduct a 6-city test modeled after the "Amazing Race." We found UberX cost 20% more than cab and Lyft a bit more, while Sidecar was 10% less. http://on.wsj.com/1fTXwgJ
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