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Computer Guys And Gal

As the annual Consumer Electronics Show opens in Las Vegas, we explore the new gadgets and gizmos that 2014 will bring. Will this be the year ultra-high-def, 4K resolution TV goes mainstream? Will you buy a smart watch to manage your texts and emails and leave your phone in your pocket? Will passwords finally become obsolete, thanks to new online security measures? The Computer Guys and Gal examine tech innovations and answer your questions.

App Of The Month

Dashlane bills itself as the "world's best password manager and secure digital wallet." This app seems to be part of trend away from passwords.

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Buzz Bissinger: With Caitlyn Jenner, 'You Feel A Connection'

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Buzz Bissinger about his profile of Caitlyn Jenner in Vanity Fair and her gender transition. She is formerly known as Bruce, an Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon.
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Grass Gourmands: A Herbivore Food Mystery On The African Savanna

A new study sheds light on a longstanding ecological question: How do so many species like impalas and elephants co-exist when they're all feeding on the same limited foods?
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Pro-Warren Group Disbands, As Senator Splits Again With Obama

A group pushing Elizabeth Warren to run for president moves on and "declares victory" in advancing her positions. But Warren is already on to new fights.
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A Taxi App Aims To Build Trust Where Crime Is High

In Nairobi, people don't like getting into cabs driven by strangers. They prefer to call drivers they know or who their friends recommend. A new app assigns drivers a trust score based on social ties.

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