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Apple Watch


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Created: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:22 +0000

Gym perks for 🏋️🏃

      
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Protecting your privacy


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Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:13:18 +0000

Will government do it?

      
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Tech Tips


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Created: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:47:45 +0000

Apple AirPod tricks

      
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Created: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:51 +0000

Talking Tech

      
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Byte, video app from creator of Vine, is here and it's overrun with spam comments


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:59:02 +0000

The six-second video messaging app from the creator of Vine launches under the name Byte. And it got off to a rocky start over the weekend.

      
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Nintendo no longer repairing Wii video game consoles


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:24:11 +0000

Nintendo is no longer repairing the Wii video game console, which was released in 2006 and let players swing controllers to impact action on screen.

      
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Google Drive is back up and running after reporting problems with service


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:44:40 +0000

Google stated the problem is now fixed after a spike in reports.

      
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Google search for 'When did Kobe Bryant die' no longer lists Jan. 26 as 'date of assassination'


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:19:51 +0000

The Google search for "When did Kobe Bryant die" now says "date of death" after initially saying "date of assassination" late Sunday and early Monday.

      
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Whether Apple or Google: Is there a back door into your phone's online backups?


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Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:01:07 +0000

Should you worry about Apple (or an adversary infiltrating its iCloud backup system) being able to unlock your backup for you?

      
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Amazon, Google personal assistants can handle more chores. Just ask them


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Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:00:04 +0000

About 25% of U.S. consumers use smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home. But the speakers' onboard AI-driven digital assistants can do more.

      
Read more: Amazon, Google personal assistants can handle more chores. Just ask them


Facebook, government urge court to approve $5-billion FTC settlement


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Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 18:25:27 +0000

Facebook and DOJ on Friday urged a federal judge to approve a $5 billion deal struck with the FTC in July over Cambridge Analytica privacy complaints.

      
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New York says don't ditch your cash: City is latest to ban cashless restaurants, stores


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Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:19:32 +0000

New York is the latest city to pass a law banning businesses from refusing to accept cash. It joins Philadelphia, San Francisco and New Jersey.

      
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Trump sets record for most tweets in a single day since he took office


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Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 20:20:29 +0000

Though Trump smashed the record for his presidency, he came up 19 posts short of his all-time record of 161. That record was set was Jan. 5, 2015.

      
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The weird and dangerous side of TikTok, featuring soy sauce, cereal and electrical outlets


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Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:18:32 +0000

TikTok is home to a soy sauce challenge in which men dip a part of their body into the condiment to see if they can taste it in their mouths.

      
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23andMe reportedly laid off 14% of its workforce as people stop buying DNA testing kits


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Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:47:30 +0000

Since 2006, people have turned to 23andMe for spit testing kits that reveal their genetic backgrounds, but the trend has slowed.

      
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Trying to get pregnant using a menstrual tracker app? This is what happens to your health data


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Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 03:20:49 +0000

Consumer Reports found that your reproductive health information is shared with marketers to target advertising and, in some cases, even more broadly.

      
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Tinder app adding panic alarm for when bad dates go horribly wrong


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Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:23:30 +0000

Tinder is releasing a panic button, which could alert authorities with the user's real-time location and any details users add about the outing.

      
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How to prevent car break-ins: Turn off your Bluetooth


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Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:15:38 +0000

Apps help you find lost stuff. And help criminals find your stuff and steal it. Bluetooth scanners can be used to find electronic devices in cars.

      
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Nostalgia play: Pricey foldable Motorola Razr goes on presale Jan. 26, at Verizon, Walmart


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Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:09:36 +0000

In its heyday, Motorola's clamshell became a fashionista status symbol. This latest $1499.99 version is a foldable-screen Android handset.

      
Read more: Nostalgia play: Pricey foldable Motorola Razr goes on presale Jan. 26, at Verizon, Walmart


Apple will reportedly release a much-cheaper iPhone as early as March


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Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:18:23 +0000

The smartphone will look similar to the iPhone 8 which came out in 2017 and had a single camera on the back. It will also include a 4.7-inch screen.

      
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How Jeff Bezos was reportedly hacked: Could you be next?


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Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:17:36 +0000

Smartphone hacks take many forms, but there some things you can do to thwart smartphone hacking attempts.

      
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Uber test lets drivers set their own fares in California in response to gig economy laws


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Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:15:23 +0000

Allowing drivers to set their own fares could help Uber argue its case that its workers are independent contractors rather than employees.

      
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15 things you need to host an awesome Super Bowl party


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:01:22 +0000

Chip bowls, the best paper towels, TVs, oh my!

      
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Dating apps: How to protect your personal data from hackers, advertisers


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Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:01:12 +0000

You can limit the app's access to your location settings, and never give out your address, real name or phone number.

      
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'Cyborg' technology aims to reduce the opioid epidemic one chip at a time


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Created: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:32:04 +0000

A clinical trial uses deep brain stimulation for patients suffering from drug addiction. A former high school football star is the nation's first patient.

      
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Your first 5G device should be a PC. Here's why


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Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:49:15 +0000

5G will support more than just phone devices. The latest generation of PCs from companies like Intel, AMD and Qualcomm will support 5G.

      
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Tech tips


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Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:57:49 +0000

What you need to know to keep connected.

      
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Created: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:44:23 +0000

A comprehensive source for unbiased product reviews written by our team of experts.

      
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NAMM 2020 - look at those cool guitars!


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Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:30:05 +0000

The NAMM 2020 show brings 150,000 people to check out the latest in new music instruments and technology.

      
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Don't fall for this phish attempt from fraudsters


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Created: Wed, 01 Jan 2020 20:25:22 +0000

Read the fine print carefully before you click anything in an e-mail. Take a good look here, please

      
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Apple Watch shopper's guide: What you need to know before buying


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Created: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 17:52:53 +0000

Series 4 has disappeared from Apple's website but is still widely available at other resellers. The newest edition has an always-on watch face.

      
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Cord cutters, you can finally stream your PBS stations online – on YouTube TV


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Created: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 20:44:24 +0000

Public TV stations had remained a holdout from streaming services since the debut of Dish Network's Sling TV in 2015.

      
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Cutting the cord isn't just for pay TV. Here are some other smart options to shave your bills


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Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:44:05 +0000

New technologies and devices can be used to apply the cord-cutting concept to other services you want at home -- and help you lower recurring bills.

      
Read more: Cutting the cord isn't just for pay TV. Here are some other smart options to shave your bills


Better late than never? Thousands of people just received texts sent on Valentine's Day


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Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:28:36 +0000

Overnight on Thursday, people across the country received previously unsent text messages that were originally meant to be shared on Valentine's Day.

      
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China adopts online video game curfew for minors to thwart addiction


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Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:58:21 +0000

China's online video gaming curfew means companies cannot let minors play between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. -- a move to thwart addiction and improve health.

      
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Team of 'white hat' hackers found bugs in Amazon Echo and Galaxy S10


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Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 02:02:34 +0000

An Amazon Echo, Samsung TV and Galaxy S10 were exploited during the hackathon called Pwn2Own in Tokyo.

      
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