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BlackBerry stops making hardware, but BlackBerry phones live on

BlackBerry will stop making hardware to focus on software, but that doesn't mean the iconic phones are done for—yet.

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watchOS 3 guide: 15 essential tips to transform your Apple Watch

You don't need a Series 2 to seriously upgrade your Apple Watch. Give these watchOS 3 features a shot.

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Mastercard launches dev platform for building payment, security apps

Mastercard launched an ambitious open Mastercard Developers platform to help third-party developers create commerce-related apps and services.

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Oracle denied new trial in copyright dispute with Google over Java

A federal court in California has denied Oracle another trial in its long-standing copyright infringement dispute with Google over the use of Java code in Android.

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Mozilla-backed selfie stunt challenges Europe’s copyright laws

Stiff EU copyright proposals that theoretically ban memes, gifs and even pictures of some landmarks are the target of a campaign backed by Firefox browser maker Mozilla, which has encouraged a campaign of digital civil disobedience...

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Audi, BMW and Daimler partner with tech firms to drive 5G into cars

Three of Germany's biggest automakers have partnered with Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm to form the “5G Automotive Association” to develop and promote next-gen vehicle communications.

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Why didn't Apple release iPhone 7 sales numbers?

For one of the first times since it introduced the iPhone, Apple didn't report initial sales numbers for a new phone. The company says it stopped sharing such numbers because they're no longer representative. But is Apple just doing...

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9 reasons why I will be buying Apple AirPods

Apple AirPods are not perfect but they are the best thing that has happened to earphones.

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FAQ: What is 802.11ad wireless technology?

Here are the broad strokes about 802.11ad, the wireless technology that’s just starting to hit the market.

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Google rolls out more low-bandwidth versions of its products

Google has rolled out versions of its popular products like YouTube and Chrome, which are specially designed for people who do not have access to high-bandwidth internet.

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6 awesome apps that integrate with iOS 10 Messages

Apple's Messages got a big upgrade in iOS 10, and you can now use third-party software in the app. These six downloads make it easier to book restaurants, share travel plans, and get money, all from within Messages.

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What does the iPhone 7 reveal about Apple’s AR plans?

The iPhone 7 Plus has dual-cameras to help take better photos. But this technology could also play a vital role in Apple’s future plans for AR.

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42% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than...

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39% off iClever Backlight Bluetooth Folding Keyboard for Smartphone, PC, or Tablet - Deal Alert

Compact design with full standard-size keys, but foldable into ⅓ of the size making it easily portable. Backlit with red, blue, or green at two brightness levels. Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy texture for superior durability.

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AirPods: Just as bad as you thought they’d be

No matter how much you love Apple gear, you’re going to have trouble loving AirPods.

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Fitness features Fitbit needs to add to new Zip, One and Surge trackers

Following the release of Fitbit's new Charge 2 and Flex 2 trackers, the company's aging Zip, One, and Surge devices seem due for significant updates. These suggested enhancements would vastly improve all three of Fitbit's...

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iOS 10 slower off the uptake mark

At the 12-day mark, iOS 10 accounted for 41.9% of all iOS editions detected by Mixpanel, significantly lower than the 52.4% accumulated by iOS 9 last year at the same post-release point.

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Declutter your phone for a cleaner, faster Android experience

You can spend less time swiping and searching for apps if you follow our guide for a more Zen-like setup.

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