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How to find hard-to-get, out-of-stock gifts without getting ripped off

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:54:53 -0500

Some must-have items are already out of stock across the board, with waits for new arrivals a month or more away.


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What to look for when buying a new computer, laptop or hybrid

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:26:29 -0500

There are many new developments in the computer space, and there are many deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and leading up to the holidays.


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Five steps to cutting your expensive cable TV bill

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:06:16 -0500

Tired of paying too much for cable TV? Here's five easy ways to start cutting your bill down to size.


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Our devices are getting smarter. Even our wine dispensers.

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 11:40:34 -0500

Companies have been developing interesting products and services to make the leisurely side of our home lives more connected and more enjoyable.


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How to make your passwords worthless to cyber thieves

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:00:09 -0400

The best way to make your accounts more secure is to require proof in addition to — or better yet, instead of — your password.


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These 5 things will improve your phone's battery life

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 09:09:20 -0400

Make sure you get the most juice out of your phone by following these simple tips.


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Amazon's Alexa coming to India and Japan later this year

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 13:07:18 -0400

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa is heading to India, and it may travel on to Japan later in the year. But so far it's sticking to English on arrival.


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SEC hack unsettling for 401(k) and pension savers, but it's no Equifax

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:10:33 -0400

The data breach that hit a Wall Street regulator isn't as big a threat to consumers as Equifax cyber heist


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Why you'll need to wait seven weeks for iPhone X to go on sale

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:25:02 -0400

OLED manufacturers can't build the screens fast enough as they increasingly pop up on smartphones, high-definition TVs, watches, and VR headsets.


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What to expect from the new iPhone

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:15:02 -0400

Apple is expected to demand $1,000 for the fanciest iPhone that it has ever made, thrusting the market into a new financial frontier that will test how much consumers are willing to pay for a device that has become an indispensable part of modern life. (Sept. 11)



U-Haul introduces self-service using your smartphone camera

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:01:04 -0400

The company says being able to check a truck out on your own is an industry first


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Growing up — and out of your family's cell-phone plan

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:05:08 -0400

If your parents ask you to start paying your share of the family cell-phone bill, read this.


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How to upgrade your computer for every age student

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:12:05 -0400

Good news for students (and parents) facing the inevitable computer upgrade: there’s never been a better time to buy one.


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Talk to your teen about Snapchat Ghost Mode, and track their time

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 15:14:08 -0400

A new feature that allows Snapchat users to share their locations with users presents privacy risks. Here's what to know.


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How your smartphone can help pay for itself

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:35:48 -0400

Wouldn’t it be nice if your phone could help pay for itself? Turns out, there is a way to earn a small return for simply possessing/using a smartphone.


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Say �� to the 56 new emojis coming this year

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:38:54 -0400

There will be a literal mind-blown emoji, a breastfeeding emoji and — drumroll please — the long-awaited orange heart emoji.


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Uber app update makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:10:16 -0400

Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone.


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How I became a video game designer: Bugi Kaigwa

Thu, 4 May 2017 17:47:12 -0400

"The sense that you could always do better then what you’re doing now is how you grow," says a developer of NBA 2K.


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Why people are going crazy for the 'FaceApp'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:28:47 -0400

FaceApp by Wireless Lab OOO gets you looking old, young, or even the opposite gender. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.


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The best �� and worst �� emojis to use on a dating app

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:54:00 -0400

The emojis to use and avoid when you start chatting with someone on a dating app


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