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LG may introduce leather-covered flagship smartphone on April 28

LG Electronics is expected to introduce its next high-end smartphone on April 28 and has hinted that the back of the device will be covered in leather.

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Apple Watch buyers, STEP ASIDE for first class

A computer in nearly every home? Check. An Edition watch in every mansion? Not yet, but Apple is working on it. A recently leaked Apple document supposedly states that desirability of the Edition watch isn't necessarily defined by...

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9 security gadgets for mobile devices

If you use your smartphone or tablet for work, you need to keep your data secure when you're on the go. We look at nine gadgets that try to keep your important data out of the hands of others.

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Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

If you've got gigabytes or more of digital photos and music that are a headache to back up, Amazon wants to interest you in two new storage services designed to ease home backups and archiving.

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At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking

Virtual reality is among the topics that Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, is expected to talk about today, the second day of the company's annual F8 developer conference being held in San Francisco.

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Despite its design, One M9 unlikely to rescue HTC

The One M9 may be a knockout, but it's not likely to save HTC. The device looks similar to its predecessor at a time when competitors have multiplied and stepped up their game, making it even harder for the struggling company to make...

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Twitch hit by possible data breach, resets user passwords

Account information for users of Twitch, the popular live-streaming service for gamers, may have been accessed through unauthorized means, the service warned on Monday.

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Twitter tests videos that play automatically

Users of the company's iOS apps in the U.S. may start seeing the videos

Imagination floats sub-$100 MIPS tablet running Firefox OS

With Android and iOS dominating the tablet market, Mozilla's Firefox OS hasn't had much of a look in. It's now getting a bit of help from ARM rival Imagination Technologies, which has ported a version of Firefox to a prototype tablet...

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Microsoft to support 8K video resolutions with Windows 10

Microsoft is looking beyond 4K with Windows 10 and bringing 8K support to the operating system, years before TVs, monitors and content for that display resolution become widely available.

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Google is making Glass 'ready for users,' says Schmidt

Google is still developing Glass, which is a "big and very fundamental platform" for the search giant, says Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Android's smart lock detects when you carry your phone

Google is adding a feature to Android's smart lock that could significantly cut down on the number of times users need to enter a passcode to unlock their phones while they are out and about.

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Spurred by Apple, Swiss warm to smartwatches

In Switzerland, "smartwatch" is no longer a dirty word. The wearable computers have been gaining respect this week at Baselworld, the annual showcase for the Swiss watch industry, only a year after they were "machina non grata."

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T-Mobile will win the attention of business customers, if not sales

T-Mobile CEO John Legere gets laughs for his raunchy talk in public, but others are taking his announcement of simplified pricing with "Un-carrier for Business" seriously.

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Microsoft to release lowest-priced Lumia smartphone yet

Building on the launch earlier this year of two low-cost Lumia phones, Microsoft has taken the price down even further for its latest smartphone.

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Tag Heuer developing luxury smartwatch with Google, Intel

Most of the smartwatches we've seen so far have come from technology companies, but Swiss watchmakers are joining the game. The latest is Tag Heuer, which announced Thursday that it's developing a luxury smartwatch with Intel and...

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Intel's 'surround and conquer' IoT strategy

With the Internet of Things set to explode over the next 2 to 3 years, will Intel's x86 architecture become irrelevant?

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Alert: WSJ claims June Apple TV, music event

Apple's big plans for television, music, Apple TV and more are coming on stream.

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