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Apple iPhone jailbreak? STOP! KeyRaider is your worst iOS nightmare made real [u2]

Don't jailbreak your iPhone or iPad. That's the stark warning given by some commentators after a huge hack came to light. 225,000+ Apple accounts got hijacked, thanks to the KeyRaider iOS malware from a Chinese Cydia repo...

Apple TV 4 launch date

Rumors: Apple TV update super-spendy. Launch date 9/9 (at iPhone 6s bash)

The Apple TV 4 will cost $200 (or $150, depending on who you believe). It's expected to be launched next week at Apple's 9/9 iPhone 6s event, with a release date sometime next month...

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A computer's place is in the kitchen

Forget the living room. The kitchen is the true family hub now. Here's what Amazon is cooking up.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S-Pen-gate

FAIL: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S-Pen -- RTFM, you're inserting it wrong

Samsung comes under intense criticism for Galaxy Note 5 design flaw. If you insert the S-Pen upside-down, it gets stuck. Removing it damages the motherboard -- probably beyond repair...

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus recall -- camera blurry-gate

Apple admits its iPhone 6 Plus may have a hardware boo-boo. Some were made with a faulty rear camera, which is causing blurred pictures. So, no, you're not going mad. The blurry photos aren't your fault...

Samsung ultimate test drive

This is why Samsung will fail to steal iPhone fans

Samsung would like you to test-drive one of its flagship phones. iPhone users can try one for 30 days, with (ahem) ''no obligation.'' It's free (if you don't count the $1 fee and the risk you might break or lose it)...

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Sony's SmartBand 2 due in September with integrated heart-rate monitor

Sony has launched SmartBand 2 with an integrated heart-rate monitor and a $130 price tag.

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360-degree cameras are unleashing a new wave of panorama apps

Omnidirectional cameras such as Ricoh's Theta are inspiring a variety of new apps that go beyond photo-stitching functions of the past.


Take a step toward customer obsession

In the age of the customer, companies have to focus on the technologies, systems and processes that win, serve and retain customers.

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Google launches stylish $199 Wi-Fi router meant to be shown off

Google is giving the ugly Wi-Fi router a makeover, with its own device that the company claims is easier to use.

Android M Marshmallow vs. iOS

Android 6.0 M ''Marshmallow'' vs. iOS 9 -- FIGHT!

Google has confirmed the name of Android M -- Marshmallow. The new version will first make it to the expected new Nexus devices due for release later this year. Soon after, it'll be available for OTA upgrades for older pure-Android...

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5 must-have back to school laptop accesories

The laptop isn't the only piece of tech a student needs to succeed.


Back to school: Laptop accessories buying guide

No mom and dad—don't put away the credit card just yet. Here are five vital tech items you should send your kid away to school with.


Three alternatives to Beats Solo2 headphones

Beats headphones are popular, but if you're concerned about their sound quality, consider an alternative.

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12 must-have gadgets for your new college dorm

Newsflash: You'll be living in a small, shared space, so it's best to pick your gear wisely. But with a few practical items, and a few just-for-fun gadgets, your dorm will be a relaxing place to call home.


Best Dorm Room Gadgets

Your dorm room will never be a luxury apartment, but a few crucial gadgets can make it a multi-functional space for studying, sleeping, and hanging out.


New earbuds give you super-hearing

Ready for hearable computing? Startups are rewriting all the rules for what earbuds can do. You heard it here first, folks.

Samsung Galaxy Note5 S6 edge+ release date

Ugh: Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ & Note5 apes Apple iPhone

Samsung announces Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 -- its new twin flagship Android phones. The release date is confirmed, with preorders now. However...

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