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14% off Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband - Deal Alert

The highly rated fitness tracker is currently on sale. Save $21 and buy the Fitbit Charge HR for $128.71.

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The Oculus Rift is the worst tech gadget launch ever

Oculus, Facebook, Best Buy, and Intel should all be ashamed of themselves.

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I'm calling it: Social networking is over

And just like that, social networking is no more. The sites formerly known as social networks are pivoting to something else.

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FBI uses 5th-Amendment loophole to unlock iPhone of Bkhchadzhyan

iPhone owner ordered by judge to give FBI the finger -- to unlock her iPhone with her fingerprint, that is. The feds think Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan's shiny hides evidence of criminality. But hold on there, buddy -- surely the 5th...

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25% off Petcube Interactive Wi-Fi Pet Camera - Deal Alert

Petcube is an interactive pet camera that lets you watch, talk to and play with your pets from your smartphone when you’re away from home.

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Save $800 on Samsung UN60JS7000 60-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV - Deal Alert

The Samsung JS7000 features 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160) and Nano-crystal technology for vivid colors, enhanced contrast, and a brighter, more true-to-life picture.

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Tesla Model S P90D in 'Ludicrous Mode' is pure technology heaven

My first test driving the highest end Tesla Model S was a win for technology.

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Rovi to acquire TiVo for $1.1 billion

Online entertainment listings company Rovi plans to acquire digital video recording firm TiVo for $1.1 billion in a stock and cash deal, the companies said.

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Google, what are you doing? Motorola ex-prez now new hardware chief

Google hires Motorola ex-president to lead a new centralized hardware team. This is BIG BIG news -- it hints at Google's plans for Nexus, ChromeOS, the living room, and even the ludicrous Google Glass...

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Facebook in the zone: 5 things it’s doing right

With all the positive news that came out of Facebook's earnings call, the social networking giant has hit the zone.

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73% off Tribe Premium Water Resistant Cell Phone Armband - Deal Alert

Tribe's arm band averages 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 4,700 reviewers on Amazon, and with the 73% off discount it can be purchased now for just $7.98.

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Snapchat speed filter just the latest sign of the distracted driving problem

Driver distraction is becoming a major problem. What can we do?

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PCWorld Show Episode 14: Apple tanks, Intel reinvents and web pages bloat

Jon, Mark and Gordon discuss whether the end is nigh for Apple, just how much it hurts for the PC to get tossed under the bus by Intel, and strange-but-true: This web page probably took more space than Doom did.

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Samsung's Gear 360 VR camera goes on sale Friday -- in Korea and Singapore

Samsung’s Gear 360 camera will go on sale online on Friday, the company announced at its developer conference in San Francisco.

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Next Google Nexus phones are by HTC -- for release in 2016

HTC will make two Google Nexus devices for 2016. Thought to both be smartphones, we're hoping to catch sight of them at Google I/O next month, with a release date in the second half of the year...

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Save $320 on De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima Pro Machine - Deal Alert

Choose among 6 pre-programmed drinks (ristretto, espresso, lungo, cappuccino, latte, hot milk and hot water function for tea.

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Apple investors panic as iPhone sales tank

Updated: Apple's iPhone shipments fell off a cliff last quarter -- results were worse than the Street expected. And it doesn't look like the mid-priced iPhone SE will help this quarter, either...

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HTC doubles down on virtual reality with new Vive X accelerator

HTC announced it will lead a $100 million virtual reality accelerator fund to cultivate the VR ecosystem by supporting startups.

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