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Hands-on with Sony's latest smartglasses

If anyone could use a hit product right now, it's Sony. But its latest smartglasses won't win people over from Google Glass despite having a better display.

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Blackberry reports falling revenue, but loss shrinks

BlackBerry's revenue continued its dive in the three months to Nov. 29, but on Friday the company reported a smaller loss than a year earlier.

Microsoft helps boost Android, iOS app performance with offline access

Microsoft wants to help Android, iOS and Windows apps run offline as well as online, offering a way to improve app responsiveness and functionality when network coverage is bad or nonexistent.

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Apple 'offended' by BBC -- 'Panorama' says Cook's co. routinely breaks promises

On prime-time TV, BBC says Apple fails at Chinese worker rights: More bad PR for Cupertino concerning the supply chains for iPhone 6 and other toys. Yes, other vendors use similar supply chains, but it's Apple that crows about how...

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Computerworld's holiday gift guide 2014

From device chargers to cameras, smartphones to speakers, here's the best tech gear to give and get this year.

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Driver’s license app on a smartphone raises privacy issues

Iowa is poised to become the first state to offer a mobile app as an official driver’s license that can be displayed to police officers and security personnel, but smartphones hold a lot more data than a plastic card.

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2015 to test Microsoft's resolve and execution

Microsoft faces not only its 40th anniversary in 2015, but a host of challenges that will define it for years to come.

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Android power! 2014's top tips, tricks, and buying advice

Whether you're shopping for a new gadget or ready to make your current device do more, this guide has everything you need to make this holiday season count.

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Android 5.0.1 download NOW for Google Nexus 5 -- Lollipop update fixes issues, we hope

Patched Lollipop for your plastic pal squashes Wi-Fi and calling bugs, saves battery. And here it is: Android 5.0.1 for your Nexus 5. Merry Christmas. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers fire up adb. [Updated]

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Apple's 2014 in 33 stats

Apple's had yet another good year. I've curated 33 stats to show you how good.

Judge: No Steve Jobs for you

A federal judge Wednesday ruled that a two-hour video deposition recorded by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs will not be released to the press and public.

Consumer agency sues Sprint over unauthorized charges

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit accusing Sprint of illegally billing mobile customers for unauthorized third-party charges.

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BlackBerry's new Classic smartphone has a physical keyboard, sells for $449

BlackBerry officially launched its Classic smartphone with a qwerty physical keyboard and trackpad on Wednesday for $449, unlocked, in the U.S.

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6+ iOS 8 mistakes that make you look dumb

These common iOS mistakes make you look dumb, so here's how to avoid them.

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T-Mobile’s new Data Stash plan doesn’t let workers share data

T-Mobile today unveiled a monthly data rollover plan for consumers and business customers called "Data Stash," but the plan still won't allow workers to share their data with others in a work group.

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6 technologies that will change PCs in 2015

In an era of slick gadgets, PCs are the dinosaurs, ensnared in wire clutter, sporting tired 2D cameras and stricken with the occasional blue screen of death. Technology coming up in 2015, though, is set to make PCs more...

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Apple-IBM partnership off to 'impressive' start

Apple and IBM kicked off their five-month-old partnership with an "impressive" 10-pack of focused mobile business apps catering to sectors ranging from financial to law enforcement.

Because tablets are just naturally secure, right?

This state agency has been doing a field rollout with Surface tablet computers to go paperless for inspections, and the section managers just love them -- but it seems someone forgot something.

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