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38% off Nonda USB-C to USB 3.0 Mini Adapter - Deal Alert

An essential adapter if you need to connect your standard USB devices to the newer USB-C style connector found on the new Macbooks, Chromebooks and others. This one from Nonda is ultra small and currently discounted on Amazon.

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Why Apple-to-Android upgrade comparisons are utterly meaningless

Everyone who pits iPhone and Android upgrades against each other makes the same critical mistake -- one that makes all such comparisons completely fruitless.

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Masterpass using IBM Watson coming to GM vehicles in 2017

Masterpass digital payment technology will run on many General Motors vehicles starting in 2017 with an assist from IBM's Watson.

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Staples develops an office competitor to Amazon Echo and Google Home

While the Amazon Echo and Google Home brought the digital assistant to the home, Staples wants to do the same for the office.

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Google Fiber puts expansion plans on hold to review strategy

In a dramatic change in strategy, Google Fiber has paused plans to roll out fiber optic cables across a number of U.S. cities, as the company reevaluates its strategy to use mainly wireless to provide high-speed Internet service.

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Review: LG’s V20 is a different kind of phone -- in a good way

Besides the usual high-end components, LG’s new V20 offers great audio, lots of photo options, a second screen, a replaceable battery and Android Nougat.

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Apple sales, profits fall again but a brighter outlook ahead

Apple recorded its third consecutive quarter of lower revenue as it fought lower demand for the iPhone and tough competition from lower-priced competitors.

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Financial experts forecast more bad news for Apple

Later today, Apple is expected to again announce a sales decline for its biggest product lines.

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Capriza ups the mobile enterprise ante (again)

In a bid to kick-start the microapp revolution, Capriza releases a set of universal solutions.

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It looks like Apple Pay is already really big in Japan

Reports that Apple Pay's Japanese launch is off to a rocky start don't reflect reality

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Best Deals of the Week, October 17th - October 21st - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 17th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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London is next in line for Google-backed gigabit Wi-Fi

London is next in line to receive the Link high-speed Wi-Fi service that briefly brought high-speed porn to the streets of New York.

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Lyft customers face potential hack from recycled phone numbers

Giving up an old cell phone number for a new one may seem harmless. But for Lyft customers, it can potentially expose their accounts to complete strangers.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix: Release date, price and specs

Xiaomi announced the Mi Mix at an event in Beijing, and people are going crazy over the bezel-less concept phone, which isn't just a concept. Here is what you need to know about it.

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Why is Apple letting Macs rot on the tree?

Apple has been selling Macintosh branded computers for 31 years, but with its emphasis shifting to smartphones, the company has neglected its Mac line, leaving the Apple faithful wondering if the company is still committed to desktops...

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For cordless VR and more, WiGig may be worth the wait

On Monday, the Wi-Fi Alliance launched a certification process for WiGig products, which will go as fast as 8Gbps (bits per second) and could include virtual-reality headsets and high-speed office Wi-Fi zones.

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Apple issues iOS, macOS updates

Apple released the first significant updates for both iOS and macOS today.

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Mobile content spurs AT&T's need for Time-Warner

The intrinsic value of AT&T's proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner is based primarily on recent growth in mobile video consumption, especially among users under age 35.

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