NY Times Technology

State of the Art: Amazon Fire Phone’s Missed Opportunities

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 20:10
The world needed a great, cheap smartphone, and Amazon seems uniquely capable of delivering such a device. But the Fire instead aims at a saturated high end.






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Fire Phone Immerses Users in Amazon’s World

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 16:44
If Amazon entices even a fraction of its 250 million customers, it could accelerate already intense competition with retailers and tech companies.






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Machine Learning: Review: LG Lifeband Touch and Samsung Gear Fit

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 14:42
New wearable devices track activities, vital statistics and then some, in combination with apps. But is it enough to justify their price?






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App Smart: For Ideas on How to Live Greener, Think Mobile

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:05
Environmentally aware apps can help a user with tasks like recycling, making a home more energy-efficient and purchasing everyday items.






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Gadgetwise: Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Isn’t for Everybody

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:51
Users who mainly want a tablet that can sometimes be used a computer may be fine, but if you want to do intensive work, the Surface Pro isn’t the best.






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Q&A: Reclaim the Firefox Search Box

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 17:54
Plus, how to remove books from the Kindle screen.






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Facebook to Let Users Alter Their Ad Profiles

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 19:26
The social network will allow users to see dossiers of their likes and dislikes, as well as give them the means to change, add to or delete the data.






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Amazon Introduces New Music Streaming Service

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 09:10
The feature, free for Amazon Prime subscribers, has thousands of songs but does not include most new releases or the Universal Music Group catalog.






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Machine Learning: Controlling Your Smart Home With One Hub

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 18:37
Smart-home automation is a tricky and chaotic corner of tech right now, but two devices offer flexibility at a relatively low price of entry.






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Home Tech: Losing the Key

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 17:25
There are smart new ways to lock your front door, but are they really better than that old lump of brass?
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Gadgetwise: The Great Digital-Friendly Outdoors

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 17:00
A campstove that can charge a phone, a bottle that can purify water, a portable solar array — camping amenities are moving at the pace of tech.






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Amazon Music Streaming Service Is Expected Soon

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 13:13
The feature will give Amazon Prime subscribers access to thousands of songs but omit most new releases, people briefed on the company’s plans said.






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State of the Art: With Uber, Less Reason to Own a Car

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 13:06
Ride-sharing services have the potential to change the way people get around cities — and could help lower emissions and free up space for housing.






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Mobile Blogging Options Simplify Storytelling on the Go

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 07:31
Full-featured apps from WordPress, Blogsy and others make it easy to create multimedia-rich blog posts from a smartphone or tablet.






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Q&A: Using iPhoto’s Contact Sheet Feature to Save Paper

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:31
Plus, making movies with Microsoft products.






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Q&A: The Shift to Safer Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 06:55
Plus, how to update Mac OS X to sync an iPod music library.






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Machine Learning: Mirrorless Camera Reviews: Fujifilm X-T1 and Sony Alpha NEX 5T

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 20:34
Known as mirrorless cameras, they aim for a middle ground between D.S.L.R. models and the point-and-shoot variety.






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