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Gadgetwise: Shopping for Flair? The Moto X Smartphone Fits the Bill

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:52
Motorola is introducing the new Moto X model hoping to lure Android shoppers with something a bit different.

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App Smart: Let the Phone Be Your Political Adviser

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:27
Mobile apps offer news and opinion on politicians and issues, and even information straight from Congress and the White House.

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State of the Art: With the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Aims for Versatility

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:06
Clunky though the term may be, a phablet — part phone, part tablet — is a device that offers welcome versatility.

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Q&A: Defragmenting the Hard Drive on a Windows PC

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 06:42
Plus, backing up an iPhone’s photos.
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Machine Learning: Review and Video: With Big New iPhones, It’s What’s Inside That Counts

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:02
The slim new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus aren’t a slam-dunk, but they work well, as users expect from Apple products.

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Bits | State of the Art: Why Doesn’t the Apple Watch Have Wireless Charging? Because It Probably Wouldn’t Work Very Well.

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:08
Early reports said the Apple Watch might charge wirelessly. But wireless charging wouldn’t have worked well for the device.

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With Apple Pay and Smartwatch, a Privacy Challenge

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 21:06
Apple faces two threats: one from hackers looking for ways to steal financial information, and another from regulators interested in ensuring that information gleaned from health monitoring devices stays private.

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Q&A: Troubleshooting a Balky Trackpad

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:23
Before dismantling your computer, try these steps.

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Bits: Highlights and Analysis From Apple’s Keynote

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:53
The company announced a wearable device, two new versions of its smartphones and an integrated payments system.

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Bits Blog: T-Mobile’s Latest Freebies Revolve Around Wi-Fi

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 15:23
Handing out free services, T-Mobile has gained millions of customers. Now it is adding Wi-Fi-related technology to the mix.

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Gadgetwise: A Teardown of the Phantom 2 Vision Plus Drone from DJI

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:31
A drone model from DJI comes with a camera, GPS positioning and other features meant for producing high-quality still images and video.

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Q&A: How to Sign Up for a Skype Number

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:08
With this feature, people without Skype accounts can call those with accounts from landlines and cellphones. Also, using Spotlight to find files on a Mac.

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Using Your Phone to See Paris in a Whole New Light

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:36
Transit apps and virtual tour guides can get you around the city and through its popular landmarks, like the Louvre.

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Bits Blog: Answers to Questions About Apple’s Announcements, Including the Watch and iPhone 6

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:33
We try to answer your pressing questions about Apple’s new line of products. It doesn’t look good for left-handed watches.

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State of the Art: With iPhone 6 and Smartwatch, Apple Is Back and Better Than Ever

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:02
Any question about how well Tim Cook is managing the reins of the world’s most valuable company will most likely be put to rest after Tuesday’s profusion of product announcements.

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With Apple Pay, a Push Into Mobile Payments

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:54
Apple introduced a payment system that joins forces with Macy’s, Whole Foods, Visa and other retailers and major credit card companies.
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The iPhone 6 Goes Big, as Apple Aims Small With a Smartwatch

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 19:33
The company introduced two new smartphones with larger screens and the Apple Watch, entering a crowded field that has yet to capture popular enthusiasm.
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Machine Learning: New Roku and TiVo Devices Make Cutting the Cable Cord Plausible

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:44
Complex Internet-to-TV setups have long discouraged many from doing away with their cable, but the technology is finally becoming more approachable.

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Take Note of These Back-to-School Aids

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:12
Apps can put a dictionary, graphing calculator, organizer and more in the palms of students’ hands.

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State of the Art: Grading Teachers, With Data From Class

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 15:10
Panorama Education, aided by prominent tech investors, is refining student feedback through innovative data collection. School systems are embracing the concept.

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