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Q&A: Flipping Scanned Images

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:26
Slide images scanned upside-down or in reverse can be corrected with Windows or OS X programs, or with image-editing software.






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Machine Learning: Making Adjustments in the Search for the Perfect News Feed

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:56
Companies like Facebook and Twitter are experimenting with their feeds, sometimes to the chagrin of users who like things the way they are.






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Exposing Hidden Bias at Google

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:03
The tech giant is undertaking a long-term effort to make its employees aware of how unconscious biases can affect hiring and promotion decisions.
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App Smart: Put That New iPhone 6 Through Its Paces

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:04
Apps show off the features of the new Apple iPhone and its operating system, iOS 8.






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Gadgetwise: A New BlackBerry, Eager for Converts

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:49
The premium-priced phone makes a strong case to make the switch, but its size and difficult to use keyboard are among its drawbacks.






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Months After Buying Beats, Apple’s Plans for Its Music Service Remain Unclear

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 19:48
Apple paid $3 billion for Beats, which makes headphones and also offers streaming music — a service that analysts say could be discontinued, though Apple remains vague.






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First-Weekend Sales of Apple’s iPhone 6 Models Top 10 Million

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 19:30
The strong demand for Apple’s new devices mirrors growing consumer interest in smartphones with bigger screens.






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Q&A: Reporting Bad Behavior to Facebook

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:57
Plus, how to turn off alerts on your Kindle Fire HDX.






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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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