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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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Gadgetwise: Sound, via Bluetooth, Straight to Speakers

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:58
With this complex technology, finding the right speaker comes down to the little things.






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Q&A: How to Find Special Characters on an iPad

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:29
Plus, copying files from an Android tablet.






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Smart Shopping: Should I Buy an Extended Warranty?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 05:55
Most of the time, no. But, occasionally, yes. It’s a bet, like any form of insurance.






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Bringing Tech Culture to the Staid College Quad

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 17:18
Digital ways to lower the cost of textbooks and learn about other cost-saving options.






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Gadgetwise: Protect and Power Back-to-School Gear

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:36
Devices for returning students include smartpens, laptop-size backpacks, USB drives and backup batteries.






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State of the Art: The Future Could Work, if We Let It

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:54
A book offers an optimistic view of the effects of technology, but its arguments have one big blind spot: human behavior.






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App Smart: Programming Apps Teach the Basics of Code

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:28
Apps use different approaches in teaching the basics of coding; some offer interactive lessons, while others take the form of a game.






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