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Rights holders move to block Australian access to US Netflix

More than a quarter of Australian media subscribers use Netflix through VPNs, but that may soon change as local rights holders move to have the US version of the service blocked.

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iPhone 6 contract prices for the 4 major Aussie telcos

Here's what the Aussie telcos are offering in terms of plans for Apple's latest.

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​Apple locks down iPhone 6 NFC to Apple Pay

While Apple has just hitched its wagon to NFC technology, new reports indicate the technology will only be available for use with Apple Pay.

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: SwiftKey shootout

Living with the iPhone 6 Plus, part 2: In our post-review check-in, Tim takes a deeper look at living with SwiftKey on the iPhone 6 Plus versus his current go-to phablet phone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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Samsung Galaxy A5: First pictures and details allegedly surface

The smartphone is the first of three devices rumored to employ Samsung's new design language.

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Timex Ironman One GPS+ is a smartwatch without a smartphone

The Ironman One GPS+ is water-resistant, stores music, can send alert messages, has its own cellular data via AT&T, and is coming this fall.

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FirstBuild wants you to take charge of your smart home

FirstBuild's $20 Green Bean Maker Module and Software Developer Kit can make your dumb appliances smart.

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iPhone 6 review

It's got a bigger screen and works with Apple Pay. It lacks a battery boost, but it's thin and pocketable. For many people, the iPhone 6 may be the Goldilocks phone.

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4.5 stars Outstanding

A camera buff's fantasyland (pictures)

Photokina 2014 let photography enthusiasts try the latest cameras, lenses, and accessories. Here's what the conference showcased.

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Cars of the future prone to hacking thanks to '80s security

Cars are becoming smarter and more connected than ever before, but according to one researcher these cars of the future are being held back by security systems fresh from the 1980s.

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CNET en Español's first anniversary and the state of diversity in the tech industry

Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.

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Big-screen PC gaming, for a bit less than the competition

This is a massive 17-inch gaming laptop that's nearly a clone of other, more expensive, systems.

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4 stars Excellent

Intel's wireless charging bowl coming by year's end

CEO Brian Krzanich reveals origin of the charging bowl for smartphones and electronics but is mum on an expected price.

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Lenovo brings the flexibility of a Yoga to its touchscreen Chromebook

This unique Chromebook adds a 360-degree fold-back hinge and touchscreen.

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3.5 stars Very good

The best headphones of the year

Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category.

Panasonic LX100 promises to be a great enthusiast compact camera

It's been a while since Panasonic updated its enthusiast compact line, and it comes back with a vengeance for the LX100

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus face off against the competition (pictures)

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are significantly larger than their predecessors, but not so far removed from competing phones. Take a look.

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Samsung does sitcom? Get ready for 'Best Future'

Tune into YouTube for the story of a "young Samsung," starring happy 20- and 30-somethings. There will be laughter. There will also be singing.

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All the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cases

With Apple unveiling a new iPhone -- or iPhones, a slew of new iPhone 6 cases are already on sale on Amazon. Here's a look at some of the more promising ones.

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3D printer heading to space could enable lunar exploration

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon have a new high-tech tool at their disposal. CNET's Sumi Das visits Made In Space, the startup that's developed a 3D printer which works in microgravity, allowing crews to print tools, parts and more on demand.

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Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO Larry Ellison resigns

In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software giant and what legacy does Ellison leave? CNET News Executive Editor Charlie Cooper discusses.

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A stranger in my bed: Testing the Wakie app

Crave's Michael Franco spends a week getting woken up by people from all over the world, and the results are eye-opening.

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With this thing strapped on, even you could run a 4-minute mile

An Arizona State University engineering student has revved up a jetpack that helps runners move faster while expending less energy.

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The man behind the Apple Watch

The exec, who clashed with Apple while at Adobe, now runs the team working on wearable software at Apple -- a vital role as the company expands into a new business.

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