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Apple Watch, iPhone 6 unveiling: Who are the winners and losers?

The new wearable and pair of smartphones have given a jolt to the tech industry. CNET looks at the reverberations for Apple's rivals and partners.

For FCC, a push to tighten Net neutrality rules for wireless

The agency has heard from the public and has seen the new realities of wireless access for consumers. Now it must decide on a course of action.

Clear Channel's revamp to iHeartMedia puts digital on center stage

The biggest company on the AM/FM dial adopts the iHeart moniker from its online arm, underscoring how distinctions between tech and terrestrial radio are falling fast.

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What to expect when upgrading to iOS 8

Apple's new operating system for the iPhone and iPad includes changes to notifications, messages, shortcuts and Siri. Before downloading the update, you'll need to clear some space. Also, Facebook makes it easier to tidy up your app settings.

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What to expect when upgrading to iOS 8

Apple's new operating system for the iPhone and iPad includes changes to notifications, messages, shortcuts and Siri. Before downloading the update, you'll need to clear some space. Also, Facebook makes it easier to tidy up your app settings.

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'Back to the Future' Air Mag shoes can be yours for under $100

If you missed out on the official Nike Air Mag shoes back in 2011, you can now get a much more affordable officially-licensed replica for your Marty McFly costume.

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Flipping faces: Upside-down portraits turn humans into aliens

South African photographer Anelia Loubser tries a simple twist on the traditional head shot -- with captivating (and pretty creepy) results.

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Upside-down humans look alien (pictures)

The faces in this photo series might look like the creation of a sci-fi special effects master. But they're just images of ordinary people. We promise.

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Fujifilm X30: Some nice design changes from the X20 (pictures)

Although the company didn't change much that will affect performance or photo quality, there are some updates that should enhance your shooting experience.

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Nvidia amps up Shield Tablet with 4G LTE, more storage

A new version of the chipmaker's tablet comes with 32GB of storage and a 4G LTE connection, but it costs an extra $100.

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Man demands iPhone 6 as dowry, report says

In Saudi Arabia, the brother of a bride-to-be is reportedly insisting that her fiance provide him with an iPhone 6 for her hand.

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

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Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

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Netflix books Judd Apatow original show, another volley at HBO

Netflix makes no secret of its goal to beat the cable king, and it lines up a new show from Apatow, whose TV work right now consists of the premium network's "Girls."

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Make a meme yummy with 'Star Trek' facepalm cookies

Captain Picard's famous exasperated gesture from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" gets a sweet tribute.

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GoDaddy makes very funny ad (no, really)

To celebrate small businesses, GoDaddy presents a woman who's proved everyone wrong and wants to tell them where to shove their views.

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Last chance to snag flying pocket camera on Indiegogo

A small flying camera controlled by your smartphone is finishing up its run on Indiegogo, but the information about it is a little lightweight.

4 hours agoMobileby

Subway to use Softcard NFC for mobile payments

The deal means iPhone 6 users won't be able to use Apple Pay to take a bite out of their favorite Subway sandwich, at least not for now.

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5-inch Moto G fits your budget and your hand

This budget Android 4.4 smartphone delivers on comfort, features, and price.

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Relonch plans $500 accessory camera for punchy iPhone portraits

A startup debuts a camera that fits snugly onto an iPhone for a different style of picture. It's costly, but Relonch says the effect isn't possible with the iPhone's own camera.

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LG renews deal with Immersion on touch-feedback tech

Immersion's TouchSense "haptic" technology allows users to experience a sense of touch when playing games or typing on a flat touchscreen.

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

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​Internet's security bug tracker faces its 'Y2K' moment

From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, all security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.

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LG 55EC9300 OLED TV: the best picture quality ever

With its bright whites and perfect black levels, the LG 55EC9300 lives up to the promise of OLED with the best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed.

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Verizon offers early upgrades as iPhone 6, 6 Plus loom

Customers who would have otherwise been forced to wait until November 15 can upgrade now to a new device with no penalties.

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How to delete unwanted Facebook apps

The social network's updated app settings page makes it easier to rid yourself of any apps you no longer need or want.

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Netflix arrives in Germany following French debut

Austria and Switzerland are next on the streaming-video service's list as it tries to amp up its growth across Europe.

6 hours agoAppleby

Apple Watch, iPhone 6 unveiling: Who are the winners and losers?

The new wearable and pair of smartphones have given a jolt to the tech industry. CNET looks at the reverberations for Apple's rivals and partners.

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Foxconn worker allegedly sold iPhone 6 shells -- report

The person allegedly took six bodies for the iPhone 6 off the assembly line and sold them to a local gadget market in Shenzhen.

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Custom Jordans the next step in PlayStation 4 love

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Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

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Worldwide smartphone shipments to touch 1.2B this year

Apple and Samsung will account for almost half of those shipments, but vendors in emerging regions will increasingly move the market, says research firm Juniper Research.

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An iCloud Drive warning before updating to iOS 8

Use iCloud to share files between a Mac and iOS? Make sure to wait until iCloud Drive is released before opting in to the new service.

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