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Going on an extended international trip? Get a local SIM

CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while journeying abroad.

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite to arrive Thursday

Apple is set to release the beta version of its new Mac operating system to the public.

Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

With hundreds of new orders on the table, the airline industry is moving toward incrementally improving existing designs instead of making all-new jets. That means major new pizzazz likely won't arrive for many years.

Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security
Microsoft CEO affirms one Windows for all devices
Apple responds to complaint over diagnostic 'back doors'
Nvidia's Shield Tablet: Gaming must-have or also-ran?

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