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CNET TV Apple Byte: TV on your iPad, PDFs in iOS, and near field communications on new iPhones

CNET TV's Brian Tong discusses the latest in Apple news, rumors, tips, and tricks. This week, the iPad gets more television than you can shake a stick at, iPhone 4 rumors heat up with reports of Apple testing near field communications, and a quick tip for reading PDFs in iOS 4.

By August 20, 2010

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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For Samsung, Galaxy S6 needs to hit with a big bang

Samsung, battling to hold on to its lead in the smartphone market, needs to win back consumers from Apple with its next big thing. But will the new Galaxy S6 be big enough?

By February 28, 2015

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Samsung answers Apple with curvy Galaxy S6 phones, Samsung Pay

Korean electronics giant fires the latest shots at rival Apple with newly designed flagship smartphones, a mobile payment system, and a virtual reality headset.

By March 1, 2015

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Samsung Pay takes on Apple Pay as mobile payments war heats up

The Korean electronics giant believes its technology will allow people to pay with their smartphone in more places.

By March 1, 2015

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LG unveils first 4G smartwatch, based on WebOS software

The LG Watch Urbane LTE runs on the LG Wearable Platform, which traces its roots back to the beloved old mobile operating system.

By February 25, 2015

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Is LG's WebOS-based wearable software more than a wacky experiment?

The LG Watch Urbane LTE represents a bold move by the company to stand out with a different wearable. But even LG isn't sure if this is a one-off product or a long-term strategy.

By March 1, 2015

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Listen up! Qualcomm's ultrasonic 3D fingerprint scanner could one day give passwords the finger (hands-on)

Sound waves aren't just for voices. They're also adept at priming your prints, and one day replacing your passwords.

By March 2, 2015

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Quicklock padlock unlocks via app or NFC

The smart lock just went mobile.

By February 25, 2015

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Google Wallet, Softcard partner to take on Apple Pay

The mobile-payments alliance will allow Google Wallet to come loaded onto Android smartphones at all four US national wireless carriers.

By February 23, 2015