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MobileCon 2013 (Fall CTIA)

CTIA shows off what's new in smartphones, accessories, and all things mobile.

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Mio Link heart rate monitor

The $99 Mio Link uses its optical sensor to track your heart rate.

February 23, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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The Potemkin village optical drive bay

PC makers tease DVD fans with vestigial optical drives.

By April 22, 2014

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Corning's USB 3.0 optical cable aims for 5Gbps up to 30 meters

Corning says its new USB 3.0 cable is thinner, lighter, and bendable to your heart's desire.

By April 15, 2014

Editors' Take

Apple iOS 8

Apple's latest OS for the iPhone and iPad heaps on the features, but makes more minimal changes compared to last year's OS overhaul.

June 2, 2014

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Samsung launches ultrasonic Galaxy Core Advance cover, optical stand

Samsung says the ultrasonic smartphone cover, which was designed to aid disabled and visually impaired people, can sense the presence of a person or object up to 6 feet away.

By March 14, 2014

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HDMI vs. optical: Which digital-audio connection to use?

When hooking up an audio system or sound bar, you generally have to choose an HDMI or optical digital-audio connection. Find out which one is better and why.

By March 13, 2014

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LG G Pro 2 to offer optical image stabilization

The camera's OIS feature ensures focused photos even in shaky conditions.

By February 4, 2014

Review

Lenovo IdeaCentre B750

A refreshing new way to look at all-in-one desktops, the Lenovo B750's Blu-ray-friendly, extra-wide display is great for movies (if you add some extra software), and games greatly benefit from a wider field of view. It's different, and fun to use, but it cries out for a touch screen.

April 1, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating April 1, 2014
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Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

Double-digit growth means high-speed fiber links are becoming more common in Europe and America. Copper lines keep getting faster, though, and some network operators aren't eager to pay for upgrades.

By January 11, 2014