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A hot market for preowned gadgets is a boon to savvy consumers

Smart consumers can get a great deal on a used device, while early adopters can invest in new tech knowing there will likely be a gadget once they move on to the next generation.

By May 9, 2015

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Verizon 'supercookies' could be a boon to advertisers, hackers

Supercookies could take a bigger bite out of your privacy than you think, say researchers. Here's what they're worried about.

By November 10, 2014

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Apple's new warranty will replace your battery before it's half dead

Once the battery of your shiny Apple gadget falls to 80 percent of its original power, the company will replace it.

By June 30, 2015

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Taylor Swift to Apple: OK, let's rock!

In a tweet, the pop star says fans will be able to stream her chart-topping "1989" album on Apple Music, after her complaint about a royalty loophole made the tech giant change its tune.

By June 25, 2015

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How to name a group conversation in Messages for iOS

This little-known feature can be a serious boon in keeping track of message threads.

By June 30, 2015

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Attention, shoppers: Pinterest rolls out 'Buy It' buttons

The new e-commerce feature, for now, will appear on the digital-scrapbooking site's iPhone and iPad apps in the US. But it's coming to the Android app too.

By June 30, 2015

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Dark Souls 3's E3 2015 showing is as tense and beautiful as you'd expect

Dark Souls III is familiar, certainly, but it was enough to get GameSpot's Kevin VanOrd ready for another visit to a gothic Souls setting.

By June 17, 2015

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​Apple makes Swift 2 programming language open-source

Apple's programming language is opening itself up to the masses, meaning more apps on more platforms, and more tools in the hands of developers.

By June 8, 2015

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Apple TV usage is surging -- at the expense of Mac

People are firing up Apple's streaming-media box more than Roku to watch traditional TV via the Internet, though the company paying the biggest price for that growth may be Apple itself, based on Adobe data.

By June 4, 2015

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Uber makes its way onto Foursquare app

The ride-hailing service -- already integrated with United Airlines, Starbucks and Trip Advisor -- continues its expansion into other apps.

By June 1, 2015