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Amazon to celebrate 20th birthday with Prime Day sale

The company claims the summer sale will have more deals than Black Friday, though the discounts will only be available to its Prime members.

By July 5, 2015

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Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular is a no-contract MVNO that specializes in senior-friendly phones and services.

By December 19, 2009

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Doro PhoneEasy 618 (Consumer Cellular)

Designed with seniors in mind, the Doro PhoneEasy 618's not only an affordable buy, but it also includes a few extras without skipping over the essentials.

By December 10, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 10, 2012

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Man dies after shooting off firework from top of his head

Technically Incorrect: Despite a government safety YouTube video that warns people about keeping their heads away from fireworks, a Maine man deliberately places a fireworks mortar tube on his head.

By July 5, 2015

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Steer clear of low-tech hacks: How to keep your information safe

It doesn't take a coding genius to steal your Social Security number, but you can be smarter than identity thieves.

By July 5, 2015

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Government blows heads off to make you think twice about fireworks

It's July 4, and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to be extra careful while you celebrate.

By July 4, 2015

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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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T-Mobile was asked to turn over more customer info than its larger rivals

The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier fielded more government data requests than AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

By July 6, 2015

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Google unveils smart wristband for health tracking, but it's not for consumers

The search giant's newest wearable is just as much for physicians and academic researchers as it is for the people actually wearing it.

By June 23, 2015

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Oculus unveils consumer ready Rift headset

The consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset features two OLED screens, constellation tracking and an integrated headset. It is expected to ship in the first quarter of 2016, but no pricing was announced.

June 11, 2015