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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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Apple Music goes live, courtesy of latest iOS software update

After years resisting subscriptions, Apple hits play on a $10-a-month streaming music service Tuesday with a three-month free trial.

By June 30, 2015

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Why Apple Music's most playful feature may be its most crucial one

"Siri, play the top song from 1982." Apple Music's silliest element sets the new $10 subscription service apart from the pack -- but will it get you to pay?

By June 29, 2015

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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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Linksys ships high-gain antennas, promising an easy way to extend Wi-Fi coverage

Linksys ships high-gain antennas designed to quickly extend the Wi-Fi coverage of any router with an RP-SMA detachable antenna.

By June 30, 2015

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Windows 10 may not reach you on its July 29 launch date

With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."

By July 2, 2015

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Latest Windows 10 preview spruces up Cortana, Edge browser

New features and enhancements and no significant bugs in the new build are good signs ahead of the official July 29 release of Windows 10.

By June 30, 2015

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Will Americans buy unlocked phones from Chinese brands? (Smartphones Unlocked)

Alcatel, Huawei and ZTE are hoping that low prices for quality products will lure US consumers online.

By July 1, 2015

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Microsoft adds cheaper variant of Core i7 model to Surface Pro 3 lineup

The $1,299 tablet comes with less onboard storage than other models with Intel's Core i7 processor.

By June 29, 2015

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What does AT&T's $100 million fine mean to me?

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains to an AT&T unlimited-data customer what the FCC's historic fine against the company for misleading customers really means.

By June 28, 2015