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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Archos' new Helium Plus smartphones launch direct to consumer

Available in July, the wallet-friendly handsets run Android 5.0 and come in 5-inch and 5.5-inch options.

By June 10, 2015