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ecosystem

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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Plaid Systems Eve Ecosystem

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.

By August 19, 2014

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I support Net neutrality, but that is not what the FCC just did

Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.

By February 27, 2015

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Steve Jobs wanted to 'further lock customers' into Apple's 'ecosystem'

That's according to an e-mail he sent to employees in 2010 that included "2011: Holy War with Google" as a talking point for an upcoming meeting.

By April 2, 2014

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Location, location, location: Want to help Mozilla break the ecosystem locks?

The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.

By March 27, 2014

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Android share of smartphone profits plummets to 11 percent

Apple's iOS now controls approximately 89 percent of the smartphone industry's worldwide operating profits.

By February 26, 2015

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Buyout puts supersecure Blackphone in one company's hands

The security-obsessed company called Silent Circle is now solely in control of its phone for encrypted communications. It has also raised $50 million and will announce new devices next week.

By February 27, 2015

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SmartThings adds support for Cree and WeMo LEDs

Users of the popular connected-home platform will now be able to add WeMo and Cree LEDs to their setups -- no extra hardware necessary.

By February 26, 2015

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Pebble smartwatch officially adds Android Wear support for all

The feature was previously available in a beta release, but is now open to the public as a free update.

By February 17, 2015

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By February 16, 2015