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How to keep in touch with people while traveling

Staying in touch doesn't have to be a chore. Here's how to keep people notified when you're on vacation, without the hassle.

By August 25, 2014

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By August 20, 2014

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Going on an extended international trip? Get a local SIM

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers some insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while traveling abroad.

By July 23, 2014

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How 4G LTE can turn your vacation spot into a remote office

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon gives options for taking your broadband with you to the summer vacation house. Plus: how do you choose 4G LTE service anyway?

By June 18, 2014

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​Traveling abroad this summer? Assessing your best smartphone options

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon breaks down best ways to use your smartphone while overseas without breaking the bank.

By June 13, 2014

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Calling all Macs: Why OS X Yosemite is your iPhone's new best friend

Here's how Apple's new feature to field iPhone calls on the Mac will work, and why you should care.

By June 10, 2014

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How Google found the best route for the Netflix era

Commentary: The answer to better, faster video-streaming services over the Internet can be summed up in one word -- competition.

By May 23, 2014

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Watching mobile content on your TV: A quick overview

[commentary] They have similar names and do comparable things, but the various tech for getting content from your phone or tablet onto your TV work in very different ways.

By April 29, 2014

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Buffalo releases DD-WRT-based Wi-Fi routers

Buffalo announces the availability of three Wi-Fi routers which come preinstalled with DD-WRT Linux-based firmware, instead of the company's stock firmware.

By February 25, 2014

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Useful tools in the OS X CoreServices folder

OS X contains a number of hidden utilities that are generally accessed via System Preferences, but which can also be launched and used independently.

By February 18, 2014