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Phase One's updated image editor throws Apple Aperture users a lifeline

The death of Apple's photo-editing software offers lots of new customers to Capture One Pro. Version 8 gets a migration tool, new editing options, and a subscription pricing option.

By September 16, 2014

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Windows XP migrations offer temporary lifeline to sinking PC sales

Microsoft's cutoff of XP support prompted more organizations to upgrade to new computers, but PC shipments still dropped during the first quarter, say research firms IDC and Gartner.

By April 10, 2014

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Trying -- and kinda succeeding -- at going the distance with an electric car

For Road Trip 2015, CNET drives an all-electric car 500 miles around Britain's most scenic spots to see how easy it is to take a road trip without petrol. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

By August 15, 2015

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Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015

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Why you should think twice before installing the iOS 9 or Mac El Capitan open betas

Commentary: While it's enticing to get new features early, note that beta means beta -- and you probably don't want non-final operating systems on your primary phone, tablet or computer.

By July 9, 2015

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Xperia Z1S a lifeline as Sony treads water in US

There's a strong feeling of deja vu as Sony again attempts to break into the US market with another waterproof phone.

By January 6, 2014

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Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households

The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.

By June 18, 2015

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Google to support Chrome on Windows XP until end of this year

Microsoft cut off support for XP last year, but Google promises to keep Chrome updated until the end of this year.

By April 17, 2015

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Get Glary Utilities Pro for Windows for free

This top-rated Windows maintenance and optimization utility normally runs $39.95.

By March 20, 2015

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Facebook to offer new options to help those feeling suicidal

The social network will provide more resources to those who may be suicidal and to those who are concerned about them.

By February 26, 2015