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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Woman killed by train; man allegedly steals her phone

Surveillance video from moments after a woman is killed by a Boston Red Line train shows a man put his foot on her phone, before picking it up and walking away with it. Today, he has turned himself in.

By November 8, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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The continuing search for the perfect iPad/Netbook man-purse (Round 2)

What makes a great iPad bag? We take a look at eight notables.

By September 17, 2010

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Woman records her own arrest, then charged with wiretapping

Woman accused of disorderly conduct and carrying an open container gets an added charge after allegedly secretly recording her arrest on her phone.

By May 13, 2014

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Shopping for items in Instagram pics: The joy of instagratification

"Brandicted" is a service that crawls all the most popular branded items on Instagram and helps you obtain them. Now. This instant. Because your needs are desperate.

By April 30, 2014

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Digital City 88: Android fanboys attack, plus the best Netbooks games and iPad man-purses

This week, we load up the new streaming PC game service OnLive and give it an impressive live on-the-air demo. Also, things nearly come to blows as the iPhone vs Evo debate continues, with sales numbers and feature lists discussed and (vigorously) debated.

By July 12, 2010

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Ep. 88: When Android fanboys attack, plus the best Netbook games and iPad man-purses

This week we study the newly emboldened ranks of Android fanboys (and their predecessors, the Linux/Apple/Nintendo fanboys), plus, a look back at the late Microsoft Kin. Also, we pick the very best video games for Netbooks and satchel-sized man-purses for iPads and mini-laptops.

By July 12, 2010

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Searching for the perfect iPad/Netbook man-purse

Tablet computers may be the wave of the future, but bag makers need to catch up and make some cool designs fast. Have any recent bags stepped up?

By July 9, 2010

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Google Glass blamed for melee in SF bar

Questions of privacy arise after a woman says she was "verbally and physically assaulted" for wearing the device in a San Francisco bar.

By February 25, 2014