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CNET TV Apple Byte: TV on your iPad, PDFs in iOS, and near field communications on new iPhones

CNET TV's Brian Tong discusses the latest in Apple news, rumors, tips, and tricks. This week, the iPad gets more television than you can shake a stick at, iPhone 4 rumors heat up with reports of Apple testing near field communications, and a quick tip for reading PDFs in iOS 4.

By August 20, 2010

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Nintendo's 3DS midlife crisis: Can Mario protect it from mobile?

The company dominates among handhelds dedicated to gaming only, so its biggest challenge remains keeping the 3DS relevant in the smartphone and tablet era.

By January 15, 2015

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Ex-HTCers bring their design chops to electric Smartscooter

Startup Gogoro hopes its slick scooter will be the start of a cleaner energy revolution in big cities.

By January 5, 2015

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Mozilla, KDDI partner on 'high-spec' Firefox OS phone for Japan

The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and features everything from 4G LTE to NFC support.

By December 23, 2014

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Apple Pay to be welcome at Walt Disney World

Starting December 24, visitors to Orlando's Walt Disney World can use Apple Pay to buy tickets, merchandise and other items.

By December 22, 2014

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Dozens of vendors jump on Apple Pay bandwagon

With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.

By December 16, 2014

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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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Mobile transaction users to jump to 2 billion by 2017

More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.

By November 17, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014

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Windows Phone owners can now make mobile payments, via Softcard

The new Softcard app from AT&T allows for tap-to-pay transactions -- assuming you have an NFC-enabled Windows Phone handset and meet other requirements.

By November 4, 2014