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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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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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For Samsung, Galaxy S6 needs to hit with a big bang

Samsung, battling to hold on to its lead in the smartphone market, needs to win back consumers from Apple with its next big thing. But will the new Galaxy S6 be big enough?

By February 28, 2015

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Google Wallet, Softcard partner to take on Apple Pay

The mobile-payments alliance will allow Google Wallet to come loaded onto Android smartphones at all four US national wireless carriers.

By February 23, 2015

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Apple Pay could benefit from Visa Europe's new security

Visa's "tokenization" service substitutes your credit card data with random numbers when you pay for items with your phone, a move that could open the door for Apple Pay and its rivals.

By February 24, 2015

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Samsung buys LoopPay, all but confirming new Apple Pay rival

Apple Pay is off to a fast start, but LoopPay may have an edge when it comes to working with existing point-of-sale systems.

By February 18, 2015

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Apple Pay heads aloft with JetBlue for in-flight purchases

As Apple strives to expand its mobile payments system to more businesses, JetBlue becomes the first airline to accept Apple Pay, says USA Today.

By February 10, 2015

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Confused by new no-contract plans? You're not alone

Wireless contracts and device subsidies will soon go the way of the dinosaur. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to navigate the changing mobile landscape.

By December 27, 2014

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Samsung reportedly eyeing rival to Apple Pay

If true, the technology would work with regular credit card readers, potentially giving Samsung an edge over Apple in the mobile wallet arena.

By December 16, 2014

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A quick tip for using Smart Lock on Android 5.0 Lollipop

You can still lock your device even when it's connected to a Smart Lock-approved device.

By December 1, 2014