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ZTE Open C

Although it's one of the cheapest smartphones around, you're better off saving your money for a slightly pricier handset.

May. 30, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating May. 30, 2014
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ZTE Source (Cricket Wireless)

The ZTE Source offers Cricket customers inexpensive LTE, but if you can spare a bit more money, pass it over for better devices.

Nov. 26, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating Nov. 26, 2013

MSRP: $219.99

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

By Jun. 11, 2014

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Tesla's Musk hints at open-sourcing electric car tech

In shareholder conference comments and while talking to a BBC reporter, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hints at opening up electric car technology to competitors.

By Jun. 9, 2014

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ZTE Open II

The Open II features a 2-megapixel camera and Firefox OS, and has its sights on emerging markets.

Feb. 25, 2014

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Dead and buried: Microsoft's holy war on open-source software

Q&A: Years ago, Microsoft's CEO described open source as a cancer. Times have changed. Just ask 22-year Redmond veteran and open-source proponent Mark Hill.

By Jun. 1, 2014

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

By Apr. 24, 2014

Editors' Take

Samsung Simband

Samsung Gear Fit was a tiny step. Simband might be the beginning of Samsung's bigger health push.

May. 28, 2014

Pricing not available

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Watch Dogs (PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Watch Dogs manages to impress at times, but its overly ambitious promise is never fully realized. There's a lot of fluff baked into the experience that might leave some disappointed and wanting more.

May. 27, 2014

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Heartbleed coder admits 'oversight' but backs open source

The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

By Apr. 11, 2014