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With leather-clad G4, LG fashions a rival to Apple and Samsung

From embracing a leather exterior to adding a flashy new camera, LG hopes to win customers away from its better-known competitors. An inside look at its factory in South Korea shows it's ramping up for a big launch.

By April 28, 2015

Review

Samsung Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW

The Samsung Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW makes a great digital hub for mobile devices, especially on the go. At home, it's rather limited and potentially confusing and hard to use.

By February 24, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 24, 2012
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Better than Touch ID? Check out Vkansee's optical fingerprint scanner

Clean or dirty, wet or dry, this highly tuned fingerprint scanner promises to outdo Apple's ho-hum tech with a far higher resolution.

By March 3, 2015

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Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus get updated cameras with optical image stabilization, faster autofocus

The new camera has a lot of the same basic specs as the iPhone 5S, but gets some new tech for better photos and video.

By September 9, 2014

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By April 24, 2015

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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New Zeiss FE-mount lenses get digital displays

The company's first self-designed and distributed Sony FE-mount lenses with autofocus come in a couple of essential focal lengths.

By April 22, 2015

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HDMI vs. optical: Which digital-audio connection to use?

When hooking up an audio system or sound bar, you generally have to choose an HDMI or optical digital-audio connection. Find out which one is better and why.

By March 13, 2014

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Sony's new sound bars and receivers play nice with Bluetooth headphones

​Sony's line of 2015 audio gear includes four new soundbars and two receivers with an emphasis on Bluetooth streaming and HDMI connectivity.

By April 20, 2015

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Amped up: The Technics SU-C700 integrated amplifier

Technics is back with a new slate of speakers and amplifiers, and the Audiophiliac checks out the most affordable amp, the SU-C700.

By April 18, 2015