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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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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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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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The Potemkin village optical drive bay

PC makers tease DVD fans with vestigial optical drives.

By April 22, 2014

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HTC predicts smartphone optical zoom in 18 to 24 months

The feature could put smartphones in direct competition with higher-end digital cameras, HTC says.

By April 18, 2014

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Corning's USB 3.0 optical cable aims for 5Gbps up to 30 meters

Corning says its new USB 3.0 cable is thinner, lighter, and bendable to your heart's desire.

By April 15, 2014

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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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Samsung launches ultrasonic Galaxy Core Advance cover, optical stand

Samsung says the ultrasonic smartphone cover, which was designed to aid disabled and visually impaired people, can sense the presence of a person or object up to 6 feet away.

By March 14, 2014

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These are the 21 things you need to know from MWC 2015

From the doubly-curved Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and news of Google's wireless service, to a suitcase that weighs itself, here are the most important things that happened at the world's largest mobile show.

By March 5, 2015