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Zubie Connected Car Service

The Zubie Connected Car Service keeps good track of the family car and can help people be better drivers, but the lack of fuel economy information is a big miss.

By Feb. 6, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 6, 2014

MSRP: $99.95

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Correction: Streaming-music royalty rates

This story originally misstated the amounts said to be paid to the indie music labels. Apple reportedly will pay out 0.13 cent in the first year each time a song is played and 0.14 cent in the second year, while Pandora reportedly pays out 0.12 cent. That is, payments per song play are in the hundredths of a penny.

By Jun. 27, 2013

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Fake refresh rates: Is your TV really 120Hz?

In an effort to keep prices down and sales up, TV companies are pushing TVs with "fake" refresh rates. Know your terms and tech to make sure you're really getting what you think you're paying for.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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FCC puts cap on prison phone rates

The Federal Communications Commission passes an order that will limit how much phone companies can charge inmates for making calls, reining in what activists say are excessively high rates.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Suicide chatter on Twitter hints at state suicide rates -- study

Sifting through millions of tweets, researchers at Brigham Young say they found that each state's ratio of tweets discussing suicide strongly correlates with its actual suicide rate.

By Oct. 11, 2013

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Pucker up! Kissing machine rates your smooches

A homemade electronic contraption lets you -- and anyone else who's walking by -- know how you and your partner in kissing rank on the smooch scale. It's totally objective data, of course.

By May. 14, 2013

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BlackBerry Z10 rates high on repairability, iFixit says

The firm praises the BlackBerry Z10 for its replaceable battery and the ability to easily remove the camera and motherboard.

By Mar. 25, 2013

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Is AT&T's 'admin fee' just a sneaky way of raising rates?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon discusses AT&T's new 61 cent wireless fee and explains how carriers can raise prices even when you're under contract.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Latest iPod Touch rates poorly on repairability, iFixit says

Apple's fifth-generation, 16GB iPod Touch: a sleek design but the same, poor repair prospects.

By Jun. 3, 2013