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Finally, you can own a 'Star Trek' communicator for just $99

The Onyx from OnBeep is like a walkie talkie without geographical limitations, making communication possible with anyone, anywhere in the galaxy where there's a data connection.

By November 5, 2014

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Nick Offerman's handcrafted wood emojis‬ make chats hard

Why toy with digital emojis when you can impress others with smiley faces, cats and poop symbols made from solid oak by "Parks and Recreation" actor -- and craftsman -- Nick Offerman?

By November 14, 2014

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Microsoft seeks testers for Skype Translator preview

Microsoft is taking signups for its real-time video translation service, which will be available in limited preview form before the end of the year.

By November 3, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014

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Holy bat-battling behavior! Hungry bats jam each other's sonar

Real-life "batmen" discover that when it comes to competing for food at dinnertime, it's a bat-blast-bat world out there.

By November 7, 2014

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Spotify is earning some artists more than iTunes in Europe

Music publisher Kobalt says "the pipes are broken" in the record industry, but has seen a huge surge in money from streaming sites.

By November 6, 2014

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Can you handle the truth? Everybody loves the sound of 'distorted' music

Just how much distortion -- and the favored type of distortion, analog or digital -- varies from listener to listener, and that's where the story gets complicated.

By November 5, 2014

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How to control Touch ID on the iPhone and iPad

Apple's fingerprint sensor has been around since last year's iPhone 5S, but owners of the latest devices may benefit from a helping hand on how to set up and enable the feature.

By October 27, 2014

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Twitter's user base keeps growing, particularly on mobile devices

The social network says 80 percent of its users are on mobile devices, following increased focus on its mobile apps.

By October 27, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014