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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Acer Aspire Switch 10

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a budget hybrid that skips the more-common fold-back or button-clasp hinges and instead attaches its screen via a magnetic connection. It shares the same hardware limitations as other small hybrids, but can be easier to use.

By August 1, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2014
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Shade Light Switch

An in-wall dimmer switch, Shade learns your lighting habits and can adjust the brightness and color of your bulbs accordingly.

By November 12, 2014

MSRP: $88.00

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13 switches and sockets fit for a smart home (pictures)

These brainy gadgets have some big plans for those boring wall warts.

13 Images By November 13, 2014

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Avi-on Movable Light Switch

This Bluetooth-based, battery-powered light switch is the first in a suite of home connectivity products designed to make the smart home simple.

By October 21, 2014

MSRP: $40.00

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Watch 1,200 engineers switch an above-ground track to a subway in three hours

In March last year, Tokyu Railways spent one night lowering a train track at Shibuya Station to connect it to a subway station.

By November 19, 2014

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Acer Aspire Switch 11 switches from laptop to tablet

CNET's switch hitter Seamus Byrne meets the Acer Aspire Switch 11, a laptop that detaches to become a tablet.

By September 3, 2014

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

Editors' Take

Acer Aspire Switch 11

The Acer Aspire Switch 11 becomes the big brother to the Switch 10, with a Core-powered option for more serious applications in this budget convertible notebook.

By September 3, 2014

MSRP: $399.00

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Five surprises switching from iOS to Android and back again

Moving from an iPhone to an Android phone was a big change, but switching back a year later was even bigger.

7 Images By September 30, 2014