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Got a new iPad and want to switch carriers? Turns out it's not so easy

So much for a universal Apple SIM. AT&T and T-Mobile both lock down iPad SIM cards in their stores. The difference is a T-Mobile iPad purchased at an Apple store will remain open.

By October 24, 2014

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Sprint's 'iPhone for Life' plan to offer annual upgrade

The carrier ups the ante again with its iPhone-leasing program that starts at $30 a month and allows customers to swap in a new device each year. The offer takes effect on November 14.

By October 24, 2014

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iPad Mini 3 teardown's biggest surprise? The glue, iFixit finds

Apple's latest tiny tablet is tough to repair, says iFixit, and any fixes to the screen could result in a non-functioning Touch ID.

By October 24, 2014

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I am Marty McFly: My week in 'Back to the Future II' shoes

The future is now as Crave writer Amanda Kooser dons a glowing pair of Air Mag replica shoes and wears them everywhere for a week.

By October 25, 2014

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Building the best security camera

A few of the security cameras we've reviewed have come close to perfection, but we still think there's room for improvement.

By October 22, 2014

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TV Buying Guide

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 31, 2014

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Finally! The phone-charging cable you've been waiting for

From the category of "what took so long" comes the Night Cable -- a 10-foot-long cord that just might end cable frustration forever.

By October 23, 2014

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Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out.

CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.

By October 20, 2014

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Huh? Mini phone attaches to the phone you already have

One company thinks you need a small phone that hitches a ride on your larger phone -- and the idea actually might not be as crazy as it sounds.

By October 24, 2014

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Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products

By promoting one of his most trusted lieutenants, Google CEO Larry Page can spend more time focusing on the future.

By October 24, 2014