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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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A new look at technology: not just what's coming, but what's staying.

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9 things you should try first with Apple Music (pictures)

Apple first foray into the streaming music space has arrived.

10 Images By June 30, 2015

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'Terminator: Genisys' absolutely will not stop, even when it probably should

Review: Arnie did say he'd be back -- but he's the best thing in this disappointing remix of the 1984 classic.

By July 1, 2015

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How I solved a nagging laptop problem for just $5

A happy discovery at a certain furniture store gave my workstation a much-needed ergonomic fix.

By July 2, 2015

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Why lasers are the future (of projectors)

In projectors designed for both the cinema and at home, lasers are starting to replace traditional lamps as the light source of choice. This is potentially awesome. Here's why.

By June 30, 2015

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6 things to consider when choosing a streaming-music subscription

Need help getting started on all-you-can-stream services like Spotify and Apple Music? Here are the six questions to ponder before you sign up.

By June 27, 2015

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Siri gets snarky if you ask her to divide zero by zero

Apple's voice assistant Siri doesn't like it when you ask her questions that are impossible to answer, and she's dishing out a healthy dose of snark to those who want her to divide zero by zero.

By June 30, 2015

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SmartThings Hub and Sensors

At CES 2015, SmartThings has a new hub designed to work with more connected things, including Bluetooth 4.0.

By January 6, 2015

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MasterCard app plans to let you pay for things with a selfie

A prototype biometric app can scan your face or your fingerprint to verify your identity to retailers.

By July 3, 2015

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This credit-card-size phone does one thing, and one thing only

The Light Phone bills itself as your "phone away from phone," and does nothing but make calls. Think you need one?

By May 20, 2015