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Vintage tech and breakthrough bulbs light up the Philips Museum, Eindhoven (pictures)

Check out major tech breakthroughs and gadgets from the annals of Dutch tech giant Philips, the radio, lighting and audio pioneer.

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Virgin Media calls for Premier League TV rights shake-up

Virgin has asked broadcast watchdogs to look into escalating costs for screening top games before fans are priced out.

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Podcast 404: Bent iPhones and free ebooks for your Kindle

We've linked up with our US chum Jeff Bakalar from CNET's daily show The 404 to take on the week's technology news.

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The upcoming Nexus 6 gets leaked with more pics

Google's taking more control over its Android and Android Wear operating systems; LG is working on a 3G smartwatch that won't need a smartphone; and the Nexus 6 is coming soon.

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Cheap and crazy-expensive audio components comingle at the New York Audio Show 2014

The Audiophiliac can't cover even a tiny percentage of the audio shows sprouting up all over the world, but when there's one in his hometown, he's on it!

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Apple's Shellshock patch for Macs is incomplete, says security researcher

Apple just released a patch for Shellshock, a bug that could give hackers access to Macintosh computers, but a security specialist says Apple fixed only two out of three security holes.

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iPhone cameras compared: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 5S

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus offer improved cameras over their predecessors -- but by how much? We take a closer look.

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HP Stream goes even lower, bringing Windows 8 laptops to $199

The Stream is a budget "cloud-based PC," now available in two new laptop and two new tablet sizes, making it one of the least expensive ways to get Windows 8.

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Pebble drops price, gains fitness features with update

The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?

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Slim smartphone zoom is one step closer

New technology from DynaOptics promises to deliver optical zoom to smartphones without the need for a protruding lens element.

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'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light

A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye. And you can try it for yourself.

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The best video from any action camera

The new Black edition rocks twice the processing power of its predecessor, while the updated Silver gets a built-in touchscreen, and both get some new features for when the lights go down.

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How to use the Google Software Removal tool in Windows

Not sure if you have a malicious toolbar or extension messing with your settings? Check out this tool from Google to investigate what's going on with Chrome.

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The most luxurious Samsung Galaxy phone to date

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha packs impressive innards into a luxurious metal frame.

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Top Bluetooth headphone slims down, adds better noise-cancelling (hands-on)

Parrot's second-generation Zik weighs significantly less, offers better sound quality and noise-cancelling, and is loaded with features that are customizable via new apps for Android and iOS devices (and Windows devices in the future).

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30 tips every new iOS 8 user should know

Though it looks just like iOS 7, iOS 8 is packed with more features than any other update. Get to know the best, most useful features right here.

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This bizarre bendable phone wears like a shirtsleeve

A California startup is crowdfunding a flexible phablet that you strap to your arm and it might not be totally ridiculous. Maybe.

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The Basis Peak wants to be your superwatch (hands-on)

Basis has announced a revamp of its previous fitness smartwatch, arriving in early November: and this time, it gets smartwatch-like notifications, too. We took an early peek at the Peak.

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Don't buy these phones (roundup)

Although there are many great handsets out there on the market, not all are home runs. We round up a few strikeouts that smartphone users should avoid.

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