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Want to try Microsoft's Cortana on iPhone? Fill out this questionnaire

Cortana for iPhone will soon be up for a beta test.


Plex gets an Apple TV app for streaming your media library

Plex arrives on Apple TV now that there's a proper App Store.


T-Mobile to offer LTE “mini-towers” for homes with connection problems

Can’t get through to T-Mobile’s cell towers? Soon you’ll be able to install your own miniature version.


Apple rejects digital scale app that leans on 3D Touch

The iPhone 6s display could potentially weigh out your morning coffee if Apple would allow it.


Asus OnHub router controls Wi-Fi speed with a wave

Google’s second router partnership isn’t much different than its first.

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Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery

In which Facebook compares its code to an irritating child.

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Comcast may launch a wireless service powered by Wi-Fi and Verizon next year

Comcast could be patching together a network of LTE and Wi-Fi coverage.


Here's what YouTube Red's $10 per month subscription gets you (hint: a lot)

YouTube Red's asking price could be worth it for the music alone.


Twitter adds a proper way to poll your followers

Say hello to Twitter Polls, and goodbye to “Retweet for yes, Favorite for no.”


NBC and CBS All Access arrive on Apple TV (yes, the old one)

Apple’s nearly-outdated set-top box won’t be getting the App Store, but it’s still getting new apps.

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Spec showdown: Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro, from cheapest to priciest

If there was any doubt which product Microsoft was gunning for, the spec sheet makes it abundantly clear.

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Pebble Time expands voice controls with third-party app support

Pebble's new voice API paves the way for more powerful smartwatch apps.

JetBlue adds free Wi-Fi, says it can handle streaming video

JetBlue is making some bold claims about its new in-flight Wi-Fi service.


DRM for JPEG? Standards group could make it happen

Locking up image files might help protect privacy, but would have serious side effects on fair use.


The Swatch smartwatch is more disappointing than anyone could have imagined

After months of slinging insults at Apple, Swatch’s big invention is a dumbwatch with an NFC chip.