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I have written professionally about technology and video games for my entire adult professional life - about 20 years. I am to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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Google finally launches its Allo messaging app

Leaning heavily on Google's new Assistant, Google hopes Allo will finally give it a messaging app that really sticks.

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Swiftkey launches emoji-predicting Swiftmoji keyboard for Android and iOS

The new keyboard predicts emoji as you type, using Swiftkey's word-predicting technology.

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Google unveils Inbox, a new Gmail app that reorganizes and reformats your mail

Starting with an invite-only beta, Inbox brings the intelligence of Google Now to your Google mail.

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Good news (and bad news): T-Mobile is changing its data plans

One year after launching Simple Choice, the carrier upgrades data plans.

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Details leak about Verizon's "More Everything" promotion, starting Thursday

Higher data caps, lower prices on Edge plans, earlier upgrades, and faster speeds are on tap for Verizon customers.

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Goal Zero Yeti 150 gives you several days of emergency gadget power (video)

Energy in an emergency is crucial, and the Yeti 150 can extend your backup reserves with an optional solar panel, making it a powerful ally when the lines go down.

The Fitbug Orb may be the best cheap fitness tracker on the market (video)

Fitbug aims to bring the cost of fitness trackers down with its Fitbug Orb tracker.

TechHive: Comcast suspends data cap, searches for alternative

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Comcast is suspending its 250 GB per month data cap while it searches for a better way to manage its network usage.