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The Basis Peak wants to be the first heart-rate monitoring wristband that isn't a joke

With a more elegant design, brighter display, and improved heart-rate sensor, the Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker improves on the Basis B1 Band in pretty much every way.

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.

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Apple Watch is about more than technology: It's fashion

From the name to the materials to the anticipated premium prices, Apple's wearable is staking its claim as a luxury item, not just an iPhone for your wrist.

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D-Link Connected Home Platform review: This is no way to build a smart home

This smart-home system is built on a shaky foundation.

on techhive.com

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

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Free is good: No-cost Panda Software tops AV-Test's rankings of antivirus software

A number of antivirus products caught all the malware the testing lab threw at it. But only a few were free. (And no, Microsoft alone isn't nearly good enough.)

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Belkin's Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD adds much needed ports to any Mac

Macs never have enough ports, but luckily they do have Thunderbolt. Belkin's new dock to the rescue.

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Apple releases patches for OS X's 'Shellshock' Bash shell vulnerability

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users.

Gird your wallet: Apple reportedly has a Retina iMac ready to launch

A 27-inch, ultra high-res iMac might launch next month with OS X Yosemite.

For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

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How Facebook’s new ad platform lets brands track you around the web

Atlas lets advertisers target you on third-party sites and apps using your Facebook info.

AT&T offers double data for family plans, but read the fine print carefully

Feel like you don't have enough shared data on your current smartphone plan? AT&T has a deal worth looking at, but it's only available for a limited time.

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China cracks down on iPhone 6 smuggling

Hong Kong Customs have been busy seizing iPhone models from suspected smugglers

on pcworld.com

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Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

Intego has seen some proof-of-concept exploits for OS X using Bash

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Too much unwanted email? Use these tricks for identifying and unsubscribing

Chris Breen explains how you can identify and eliminate that bombardment of unsolicited email.