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Amazon challenges Etsy with Handmade, a store for artisanal goods has made a pitch for the handicrafts market occupied by players like Etsy by setting up its own "Handmade at Amazon" store

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How to be awesome on Twitter in 5 steps

Twitter's new features are making the network more welcoming to newbies, but there are some pitfalls to watch out for.

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Learning to love the iPad Air 2

After being an iPad mini fan for years, Jason Snell is now leaning towards the iPad Air 2. Here's why.

The Ford Edge: Exploring high-tech driving aids in my new robot friend

Lane-keeping assistance. Blind-spot warnings. Automatic perpendicular parking. Can Ford's latest high-tech driving aids make a believer out of a high-performance driving enthusiast?

Wearable ring sports tiny trackpad

When worn on your finger the ring connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and offers gesture controls of apps.


The Week in iOS Accessories: Kensington devices feature versatility

This week's roundup of accessories includes two new devices from Kensington that prize versatility above nearly all as chief virtues. Read on!

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Podcast 477: Hello iPhone, good-bye Watch

Glenn sold his Apple Watch, and Susie bought a new iPhone. Time to talk about what a weird process that's becoming. Elsewhere, Amazon and Microsoft mess up, and content blocking gets messy.


Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google unveils a plan to make the open web more tolerable in hopes of fending off Apple and Facebook.

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Meet Beats Pill+, the first Beats speaker made under Apple

The $229 Bluetooth speaker goes on sale in November with better sound and a Lightning charger.

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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.

HoloLens' mixed reality is gaming on steroids

That's Microsoft's vision, but we won't know what the platform can really do until developers get their hands on it in early 2016.

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Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle on the controversy over 'Steve Jobs'

The new film's writer and director also talk Tim Cook, Steve Wozniak, and why the world needs more movies about Apple.

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Tested: 8 third-party leather bands for the Apple Watch

Before you drop $150 on Apple's luxurious leather loop, check out these third-party options in exotic leathers and colors.

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Verizon will use its mobile supercookie to target customers with AOL ads

In an update to its privacy policy, Verizon has warned its customers that it will use its mobile supercookie to target ads from the AOL network displayed on sites around the Web.

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How to substitute Amazon or others for iCloud Photo Library

Apple gears its system around Photos syncing to iCloud Photo Library, if you choose that option. What if you want to use Amazon (or Dropbox or Google) instead?

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Apple’s new two-factor authentication bumps up security and ease of use

Apple is slowly rolling out a revised system to let you use a second factor with iCloud and other services that use an Apple ID.

Microsoft Lumia 950XL hands-on: Here's the flagship we've been waiting for

Windows Phone fans are finally getting a standard-setting device, and none too soon. With a big, crisp screen, a great camera, and PC-like capabilities, this is a phone good enough to bring more users into the ecosystem--but only time will tell whether it does.

Surface Book hands-on: Microsoft's first laptop is simply amazing

No one expected the Surface Book, and what they got was a true flagship for the Windows ecosystem. We got a firsthand look at this standard-setting laptop,

Robohon robot doubles as smartphone

Sharp's cute robot is on show at the Ceatec electronics show outside Tokyo.

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The Week in Mac apps: Moxtra makes team communication easier

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you great tools for managing your time and communicating with your team, software for getting focused, and much more.

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void's three-mission prologue free for anyone, starting today

Starting today, anyone can get a taste of Legacy of the Void with the three-mission Whispers of Oblivion mini-campaign.