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SlingTV review: Convenient TV place-shifting, with an underwhelming new interface

For the first time, SlingTV puts an informational overlay on your TV screen, to help you find what to watch. We're just not sure it's worth the upcharge from the capable Slingbox M1.

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

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Apres Watch, le deluge

Some people apparently don't think much of the Apple Watch. Very surprising.

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Apple Pay nets a discount from banks, Walmart says ‘no thanks’

Apple paved the way for mobile payments with financial partnerships, but it didn’t count on competition from Walmart.

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Meet the 7 apps that will give your amateur Instagrams professional gloss

The world's most popular Instagrammers have a few tricks, and they have nothing to do with Instagram.

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iPhone 6 preorders plagued with problems

Apple mania overwhelms the Internet. Sound familiar?

Jumping the gun

Apple announced a watch on Tuesday. Somehow the reviews were coming in before that.

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How to prepare your devices for iOS 8

iOS 8 is coming soon. Here are some steps you can take to prepare your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for it.

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Livescribe 3 review: Turns your handwritten paper notes into digital text in real time

The Livescribe 3 works with your iOS device to make digital input of your note seamless.

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Apple Pay could put an end to data breaches

The technologies behind Apple Pay, from encryption to one-time tokens to Touch ID, all help remove vulnerabilities in the current point-of-sale process.

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You Should Play: Zen Pinball

Realistic pinball action with loads of tables on your tablet or phone—and plenty of digital flash to boot.

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Why Apple Pay could be the mobile-payment system you'll actually use

Better security for merchants, better privacy for consumers: Here's why Apple Pay will succeed where other mobile-payment systems (including Google Wallet) haven't.

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Hanx Writer brings 1940s typewriter technology to the iPad, and nails it

It's a typewriter, on the iPad, brought to you by Tom Hanks. Enough said.