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Synaptics: We can do iPhone-like fingerprint sensors, but better

The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.

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5 ridiculous things Apple is more likely to make than an Android phone

Woz told Wired that Apple should release an Android phone. Woz, we love you, but that's crazypants.

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Don't pay more for holiday shipping than you did for the presents

Here are holiday shipping deadlines that you need to meet -- to save money or to save your neck when you wait too long to get a present on the move.

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Congratulations! You just won Black Friday with these 11 awesome tips

Don't venture into the jungle of holiday shopping unarmed. Boost your chances of success with these essential Black Friday apps and shopping tips.

Pocket 5.0's dynamic story prioritization feature is a real Highlight

Read-it-later service Pocket now sorts your stories by length and popularity, making it easier to power through your reading list.

Apple's tablet lead shrinks as Android gains momentum

Android tablets drove tablet sales growth in the third quarter of 2013. Appleā€™s iPad shipments were flat, and Windows tablets continued to struggle, according to two research reports.

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Why BBM for Android, iOS Success will be short-lived

Can 20 million new BlackBerry Messenger users really be wrong? Yes, if a cross-platform BBM can't offering uniquely compelling features.

How the iPad Air stacks up against its competitors

In the battle of large tablets, Apple's featherweight floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.

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Blackberry sees 10 million BBM downloads in 24 hours

Blackberry says its new app that opens up the proprietary BBM messaging platform to Android and Apple users was downloaded 10 million times in just over its first 24 hours of availability.

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Hands on with Monsieur bartending robot

Why leave your cocktail to chance? The Monsieur bartending robot, powered by an on-board Android tablet, can mix a drink for you.

Hands-on with Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon's next-generation 7 and 9-inch tablets

Loaded with more pixels than you'll know what to do with, the new Fire tablets also include 'X-Ray' features for second-screen TV viewing and a 'Mayday' button for real-time video tech support.

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Google makes Quickoffice free, throws in an extra 10GB of storage

The productivity suite for iOS and Android, which Google acquired last year, lets users create and edit Microsoft Office files on their mobile devices.

Staycation, all the apps I ever wanted

Everyone loves a long weekend, and these apps can help you make the most of it by finding great activities, events, meals, and hotels in your city.

Christmas comes early for artists with new Wacom iPad stylus and tablet

Wacom on Tuesday surprised artists around the globe with a foray into the pressure-sensitive iPad stylus market along with its own mobile tablet solution based on the Cintiq line.

Report: Android tablet app availability still trailing iPad

Android tablets are making strides, but they still lag behind the iPad in at least one key area, market research firm Canalys says -- the availability of optimized apps for tablets.

Remains of the Day: Way, way up

Google's app marketplace takes a shot across Apple's bow, Tim Cook talks turkey--and iPhones--with China's largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans.