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Turn your old speakers into wireless AirPlay speakers with a Raspberry Pi

Skip the expensive gadgets and just hack a Raspberry Pi into an Airplay speaker.

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Control your cables: 10 ways to combat desk clutter

These 10 nifty cable organizers will help you stay on top of that rat’s nest behind your desk.

The Forgotten eMate 300 -- 15 years later

Fifteen years ago, Apple released its first and only touchscreen laptop (so far), the often forgotten eMate 300. This translucent clamshell portable represented a bold experiment in educational computing and a drastic departure from Apple's traditional hardware design.

PentaEye gives your iPhone camera more lenses, won't fit in your pocket

While Will.i.am is off trying to make the ultimate iPhone-camera case, you can jump to the head of your class with the new TurtleJacket PentaEye case that just hit the market

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Researcher turns the iPhone into a portable medical lab; no tricorder just yet

While I might find it difficult to find a good Chinese restaurant with my iPhone, researchers at the University of Sydney want to turn that little gadget you keep in your pocket into a portable laboratory.

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This E-Ink case gives your iPhone 5 a second screen

PopSLATE is an e-ink case that turns the back of your phone into a second screen.

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Review: Fender Squier Strat with USB connects directly to computer or iPad

With the Squier USB Strat guitar, Fender cuts out the middleman by incorporating a USB interface directly into their iconic guitar, alongside the standard 1/4-inch input you use to connect to an amp.

10 Hot Cyber Monday mobile accessories deals

It’s time to stock up on cases, battery packs, headsets, and other mobile accessories.

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Jawbone re-releases Up wristband sleep and fitness tracker

A year after its initial release, the Jawbone Up rises again. The company says the device, which was hampered by defections the first time around, has been rebuilt from the ground up.

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Foxconn denies strike, says iPhone 5 production is on track

Foxconn, Apple’s giant Taiwanese manufacturing partner, denies reports that workers at one of its Chinese factories went on strike Friday and says iPhone 5 manufacturing is proceeding according to plan. However, labor groups say Foxconn and other factories have ongoing issues, and an analyst says labor issues aren't China's only challenge.

Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said.

In a smartphone world, everything is an accessory

In the race to create slicker products, mobile phones are the new brains for hire. At Japan's largest electronics show, booths are packed with "smart products"--and smartphones are at the core of all of them.

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Nest releases slimmer, smarter version of learning thermostat

The new Nest is 20 percent thinner than the first-generation model and its compatibility has been increased

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Three-Minute Tech: LTE

What's the deal with LTE, anyway? Glenn Fleishman explains the ins and outs of the Long Term Evolution mobile broadband standard.

Remains of the Day: Straight ahead

The mini iPad is on the straight and narrow, Apple and Samsung try to straighten things out, and the man who broke into Steve Jobs's house may go straight after his arrest.