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Consumer Reports test: iPhone 6 bends at 70 pounds

Consumer Reports test: iPhone 6 bends at 70 poundsIf you swing into your car seat and forget that your new Apple iPhone 6 is in your back pocket, is it going to bend or break?
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Grab these tech gadgets at the dollar store

Grab these tech gadgets at the dollar storeIf you're in search of a high-tech bargain, look no farther than your local dollar store.
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  • 1 month ago
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Expect long lines for iPhone this week

Expect long lines for iPhone this weekGet ready to either stand in a long line, or wait until late September or early October.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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It's on: Wireless carriers compete for iPhone customers

It's on: Wireless carriers compete for iPhone customersMuch as Apple's unveiling of a larger iPhone is an opportunity to lure customers away from rivals, cellular carriers view the arrival of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as a ripe chance to do the same.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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People get ready, set to pre-order the iPhone 6

People get ready, set to pre-order the iPhone 6Apple's most devoted fans are firing up laptops and setting alarms so they can get their hands on their latest object of desire: the iPhone 6.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Verizon offering free iPhone 6 with trade-in

Verizon offering free iPhone 6 with trade-inVerizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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'Smart Chopsticks' can detect bad food

'Smart Chopsticks' can detect bad foodIn a country with as many tainted food scandals as China, using "smart chopsticks" could be a pretty wise move.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Asteroid to pass close to Earth on Sunday

Asteroid to pass close to Earth on SundayAn asteroid will come within 25,000 miles of Earth on Sunday, but don't panic — NASA says it doesn't pose a threat.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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How hackers can copy everything on your phone

How hackers can copy everything on your phoneThe hacks into the clouds of dozens of Hollywood A-listers, including Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence, have shed new light on the methods hackers might use and the tools they have at their disposal.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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UT professor wins $750,000 engineering prize

UT professor wins $750,000 engineering prizeA assistant professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin was selected for the Beckman Young Investigator Award.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Math apps help kids get ready for school

Math apps help kids get ready for schoolDuring the dog days of summer, your kids' brains are probably more focused on picnic tables than times tables. To help them transition back into learning mode, here's a list of kid apps that make doing math fun.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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GoPro creates dog's-eye-view camera harness

GoPro creates dog's-eye-view camera harnessHave you ever wondered where your Goldendoodle goes on his neighborhood excursions, or what it's like to be a pug galloping through ocean surf? GoPro now has you covered.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Tech Tuesday: Back to school

Tech Tuesday: Back to schoolIn this Tech Tuesday we are checking out a few items that could come in handy for students heading back to school. Let's start with some cool school tools.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Sickweather app helps you steer clear of illnesses

Sickweather app helps you steer clear of illnessesThe makers of the smartphone application Sickweather say it's like a doppler radar for sickness. Just as the radar scans the skies for bad weather, Sickweather scans social media like Facebook and Twitter in real time from people reporting their symptoms or illness.
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Apple offering battery replacement for iPhone 5

Apple offering battery replacement for iPhone 5Apple is offering to replace the batteries in some iPhone 5 devices because they lose power too quickly.
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Tech Tuesday: Comfy

Tech Tuesday: ComfyIn this Tech Tuesday a new Austin company helping students find a place to live when they head to college.
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Sony's PlayStation Network targeted in attack

Sony's PlayStation Network targeted in attackSony confirmed its PlayStation Network is down due to an outside attempt to "overwhelm" the electronics giant's online service, part of a bizarre tale that includes the flight of Sony Online's president being diverted for security reasons.
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5 apps that make you say 'wow'

5 apps that make you say 'wow'If you can dream it, there is an app for that. There are approximately 1.2 million apps in the Apple store and, interestingly, just about the same number in the Google Play store that powers Android gadgets.
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Tech Now: Gee-whiz gadgets for back to school

Tech Now: Gee-whiz gadgets for back to schoolWe've given you the back-to-school basics — laptops, tablets, smartphones — and great ways to go high tech, even on a low budget.
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Facebook to debut 'Mentions Box' at Emmys

Facebook to debut 'Mentions Box' at EmmysFacebook will debut a "Mentions Box" for celebrities during the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday.
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'Star Wars' infiltrates mobile with new 'Commander' game

'Star Wars' infiltrates mobile with new 'Commander' gameThe next game featuring Star Wars will have players recruit allies like Princess Leia and Han Solo, or fight against them as a member of Darth Vader's Empire.
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  • 2 months ago
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Blackphone is made to keep the snoopers away

Blackphone is made to keep the snoopers awayBlackphone is designed to keep out the snoopers, while you text or call on the Android phone. Calls are encrypted, so an intruder may not listen to the conversation.
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  • 2 months ago
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Amazon looks to gain liftoff for drone delivery testing

Amazon looks to gain liftoff for drone delivery testingAmazon is going on the offensive as it seeks federal approval to test its planned Prime Air drone delivery system.
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  • 2 months ago
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Cyber Security Summit happening in Austin

Cyber Security Summit happening in AustinWe're all worried about who's watching us on the internet.
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  • 2 months ago
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Samsung buys SmartThings for $200 million

Samsung buys SmartThings for $200 millionSamsung has just made a bold play to solidify its position in the rapidly growing smart home category.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Stepmom fears for life after hackers release wrong name

Stepmom fears for life after hackers release wrong nameTwitter on Thursday suspended an account linked to a loose-knit "hacktivist" group that released the name of a police officer it says shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Tech Tuesday: BlueSpray

Tech Tuesday: BlueSprayIn this Tech Tuesday the Austin grown technology saving water and money. In every city, every neighborhood, on every street you see them day after day.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago