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HARDWARE

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iPhone 7 rumors: It's all about the camera

The new iPhone doesn't come out until September, but that won't stop the rumor mill from churning at a furious pace.

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Best home theater in a box: Take the guesswork out of pairing a surround-sound system with your TV

We review systems from Onkyo, Orb Audio, and Yamaha; one quickly rises to the top.

MOBILE

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How to use Peach, a surprisingly addictive and confusing new social network

This iOS app isn't another Facebook clone, which makes it worth a look.

SOFTWARE

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Everything you need to know about digital audio files

Don’t know the difference between lossy and lossless? What’s the deal with bit rates? Let us explain.

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Smart appliances at CES: Fancy fridges and robot butlers

From refrigerators that order groceries to robots that clean house, CES 2016 was full of high-tech appliances that will make our lives a whole lot easier.

INTERNET

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4 essential search tricks to finding the perfect holiday gifts on Etsy

Finding handmade and vintage gifts just got a little easier with Etsy's new search tools.

SOFTWARE

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Hands-on with Adobe Post: New photo app creates Instagram-worthy graphics

Adobe's latest iOS app turns your photos into promotional (or inspirational) posters.

MOBILE

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The best Live Photos alternatives for the iPhone

Jealous of all those magical, moving pictures on the iPhone 6s? Get (mostly) the same effect with these apps.

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Apple Music on Apple TV: Why Siri support can't come soon enough

Apple's streaming service gets a remote for its tvOS app, but without Siri's help, everything is more difficult.

GAMES

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Hands-on with Obduction: Myst's spiritual successor straddles the line between familiar and alien

In which we spend two hours with Obduction and come away impressed.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Latest Product Reviews

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Key Ingredient kitchen tablet review: Yummy recipes can't rescue this crummy tablet

Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.