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Computer crashes may be due to forces beyond our solar system

As our personal electronic devices get more complex, researchers say cosmic rays could put them at a greater risk of operational failure.

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Is Apple's iPhone SE about to get an upgrade?

Apple plans to commence manufacture of iPhone SE in India in April, Reuters reports.

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Arrest of Samsung’s Lee may not affect smartphone business in short term

The arrest of Samsung Electronics’ vice chairman Lee Jae-yong on Friday in South Korea may not have a direct impact on the company’s high-profile electronics business, including its smartphones unit, according to analysts.

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Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

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NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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Israeli soldiers hit by Android malware from cyberespionage group

More than 100 members of the Israel Defense Forces, the majority of them stationed around the Gaza strip, fell victim to a cyberespionage attack that used malicious Android applications to steal information from their mobile devices.

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Apple sets WWDC for June 5-9, leaves San Francisco

Apple has set June 5-9 as the dates for its 2017 annual developers conference and plans to move the event to San Jose, Calif., closer to its headquarters in Cupertino.

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2 powerful new features on their way to Android right now

Surprise! A couple of cool new features may be lurking in your phone's settings this very minute. Ready to find 'em?

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An essential device to help warn you and your family of dangerous carbon monoxide levels in your home. Measures the exposure to carbon monoxide over time and updates the status every 15 seconds for timely and accurate readings....

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Legislation revived to curb warrantless geolocation tracking

U.S. legislators have reintroduced bills that would place curbs on warrantless access by the government to electronically generated geolocation information of Americans, including on the use of cell-site simulators that can capture...

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Why a WWDC 2017 reveal for iPhone 8 is possible

So many big changes in the hardware and the operating system -- where else will Apple recruit the developers it needs?

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5G progress at Ericsson could help enterprises work worldwide

The Swedish network giant Ericsson will have a lot of prospective 5G equipment to show to gearheads at Mobile World Congress later this month, but the future cloud capabilities it demonstrates may be just as important for a...

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Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite productivity

Can you really use Google’s G Suite instead of Microsoft Office? Here's how they compare on Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and Chrome OS.

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How Apple iCloud Drive works and how to use it

Take complete control of iCloud Drive on Mac, iOS, and Windows

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50% off Inateck 3 Port USB 3.0 Hub with 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Disk External Enclosure Case for 9.5mm 7mm 2.5 Inch SATA HDD SSD - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard...

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AT&T plans a national IoT network with LTE-M by midyear

AT&T is accelerating its rollout of LTE-M, an IoT network that’s being used to track shipping containers and pallets, monitor water use and connect fleets to the internet.

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Apple smartphones outsold Samsung's in Q4

Apple has overtaken Samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years, but don't count on it staying ahead for long.

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Experts warn businesses not to over-buy on unlimited data plans

Smaller businesses that think they could benefit from an unlimited plan from wireless carriers need to calculate their costs carefully.

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