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Bill Gates Is Way More Involved With Microsoft Than Anyone Realizes

Since naming Satya Nadella as CEO, Bill Gates spends a third of his time working at Microsoft, he told Vanity Fair's Bethany McLean.<p>That's a surprisingly big chunk of time and more than most people realize. When Nadella became CEO, Gates gave up the Microsoft chairman job and took on the vague …

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Apple Pay vs. Google Wallet: Why Apple, Inc. Will Win The Mobile Payment War

Apple Pay is launching 3 years after Google Wallet, but sometimes slow and steady wins the race.<p>In line with <b>Apple</b>'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) philosophy that …

Review: Hyper’s iStick, the first USB drive w/ integrated Lightning connector

While most of my content goes straight to the cloud these days and is usually easily accessible to move around, download or stream from any of my devices, I still found myself getting a lot of use out of Hyper’s new iStick. It’s one of the first made-for-iPhone USB flash drives that also includes …

Consumer Technology news, analysis, how-to, opinion and video.

Are you sitting down? Probably. The results of anonymous, aggregated, global Fitbit user data reveals that the U.S. needs to seriously step up its …

Karma's new hotspot gives you free LTE data when you share your WiFi

Karma's concept of a shareable mobile hotspot is clever -- you not only get data wherever you go, but you get some of it for free if you're kind enough to share with others. The service wasn't very alluring when it was using Sprint's pokey old WiMAX network, however, which is why the company has …

Joan Rivers promotes iPhone 6 from the grave

Joan Rivers was officially declared dead nearly two weeks ago, but the late comedian isn’t quite ready to stop promoting products in the land of the living.<p>Rivers’ Facebook and Instagram accounts joined the iPhone 6 upgrade madness this morning by posting a picture of her “badass” iPhone 4 that’s …

Witness the evolution of iPhone in one hypnotizing GIF

You could read about the evolution of the iPhone in one of our features, looks at a spec chart, or learn about it an infographic, But none of those is nearly as fun as seeing the original iPhone morph into the iPhone 6 in one GIF.<p>The folks at GadgetLove have made another great evolution GIF that …

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Sprint’s newest gadget lets you route mobile calls over a wired phone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user dno1967b<p>You may have cut the cord on your home landline, but if you’re like me, you might sometimes get a …

Your New iOS 8 Phone Is Not “NSA-Proof”

But it is a whole lot more secure.<p>Last night, Apple unveiled an overhauled privacy section to its website along with a personal message from Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirming the company's "commitment to your privacy." In the note Cook says, "Apple cannot bypass your passcode and therefore cannot …

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USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3: One port to connect them all

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 and the significance of these peripheral standards.<p>Look around your house and chances are you have at least a few devices that use Universal Serial Bus. On average, some 3 billion USB ports are shipped each year, making it by far the most …

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You Can Sleep in Ikea for a Night Thanks to Airbnb

Ever dream of sleeping on an Ikea bed without having to go through all the hassle of actually piecing it together? Now you can.<p>Airbnb and Ikea have …

A Low-end 6.1-inch Sony Phablet Spotted in Benchmarks

Sony is rumored to be working on a number of handsets, including the high-end Xperia Z3, as well as a compact version of it which will offer a …

Night at the Museum: You can tour this U.K. art gallery in the dark, using a robot avatar

One of the UK’s most prestigious art galleries is about to offer citizens of the world the chance to roam the premises at night from the comfort of …

This Is How the Potato-Salad Kickstarter Guy Plans to Spend the Money

The guy who raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter to make potato salad has big (and charitable) plans for the funds 6,911 people helped him raise.<p>On …