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Best Buy to give minimum $100 trade-in on any smartphone towards iPhone 5s or 5c

A screenshot revealed by <i>TechnoBuffalo</i> indicates that Best Buy will be running a trade-in promotion where any undamaged, working smartphone will get you a minimum $100 gift card to use toward the purchase of a new iPhone – enough to cover the down payment on an iPhone 5c.<p>That’s interesting because …

Review & Giveaway: Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi video monitoring with mobile access and cloud recording

Dropcam has been around since 2009, but only truly became a player in the app-enabled home security space early last year with the release of the Dropcam HD Wi-Fi video monitoring system. It separated itself from the normal cast of IP video cameras by offering an insanely easy setup process, …

Secure your deleted files in OS X

There are a couple of ways to ensure that file contents are irrecoverable when deleting files in OS X.<p>When you delete files in OS X, by default the system will simply remove the file's entry from the drive's index, which simply allocates the space used by the file as free for other uses. However, …

Color us impressed with Cree's TW Series LED (hands-on) - CNET

Consumers looking for additional reasons to switch their lights over to LEDs will want to take a look at what Cree is offering with its new 13.5W, 60W replacement TrueWhite (TW) Series bulb, available exclusively at Home Depot for $19.97 (a 40W replacement TW Series LED is also available for …

A Spoon for People With Parkinson's Reduces Shaking by 70%

I have very clear memories from when I was a girl of my grandpa sitting at the table, hands fluttering wildly, struggling to get a spoonful from his …

Logitech announces Ultrathin multi-touch Bluetooth mouse made to match your MacBook

Logitech is announcing a line of new super slim, touch enabled Bluetooth mice today that might finally give Mac users a great alternative to Apple’s own multi-touch Magic Mouse. While both mouses feature the same specs and multi-touch enabled surface, Logitech is marketing the black version for …

Options for checking free hard-drive space in OS X

Running low on disk space can greatly slow down your computer. Here are several ways to look this up on your system.<p>When using your Mac, maintaining a small amount of free drive space is required to keep your system running optimally. While nothing stops you from adding files to your drive until it …

What happens to your Macbook Air battery in a year

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>I love my 2010 Macbook, but lately she’s become less of a workhorse and more of a gentle farm pony you feed carrots to at the …

Indiegogo of the Week: iDoorCam: Answer the Door From Your Mobile Device

The doorbell rings in the middle of a riveting movie on TV. If it’s someone important, like the pizza delivery guy, you definitely want to get up and …

Turn Old Gadgets Into Cash: A Guide to Selling Electronics Online

If you were to look in your closet or garage, what kind of old electronic skeletons would you find? In mine, I found a Rio MP3 player, a BlackBerry …

Google Play

How to delete Facebook activity using iPhone, Android app

Whether you read an article you'd rather not share, or Spotify is betraying your musical tastes, find out how to remove unwanted posts from your timeline.<p>As more and more apps integrate with Facebook and each app shares more of your online activity to your timeline, there's bound to be information …

Apps

An In-Depth Look At The Big (And Small) Additions To Android Jelly Bean 4.3

Article Contents<p>1 Autocomplete On The Dial Pad, Keyboard Enhancements<br>• 2 Restricted Profiles<br>• 3 Location<br>• 4 Security<br>• 5 App-Specific Developer Options<br>• 6 …

Amazon Cloud Drive Photos Updated To Version 1.7 With Support For Video Uploads And Streaming

Amazon's cloud service is a little behind the curve when it comes to mobile apps, mostly because it's segmented on photo, music, and general storage …

Roku adds Sky News channel

Roku has announced the launch of Sky News on its streaming platform with both live broadcasts and on-demand content directly on TVs.<p>Roku has announced the launch of Sky News on its Roku streaming platform with both live broadcasts and on-demand content directly on TVs.<p>The service delivers live …

Smart TV

How the new Nexus 7 and iPad Mini compare

Google's latest Nexus 7 is here. How do its features line up against the iPad Mini's? Let's break it down.<p>Last year's Nexus 7 kicked off the small-tablet movement and predated the iPad Mini, with an aggressive price and comfortable design, but a set of features that were slightly bare-bones (no …

How to quickly force-quit the current application in OS X

Force-quitting an application can be done directly with one keystroke, if needed.<p>While quitting an application in OS X generally involves pressing Command-Q or selecting "Quit" from the application menu (immediately to the right of the Apple menu), there are times when an application may be hung up …

Operating Systems

Completely uninstall Mac apps with AppCleaner

Don't leave files rattling around on your Mac's hard drive because you are just dragging apps to your Mac's trash to uninstall them. Use this free app to delete apps and all of their supporting files.<p>Mac OS X is a thoroughly modern operating system, except for the shocking lack of an uninstall …

Operating Systems

MaskMe guards your privacy like a vigilant angel

In a world that values data mining over privacy protections, the new MaskMe tool restores your ability to use the Internet without compromising your identity.<p>Who hasn't bought something online, only to receive a torrent of marketing spam that follows you around like a rabid puppy?<p>Abine's new MaskMe …

Privacy

MaskMe brings a clean look to complicated privacy (pictures)

Updated: July 22, 2013 / Caption: Seth Rosenblatt / Photo: Screenshot by Seth Rosenblatt/CNET<p>Updated: July 22, 2013 / Caption: Seth Rosenblatt / Photo: Screenshot by Seth Rosenblatt/CNET<p>Updated: July 22, 2013 / Caption: Seth Rosenblatt / Photo: Screenshot by Seth Rosenblatt/CNET<p>Updated: July 22, …

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

Digital Photography