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Flipboard 3.0 is both more and less personal than before

The popular reading app for phones and tablets adds thousands of topics--including some oddly specific ones--and a “Daily Edition” for everyone.

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Samsung' phone-free Gear S smartwatch gets U.S. launch details, requires a service plan

The standalone smartwatch launches next week after two months of teasing, but service doesn't come cheap.

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Motorola re-commits to pure Android under new Lenovo masters

As Motorola ships off from Google, it promises to take some lessons along, while keeping the Moto and Droid lines intact.

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Google Glass is officially unwelcome in movie theaters

Bootleg recording paranoia reaches new heights as the movie industry places a ban on wearable devices like Google Glass. Not that the battery would last through a full film anyway.

Internet TV services would get a massive boost from FCC's proposed rule changes

A proposed rule change would prevent broadcast stations and cable operators from keeping their content locked up.

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The golden age of cord-cutting is upon us. Don't let scare tactics tell you otherwise

Despite what cable apologists may tell you, a la carte pricing is poised to change everything.

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The fate of iPhone's sapphire screen looks dubious, per DisplayMate report

The sapphire display that didn't show up on iPhones may have been problematic anyway, but it's still slated to be an Apple Watch feature.

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4 key takeaways (and 1 non-news tidbit) from Apple CEO Tim Cook's WSJD talk

Apple's boss was his usual coy self at an industry conference, but still revealed a few hints of the future.

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YouTube considers ad-free video subscriptions, still working on music service

For a price, you may never have to sit through another pesky pre-roll video.

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Microsoft beefs up Office 365 with unlimited OneDrive cloud storage

The free upgrade rolls out to all users in the coming months, forcing other storage services to up their game.

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Lenovo Smartband fitness tracker with PC unlock feature appears on company website

There's no price or release date, only a promise to track your health and skip the Windows password prompt.

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Amazon fires a shot at Chromecast with $39 Fire TV Stick

The streaming TV dongle packs surprisingly beefy specs and supports Miracast mirroring, and it comes with a remote.

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Fitbit gets fancier with Charge activity trackers, fitness-focused Surge 'super watch'

The fitness tracking heavyweight resists the race to the bottom with three new devices, including one with smartwatch features.

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Cortana gives voice to Fitbit’s Windows Phone app, her first in-app integration

The exclusive feature lets users add meals by voice. While the integration's not perfect, it suggests how other third-party apps could take advantage of Cortana's capabilities.

Bitcasa nixes unlimited cloud storage, even for existing subscribers

All-you-can-store is gone for good as Bitcasa blames user abuse and low demand