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New Nike+ FuelBand SE is tougher, more accurate, company says

This iteration of the FuelBand is an evolution that offers more accurate fitness tracking, better battery efficiency, and an improved design, Nike says.

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Wireless world record: Researchers transfer data at 100Gbps through the air

If only we could get 100Gbps in our homes...

Surface RT name caused 'confusion' with consumers, Microsoft manager admits

But is "Surface 2" really an improvement?

Best Buy will pay you $200 to $350 for your old Surface tablet

The catch? You'll be paid in store credit.

Some iPhone 5s users sing the blues over iWork bug

An apparent bug causes the screens on some iPhone 5s models to briefly flash to blue when you try to switch apps from iWork and then the phone restarts.

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Fitbit Force is a slim fitness band with more screen

Among other features, the Fitbit Force can count steps taken, distance traveled, active minutes, hours slept, and quality of sleep.

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AT&T pushing 'Amber' update to Nokia Windows Phones

Beyond camera enhancements, Nokia's 'Amber" update includes official new Windows Phone patches and features.

Amazon Matchmaker mashes cheap Audible audiobooks with Kindle ebooks

And even better, Amazon's Whispersync technology picks up where you left off no matter whether you're reading, listening, or mixing the two.

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Surface 2 launch plans ditch pop-ups for Pitbull

Because nothing says "productivity" like club-ready rap.

HP, Google team up on featherweight $279 Chromebook 11

Google and HP collaborated on the design of the new Chromebook, which ships this week.

Android isn't 'more secure than the iPhone,' but Google's security woes are overblown

Eric Schmidt is saying crazy things again, but this time, his zaniness highlights a key point: Android's security problem is vastly overblown

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Sony exec: PS4 controllers will work on PCs

However, comments by the same Sony exec suggests that the PS4 controller's touchpad may not be compatible.

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LG's making curved, 'bendable and unbreakable' smartphone displays

Move over, Samsung: LG's making a curved smartphone display, too.

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CBS app brings full episodes of popular shows, even on Windows 8

The CBS app, which launched on iOS in March, is now joined by new apps for Android and Windows 8.

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Xbox One's Kinect, Skype app were designed for privacy

Fear not, potential Xbox One users: Kinect never lets your face touch the cloud.