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Microsoft Store getting New York Fifth Ave. flagship and 10 more locations

Microsoft's retail plan appears to have Satya Nadella's vote of confidence

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SmartThings adds Logitech Harmony support to make smart homes more responsive

Hook a home entertainment center into all your other smart home gear

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Even with Google Glass, texting while driving is still unsafe

New study finds little difference between Glass voice dictation and texting by hand

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Passport sellouts at 200,000 preorders reveal a more modest BlackBerry

BlackBerry boasts of numbers that would make larger companies wince

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Score one for useful Google Glass apps: This one serves as light meter for cameras

Google Glass becomes more useful than creepy in professional settings. The new Light Meter app could be a boon to photographers, assuming they’ve already ponied up for Glass.

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Square-shaped BlackBerry Passport launched with a focus on business pros

Square-shaped BlackBerry costs $599 off-contract, available now

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Microsoft exec: 'Windows 9' to be announced next week

A tightly-guarded detail on the next version of Windows may have slipped out.

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Samsung Gear S heading to major U.S. carriers with call routing trickery

Samsung's next smartwatch needs a smartphone for connectivity, even if it isn't nearby.

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Hands-on with Pebble Firmware 2.5; iOS 8 users get better notifications

A small tweak to notifications makes the Pebble smartwatch much more useful. And there's new compass support too.

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iOS 8 adoption nears 50 percent after just 6 days

Third-party firms see slower adoption than iOS 7

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Vizio makes 4K affordable with $1000 Ultra HD TV

The price premium for 4K TV gets a lot smaller.

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Amazon Fire OS 4 adds ASAP loading, user profiles, family media sharing, and more

Amazon's latest operating system is built on Android KitKat, though you'd hardly recognize it.

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Amazon, Apple updates let families share apps and media across devices

Families can share their apps, books and more across devices, as long as everyone can agree on an operating system.

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Moto 360 review: Not the Android Wear watch you've been waiting for

Weak battery life, technical glitches and a bulky frame mar Motorola's first smartwatch.

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Apple offers iPhone migration guide for Android converts

With oversized iPhones in hand, Apple helps Android users make the switch