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Philip has covered the Mac market since 1999, with a focus on the iPhone, iPad and iOS in recent years. In all that time, he has never tested a fart app.

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Getting into the swing of things with Sony's tennis sensor

It's only a prototype, but this Bluetooth-connected sensor that attaches to your racket looks like a great way to study your game.

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How Global Eagle keeps you connected to the Internet even when you're up in the air

To get an idea of how a satellite-based Wi-Fi network works on an airplane, we took a ride on a 1940s-era seaplane for an up-close look.

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This product will put you to sleep -- but that's a good thing

The Good Night Bulb from Lighting Science removes the kind blue hues of light that can keep your brain alert when you should be winding down for the day.

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WWE promises to put a chokehold on entertainment with streaming TV network

Laugh if you will at the wrestling company's ambitions, but it has a proven track record of leveraging new technology.

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BeeWii's Bluetooth toys let you form your own robot fight club

You can control the Bluetooth Fighting Robot with a handheld device, using infrared light to do battle with a robotic adversary.

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Holi's iOS-controlled lamp adjusts to fit your mood

Using an app on your iOS device, you can adjust the lighting in this LED lamp to any of 50 settings and even stream music from your mobile device. An Android version arrives next month.

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Sony shines a spotlight on 4K at CES

The message from Sony's press event at CES Monday was clear: There's enough native 4K content coming to convince you to upgrade to an Ultra HD TV.

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Four CES 2014 movers and shakers we don't want to miss

With CES 2014 about to begin, here are the people and companies we're keeping an eye on at this year's show.

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Huge TVs. Steam Machine. A solar-powered car. CES 2014 will have it all.

The Consumer Electronics Show takes over Las Vegas next week. Here's our sneak peek at the intriguing trends and innovations we expect to see.

There's no Here there: Nokia pulls map app off iOS

Nokia says iOS 7 has harmed the user experience of its mapping app, but the company has show little appetite for keeping Here Maps up to date since its iOS debut more than a year ago.

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Create a digital Yule log on your HDTV

The weather outside may be frightful, but a fire is so delightful, especially when it's a Yule log. We'll show you how to get one streaming on your HD television set.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Prijector promises to cut the cable in the conference room

The presentation device offers its own Wi-Fi connection, giving people a way to share their presentation with the rest of the room.

Apple stealthily begins taking orders for iPad mini with Retina display

In a surprise move, Apple began selling its new iPad mini model on Tuesday, previously promised as coming "later in November," with estimated ship times of five to 10 days.

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Livescribe's latest smartpen draws heavily on iOS

The Livescribe 3 smartpen captures your notes as you jot them down, syncing them with a companion app for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone.

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