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The Basis Peak wants to be the first heart-rate monitoring wristband that isn't a joke

With a more elegant design, brighter display, and improved heart-rate sensor, the Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker improves on the Basis B1 Band in pretty much every way.

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D-Link Connected Home Platform review: This is no way to build a smart home

This smart-home system is built on a shaky foundation.

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D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug review: Exceedingly basic home control

This controller will turn lights and other devices on and off—and that’s about it.

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D-Link Wi-Fi Motion Sensor review: Wi-Fi wasn't made for this

Reliance on power-hungry Wi-Fi restricts where you can locate this sensor.

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The ultimate support staff: How to hire, train, and retain the right people

When it comes to helping customers, there is no substitute for a high quality support staff. Here is how to put together the ideal support team.

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D-Link Day/Night Network Camera review: Delivers the basics for cheap

This IP camera is inexpensive enough, but you’ll need a D-Link router to take full advantage.

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NTT DoCoMo launches sensor-laden kids' watch

Humidity and temperature data could prevent heatstroke

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Free is good: No-cost Panda Software tops AV-Test's rankings of antivirus software

A number of antivirus products caught all the malware the testing lab threw at it. But only a few were free. (And no, Microsoft alone isn't nearly good enough.)

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Apple's iPhone will go on sale in China on Oct. 17

Existing iPhone users in China could help fuel demand for the new product

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Four tips to understand your customers and set yourself apart from the competition

Use these techniques to refine your customer support strategy and learn more about your customer base.

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EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

The Maricopa County Community College District lost more than 2.5 million records in two data breaches

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China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

A Chinese regulator has claimed it found security flaws in Apple's iOS software that could steal user's data

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Belkin’s pricey Thunderbolt 2 dock embodies PC users’ apathy toward Thunderbolt

Apart from breathtaking speed, this $300 docking station doesn’t deliver anything that docks costing half as much do.

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Apple releases patches for OS X's 'Shellshock' Bash shell vulnerability

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users.

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Windows 9 rumor roundup: Everything we know so far

The Start menu. Cortana. Virtual desktop support! Windows 9 is expected to be officially revealed at a Microsoft event on September 30 and leaks are springing everywhere.