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The hidden cost of those ‘free’ gambling apps

Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.
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Apple will host next iPhone launch Sept. 9

The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event in San Francisco, where it’s expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.
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Apple Watch nips at Fitbit’s heels in wearables race

In just three months, Apple has come within striking distance of market leader Fitbit, shipping an estimated 3.6 million Apple Watches.
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Images of next-generation Microsoft phones leak online

The devices will be known as Cityman and Talkman, according to leaks that have hit Twitter.
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Where the tech elite go to eat

For Road Trip 2015, CNET uncovers where tech workers — everyone from programmers to CEOs to venture capitalists — line up for lunch in downtown San Francisco.
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Tesla Model S P85D breaks Consumer Reports’ test scale

Tesla’s latest Model S performed so well in the non-profit publication’s testing that its score was literally off the charts.
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Drawing the line on acceptable use of cell phones in public

A new survey outlines how technology is blurring the etiquette rules for what is often private use in public or social settings.
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Wireless Heat Maps – Find & Fix Dead Zones

From TechRepublic:
Stop guessing and start seeing where your wireless dead zones are. SolarWinds® Network Performance Monitor now includes the ability to generate and…

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Huawei’s Honor 7 is well-built, with features to match

The Honor 7 smartphone packs a promising camera and a potent processor into an all-metal body at a great price.

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