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36% off iProp Bean Bag Universal Tablet Stand - Deal Alert

Whether you're watching a movie in bed, browsing on the couch, or playing games on your trip, the iProp will replace your tired arms and hold your device where it's comfortable for you.

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Add-ons elevate new Moto Z phones

We review the Droid editions of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones.

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Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras

Apple recently got a patent for infrared technology that petitioners fear could be used to censor political dissidents, activists, and citizens who are recording police brutality

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39% off Pebble Time Smartwatch - Deal Alert

Pebble Time lets you act now, reflect on the past, and look into the future - and do it all for up to 7 days on a single charge. Includes Pebble Health, a built-in activity and sleep tracker with daily reports and weekly insights....

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Make Ubuntu 16.04 look like MacOS

Also in today's open source roundup: The world's smallest Linux server for $5, and the Prisma art app is coming to Android

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Did Pokemon Go bring AR to the iPhone?

Pokémon Go has made us spend more time in augmented reality than on Facebook. But we've been using our iPhones for AR for a while now.

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Limited time offer: Pre-Order The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Deal Alert

Whether you’re mastering the fundamentals of programming, or digging into iOS 10-specific features (improved AI and Siri function, anyone?)--this course will have you covered.

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Does Android need a new app store?

Also in today's open source roundup: Six desktop Linux mistakes, and how to use the Lantern browser to view blocked websites

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

Facebook SDK gives Apple's Swift developers access to platform services

The SDK enables integration of iOS mobile apps with services on the social network

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iOS 10 preview: A sad present for a milestone birthday

A misguided redesign of several screens to accommodate widgets and a small set of enhancements detract from iOS's 10th anniversary

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Apple releases iOS 9.3.3, El Capitan 10.11.6, WatchOS 2.2.2, and TvOS 9.2.1 updates

The company released several bug fixes and security improvements for its products

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Which Android problems annoy you the most?

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Linux Lite 3.0, and fake Pokemon GO apps have been found on the Google Play Store

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15 free Modern Windows apps for IT pros

Most of the newer Modern Windows apps are still very basic in their functionality, but some are quite useful even for network and IT pros

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Microsoft is charging Surface Pro 3 customers to fix defective Simplo batteries

If you have a Simplo (not LGC) battery, you may be asked to spend $500 or more to fix Microsoft's problem

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SoftBank will acquire ARM for $32 billion

The acquisition would give SoftBank a strong presence in the smartphone and IoT markets

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10 travel apps to smooth your next business trip

Even the best-laid plans can go awry, and these mobile apps can help when trip stress hits

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U.S. pumps $400 million into next-generation wireless research

A new federal initiative seeks to spark 5G mobile services and the internet of things

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Best Deals of the Week - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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