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Review: How do the BeatsX compare to the AirPods?

The BeatsX are more comfortable than the AirPods, and last longer...but do they look as cool?

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How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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Three easy to use activity trackers

CIO contributor Jim Martin tries out three of the easier to use fitness trackers for those who want something that doesn't require a steep learning curve.

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Mingis on Tech: Floating solar panels, a VR update -- and Tom Brady?

Our tech trio takes a look at the latest in solar tech -- panels being installed on water -- checks in on the state of VR and offers kudos to the new Super Bowl champs.

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Mingis on Tech: 'Alexa, what's in the news?'

Amazon's voice-activated digital assistant Alexa is learning new skills right and left, and can now deliver the latest tech news from Computerworld.

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NRAM set to spark a 'holy war' among memory technologies

Your next smartphone could be a carbon-based lifeform

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Mingis on Tech: New year, new CES -- and new AirPods

Virtual Reality and drones were hot at CES. But were they hotter than Apple's almost-impossible-to-get AirPods?

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ZigBee's Dotdot language is the latest bid for IoT harmony

The new application layer defines how connected devices discover and learn about each other

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14 eyebrow-raising things Google knows about you

Some are fascinating, others are frightening, but here's how to find out what Google has on you

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11 home IoT devices actually worth getting

In the internet of things are many poor home-automation products, but that doesn't mean they're all bad

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Weird science! 10 strangest tech stories of 2016

From erotic robotics to biotech for defying death, tech news sketched out a truly weird future coming soon

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The gifts you didn’t get: InfoWorld’s 2016 geek gadget guide

Go beyond the usual technology offerings for truly special gadgets to spend that holiday cash on

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Apple AirPods review: Nope, they don't fall out

The AirPods sound great, work well, and stay put—we put them to the headbanging test.

10 things you don't need to worry about in 2017

Worry about your career, worry about your impossible SLA, worry about Trump ... but don't bother worrying about this stuff

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50-plus jaw-dropping Black Friday 2016 tech deals

iPhones, Amazon gadgets, Android tablets, Windows 10 computers, Xbox bundles, big cheap TVs, and other Black Friday 2016 bargains

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AeroVironment's Quantix drone is all about the data

The company wants to give business a one-stop solution to data gathering and analytics with its drone and cloud-based service

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US lawmakers balk at call for IoT security regulations

Compromised IoT devices could be used to launch dangerous attacks, security expert Bruce Schneier says

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Mingis on Tech: The MacBook Pro show-and-tell

It's a lot easier to judge a laptop when you've got it in hand -- especially when it's Apple's new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar.

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Apple said to be eyeing wearable AR glasses

The iPhone maker would enter a crowded VR and AR market where Microsoft, Facebook, and Google play

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