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Modular smartphones could be reused as computer clusters

Circular Devices is already thinking beyond just its Puzzlephone concept

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8 Wi-Fi mistakes to avoid

Wi-Fi is great when it works right – and when it’s secure. Although setting up Wi-Fi can seem straightforward, there are many complexities.

North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out

Reported launch would be first in a big expansion planned for this year

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Upcoming $200 ASUS smartphone ideal for contract ditchers

For those looking to dump their phone contract, ASUS may well have the perfect pre-pay phone. Here’s a look at some of the numbers.

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13 geeky SkyMall catalog treasures you can’t live without!

You might want to act now given SkyMall’s financial situation.


Smartphones, tablets & eBay send SkyMall to Chapter 11

Quirky airline catalog SkyMall's parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

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Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Coming off a huge year in venture capital investing, the bar has been set high for 2015. But network and computing startups, focused in areas such as the cloud, security and mobile, promise to reap big dollars from investors this year...

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Which mobile data provider is best? (And will you make a switch?)

Computerworld readers rate AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon on data connection speed, reliability, customer service and more. Find out which carrier gets the most cheers — and which the most jeers — from our 2014 survey respondents....

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Apple's original Apple Watch... from 1995

Long forgotten, Apple back in 1995 released a watch. It was anything but smart.

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Michael Kors Duracell iPhone Power Case: How cool do I look now?

I have tested many, many very practical iPhone cases but I now find myself in a very different aesthetic place because I am now sporting an iPhone case from a whole different dimension: The Blingiverse. Yep, I’ve been toting around a...

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Long-term device testing reveals unexpected benefit

What happens when old gadgets sit around for months at a time?

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Big visions for 5G before the FCC

Drones, robots, high-altitude balloons and low-altitude satellites are all envisioned to provide fifth-generation (5G) wireless connections as early as 2020, according to recent FCC filings from 55 companies, including Google,...

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BlackBerry issues futile call for ‘app neutrality’

This proposal by BlackBerry – actually sent to U.S. lawmakers yesterday – calls for the government to compel the likes of Netflix to make their applications work with the likes of BlackBerry whether business considerations justify it...

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Uh oh, Google, here comes Microsoft's HoloLens

Less than a week after Google said that it would stop selling prototypes of its Glass wearable, Microsoft announced that it's coming out with its own computerized headset.

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Next up for Microsoft: Close the app gap

While eyes will be on Microsoft today as it touts Windows 10 for consumers, the company's Build developer conference in three months will be just as important to the upgrade's future.

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Scared of 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi? Here comes Cisco Multigigabit to the rescue

Cisco recently addressed some of the challenges in migrating to 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi.

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10 cool network and computing research projects

If you think the latest enterprise and consumer network and computer technologies rolling into your data center and being snuck into your offices by end users are advanced, wait until you see what's cooking in the labs at universities...

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A visual history of the smartwatch

With the impending release of the Apple Watch, the smartwatch market is set to take off in 2015. Here's how it got to this point.

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