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Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

Fitness trackers, from left, Basis Peak, Adidas Fit Smart, Fitbit Charge, Sony SmartBand and Jawbone Move. 

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Five myths about ride-hailing company Uber

Five myths about ride-hailing company Uber

Clearing up misconceptions about the company, its drivers and its customers.

December 14, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Review: Are these wonder phones worth the price?

Review: Are these wonder phones worth the price?

A guide to niche smartphones.

December 13, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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App reviews: Red Stamp Cards; GateGuru

App reviews: Red Stamp Cards; GateGuru

Spreading holiday cheer through smartphone; avoiding terminal pain at airports.

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Microsoft Band is promising, but flawed for now

Microsoft Band is promising, but flawed for now

Wearable fitness gear feels like a first effort but holds promise.

December 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Review: Standout phone features, but do you need?

Review: Standout phone features, but do you need?

The Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone and smart watch are waterproof, as long as you close the covers for the charging port and other slots.

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Review: Standout phone features, but do you need?

Review: Standout phone features, but do you need?

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge features a side screen for notifications, one-tap access to apps, more.

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Bluetooth beacons popping up in stores

Are they a shopper's best friend or another pesky Big Brother monitoring our every move?

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Tech Q&A: Transferring music files to a new PC

Tech Q&A: Transferring music files to a new PC

Tech writer answers readers' questions.

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Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

Shopping for teens — the best bets are electronics, notably the smartphone.

November 26, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Review: Music player learns your tastes over time

Speakers that know you. 

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Forget about white incandescent lights and animatronic reindeer.

November 22, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

This photo provided by Lights.com shows LED lights that are an energy efficient way to deck your halls for the holidays. LED technology has been around for years, but used to be too expensive for many homeowners to consider. Now, LEDs are overtaking incandescent lights as the holiday lightin…

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

This photo provided by GE shows iTwinkle G35 bulbs. GE offers the latest in lighting technology with its new iTwinkle holiday light sets and pre-lit Christmas trees. Each of the bulbs holds three LEDs -- red, green and blue -- that can be combined to create thousands of color choices. (AP Photo/GE)

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

In this photo provided by Lights.com, battery-powered lights have been around a while, but was mostly limited to smaller, incandescent light strands you’d put in your window box or a small porch display. Now they come in LED strands up to 30 feet long with batteries that are much more powerf…

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Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

In this photo provided by Pinnacle Lighting Group, homeowners looking for something unique in holiday lighting can find it in projected laser lights. Using small spotlights, the technology shown in this photo provided by Pinnacle Lighting Group projects thousands of tiny pinpoints of red, gr…

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Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

This photo provided by Gifts.com shows Kris Nations State Pride necklaces from Gifts.com. Teens want to express themselves and show pride in their background. These necklaces are dainty and pretty, perfect for teen girls who want to show some personality and pride. (AP Photo/Gifts.com)

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Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

This photo provided by Nordstrom shows Friends with Benefits Mother of Pearl Headphone Cap Set for Taylor. A good gift for teenagers is one that is new and different that allows them to show who they are, says Gregg Andrews, Nordstrom’s fashion creative director. “They want things that are u…

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Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

This photo provided by Otterbox shows a Broncos Denver cellphone case perfect for the athlete and avid sports fan. For a holiday gift for a teenager, electronics -- notably the teen must-have, the smartphone -- along with accessories and video game systems and games, activewear and items tha…

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Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

Teen gifts: ideas for hard-to-buy-for big kids

This photo provided by Sugarwish shows a classic Sugarwish box of candy. Hungry teens will be happy with the gift you can eat - food or candy that can be ordered online or put together in a basket by the giver. (AP Photo/Sugarwish)

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