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2 hrs ago | Engadget

Now (almost) anyone (with cable) can watch CNN the way they want to

Back in April CNNx launched, letting viewers jump through the news of the day and watch what they want, when they want.

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6 hrs ago | Engadget

Recommended Reading: Google Glass in the courtroom and 'Bill Walsh College Football'

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

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10 hrs ago | Engadget

Sony RX100 III review: a fantastic point-and-shoot, but it'll cost you

There are good cameras that look cute , take passable pictures and don't cost an arm and a leg .

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Related Topix: Cameras

14 hrs ago | Engadget

London's black cabs may soon be forced to accept card payments

Part of the reason app-based car services like Uber and Hailo have become so popular is their quick service and no-fuss payments.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Dropbox makes syncing your large files faster

Cloud storage service Dropbox has announced a feature called Streaming Sync , which promises to improve the way its platform handles the syncing of large files.

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The E-Label Act may rid your future gadgets of FCC logos

Let's try something really quickly: pull your phone out, flip it over, and maybe squint at it a bit.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US News

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New government plan for school WiFi leaves everyone unhappy

The FCC is ready to start dolling out up to $2 billion dollars in grants to American schools to pay for WiFi networks, but it doesn't seem that anyone -- especially the schools -- are happy about it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

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Government will require closed captions on video clips lifted from TV broadcasts

Over the last few years closed captions have become increasingly prevalent in online video, but now the FCC is pushing for providers to go even further .

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The United States Congress edits Wikipedia constantly

Members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate -- or, more likely, their interns and aides -- spend an awful lot of time editing Wikipedia entries.

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Engadget

Photoshop Express blemish removal and RAW support boosts mobile editing

Adobe has been making quite the heavy-handed push with its mobile apps as of late, and one of its older no-cost options just received a significant update.

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a NY attorney general sues to bar Lyft from the city

Lyft's pink mustaches were all set to prowl New York City's outer boroughs this week, but it seems that the city itself is having none of it: New York's attorney general is pursuing a court order that will block the company from providing transportation services in Queens and Brooklyn.

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Related Topix: New York

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Nude Selfies Discovered On Old Phones

When smartphones started to feature built in cameras, you know that this double-edged sword would have roosters that will come home to roost eventually, and in some ways, they have already.

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Engadget

Mix beats and loop vocals with Propellerhead's Take for iOS

If you saw Reggie Watts' musical set at Engadget Expand , then you probably noticed the table full of gear he needs to construct his loops.

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Ubergizmo

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Survives Attack From Lawn Mower

Back in 2013, Samsung announced a rugged device called the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active .

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Computer glitch resurrects draft cards for 14,000 long-dead Pennsylvania men

Come a guy's 18th birthday in the US, he's afforded new privileges. Aside from being able to legally buy cigarettes, lottery tickets and porn , he also has a couple of shiny civic duties to follow: signing up for the Selective Service System and voting on a regular basis.

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Google sets aside $100 million for promising European startups

Genius can flower anywhere, you know, that's why Google wants to give promising startups outside Silicon Valley a chance to explore their ideas.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Two years to Tango: the race to finish Google's 3D-mapping tablet

Speck Design's clientele has ranged from Apple to Samsonite to Fisher-Price in its history, and now it can add Google to the list of high-profile companies.

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Engadget

Misfit offers insight on your insomnia with the Beddit sleep monitor

Misfit tackled activity tracking with its Shine offering that looks more like a fashion accessory than a sensor.

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Ubergizmo

iTunes Extras Land On Apple TV, Coming To iOS 8 This Fall

As the name suggests, iTunes Extras include additional content that customers receive when they purchase a movie through Apple's content store.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

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Researchers get record broadband speeds out of old-school copper wire

While telecoms companies around the world are investing millions into the development of fiber-optic networks , the standard copper telephone line may still have some life in it yet.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Alcatel, Alcatel-Lucent

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