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Mingis on Tech: Mac guy becomes a Dell dude; wireless charging and the iPhone

Dell's XPS 15 9550 Touch laptop wins kudos from Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie. And what about those reports that Apple's iPhone may soon get wireless charging capabilities?

Inside Verizon's Super Bowl Command Center

More than 100 engineers will make sure the tweeting, sharing and streaming works without a hiccup

Here's how GM's Maven car sharing works

A few clicks of an app and you've reserved a car and can drive it away. There's integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto too.

Huawei's Honor 5X is made for millennials

The "perfect selfie" mode ensures that every photo of yourself you take is enhanced to make you look great.

Hands-on with the LeMax Pro, the first phone to ship with the Snapdragon 820

LeTV's new phone is the first to market with Qualcomm's new high-end chip, fingerprint sensor, and 802.11ad Wi-Fi.

Acer Liquid Jade Primo: Finally a new third-party flagship Windows phone

Acer says that it will begin shipping its Liquid Jade Primo phone next month, with what appears to be some premium specs. But when will it ship to the U.S.?

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The barcode-based Walmart Pay system in use

Bluetooth trackers: TrackR Bravo vs. Tile

Two different Bluetooth trackers can help you find lost keys, wallet, even your smartphone. Both do a good job -- but they have a significant limitation that can prevent you from finding missing items away from home.

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7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

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Cool Yule Tools for Work

We offer up our humble list of products and technologies that may impress someone on your holiday gift list.

A robot walks into an Apple Store...

The line outside Apple's Palo Alto store for the iPhone 6S wasn't entirely human. A tele-presence robot brought a touch of the future.

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Love music festivals but hate crowds? Verizon will soon stream them to your phone

UphoricTV, a digital TV network focused on music fests like Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, will soon make its debut on Verizon’s go90 service.

Sights of IFA 2015

Here's a look at some of our favorite memories from the mammoth European consumer electronics show that saw countless new gadgets.

Home Theater

How to use your mobile device to control your home theater

With the right selection of apps you can transform your iOS or Android phone or tablet into an elegant home entertainment command center.

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Ikea's newest furniture can charge your phone wirelessly

New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.

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Sony doubles down on PlayStation, but may sacrifice phones, TVs

It looks increasingly likely that Sony will exit both its TV and smartphone businesses as part of a restructuring plan outlined today by Sony executives in Japan.