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Samsung's Milk Music service adds $4 per month premium subscription option

Plunking down your cash enables a handful of useful features, but fear not, thrifty listeners: The no-cost version remains ad-free—for now.

Facebook's Internet.org app gives Zambia mobile users free, basic Internet access

Mobile users in Zambia get free access to services like Wikipedia, Google and Facebook

Terse FCC letter suggests Verizon's plan to throttle unlimited data is a cash grab

Tom Wheeler's sharply worded letter questions why Verizon is singling out customers with unlimited plans

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Whiskey is a social lubricant and a social network, thanks to Distiller

The whiskey recommendation engine is now giving discerning drinkers a way to chat about booze.

Hot Deals Thursday: Toshiba Core i7 Laptop for just $700, 3TB HDD for only $100, and more

Take a look at LogicBuy's best bargains, including a great deal on a Dell Venue 8 Pro and an iLuv MobiCup speaker for just $20.

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Iota offers no-fee GPS tracking, thanks to long-range RF and your neighbors' Wi-Fi

Versatile Iota has a longer range than Bluetooth, a pay-once business model, and a decent handful of use cases. But it relies on having enough customers to blanket your town with coverage.

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Going on a trip? Keep a travel diary with Bonjournal

This journaling app compiles your individual entries into a beautiful narrative... if you remember to use it.

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Virgin Mobile Custom will let you customize the perfect cellular plan

Launching August 9 exclusively at Walmart, Virgin Mobile Custom takes a-la-carte mobile plan pricing to the next level.

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Samsung files patents for three new smartwatches that look a lot like the Moto 360

Each watch also features an interesting sensor that could be used for gestures.

Hot Deals Thursday: Toshiba Laptop with 2 Year Warranty for $330, 50" 4K HDTV for $590, and more

LogicBuy brings you jaw-dropping bargains, including an incredible deal on a 4K HDTV, a huge discount on Microsoft Office Home & Student, a chair for gamers, and plenty more.

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Meet Bleep, BitTorrent’s invite-only serverless chat app

Worried about your messages being intercepted? BitTorrent has a new app for you.

Sony thinks EA's new $5/mo. games subscription plan isn't worth the money

EA Access is exclusive to the Xbox One, but Sony doesn't want it anyway.

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FreedomPop's free data and voice service comes to tablets

The selection is limited, but the price is right with FreedomPop's new tablet service offering. Just be sure to read the fine print.

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Flir One first look: Shooting thermal imaging pictures of the new MacBook Pro

It turns out that when Macworld Lab is testing the new $2499 MacBook Pro, it's a good time to try out a nifty new thermal imaging camera for the iPhone.

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Facebook gives up on Gifts, again

The social network wants you to buy stuff from your News Feed, but gift cards weren’t that appealing.