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3 Affordable Car Gadgets to Make Life Easier Behind the Wheel

3 Affordable Car Gadgets to Make Life Easier Behind the WheelYou don’t want (or simply can’t afford) to spend thousands of extra dollars to have a car equipped with a built-in navigation system? You had to compromise and pick a model that’s missing a backup camera or remote starter? Don’t wo [...]

The Cheapskate's favorite Cyber Monday deals of 2017

The Cheapskate's favorite Cyber Monday deals of 2017CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebo [...]

The FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

The FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhoneFor about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a source told Reuters on Wednesday [...]

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatch

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatchFitbit's first real smartwatch was the worst kept secret in tech. After months of rumors, leaks and the acquisition of smartwatch pioneer Pebble that all but revealed the company's intentions, Fitbit presented the Ionic to the world. It w [...]

New iPhone Leaks 'Confirm' Apple's Biggest Problems

New iPhone Leaks 'Confirm' Apple's Biggest ProblemsApple is fighting fires. While iOS 11 continues to cause serious problems, supply chain leaks have revealed iPhone X supply is severely delayed and interest is so low in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus production is being cut by 50% af [...]

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatch

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatchFitbit's first real smartwatch was the worst kept secret in tech. After months of rumors, leaks and the acquisition of smartwatch pioneer Pebble that all but revealed the company's intentions, Fitbit presented the Ionic to the world. It w [...]

10 Years Later: A Look Back At The iPhone And Kindle

10 Years Later: A Look Back At The iPhone And KindleApple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) are disruptive companies in their own right, having envisioned breakthrough product and services, which have come to redefine the way people use/consume the respective category of pro [...]