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Apple's Touch ID biometric authentication has one very bad side effect on users - when you start using it regularly, you want to unlock everything with your fingerprint. Apple hasn't built a Touch ID pad into Macs yet, but an iOS app called FingerKey (US$1.99) attempts to make up for that oversigh...

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As the low-power Bluetooth 4.0 standard becomes more and more popular in electronic devices, one area that seems to be getting a lot of attention from accessory manufacturers is that of "finders". No, not the OS X file manager, but the type of devices that let you find things from your iPhone or i...

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While the world is getting up to speed on iOS 7's more visible features like Control Center and the dazzling parallax effects, there's one feature that hasn't gotten a lot of attention -- iBeacons. TidBITS author Michael Cohen wrote a great piece this week that talks about the feature and what it ...

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Android 4.3 keeps popping up left, right and center and it's most recently been spotted running on an HTC One in the Bluetooth SIG. It's no secret that the new version of Jelly Bean will finally support Bluetooth 4.0 out of the box and enable Android phones and tablets to connect with a whole new ...

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Summer's not even officially here yet, and we're already starting to see some products that are planned for release this fall. The latest example is a premium Bluetooth 4.0 audio headset with some nice features and great design. The Tuis (pronounced two-wees) Wireless Headphones from Outdoor Tec...

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If you think Apple is getting a little predictable with its yearly device refreshes, you probably haven't been charting the progress of its iPod nano. While most products in the Apple line receive an update every 12 months or so, few have experienced the kind of annual reinvention of the nano. It'...

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Artists using the iPad to create their artworks now have a "brush" that is like no other in terms of its flexibility, sensitivity and similarity to traditional artists tools. TenOne Design is set to ship the Pogo Connect pressure-sensitive Bluetooth stylus (US$79.95) on October 31, and it will ...

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Harman announced a fair amount of JBL-branded speakers back at IFA, but that wasn't all it had to announce before the year goes out. Today we met with in the company in NYC, where it was ready to show off even more of its upcoming wireless and dock speakers. In fact, don't tell Harman that the 30-...

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