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5 best back-to-work gadgets

The holidays are nearly over and you might need tech, like the Brother P-Touch PT-P300BT connected label maker, to get back in the swing of things. SUMMER holidays are dwindling, and you’ll have to work out what day it is shortly. You might also need some gear when going back …

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‘Scary’: Thieves steal identity in an hour

Eryn Ford was the victim of identity theft. Picture: Damian Shaw THE relative ease with which criminals were able to hack into his wife’s phone and then steal her identity has turned Brad Ford into a campaigner to prevent this happening to others. The ID theft has since forced Mr …

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The headphone disease is spreading

South Korean prosecutors request the arrest of Samsung head Jay Y. Lee for charges of bribery linked to the corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-hye on Monday. Ryan Brooks reports. Samsung might upset its users like Apple did when it removed the headphone jack. SAMSUNG fans will have to wait …

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‘This is what the iPhone 8 needs’

Analysts have given predictions of what is needed to make the iPhone 8 a winner. THIS year marks the 10th anniversary of iPhone, which means anticipation is ramping up faster than usual for the next Apple phone. FoxNews.com asked analysts what they think Apple needs to do to stay on …

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Stunning Apple updates are on the way

At its WWDC 2016 event, Apple showed off updates to its four major operating systems. WSJ’s Joanna Stern has the highlights. (Hint: Emojis are the future.) Photo: Getty New trials for updates for iPhones and iPads iOS 10.2 are rumoured to be beginning on January 10. Picture: Getty APPLE is …

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Why the Apple boss had a terrible 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook is under pressure. Picture: AP/Evan Vucci FOR TIM Cook, the end of 2016 could not have come soon enough. Apple’s chief executive has been battling lacklustre results at the Cupertino, California-based tech giant, with critics blaming ho-hum sales on an increasingly “stale” line-up of gadgets — …

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‘Hololens’ tech to cure bad memory

Microsoft HoloLens glasses will ensure we never lose our keys again. Picture Roger Wyman VIRTUAL and augmented reality headsets will soon be as thin as your everyday spectacles. And when that day comes, Microsoft is primed to end that loathsome human trait — forgetfulness. Several years ago it patented the …

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Yes your child can really do this

The young girl went online shopping while her mum was sleeping to purchase Pokemon toys. Courtesy: FOX News Bethany Howell’s six-year-old daughter Ashlynd pressed her thumb on her mobile phone to open it as she dozed and promptly spent $250 on an app. Picture: Bethany Johnson Howell BETHANY Howell, like …

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What to expect from world’s biggest gadget fair

At the annual tech show in Las Vegas, WSJ’s Geoffrey A. Fowler and Joanna Stern check out the coolest and craziest new and upcoming products. Smartphone, tablet computer, laptop PC and TV are just the beginning at CES. THE eyes of the tech world will be firmly fixed on Las …

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The speaker that could solve a murder case

Amazon’s Echo speaker is sold out across the company’s websites but is still available in Amazon’s brick-and-mortar stores. WSJ’s Laura Stevens and Lunch Break’s Tanya Rivero discuss how the scenario has brought Amazon more in line with how traditional retail has typically worked. Photo: Zuma Press The Amazon Echo personal …

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