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Get a 1-year SelectTV subscription for $14.99Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET It's been a little over a year since I last wro
CNET / Posted yesterday
Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET It's been a little over a year since I last wrote about SelectTV, so I'd say it's high time for another deal. And here it is: For a limited time, Cheapskate readers can get a one-year SelectTV subscription for $14.99.... Read more
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CNET
How to spot fake Amazon reviewsThese headphones have a 4.7-star average from over 400 buyers. But is that the
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
These headphones have a 4.7-star average from over 400 buyers. But is that the real story? Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET True story: Recently some friends purchased a GPS locator for their daughter and were having trouble getting it to work. They... Read more
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CNET
Getting started with Movies Anywhereaddress and password. Connect at least two services to Movies Anywhere and you
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
address and password. Connect at least two services to Movies Anywhere and you'll score five free movies. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET Step 2: Connect one or more retailers. As noted above, once you hit at least two, you'll see the five free... Read more
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CNET
Get a free 3-month subscription to FotoJet Plusthan practical, I think. Here's an example of the kinds of templates you'll fi
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
than practical, I think. Here's an example of the kinds of templates you'll find in FotoJet's Design module. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET Finally, there's Design mode, which offers things like posters, invitations, Facebook-formatted ads and... Read more
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CNET
How to really turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in iOS 11They're just disconnected. The radios are still active, which poses both batter
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
They're just disconnected. The radios are still active, which poses both battery and security concerns. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET In iOS 11, those same toggles are there, but they function differently: Instead of actually turning off the... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Get an Apple iPhone SE for $129, iPhone 6 for $199 – MacDailyNewsabout the Galaxy Note 8, iPhone X and other ginormous phones, it’s easy to forg
MacDailyNews / Posted 15 days ago
about the Galaxy Note 8, iPhone X and other ginormous phones, it’s easy to forget that not everybody wants a big screen,” Rick Broida reports for CNET. “Indeed, some users prefer the pocket-friendliness of a smaller model, to say nothing of the... Read more
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MacDailyNews
The best ways to sell or trade in your iPhone – MacDailyNewsand previous models can drop between 10 and 20 percent, depending on consumer r
MacDailyNews / Posted 15 days ago
and previous models can drop between 10 and 20 percent, depending on consumer response,” Sarah Jacobsson Purewal and Rick Broida report for CNET. “If you have a backup phone — or can borrow one — sell your phone right now. If that’s not an... Read more
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CNET
Track your mileage for free with Hurdlrfiling. Amazingly, it's free. My first drive, auto-tracked by Hurdlr. I just e
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
filing. Amazingly, it's free. My first drive, auto-tracked by Hurdlr. I just earned a $2.83 tax deduction! Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET There are lots of other apps -- most notably Everlance and MileIQ -- that can track your drives, but nearly... Read more
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CNET
How to rescue your music from Microsoft Groove1: Open the Groove app. Step 2: Click My Music to access your personal library
CNET / Posted 17 days ago
1: Open the Groove app. Step 2: Click My Music to access your personal library, then click Songs. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET Step 4: Mouse over any song in the list, then click the checkbox that appears alongside it. Screenshot by... Read more
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CNET
How to write 280-character tweets right nowI'm not patient; I want 280-character tweets right now! And I got 'em... Scree
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
I'm not patient; I want 280-character tweets right now! And I got 'em... Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET As of yesterday, a select group of users found themselves with twice as much room to share pithy thoughts, rants and jokes. You didn't get... Read more
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CNET
iOS 11 battery woes? This might be one culpritbe another culprit.Mail fail Make sure iOS 11 didn't change your email setting
CNET / Posted 24 days ago
be another culprit.Mail fail Make sure iOS 11 didn't change your email settings to "fetch" from "manual." Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET If you've ever searched for tips on prolonging iPhone battery life, you've almost certainly encountered... Read more
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CNET
How to really turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in iOS 11They're just disconnected. The radios are still active, which poses both batter
CNET / Posted 27 days ago
They're just disconnected. The radios are still active, which poses both battery and security concerns. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET There's something different about iOS 11 -- and whether or not it's a good thing is up for debate. Ever... Read more
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