Can GoPro Hero4 Make You a Vacation Hero?

New Line of Cameras Brings Extreme Photography Down to Earth, but Stock Up on Batteries. In stores Oct. 5, one GoPro is a $400 version called Hero4 Silver that adds a touch screen, finally making GoPro as easy to use as normal cameras. Another is a new version of its palm-size camera that’s cheap enough—$130—to lose or break on vacation. … Read More

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A cheapskates guide to Tech

8 technology items that you can get for free or cheap. Netflix and HBO probably aren’t thrilled about the prospect of your sharing an account with distant friends and family members, but they’re not too worked up about it either. HBO CEO said that account sharing “has no impact on the business” and is a “terrific marketing vehicle for the … Read More

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Apple's $100 million U2 debacle

Last week, Apple held a product launch event where it announced new iPhones, the Apple Watch and a free U2 album for every iTunes user called Songs of Innocence. At the event, U2 made a surprise appearance and performed a new single from the album called “The Miracle (of Joey Ramone).” Unfortunately, instead of just offering customers the option to … Read More

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9 reasons to be excited about Windows 9

It seems that we might see the newest Windows as soon as September 30 in a preview event held by Microsoft. Windows Blue turned out to be Windows 8.1 rather than a completely new version of the Windows OS – Windows 9 will be that new version. As for interim releases, we’ll probably also get Windows 8.2 before we get … Read More

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