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2015 Holiday Gift Guide

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The ultimate Black Friday tech deals guide

The craziest holiday saving season is upon us, and here's a look at upcoming Black Friday deals on gadgets and accessories - if you dare brave the lines.

DxO One camera app adds new shooting modes, Apple Watch support

The DxO One is an add-on camera for iPhone that shoots high-quality images. It may be the best one yet – it sports a high-quality 1-inch sensor, and DxO claims full-frame DSLR-like image quality – but it won't come cheap.

Having $10 in your pocket will now get you the Nokia Lumia 530

If you have $10 in your pocket, you now have choices, as prepaid carrier US Mobile will sell the Nokia Lumia 530 for a measly $10 on November 30. Whether it's better than the $10 LG Lucky LG16, however, is up to you.

Samsung smartwatch sales are up ‘several hundred percent’ compared to last year

Samsung might not be doing so well in the mobile industry, but its smartwatch sales are up "several hundred percent" compared to last year, according to one executive. That might be due to the Gear S2's massive popularity in South Korea.

New York is using an anti-terror app to keep its people safe

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a new mobile app effort called See Something, Send Something designed to bolster New York's "ability to fight terrorism." The app app allow users to send tips to law enforcement officials.

Use Android Pay for a good cause: Google donates $1 per purchase to special education

For every Android Pay purchase you make until December 31, Google will donate $1 — up to $1 million — to On Black Friday, Google will double its donation. The proceeds go to students and teachers.

You can finally reply to text messages on iOS via Pebble, but only on AT&T

Pebble's new Text Reply feature finally lets you reply to SMS messages via a Pebble smart watch, but there's a catch: You must have a cellular plan on AT&T. It's currently in beta.

Bad-PR magnet Uber just formed a safety advisory board

On Tuesday, the company announced the creation of a safety advisory board, whose purpose is to "navigate safety and security hurdles." It's a small group, but one comprising some pretty impressive names.

Airbnb raises $100 million in new funding round, valued at $25.5 billion

Airbnb ran another private equity funding round this month for $100 million, maintaining the $25.5 billion valuation set earlier this year. It is Airbnb's second funding round of the year, a few months after its $1.5 billion round focused…

Samsung's Galaxy A9 pops up in benchmarks with mid-range specs

The Samsung Galaxy A series isn't as well known as the Galaxy S, Note, and Edge models, but they are some of the nicest phones you will ever hold in your hand. The Galaxy A9 could be Samsung's next chapter in the A series.

Bangladesh bans Facebook and chat apps for being used to carry out crimes

Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Viber have all been banned in Bangladesh, following an accusation that the chat apps are being used to commit crimes. Civil unrest in the country is high, after the execution of two high-profile…