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Second OS X Yosemite public beta released

Good news for users of the OS X Yosemite public beta: beta 2 is now available. The fresh update brings the public beta inline with the latest version of the Yosemite Developer Preview. The first edition of the Yosemite Public Beta was released late last month, bringing a taste of the next generation of OS X to the masses. We're likely quite close to an official release for Yosemite, so the updated public beta should be more stable with fewer bugs and the like that the previous edition. An update version of the redesigned iTunes 12 beta is also included for beta testers.

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Sony's $200 Smart Tennis Sensor will tell you everything that's wrong with your swing

If you've been wondering why you're just so bad at tennis, or hoping to improve on your already awesome game, Sony's new Smart Tennis Sensor might be just the gadget you've been looking for. The gadget, which will screw into the lower end of compatible "select tennis racket models by top manufacturers such as Wilson, Prince and Yonex" will log shot counts, impact location, swing and call speed, and even spin, all through some crazy advanced vibration mechanics analysis.

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Sprint fires back at T-Mobile's prices with new $60 Unlimited Plan

Sprint's not leaving the single-line users out of the party — they're offering a new $60/month unlimited talk, text, and data plan. There's just one catch: You have to bring your own device, pay for one up front, or sign up for Sprint's Easy Pay monthly payments and upgrade plan. That said, if you're a Sprint customer (or are considering being one), that's still some substantial potential savings you're looking at.

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QBracelet wrist battery is stylish, gives you half a charge for $100

There's something to be said for convenience and fashion in one, though we might have to question just how convenient the battery-as-a-bracelet QBracelet really is. The band splits in the middle, with a hinge on one side and your choice of a microUSB plug or Apple Lightning connector on the other. Simply pop it off your wrist and plug into the charge port on your phone to juice up. But how much juice are you looking at? Not enough, especially not for the $99 asking price. It's not a smartwatch — it's just a battery, for your wrist.

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T-Mobile offering year of free data to Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon converts

T-Mobile is going after the customers of its three biggest rivals once again today, offering a free year of unlimited LTE data on their service if a T-Mobile Simple Choice customer gets a Sprint, Verizon Wireless or AT&T customer to switch to the "Un-carrier".

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Latest Tesla software update will let you start the vehicle with your iPhone

Tesla are the premium electric auto mobiles available for those who not only wish to save some money on purchasing fuel, but also to have the latest toys available. The software running the Tesla vehicles is set to be upgraded to version 6.0, which will bring numerous features, including the ability to start the Tesla with nothing more than an iPhone.

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SoundCloud starts rolling out ads, brings revenue sharing model to artists

In a bid to increase revenue and offer content creators the ability to monetize, SoundCloud has announced that it will be bringing ads to the service. The move follows rumors from earlier this year which suggested that the music service was close to signing licensing deals with major record labels.

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EE extends 4G roaming to 14 new countries

EE has announced that it will be extending 4G roaming connectivity to 14 additional countries, following the rollout of the service to cover Spain and France earlier this year.

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Get £100 cashback on a new MacBook from Currys PCWorld

If you're shopping for a new Mac before heading back to school next month, UK retailer Currys PCWorld has a pretty decent deal going on for you. Until September 24 you can claim £100 cashback on the purchase of a laptop over £599 in value which of course includes the entire MacBook range.

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Dr. Dre enjoys cold shower after accepting Tim Cook's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dr. Dre has joined the ranks of other Apple execs in dumping a bucket of ice water on their head to raise awareness for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Our own Rene Ritchie was quick to take up the challenge.

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