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Co-Executive Editor, reviewer and columnist for Re/code. Find us at t.co/trFjw6z5Lc. Email me at walt@recode.net.

Coming Soon: Pay Your Bills Through Gmail

recode.net — Read Now A new service from Google will let users handle all of their bills entirely within Gmail. The financial data the program gives Google could be used to refine the analytics that powers its Web advertising. [ Jason Del Rey | Re/code] Facebook hosts its F8 developer conference in San Francisco today.

Some Chinese factories have raced to produce look-alike Apple Watches

recode.net — The much-anticipated Apple Watch will be available for purchase April 24 in the U.S. and eight other countries, with prices starting at $349 and going as high as $17,000. But if you just want the status of being seen with one - or something that looks like one - why wait?

Google’s New Antitrust Problem Comes from the Archives

recode.net — Read Now A previously unreleased FTC staff report from 2012 says that Google used a variety of anticompetitive tactics in its search business, often punishing its rivals. At the time of the report, senior FTC staffers said the agency should have filed a lawsuit against the tech giant.

What are the Technical Differences Between Bluetooth and Wi-Fi?

recode.net — Too Embarrassed to Ask is a new Re/code feature in which our reviewers answer any and all of your burning tech questions - including the very basic ones you might be too embarrassed to ask your tech-savvy friends. Today, co-executive editor Walt Mossberg offers some advice based on a question he recently received.

Mossberg’s iPhone Speed Test: AT&T Now Tops Verizon

recode.net — Last month I conducted a tech test that made me consider something I never thought I would contemplate, after a few years of horrible service in the iPhone's early days: Switching back to AT&T from Verizon. When it comes to broadband, speed matters.

How’s the Media Industry These Days? Confused.

recode.net — It's no secret that the media industry has been high on the list of businesses that have been disrupted by the Internet and are struggling to find a new footing. For a few years, things appeared to be settling down a bit, as the music, written word, and video businesses seemed to be on promising digital paths.

Outlook for iOS and Android Offers Powerful Productivity

recode.net — When you think of Microsoft Outlook, you think of a complicated email, calendar and contacts program for PCs that is especially popular in business. But in a mobile-first world, Outlook on the computer has become less vital. So Microsoft has just introduced a free, streamlined mobile version of Outlook - one designed for the platforms of rivals Apple and Google.

A great way to emulate a PC on a phone

recode.net — The smartphone and the tablet have dethroned the personal computer as many people's go-to digital gadget. But the PC remains a necessity for many. Last year, despite yet another sales decline, around 300 million new PCs were sold. All those laptops and desktops contain apps and files that aren't necessarily duplicated on the ubiquitous phones and tablets we carry around.

How to Control Your Smartphone with a Wireless Remote

recode.net — Since the inception of the smartphone, people have been coming up with ways to use it as a remote control. There are smartphone apps for controlling your TV, turning your lights on and off, opening your front door, starting your coffee maker, and even apps for flying drones.

You Don’t Have to Ride the Tech Upgrade Treadmill

cnbc.com — And even though I personally own newer models of all these things, I think she's right. The key rule in evaluating the flood of new hardware and software that's constantly being hawked at you is this: If you're happy with what you already use, if it works well for you, don't upgrade.
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