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    • Taking the Stigma out of Buying Used Electronics

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Taking the Stigma out of Buying Used Electronics" is from the April 27, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Free Tools to Keep Those Creepy Online Ads from Watching You

    • By: Brian X. Chen, Natasha Singer
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Free Tools to Keep Those Creepy Online Ads from Watching You" is from the February 17, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and Natasha Singer and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • To Be an Airbnb Superhost, Get to Know Your Guests

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Here are some tips on running a successful (and lucrative) Airbnb rental based on interviews with Superhosts and my experience.

    "To Be an Airbnb Superhost, Get to Know Your Guests" is from the January 11, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: A Faceoff of Smart Speakers

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: A Faceoff of Smart Speakers" is from the October 03, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • In VPNs, Security-Minded Web Surfers Find an Imperfect Shield

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    When Congress voted to overturn online privacy rules last week, Steve Wilmot, a Los Angeles songwriter, reacted like many worried consumers: He looked into signing up for a technology service known as a virtual private network, or VPN.

    "In VPNs, Security-Minded Web Surfers Find an Imperfect Shield" is from the April 05, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Google Duo Makes Video Calling between Operating Systems Easier

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Google Duo Makes Video Calling between Operating Systems Easier" is from the August 17, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Walk, Don't Run, to Buy the PlayStation VR

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Walk, Don't Run, to Buy the PlayStation VR" is from the October 05, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Underdog Apps Fill a Void Where Uber and Lyft Don’t Go

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    When I arrived in Austin this month for the annual South by Southwest festival, I was prepared to time travel to a harsh past: an era when people had to wave their hands on street corners, begging for curmudgeonly cabdrivers to pull over and offer a ride.

    "Underdog Apps Fill a Void Where Uber and Lyft Don’t Go" is from the March 19, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • While Limited, Wi-Fi-First Phones Are a Good, Frugal Bet

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "While Limited, Wi-Fi-First Phones Are a Good, Frugal Bet" is from the June 29, 2016, Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Meet the Nintendo Switch, the First Must-Try Gadget of 2017

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    For months, the device has been generating buzz because it is two gadgets in one — both a console that can sit in your living room and one that you can easily take with you on the go — making it extremely versatile.

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    • What to Know About CES 2017

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    To average people, the name of the International CES, formerly known as the International Consumer Electronics Show — one of the largest tech conventions, taking place in Las Vegas this week — will seem dated, if not highly misleading.

    "What to Know About CES 2017" is from the January 04, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Apple, After Tax Cut Windfall, Will Bring Billions Back to U.S.

    • By: Daisuke Wakabayashi, Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Apple, which had long deferred paying taxes on its foreign earnings and had become synonymous with hoarding money overseas, unveiled plans on Wednesday that would bring back the vast majority of the $252 billion in cash that it held abroad and said it would make a sizable investment in the United States.

    "Apple, After Tax Cut Windfall, Will Bring Billions Back to U.S." is from the January 17, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Daisuke Wakabayashi and Brian X. Chen and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Virtual Reality Check: Rating the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Virtual Reality Check: Rating the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift" is from the April 06, 2016 Tech section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Living the Virtual Life at Tech’s Big Show

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Living the Virtual Life at Tech’s Big Show" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • A Guide to Cord-Cutting, Based on Your Habits

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "A Guide to Cord-Cutting, Based on Your Habits" is from the October 14, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Worried About the Privacy of Your Messages? Download Signal.

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Worried About the Privacy of Your Messages? Download Signal." is from the December 07, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Devices That Deserve to Go along on Vacation

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Devices That Deserve to Go along on Vacation" is from the June 22, 2016 Travel section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Five Resolutions to Simplify Your Tech Life

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    In 2017, why not try a new kind of New Year’s resolution? Instead of just hitting the gym and dropping some pounds, consider changing some personal habits to simplify the tech in your life.

    "Five Resolutions to Simplify Your Tech Life" is from the December 28, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • For Some, iPad Pro Can’t Match PC Strengths

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "For Some, iPad Pro Can’t Match PC Strengths" is from the Tech section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • The Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2017

    • By: Brian X. Chen
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Let’s face it: Technology this year was one big “fail” after another. And the biggest loser from all of this was you.

    "The Biggest Tech Failures and Successes of 2017" is from the December 13, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Brian X. Chen and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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