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Nest Learning Thermostat Third Generation

Nest is still our choice for best overall smart thermostat, but it isn't massively different from the second-gen model and the gap is narrowing as other brands introduce solid competitors.

By 1 September 2015

4.5 stars Editors' rating 1 September 2015

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Nest Learning Thermostat

The second generation of the energy-saving Nest Learning Thermostat puts this device even further ahead of the (nearly nonexistent) competition.

By 2 October 2012

5 stars Editors' rating 2 October 2012

With El Capitan, Apple's apps and operating system learn a few new tricks

Apple's latest update to OS X, El Capitan, is now available as a free download.

By 30 September 2015


5 life lessons we learned from #PizzaRat

A hero rat seen carrying a large slice of New York pizza down a subway staircase becomes an online sensation and an inspiration to us all.

By 22 September 2015


Yes, you need to read your oven manual. Here's why.

Manufacturers have included a multitude of settings and advanced cooking technology in new ovens to make cooking easier. All these enhancements have made your oven manual required reading. Here are seven things you'll learn from your instruction guide.

By 16 September 2015


Guy shocks his own tongue to learn more about electricity

YouTuber Mehdi Sadaghdar shows how the pain caused by electricity varies according to frequency by hooking some electrodes up to his own tongue. No, seriously.

By 1 September 2015


I wore a Ghostbusters suit for a week, and here's what I learned

When you need someone to walk around in a Ghostbusters jumpsuit, who ya gonna call? CNET guinea pig Danny Gallagher, who learned a lot about himself (and heat exhaustion) from the adventure.

By 14 August 2015


Learn the ABCs of Google's Alphabet

Google is now a subsidiary of a new company called Alphabet. Get the facts behind Google's reorganization and learn which projects make up the Alphabet soup.

By 12 August 2015


Seattle's retailers learn to survive in Amazon's shadow

Small businesses have found a way to coexist with their tech neighbors -- offering bespoke services that would be hard to find elsewhere. CNET's Laura Hautala checks in with them as part of Road Trip 2015.

By 5 August 2015


In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By 30 July 2015