10 must-see videos of the week

The latest Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors, tech tips for enjoying the big game, and the amazing origins of the Sony Walkman.

We've got another great lineup for you this week, including brand new episodes of your favorite shows, how-to tips, hot first looks and more.

After an extended break, Googlicious is back with a fresh new episode that's packed with all the Google and Android scoop you could ask for. Host Brian Tong dishes out the latest Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors, and is Samsung attempting to beat Google Glass with a Galaxy Glass?

And while most of us likely won't get the luxury of attending this weekend's big game in person, why not do the next best thing and splurge on a new big screen TV that'll make you feel like you're actually there? In our latest Tech Minute, we round up some of the hottest high-tech big-screen TVs out. And while you're at it, check out our tech tips on different ways follow along to make this year's big match-up all the more fun.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy our top picks of the week!


1. Googlicious: The latest Galaxy S5 rumors
We have all the details for the rumored next-gen Galaxy S5, Samsung's Galaxy Glass is looking to launch first, and Top Gear takes on the Google Street View Car.
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2. Best TVs for the big game
If you're unable to travel to the stadium to watch the big game in person, a new crop of high-tech televisions can help you feel as if you're really there. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best big-screen TVs on the market.

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3. Adventures in Tech: The Walkman's amazing origins
Sony's groundbreaking Walkman was actually a slightly tweaked version of an existing Sony device -- we reveal all in this latest episode!

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4. PS Vita Slim has new look, promises better battery
We go hands-on with the thinner, lighter Vita. We like the new look, but will altered screen tech ruin its chances?

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5. Apple Byte: Is Apple working on an Apple TV/Airport Express combo?
It's all the latest Apple TV rumors. Will the Apple TV be a TV? Will it have a TV tuner? Or will it merge with the Airport Express?

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6. Tech tips for enjoying the big game
The big game is just a few days away. Whether you're rooting for the Seahawks or Broncos, there are some techie methods for following along that could make this year's big match-up more fun. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.

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7. Pebble Steel: A new look, new apps add up to high style
Can a reinvented design make the Pebble Steel the most desirable smartwatch yet? We take a look at the $249 watch and Pebble's newly redesigned app marketplace.

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8. Top 5: Reasons not to buy a curved TV
Curved TVs were all the rage at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, but here are five good reasons to avoid them.

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9. How to: Install SteamOS the easy way
CNET's Dan Graziano shows you the easiest method for installing Valve's new gaming operating system on your computer.

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10. XCAR: Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the sound barrier and on to 1,000mph -- on four wheels
The British team behind Bloodhound SSC, a project that might see a car travel faster than 1,000mph. XCAR finds out what goes into building a land speed record-breaking car and what obstacles stand in the way of this technological feat.

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