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Nvidia's Shield Tablet: Gaming must-have or also-ran?

The graphics chipmaker has expanded its Shield device line with a $300 tablet, but it faces tough competition and slowing growth in the market.

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787 Dreamliner gets its head start in Wichita

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems turns out 10 Dreamliner forward sections, complete with electronics and more. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the production line.

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Verizon tops Q2 expectations as tablet demand drives growth

The company added 1.15 million new tablets in the period, offsetting a slowdown in smartphone growth.

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Xiaomi unveils the iPhone-lookalike Mi 4

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Facebook closes Oculus deal

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Netflix Q2 profit surges as it surpasses 50M subscribers

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Push takes fitness trackers to the next level

Strength-training armband Push targets more serious athletes, and Facebook adds a new Save tool to read posts later.

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If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

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Next version of Windows shown off in alleged screenshots

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The Nvidia Shield Tablet from all its angles (pictures)

What do you get when you take the Tegra Note 7 and cross it with the Nvidia Shield? Why, the Shield Tablet, of course.

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Nvidia's Shield Tablet: Gaming must-have or also-ran?

The graphics chipmaker has expanded its Shield device line with a $300 tablet, but it faces tough competition and slowing growth in the market.

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Meet the stylish Xiaomi Mi 4 (pictures)

The latest Android flagship from the Chinese smartphone maker seems to be inspired by Apple's designs.

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In Wichita, the 787 Dreamliner gets its head start

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In Kansas, where 787 Dreamliners are born (pictures)

Boeing's next-gen planes are assembled in Washington or South Carolina, but the front sections are made in Kansas. CNET Road Trip 2014 visits the aviation heartland to see the manufacturing process.

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