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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.

How we pay for Facebook

Facebook's second quarter included a surprise scandal that raised concerns about how powerful it can be and what we give up to use the network.

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Apple scores patent for 'wrist-worn electronic device'

The new patent highlights a device referred to as "iTime" that comes with built-in sensors and can connect with mobile phones.

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Next version of Windows shown off in alleged screenshots

Apparently leaked screenshots of the next Windows reveal the upcoming new Start menu and a resizable Windows 8 app running on a desktop.

4 hours agoMobileby

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

Powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and loaded with 3GB of RAM, the Android KitKat smartphone will debut in China.

14 hours agoMobileby

Apple reportedly readying record production for iPhone 6

Suppliers asked to make 70 million to 80 million handsets with bigger screens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

18 hours agoMobileby

Google may turn NYC phone booths into Wi-Fi hubs

The search giant is among many companies in the running to bring New York City's phone booth back to technological relevance.

18 hours agoGamingby

Facebook closes Oculus deal

The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual-reality startup is done. Now the hard part begins.

20 hours agoTech Industryby

Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

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Inflatable incubators, lifejacket bombs and more life-changing and life-saving innovations (pictures)

A life-saving inflatable incubator and a method of converting deadly cluster bombs to save lives instead are among the innovations vying for this year's James Dyson Award.

5 minutes agoThe Cheapskateby

Tablet Tuesday: Get a Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE tablet for $229

For the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model, you can enjoy 4G service from AT&T or Verizon. Plus: two bonus deals!

14 minutes agoInternetby

​Mozilla-powered Web games now available

Popular action-strategy game Dungeon Defenders makes its way to the Web thanks to next-generation tech pioneered by Mozilla, and will hit Steam later today.

15 minutes agoSecurityby

Android L builds on Samsung's Knox fortifications

Google spills the beans on how it plans to take some of the Knox enterprise technology and lock it into the next version of Android.

25 minutes agoSci-Techby

Now that's clever: Check out these everyday items reimagined to change lives

A never-ending fire extinguisher, an inflatable incubator and many more life-saving and life-changing inventions are vying for this year's James Dyson Award.

1 hour agoRoad Trip 2014by

Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/22/14: What is this?

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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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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