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iPhone's downsized wide screen

The Apple iPhone uses an odd 1.5:1 aspect ratio that's 15 percent narrower than the standard 1.78:1 HDTV aspect ratio.

By January 16, 2007

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Amazon launches wearable-tech store

The new online store offers all kinds of wearable devices from smartwatches to fitness bands to cameras.

By April 29, 2014

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Time-lapse images let you witness 28 years of Earth's changes

Google, NASA, and others show off dramatic time-lapse images that give a visual tour of how the Earth has evolved (and devolved) over the course of almost three decades.

By May 9, 2013

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AT&T, DirecTV say their $48.5B merger is good for everyone

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the combined broadband service and media company will come out of the gate with bundled deals for consumers.

By May 19, 2014

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iPhone manufacturing costs revealed?

Recent Foxconn revelations hint at higher costs than previous estimates that are still staggeringly low by Western standards.

By February 22, 2012

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Are letterboxed movies really 1080p?

A CNET reader wants to know if letterboxed Blu-ray movies are really "1080p." Geoff Morrison helps him out.

By August 15, 2012

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Oracle touts strong quarter, Exadata pipeline

Oracle reports second-quarter earnings of $1.87 billion, or 37 cents a share, and says its Exadata pipeline is nearing the $2 billion mark.

By December 16, 2010

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Google releases gorgeous Landsat imagery

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Landsat, Google releases time-lapse video and live surface imagery. Watching Vegas expand, as its own Lake Mead shrinks, makes for fascinating viewing.

By July 23, 2012

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HDMI 2.0: What you need to know

The long-awaited HDMI 2.0 is here, with more 4K support, higher frame rate potential, NO NEW CABLES, and more.

By September 16, 2013

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Could a Foxconn factory worker ever afford an iPhone?

The assembly lines where workers make iPhones and other devices can be traced back to Henry Ford, but his ideas about employee compensation have left the building.

By February 23, 2012