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Microphones

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Microphones on buses may not be a good idea, say schools

Having first installed microphones as well as cameras on its buses, Boston school officials decide that maybe they're a touch Orwellian.

By September 5, 2014

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Australian wireless microphone frequencies become illegal in 2015

The use of many wireless microphones and transmitters in Australia will be illegal from the start of 2015 thanks to a change in the frequency range.

By September 22, 2013

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Smartwatch and fitness tracker buying guide

Shopping for a smartwatches or fitness band? Need help telling the difference? CNET breaks down what you should look for, and what you should know before buying. (Hint: it's a messy, muddy place.)

By December 5, 2014

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In Verizon lab, phones meet hard drops and an eloquent mannequin

The largest wireless carrier in the US took CNET on a tour of its New Jersey lab where the company puts phones through thousands of test cases.

By December 6, 2014

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Cyborg roaches can save your life -- or be your wireless carrier

Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.

By November 6, 2014

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Google's Teller says Glass and other wearables need to be cheaper

Astro Teller, head of the Internet giant's skunk works research lab, talks about Glass, future pricing and how the smart eyewear has become a "poster child" for privacy concerns.

By November 17, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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Facebook makes it easier to unfollow

Facebook adds new controls to clean up your News Feed, and Amazon's Echo voice assistant answers to other names besides "Alexa."

By November 7, 2014

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Holy bat-battling behavior! Hungry bats jam each other's sonar

Real-life "batmen" discover that when it comes to competing for food at dinnertime, it's a bat-blast-bat world out there.

By November 7, 2014

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Nexus 9 tablet makes entrance on Google Play

The Wi-Fi-only version is available, but you'll have to wait if you'd rather own the LTE edition.

By November 3, 2014