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Soon you'll be able to search the Settings app on your iOS device

iOS 9 users will love the added ability to search for a setting, instead of mindlessly tapping through the app.

By August 19, 2015


You will be able to play Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One later this year

Microsoft announces backward compatibility support for last-gen games on its current-gen console at the E3 games show.

By June 15, 2015


How Xiaomi is able to sell its smartphones at a cutthroat rate

The Chinese smartphone vendor's global head spells out the company's business plan -- and talks about why it hasn't sold a smartphone in the US yet.

By May 28, 2015


Switching carriers? You may be able to take your iPhone 5S with you

Will my Verizon iPhone 5S work on AT&T? That's a question asked by one Ask Maggie reader confused by the puzzling state of device interoperability. This week's column tackles the issue.

By August 17, 2014


​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014


Listening in on Able Planet's new 'personal sound amplifier'

Device comes with preset environmental filters that reduce background noise while amplifying harder-to-hear sounds. CNET's Elizabeth Armstrong Moore goes ears-on.

By February 26, 2013


Samsung's Wi-Fi-enabled WB250F camera is an able smartphone companion

For those who want more camera than their smartphone offers without sacrificing the easy sharing, the WB250F is a good, affordable choice.

By February 21, 2013


Surface Pro as a gaming rig? It's ready and able

The laptop-class hardware inside the Surface Pro makes it a formidable gaming platform -- for a tablet.

By February 12, 2013


Facebook stock jumps even as more insiders able to sell

Shares could be getting a boost from investors feeling more comfortable about Facebook's mobile push or because insiders are waiting for the stock to go higher before selling.

By November 14, 2012


HandAble: Avoid a smartphone death grip

A 78-year-old inventor hatches an accessory concept to keep his phone from slipping out of his hands and takes it from failed Kickstarter project to actual market launch.

By May 21, 2012