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Moto 360 specs versus LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear S

The first-round smartwatch faces off against two other wearables that also launched this week.

By September 5, 2014

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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By June 30, 2014

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What the iWatch needs: More than just health

Can Apple's future magical wrist device survive by just being a killer health and fitness band? Odds are, no way. Here are the other ways it could stand out from the crowd.

By February 4, 2014

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Special Intel 'Ivy Bridge' chips to enable new laptops, tablets

At CES, chip giant will discuss limited edition versions of its 3rd Generation Core processors that are Intel's most power efficient to date. Select ultrabooks and tablets from some vendors are expected.

By January 2, 2013

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iPad Mini, fourth-generation iPad reviews arrive

The first crop of reviews for Apple's latest pair of tablets have come in. Find out what critics are saying.

By October 30, 2012

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Mobile payments: A solution in search of a problem?

Paying for stuff with your phone is finally here! So why isn't anyone doing that? It seems consumers need a more compelling reason than a credit card substitute.

By October 22, 2012

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Hybrids vs. convertibles: CNET's field guide to Windows 8 hardware

Does the weird world of Windows 8 confuse you? Come along for a rough guide to the various types of devices you're likely to see.

By October 15, 2012

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How camera makers are getting their design groove on

A wave of experimentation is sweeping the camera industry as it grapples with the second phase of the digital revolution. Be careful: today's bold design could be tomorrow's evolutionary dead end.

By October 1, 2012

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Ultrabooks: The top technical problems

What hardware issues plague ultrabook owners? Tech support Q&A site FixYa reveals some of the top ones.

By September 20, 2012

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How the PC market is being reborn

At the IFA show in Berlin, radical new computer designs reveal an industry willing to try something besides tweaks to last year's model.

By September 4, 2012