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That used iPhone? Here's what happens before you buy it

CNET takes you behind the scenes of Gazelle's factory, where hundreds of thousands of used iPhones are processed each year before they are resold.

By November 9, 2015


​With restart, Large Hadron Collider to search beyond Higgs boson

Maybe the "God particle" has undiscovered siblings. Maybe dark matter can be detected. After a two-year hiatus, physicists hope they might find the answers.

By March 12, 2015


How Intel will embrace the 'delightful chaos' of Internet of Things

Intel's chief financial officer, Stacy Smith, visits CNET to talk about how his company plans to power tomorrow's devices.

By February 5, 2015


At CES 2015, gadget makers to test promise of a do-it-all wearable

Selling consumers a multipurpose wearable device is clashing with the idea of cheaper, single-serving products. At CES 2015, companies are eager to figure out the future.

By January 2, 2015


8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014


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


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


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


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


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