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Use Preview to take screenshots in OS X

The most common ways to take screenshots in OS X is to use keyboard shortcuts; you can also use Apple's Preview application.

By October 4, 2011


Evernote acquires Mac drawing app Skitch

The online note-taking service is adding new abilities to crop, annotate, and otherwise modify images through the acquisition. Also: Skitch for Android debuts.

By August 18, 2011


Samsung Galaxy Note (hands-on)

A big screen and a stylus make the Galaxy Note stand out from the Android smartphone crowd. Here's CNET's hands-on with the device.

By September 1, 2011


5 seriously useful Chrome extensions

There's one major element that sets browsers like Google Chrome apart from Safari and Internet Explorer: add-ons. Check out our top five Chrome extensions for the seriously efficient types.

By July 29, 2011


Annotation, subsidies could and should be Apple's 'killer apps'

High technology aside, the two great things about old-fashioned books are that they are cheap, and you can take notes in them. Can Apple's tablet offer both?

By January 27, 2010


Do Kindles (and other e-readers) need better ways to annotate?

The holy grail for Kindles might not be better screens, but more organic interfaces.

By September 30, 2009


How to save text as an image

At times you may want to preserve the exact formatting of a text or word processing document when managing it in other programs by saving it as an image file. Here's how in OS X.

By January 1, 2011


Facial recognition comes to Facebook photo tags

New technology in Facebook Photos will suggest which of a user's friends may be in a just-uploaded photo, the first time facial recognition technology has been incorporated into Facebook's consumer service.

By December 15, 2010


Words too hard? Try Google's new search filter

Researchers and grade school teachers might like Google's new search filter, but hopefully one that lets you only search for "basic" results won't be too popular.

By December 10, 2010


Intelius lets people wrangle some of their data

New service will let Intelius users hide their latest contact information and make notes to explain things like criminal records and job instability.

By December 7, 2010