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Apple HomeKit (iOS)

Yes, you can already access various smart home products from your iPhone or iPad, but Apple's HomeKit software may have found a better way... if it ever officially launches.

By September 10, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. It's the Google Lunar XPrize, and we're giving you an inside look at how the teams are preparing for lift-off.

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Apple Numbers

The new Numbers is a marked improvement over previous versions on iOS with more templates and collaboration tools, but the Mac version still needs work.

By November 20, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 20, 2013
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Marissa Mayer unveils make-or-break plan for Yahoo

The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.

By February 2, 2016

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Google search is about to get a lot smarter

The company's go-to guy for artificial intelligence is taking over its biggest business as its current search boss retires.

By February 3, 2016

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Imagine Google's VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does

A new smartphone-based headset reportedly will feature improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing.

By February 7, 2016

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Why the death of the Firefox phone matters

With its failure to stop the mobile-software dominance of Google and Apple, Mozilla loses relevance and the Web grows a little weaker.

By February 5, 2016

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Google Maps for iOS

With its iOS Maps app, Google sets the standard for what mobile navigation should be and more.

By December 13, 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating December 13, 2012
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Apple iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S is not a required upgrade, but it's easily the fastest and most advanced Apple smartphone to date.

By September 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating September 17, 2013
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Outcry over iPhone 'Error 53' and bad USB Type-C cables (CNET Update show notes)

Be careful when replacing parts. Poorly made cables can fry a laptop, and iPhones will stop working if the Touch ID button is repaired outside of Apple. It's a lesson some are learning the hard way.

By February 5, 2016

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Apple Maps

Apple Maps now has functional turn-by-turn navigation and gorgeous 3D Flyover features, but lack of public transit directions, shoddy details on maps, and distorted 3D views in some areas make this app mostly unusable until there's an update.

By September 25, 2012

2.5 stars Editors' rating September 25, 2012