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backcountry

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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014

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Sparkling Drink Systems says bottoms up to beer

There's a cold beverage battle brewing with Keurig and SodaStream -- is beer Sparkling Drink Systems' magic bullet?

By April 21, 2014

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Tech to help you survive an avalanche

From air bags to mobile apps to the newest distress beacons, CNET's Sumi Das shows you the tech you should and shouldn't depend on if you decide to explore the backcountry.

By February 19, 2014

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10 must-see videos of the week

Previewing Mobile World Congress, our most wanted Galaxy S5 features, and rad robots and odd tech toys from Toy Fair.

By February 21, 2014

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This week in Crave: The backcountry edition

This week, we argued over battery life, celebrated our geekiness, and headed into the woods to unplug (with help from our mobile devices, of course).

By May 28, 2011

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Hit the backcountry this Memorial Day, Android-style

Field-tested apps and tips for using your Android device on the trail, even beyond roaming range.

By May 26, 2011

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Vimeo releases six videos for pay-to-view service preview

Users can purchase the movies through the Web site and watch them on any compatible device, including smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and connected TVs.

By November 13, 2012

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Pacific islands go 100 percent solar

Tokelau's islands, a territory of New Zealand, are going on a sun-juice diet, and Crave's Eric Mack is jealous.

By November 8, 2012

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The best gadget I've ever bought...will surprise you

A little piece of technology that cost me $20 years ago is still one of my most valued possessions.

By February 20, 2012

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This Day in Tech: Obama appoints Twitter CEO, plus Google foes

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, May 27.

By May 27, 2011