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Roku TVs marry cheap prices, proven smarts (hands-on)

The Roku TVs introduced at CES in January are now available for preorder. In addition to offering our favorite streaming platform built right into the TVs, the initial wave of models is priced even lower than mainstays like Vizio.

By August 18, 2014

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Battery for rumored iPhone 6 signals thinnest Apple phone yet

All signs point to a very thin next-generation iPhone. But that also means plenty of headaches for parts suppliers.

By July 16, 2014

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Why the 6-month-old Pebble Steel is still the best smartwatch

Smartwatches are cropping up everywhere, but which one is worth wearing? Right now, I still recommend Pebble, because it's the one that's found a way of sticking around on my wrist.

By July 11, 2014

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Sharp enters 4K fray, for realzies this time

Up till now, Sharp had one 4K TV and a bunch of psuedo-4K models known as Quattron Plus. Now the company has announced a pair of new TVs with full-fledged 4K resolution.

By June 25, 2014

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Ford concept car shows benefits of weight loss

Electrification and efficient drivetrains play a part in increased fuel economy, but making cars lighter delivers the coup de grace.

By June 3, 2014

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How to prepare your TV for watching the World Cup

In a few short weeks the world will be consumed by soccer, er, football. Whether you're a casual, every-four-year watcher or a die-hard hooligan, here's a few ideas to improve the watching and listening experience.

By May 30, 2014

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Farewell Nokia: The rise and fall of a mobile pioneer

Nokia was once a dominant force in the wireless world. CNET takes a look at its successes -- and what went wrong.

By April 25, 2014

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LG's 2013 televisions promise natural voice search and all-LED backlights

LG's range of televisions will be dominated by LED-backlighting LCDs and features like voice recognition and 3D, while only three models will boast plasma technology.

By December 31, 2012

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Five steps for a better-looking TV

New TVs ship with settings to make them look good in the store, not in your living room. Here are some some easy ways to get your picture looking the way you want it.

By January 31, 2014

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Black frame insertion: Busting blur from Oculus to LCD TVs

The ominous sounding "black frame insertion" is a method to reduce or eliminate one of the great LED LCD (and current OLED) drawbacks: motion blur. Here's how it works.

By January 24, 2014