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My name is Laura. I'm a compulsive texter. I just fell flat on my face

Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.

By June 4, 2014


Your new disease, America: Compulsive gadget-hoarding

According to a study, 68 percent of Americans keep their unused gadgets for posterity's sake. Or something. Only 25 percent allegedly admit to it.

By March 18, 2014


Things get weird when you check your snail mail like your email

What if you obsessively checked your snail mail just like you constantly check your phone for email and social-media updates? This amusing video shows you just how strange things would get.

By December 1, 2015


Which video streaming box is right for you?

Many devices are jockeying for position in your home theater. Find out what streamer fits with your lifestyle.

By November 23, 2015


Texting while strolling makes you walk funny, study confirms

The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment.

By July 31, 2015


Untangling your digital life (while embracing it)

As we're bombarded with emails, tweets and status updates, it's easy to feel like slaves to the gadgets in our lives. The advantages of being connected are great, but you don't have to be trapped in the clutches of connectivity.

By February 13, 2015


Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will thrill anyone who loves a fast phone with a large screen, but it's best for compulsive scribblers willing to pay a lot for its winning stylus.

By October 15, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating October 15, 2014

Fashionistas who need to unload clothes? There's an app for that

Second-hand clothing apps are luring women from other online marketplaces by promising built-in community and profits.

By September 29, 2014


How 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' came back from the dead

[Opinion] How do you revive a flatlining show? With some good, hard jolts. But did "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" give "Agents" the cure it really needs?

By May 9, 2014


The 404 1,433: Where we take baby steps with Dr. Josh King (podcast)

Our guest today is Josh King, an addiction psychologist at the Center for Motivation and Change in New York. We'll talk to him about the dangers of Internet and social media addiction and some of the questions submitted in the past few weeks by 404 listeners.

By February 26, 2014