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Car Tech 101: Understanding engine configurations

V's, inlines, W's and more. Brian Cooley tells you how engines are arranged.

By February 10, 2015


Turn your old phone into a home security camera you can watch from anywhere

If you have one or more old phones laying around, here's a way to turn them into security cameras you can log into from anywhere.

By November 9, 2015


Is DIY security good enough for the CNET Smart Home?

Two do-it-yourself security brands duke it out for ultimate supremacy in the CNET Smart Home. Find out if there's a clear winner or if both systems fall short.

By November 1, 2015


Air Button adds shortcut buttons to the back of your phone

These small stick-ons can be programmed to perform any of over 30 tasks. And they don't require power.

By October 28, 2015


Six questions you should ask before buying a Steam Machine

Valve's answer to game consoles is coming. Before you pick up a Steam Machine, you should be sure it's right for you.

By October 15, 2015


A smart home divided cannot stand (or can it?)

Apple HomeKit, Works with Nest, SmartThings, Alexa... The mix-and-match approach might seem ill-advised for the smart home, but how bad is it really?

By October 14, 2015


Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphones

The software giant hopes to reinvigorate its smartphone lineup by creating mobile devices it claims can be as powerful as PCs.

By October 6, 2015


Start your home security hunt here

Jump-start your home security search with this handy buying guide.

By September 16, 2015


How to activate the Pebble Time's new standby and quiet-time modes

Two handy new features can silence your watch at specific times and maybe even improve battery life.

By September 11, 2015


Contract or no-contract? Tough choices for an AT&T wireless customer

CNET's tech advice columnist Marguerite Reardon tries to help a confused AT&T wireless customer figure out the best service plan for him and his wife.

By August 9, 2015