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The hoverboard is now real and it may save us in an earthquake

Always wanted a hoverboard like the one Marty McFly rode in "Back to the Future II"? All you need is $10,000. That's the cost of the Hendo hoverboard, which uses magnetic technology to create a frictionless, floating ride. But the technology could also be used during natural disasters. CNET's Stephen Beach and Kara Tsuboi show us how it works.

By October 21, 2014

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Get bejeweled for the holidays: Why buy when you can rent?

Holiday party season is approaching. Want to spice up your wardrobe with new accessories but don't want to invest in costly jewelry or handbags? CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some online rental services that let you borrow these stylish items a month at a time. She has more in this Tech Minute.

By November 14, 2014

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Thanksgiving-prep tech

With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, it's time to start planning that big Turkey Day feast. Whether you're a novice cook or a semiprofessional chef, CNET's Kara Tsuboi has some app and tech recommendations to ensure a seamless -- and delicious -- holiday dinner.

By November 7, 2014

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Tech tools for the book lover

Reading can become an expensive hobby if you're constantly purchasing new books, even the digital kind. In this Tech Minute, Kara Tsuboi offers tips on how to access free e-books that can be downloaded onto your mobile device.

By November 5, 2014

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How your phone can help ward off the flu

Stay ahead of flu season this year and monitor the virus from the safe distance of your smartphone or computer screen. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a handful of mobile apps and websites to help protect yourself against this seasonal bug.

By October 31, 2014

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Find deals on last-minute holiday travel

Planning to travel this Thanksgiving, but haven't booked your airfare? This Tech Minute is for you. CNET's Kara Tsuboi digs up the best websites for seeking out last-minute deals during the busy holiday travel period.

By October 29, 2014

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In new ad, Microsoft insists Siri is incompetent

What good is a digital assistant if she can't tell you to leave early because of traffic reports? That's a question asked by Microsoft at any rate.

By November 22, 2014

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Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard, Ep. 184

This week on Crave, we can see sound waves. We might get to see an unexplored part of the moon. But most of all we get to see Tony Hawk finally ride a real hoverboard, no hoax this time.

By November 21, 2014

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ESPN bans Twitter use for baseball writer who defended evolution

Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why.

By November 22, 2014

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Twitter workers love the company's culture and values

The social network is No. 1 on Glassdoor's "Top 25 Companies for Culture and Values." Not far behind are Google, Facebook, and Apple.

By August 22, 2014