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X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By June 24, 2015

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Solar Impulse breaks record for longest sun-powered flight

By landing safely in Hawaii after a five-day leg, the Swiss plane -- on an around-the-world trip -- also sets the record for longest solo flight by time.

By July 3, 2015

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How accurate is the Apple Watch's step counter? We tested it against 13 competitors to find out.

CNET's Dan Graziano tested the step and distance accuracy of the Apple Watch. See how it stacks up against the competition.

By May 19, 2015

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Squish a zombie from a safe distance with Skull Tongs

A bizarre DIY contraption designed to take out zombies with skull-crushing power gets a test run on a zombie head.

By January 26, 2015

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Smartphones with seriously long battery life

CNET highlights eight impressive smartphones that showed outstanding battery life in our labs' performance tests.

By June 29, 2015

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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By September 1, 2014

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Water- and dust-resistant gadgets to go the distance

Don't destroy your existing tech by exposing it to the elements. Here are some gadgets ready-made for aquatic and summer adventures.

8 Images By August 27, 2014

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NASA's New Horizons may be in trouble just days from Pluto

At the edge of our solar system, a spacecraft has put itself into safe mode, leaving it unable to gather groundbreaking new data on the famous former planet.

By July 5, 2015

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the Australian outback

Australia is embarking on a massive project to roll out a National Broadband Network that provides high-speed internet for the whole country. But as cities get more access to new technology, the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By June 24, 2014

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Freak out at sea on a zombie-themed cruise

"The Walking Dead" stars headline an oddball cruise to the Bahamas involving zombie makeovers and costume contests.

By July 1, 2015