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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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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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Nikon offers fast general-purpose APS-C lens and supertelephoto updates

We welcome the 16-80mm f2.8-4 lens, but at $1,070 it's sadly out of the reach of a lot of advanced amateurs.

By July 1, 2015

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Universes could be created during Tuesday's leap second

What's in a single second? An awful lot, depending on when and where you are in the universe. CNET's Eric Mack ponders the value of Tuesday's extra leap second.

By June 30, 2015

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Siri is put to the test with Apple Music launch

As Apple's streaming music service goes live, it's easy to stump Siri with some song requests. Also, Uber buys part of Bing Maps, and Google updates the Hangouts app.

By June 30, 2015

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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