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Is it dumb to buy a smartwatch now?

Tick-tock tech is getting a new boost from Google's Android Wear. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on whether the time is right to buy a smartwatch.

By June 27, 2014

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Facebook wises up with dumbed-down ad tools

The social network is guiding marketers though the ad creation process, telling them exactly what to buy based on what results they want.

By October 8, 2013

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Is the new Gmail app interface dumb, or am I a freak?

poll New Gmail app for Android swaps out a delete button for a read-unread toggle. CNET News' Stephen Shankland thinks the change is foolish -- but asks which you'd rather have.

By June 7, 2013

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Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

By August 18, 2014

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Will Roku bring smart TVs into the cool crowd?

Low-price Hisense and TCL sets with Roku's brains built in may have the best shot yet at moving smart TVs from niche shopping consideration to popular norm.

By August 18, 2014

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Meet the man charged with kicking Sprint into overdrive

Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure brings an unorthodox entrepreneurial spirit to the nation's third-largest wireless carrier.

By August 7, 2014

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Answer the door even when you're out with SmartBell

A 23-year-old student has won a competition run by Japanese giant Sharp with his idea for a smart doorbell that plays video messages to visitors.

By August 1, 2014

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Android users: What screen size should iPhone 6 buyers choose?

If the rumors are true, Apple will soon offer 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones. Android users have enjoyed those sizes for years. What are the pros and cons?

By July 23, 2014

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Kovert connected jewellery is high-tech and high fashion

Kovert designer jewellery adds a dash of high fashion to high technology, showing wearable technology can be stylish as well as smart.

By July 4, 2014

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What's smart (and dumb) about the latest smartwatches

We look at the latest smartwatches and explain how they all could get better.

By April 9, 2013