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Roku TVs marry cheap prices, proven smarts (hands-on)

The Roku TVs introduced at CES in January are now available for preorder. In addition to offering our favorite streaming platform built right into the TVs, the initial wave of models is priced even lower than mainstays like Vizio.

By August 18, 2014

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Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.

By July 25, 2014

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Microsoft sees new Azure tool as a proactive trouble-shooter

Microsoft envisions a future where systems can predict malfunctions in devices and buildings before they occur. First step: a cloud-based machine-learning tool that goes into public beta in July.

By June 16, 2014

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Net neutrality debate Part I: How we got here

Don't get what the Net neutrality debate is all about? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.

By May 25, 2014

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AirBnB's first TV ad: You are a paper plane

In order to preserve its air of thoughtful, progressive youth, the rent-someone's-place-and-don't-trash-it brand asks users to make Vines stimulated by cryptic tweets. It's art.

By September 14, 2013

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How to talk to Siri the right way

Apple's "gal Friday" works pretty darn well once you master the mechanics of working with her. Here's how.

By August 20, 2013

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Game mode on: CNET tests TVs for input lag

Input lag is a no-no for serious gamers who play shooters and other twitchy games. Find out which TVs lag behind the competition.

By June 3, 2013

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Tech group pushing to ease rules for exporting broken phones

A trade group that represents Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and other tech giants is pushing new language for an international treaty that one watchdog group says could open the floodgates to toxic e-waste exportation.

By May 3, 2013

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The man who virtually has it all

A 30 year-old Sydneysider has amassed a small fortune by trading virtual items for real cash in the online game Entropia Universe. What next, though?

By March 4, 2013

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CNET on Cars: The Cadillac ATS shines

Cadillac finally does a small car right, online sleuthing for a used car that doesn't suck, and Top 5 technologies in your car that are obsolete!

By February 3, 2013