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'Thigh bone' on Mars? NASA explains an unusual find

Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.

By August 22, 2014

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Car Tech 101: Dashcams explained

Brian Cooley explains the ins and outs of dashcams and why you would want a camera watching the road with you.

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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Car Tech 101: Limited-slip differentials explained

Your car's drivetrain would be about as sophisticated as a garden cart if it didn't have some sort of differential. And increasingly, automakers are touting their use of the limited-slip variant. Brian Cooley shows you.

By July 7, 2014

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Car Tech 101: 4G in cars explained

Brian Cooley takes a broader look at why you are about to see 4G built in to Audi's, GM's, Hyundai's, and many other carmakers' vehicles.

By June 9, 2014

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Cheapskate rewind: Cashback services explained

Straight from the files of "Sounds too good to be true," these services really will put money back in your pocket.

By June 6, 2014

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Apple's Swift explained: What it is and what it means

One of the biggest WWDC announcements was something most users will never see. CNET breaks down Swift.

By June 2, 2014

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Nintendo explains opposition to same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life

"The relationship options in the game represent a playful alternate world rather than a real-life simulation," Nintendo says.

By May 7, 2014

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A book that explains everything about sound

The Audiophiliac reviews "The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox.

By April 30, 2014

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Car Tech 101: Variable valve timing explained

Few innovations under the hood have become as ubiquitous as variable valve timing. Automakers brag about it all the time, but seldom explain it. So Brian Cooley's here to do just that.

By April 28, 2014