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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By July 24, 2015

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XKCD cartoonist's new book: 'Thing Explainer'

Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.

By May 13, 2015

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What's a webcam? Brian Cooley explains (in 1995)

From the CNET vault: As CNET celebrates its 20th anniversary, we went in search of Brian Cooley's first appearance on the site. Here he explains a magical new device called a webcam.

By July 20, 2015

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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Twitter's new Safety Center explains how to deal with online abuse

The new webpage comes in the midst of greater concerns about threats and harassment on the microblogging site.

By July 21, 2015

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Nathan Drake's iconic half-tuck fashion statement, explained

Sony dives into the origins of Nathan Drake's signature style.

By July 20, 2015

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Explaining the Reddit Revolt

CNET's Dan Graziano explains why Reddit has been in the news.

By July 14, 2015

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Ubisoft explains why digital games stay more expensive than physical

Why do digital versions often cost twice as much as physical ones in the months after their launch?

By July 9, 2015

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Thumbs-up: Bill Nye explains climate change with emoji

Can a complicated issue like climate change be explained using nothing but emoji? Bill Nye thinks so.

By June 23, 2015

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​Explained: How the Oculus Rift streams PC and Xbox One games

The Oculus Rift can stream games from both a PC and an Xbox One, but it's not what you may think.

By June 12, 2015