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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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What does AT&T's $100 million fine mean to me?

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains to an AT&T unlimited-data customer what the FCC's historic fine against the company for misleading customers really means.

By June 28, 2015

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Why lasers are the future (of projectors)

In projectors designed for both the cinema and at home, lasers are starting to replace traditional lamps as the light source of choice. This is potentially awesome. Here's why.

By June 30, 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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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

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eBay, PayPal asked to explain robocall policies

The New York attorney general's office wants some clarification on the companies' new policies over concerns that they may violate US law.

By June 11, 2015

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Another day, another YouTube video (or two) for the police to explain

Technically Incorrect: In McKinney, Texas, a police officer is videotaped bringing a 14-year-old girl to the ground. In Austin, Texas, a mounted policeman grabs a bystander's cell phone and throws it down. Is this just the beginning?

By June 8, 2015

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Bill Nye and Amy Schumer explain universe's role in helping women make decisions

Technically Incorrect: In a marvelous explanation of the universe's influence on behavior, the Science Guy and the Funny Woman explain so much.

By May 27, 2015

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CNET readers' best guesses at explaining those Ceres mystery spots

For months now we've been wondering what the bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres are, as seen by the Dawn spacecraft. We've compiled some of our best reader guesses to help you place your bets.

By May 27, 2015