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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 Jul. 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 Jun. 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 Jun. 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 Jun. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 28, 2014

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Zuckerberg explains the three tiers of Facebook

With an app hierarchy, CEO Mark Zuckerberg tries to quell Wall Street's appetite for additional revenue from Facebook's latest ventures.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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'Cannabis Chemistry' explains the why behind the high

A new video from the American Chemical Society examines the science behind getting high and how some labs are working to prevent "killer" buzzes.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265, and 4K compression explained

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By Apr. 18, 2014