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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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Top 5 worst smartphone fads

When smartphone manufacturers push the envelope, they don't always get it right. Here are five recent smartphone fads that fell flat.

By October 25, 2013

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Worst smartphone fads

When smartphone manufacturers push the envelope, they don't always get it right. Here are five recent smartphone fads that fell flat.

By October 24, 2013

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Failed tech fads

The sure-thing tech trends that flopped big time.

By September 20, 2013

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Failed tech fads

The sure-thing tech trend predictions that flopped big time.

By September 20, 2013

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Print chop: How copyright killed a 3D-printed Final Fantasy fad

Final Fantasy VII figurines designed by a fan and 3D-printed by marketplace Shapeways enthralled FFVII freaks everywhere. So much so that copyright owner Square Enix nixed the operation.

By August 16, 2013

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Cheap Windows 'Chromebook killers' lack the way to slay

Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.

By September 17, 2014

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Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

Commentary: The quiet demise of Apple's iPod Classic prompts CNET's Nick Statt to reflect on the time before streaming services -- when music was first set free.

By September 13, 2014

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Rabid Weight Loss System: Lose weight the zombie way

How far would you go to have no body fat? The Rabid Weight Loss parody reminds us the lengths people will go to stay skinny.

By September 5, 2014

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The surprising rise of YouTube lyrics videos

A user-generated trend catapulted to industry-embraced phenom, low-budget clips displaying song lyrics are starting to eclipse their big-budget brethren -- and may address a yearning lost in the streaming shift.

By August 31, 2014