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Google's Android Wear software will let you leave your phone at home (if there's Wi-Fi)

The search giant announces a handful of new features, including new capabilities that make a watch run independent of a phone, all ahead of the Apple Watch's launch on Friday.

By April 20, 2015

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Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone

Apple Watch all alone: what can it do? Not a lot -- it's mainly an iPhone accessory -- but there are some key things that it can handle on its own.

By April 18, 2015

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Twitter makes it easier for strangers to send direct messages

The social network now allows users to receive direct messages from other users regardless if they follow each other.

By April 20, 2015

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Is the iPad dead?

CNET's Luke Westaway and Rich Trenholm debate whether Apple's iconic tablet is headed for the scrapheap, or has a long and happy future ahead. Which side are you on?

By April 17, 2015

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Sony prices 2015 4K and Android TVs

Details on pricing and availability are now official for Sony's 2015 televisions, and the company is focusing on 4K and charging a mint for many models. New for many sets is Android TV, while HDR arrives on the flagships.

By April 19, 2015

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Windows 10 to debut in late July, says AMD chief

An apparent slip during an Advanced Micro Devices conference call on Friday may have spilled the beans on the launch date for the next generation of Windows.

By April 20, 2015

Review

Roku 2 (2015)

A nearly perfect mix of speed, features, price and ecosystem make the Roku 2 our favorite streaming device yet.

By April 17, 2015

5 stars Editors' rating April 17, 2015
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Roku 2 (2015)

A nearly perfect mix of speed, features, price and ecosystem make the Roku 2 our favorite streaming device yet.

By April 17, 2015

4.5 stars Editors' rating April 17, 2015
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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015