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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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Windows 10 running on 75 million devices, Microsoft says

Less than a month after rollout, the operating system's adoption is humming along.

By August 26, 2015

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Amazon Fire TV gets captive portal access for hotel, dorm and apartment Wi-Fi (hands-on)

Frequent travelers, rejoice! A new feature on the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick called "captive portal access" is now live and works great, allowing easier-than-ever connections to tricky Internet services that require an extra layer of authentication.

By April 20, 2015

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Firefox OS in flux as Mozilla loses technology chief to startup

Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.

By June 5, 2015

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Android M, Apple's iOS plans and Han Solo surprises in CNET UK podcast 436

Windows 10 is weeks away and "Star Wars" fans have been given a nasty shock. We also discuss Android M and what we can expect from iOS 9. It's all here on the UK's best tech podcast.

By June 5, 2015

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How to reserve your free copy of Windows 10

A notification prompts Windows 7 and 8.1 users to reserve an upgrade to the new OS.

By June 1, 2015

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Forget Windows 10: Remember when Windows 95 was new?

As Microsoft introduces its newest operating system, we venture back 20 years in the CNET Vault to find our video coverage of its ancestor, Windows 95. Let new features like the recycle bin, MSN and long file names amaze you.

By July 29, 2015

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Inflatable space elevator gets a lift

Space travel uses massive rockets to overcome gravity. We use elevators to do the same thing. A Canadian company has snagged a patent to make entering space more like a trip to the top floor.

By August 5, 2015

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Tablet Tuesday: Get a Google Nexus 9 for $287.40

One of the "best tablets of 2014" is finally on sale -- but not for long. Plus, yesterday's movie-freebie deal: not dead yet?

By July 28, 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