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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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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

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15 mesmerizing desk toys that could replace your Newton's cradle (pictures)

That click-clacking gimcrack on your desk is great and all. But consider these alternatives.

15 Images By April 17, 2015

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Cat gadgets turn your gato into a geek (pictures)

Cats can be just as geeky as their human counterparts when you give them Instagram cameras, feline-sized hamster wheels and iPad apps.

11 Images By March 14, 2015

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Earth Day: Recycle/resell gadgets

When Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, it's a good time of year to think about recycling or trading in some of your older gadgets. From wearable devices to old cellphones to outdated cords, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best resources to reduce your electronic waste in this Tech Minute.

By April 17, 2015

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Explaining water and dust resistance ratings for your gadgets

Water-resistant doesn't mean waterproof. Here's how to find out just how rugged your smartphones, tablets, activity trackers and smartwatches really are.

By April 7, 2015

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11 surprises I learned about the Apple Watch

Apple's new watch has some secrets and some quirks you may not know about. Here are the most interesting tidbits I've found over my time wearing one so far.

By April 11, 2015

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40 years of gadgets come out to play

An exhibit in New York reunites stars from technology's past -- from the "laptop" that's heavier than an automobile tire to computers you don't even need to touch -- and puts them at your fingertips.

By March 29, 2015

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Canary's DIY security gadget promises lower insurance bills

Indiegogo's DIY security gadget is on sale now, and can earn you a discount on your State Farm insurance.

By March 25, 2015