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guides & how-tos


iOS 5 and iCloud how-tos all in one place

With iOS 5 available now and the iPhone 4S on sale imminently, here's our roundup of all Apple tech related news.

By October 13, 2011

Seasonal buying guide

Father's Day Tech Gift Guide

Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants. You might even find a little something for yourself along the way.


Headphones and Bluetooth speakers to amp up your new graduate

Nothing says "starving college kid" like using the audio gear that comes prepackaged with your electronics. Give your recent graduate the gift of high fidelity audio with these headphones and Bluetooth speakers.

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How to find how-tos on the Web

Want to learn how to tie a tie? Build an igloo? If so, check out these how-to sites that help you do things big and small.

By February 13, 2009


Don't be a techhole: A common sense guide to tech courtesy

Google issued guidelines to help Google Glass users not be "Glassholes," but why stop there? Here's the missing manual to put an end to some top technology peeves.

By February 22, 2014


Geek's guide to subverting Valentine's Day

Don't drown in candy hearts this year. Instead, raise your geek shields and call on the powers of "Game of Thrones" and Etsy to protect you.

By February 13, 2014


HDMI cable buying guide

Find the best price on the right HDMI cable for your new HDTV.

By December 15, 2013


Home Audio Buying Guide

Buying a home audio system can be baffling, but it doesn't have to be. We tell you what's important, what to ignore, and how to get the biggest bang for your buck.

By November 27, 2013


Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013


Speaker specifications: A consumer guide

The Audiophiliac and speaker designer Andrew Jones decipher speaker specifications for the average buyer.

By October 12, 2013


What should you look for when choosing a car stereo?

Upgrading your car stereo's receiver is the one of the easiest ways to boost your dashboard tech. Here are the seven features we look for when making recommendations.

By January 24, 2014