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Father's Day Tech Gift Guide

Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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HDMI cable buying guide

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

By December 15, 2013

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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

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Speaker specifications: A consumer guide

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

By October 12, 2013

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Asimo struggles on first day as science museum guide

Japan's premiere robot can't catch a break after its glitch-filled performance at a Tokyo science museum.

By July 5, 2013

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Sound bar buying guide: What you need to know

Sound bars are the cheapest and easiest way to get better sound in your living room. Here's what's important, what's not, and why you should still consider a simple stereo system.

By July 3, 2013

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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