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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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LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive

Though fast and easy to use, the LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive's attention-seeking design is the only reason to pay the premium price.

By January 30, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 30, 2015
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Seagate Backup Plus Desktop external hard drive

Fast and massive, the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop is an excellent backup drive for any USB 3.0-enabled computer or server.

By May 2, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2014
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'I got my heroes back': Why the new 'Star Wars' trailer made me cry

The new "Force Awakens" trailer transports CNET's Tania González to her youth in Mexico, where she and her brother turned broomsticks into lightsabers and her dog played the role of droid "Arturito."

By April 17, 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack?

For the first time, an MRI video has been taken of cracking knuckles, answering once and for all what makes the audible pop.

By April 15, 2015

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HP Portable Hard Drive

Despite a few shortcomings, the Windows-only HP Portable Hard Drive makes a very good and simple backup option for home users.

By October 26, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 26, 2011

MSRP: $119.99

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Is compression helping or hurting the sound of music?

Here's what you need to know about what dynamic range compression is doing to your music.

By April 18, 2015

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​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3

Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.

By April 9, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015