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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By March 9, 2015

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AT&T wants to help us track how lazy (or not) we are

The carrier plans to launch a health platform to help monitor and break down data from fitness trackers. Separately, AT&T will also power Philips GoSafe's medical alert service.

By March 3, 2015

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'What would Spock do?' How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper

Appreciation: It's hard to be a stoic Vulcan when your favorite "Star Trek" actor leaves this galaxy forever. Bonnie Burton thanks Leonard Nimoy for inspiring us all to "live long and prosper."

By February 27, 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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NASA to steal boulder from asteroid to test Earth-defense technique

The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.

By March 26, 2015

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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By March 25, 2015

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Apps to help you plan your social life

It's time to break out of that social rut and jump-start your weekends and free time with new activities, restaurants and day trips. If you're stumped on how to begin exploring your region, CNET's Kara Tsuboi recommends a few online services and apps that are designed with you in mind. She reports in this Tech Minute.

By March 6, 2015

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How Apple Pay and PayPal can help shoppers avoid hacks

What's the best way to protect yourself when shopping online? CNET's Sumi Das explains how to keep your credit card details away from criminals.

By November 25, 2014

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Chrome: Avoid message trackers in Gmail

Tired of companies tracking when you've read their email? Check out these steps to avoid many of the tracker services available to marketers.

By March 20, 2015

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How Apple Pay helped me catch a fraudulent credit-card charge

After setting up the service weeks ago, I promptly forgot about it. Then this happened.

By November 14, 2014