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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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.

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Microsoft publishes new Windows 8.1 how-to guide

The downloadble PDF is touted as an "advanced guide to Windows 8.1 for business," but it offers tips for any Windows 8.1 user.

By January 21, 2014

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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Keep watching a show and browse the guide on the Xfinity X1 box

Learn how to call up a small window that lets you keep watching your current program while you peruse the channel guide or keep watching your show in only a slightly smaller window with a mini-guide.

By June 15, 2015

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By June 12, 2015

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A guided tour of Apple Watch's beautiful clock displays

Moon phases. Floating jellyfish. Solar motion. Mickey Mouse! The Apple Watch's collection of watch faces are stand-outs, and can be customized, too...to a point. Watch how to do it.

By April 8, 2015

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The complete guide to pre-ordering the Apple Watch

Want to be one of the first wearing the Apple Watch? Here's what you need to know.

By April 1, 2015

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A beginner's guide to taking pictures of the northern lights

If you're braving the frigid Arctic weather to see the aurora borealis, make sure you have the correct camera settings right to avoid fumbling around in the dark and cold.

By March 30, 2015

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Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes

A winner has been declared in the debate about stars, dark matter and black holes, and it can help us understand how elliptical galaxies grow.

By February 19, 2015

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Car Tech's guide to using your Android phone in the car

Looking for tips on safely using your Android phone with your car's stereo? CNET has you covered.

By December 24, 2014