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Complete guide to iOS 9

Apple's iOS 9 is here for your iPhone and iPad. CNET explains how to get, what it does and how to use it.

By September 16, 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.


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

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

By July 14, 2015


Your guide to Apple's Watch OS 2 update

The Apple Watch has received a major update that will change the way you use the watch. CNET explains how to install it, what it does and how to use it.

By September 21, 2015


Start your home security hunt here

Jump-start your home security search with this handy buying guide.

By September 16, 2015


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


Microsoft promotes Windows 10 with new launch site and tutorial guide

Designed to drum up interest in the new OS, the launch site tries to convince you to upgrade, while the tutorial guide explains the new features in Windows 10.

By July 28, 2015


Security camera 101: Find the right model for you now

Here's everything you need to know before taking the plunge into DIY home security.

By July 1, 2015


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


Laptop buying guide

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

By June 12, 2015


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