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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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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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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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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

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14 ways to use Force Click on your MacBook, MacBook Pro

When in doubt, push harder. At least, that's the approach Apple wants you to take with its new Force Touch trackpad.

By April 16, 2015

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Beginner's guide to Nikon wireless flash

New to flash photography? CNET's Lexy Savvides shows you how to get started with Nikon's wireless flash system.

By November 19, 2014

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A guide to spotting bright Comet Lovejoy

The first big comet-spotting opportunity of the year is already under way. Here's how to head outside this month to spy a steaming space rock called Lovejoy.

By January 10, 2015