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Real talk: Deciphering the wireless marketing hype

US wireless operators are revving their marketing machines to persuade customers to switch carriers. How do you separate the hype from the reality? CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice.

By April 11, 2015

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With Apple Watch, wearable tech may start living up to the hype

Few smartwatches have so far resonated with consumers. Apple is trying to drag the entire category into the mainstream with what it calls "the most advanced timepiece ever created."

By March 9, 2015

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Learn the secret language of Twitch's rogue emojis

Twitch, Amazon's site to broadcast and watch footage of people playing video games, has chat rooms packed with the craziest emoji -- called emotes -- you've ever seen. These glyphs mean more than meets the eye.

By May 31, 2015

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BMW X6: Don't believe the hype

The BMW X6 gathers strong opinions wherever it goes. Is its rep justified or is it misunderstood? XCAR take the latest X6 out for a spin to find out.

October 11, 2014

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Behind Ello hype, a Facebook rebellion brews

The new Ello social network sees a spike in sign-ups, Facebook copies Google's Auto Awesome Stories, and GoPro rolls out new Hero4 action cameras.

By September 29, 2014

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Behind Ello hype, a Facebook rebellion brews

The new Ello social network sees a spike in sign-ups, Facebook copies Google's Auto Awesome Stories, and GoPro rolls out new Hero4 action cameras.

By September 29, 2014

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Google Glass is still misunderstood, says the guy who wore them in the shower

Commentary: Forget the privacy issues -- it was a long list of other shortcomings, social and technical, that doomed Glass. Can Google learn for the next go-round?

By May 27, 2015

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No, the planets are not going to cause an epic earthquake this week

Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.

By May 27, 2015

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Samsung hypes up the Galaxy Note 4 with video teasers

Four new YouTube videos build anticipation for Samsung's next-gen phablet ahead of IFA launch.

By August 27, 2014

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When hybrid tricks devolve into hype

Commentary: In a breathless bid to differentiate their devices, PC makers are looking to outdo each other by adding unique ways to twist, turn, and tear apart their screens and keyboards. At some point, it becomes a case of diminishing returns.

By July 12, 2014