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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By November 22, 2014

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Is Instagram turning its back on third-party app Instance?

Instance creator Daniel Gary claims Instagram is deleting uploads from his app, which enables Windows Phone users to use Instagram.

By July 30, 2013

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Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013

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How you make your coffee matters

Creating great coffee beverages is definitely an art form but it's just as much a science, and all methods are not created equal.

By November 14, 2014

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First 3D LED printer could print heads-up-display contact lenses

Researchers at Princeton University have developed a 3D printer that can print LEDs in layers -- and it could one day print contact lenses that incorporate heads-up displays.

By November 20, 2014

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Apple fans buy things they don't need, but how do they compare to Samsung fans?

An online tool has come up with up some rather interesting stats about the fans of popular tech brands.

By November 17, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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World of Warcraft servers taken down by DDoS

The launch of the Warlords of Draenor expansion has been beset by issues, including server overload and a DDoS attack.

By November 16, 2014