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Do wristband heart trackers actually work? A checkup.

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.

By May 22, 2014

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Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.

By April 13, 2014

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Push for Ultra HD 4K forces picture quality tradeoffs

It's an easy sell: Four times the resolution of HD. The numbers are easy to understand, 2160p easily identifiable as more than 1080p. Every manufacturer is pushing their top-of-the-line 4K TVs as the next generation of superlative picture quality. But resolution is just one aspect of picture quality. Is it possible that by focusing so intently on this one, easily marketed, improvement, that other aspects are getting neglected, or worse, diminished? The short answer? Yep. Here's how.

By March 26, 2014

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CNET's favorite LED-based monitors

A look at the monitors with LED backlights that CNET considers the best of the bunch.

By November 2, 2010

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Missed connections: Limbo in high tech's culture clash

The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.

By February 8, 2014

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Addicted to your smartphone? App can tell

New free Android app from the University of Bonn monitors your smartphone use to gauge if you've become dependent on your device.

By January 28, 2014

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CES 2014: Startups steal the show

Little companies are showing big potential at the massive International Consumer Electronics Show. In 2014, there were dozens of young companies doing great things. Here are a few of our favorites.

By January 10, 2014

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Behind the scenes with Dolby's new HDR TV tech

At a special sneak preview, a few of us journo types got to see upcoming High Dynamic Range technology from Dolby. And it might just improve all TVs.

By December 20, 2013

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Get a 24-inch LED monitor for $99.99 shipped

That's the lowest price I've ever seen for a new monitor this big. It comes with a three-year warranty.

By December 4, 2013

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What you need to know before building your own computer

The second part of CNET's guide to building your own computer teaches you about the components you need to get the job done.

By October 17, 2013