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Amazon delivers tears with sad limping dog

Technically Incorrect: In a new ad for its Prime premium delivery service, Amazon shows the creative things an owner can do to make his (practically) three-legged dog happy.

By August 11, 2015


Game on (and on and on): How I survived a 24-hour gaming marathon

Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.

By November 10, 2015


What playing the same level for three straight hours taught me about Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Lesson one: sentry robots are highly combustible and make excellent distractions.

By October 7, 2015


With new Fire TV and tablets, Amazon's rivalry with Apple heats up

The new hardware includes a $50 tablet and an updated Fire TV set-top box. Amazon's strategy differs from Apple's high-end approach but puts the two giants in more intense competition than ever.

By September 17, 2015


Amazon pilot episode 'Sneaky Pete' spins sneaky lies to win your vote

Produced by Bryan Cranston and starring Giovanni Ribisi, this pilot episode could lead to a full series. Here's our review.

By August 6, 2015


Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By July 24, 2015


Barnes & Noble's Nook limps into holidays with weak earnings

The bookseller's devices and e-books business blames "lower average selling prices and lower device unit sales" for a more than 32 percent decrease in revenue during its fiscal second quarter.

By November 26, 2013


New Disney toys emphasize movement and imagination (Tomorrow Daily 188)

Playmation sets consist of sensor-equipped pieces, encouraging kids to run, duck, shoot, roll, and use their imaginations to complete missions. Kicking off the line is an "Avengers" play set, and we're dying to be kids again.

By June 3, 2015


Limping BlackBerry makes buyout overtures to Google, others -- report

The beleaguered smartphone maker is seeking "preliminary expressions of interest" for all or part of the company from Google, Samsung, LG, and others, according to news agency Reuters.

By October 5, 2013


Amazon's Whispercast expands to thousands of schools

The company's two-year-old platform for sharing e-books and other materials across thousands of school tablets and laptops also got an upgrade, with more tools for teachers.

By April 28, 2015