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Marguerite Reardon's question and answer blog

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Sonic frontiers: Who needs great-sounding desktop speakers?

The Audiophiliac surveys the field of better desktop, aka 'nearfield' speakers, and likes what he hears.

By January 17, 2015

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How your out-of-date, unsexy smartphone can save you money

Wireless providers like AT&T and Verizon are finally offering subscribers an incentive not to upgrade to the latest, greatest phones. Here's how to take advantage of the change.

By January 11, 2015

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Confused by new no-contract plans? You're not alone

Wireless contracts and device subsidies will soon go the way of the dinosaur. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to navigate the changing mobile landscape.

By December 27, 2014

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A smartphone as a holiday gift? Not such a brilliant idea

In this week's Ask Maggie, CNET consumer advice columnist Marguerite Reardon cautions readers to think twice about giving a smartphone as a gift. Why's that? It's the gift that keeps on costing.

By December 19, 2014

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Marvel releases tiny and human-size 'Ant-Man' teaser trailers

Fans eager to sneak a peek at scenes from the upcoming Marvel superhero movie "Ant-Man" may have to squint to see star Paul Rudd in action. Or just watch the human-sized trailer instead.

By January 3, 2015

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Good-deed time: Help find the owner of these lost SD cards

A guy finds a camera bag in Chicago's Millennium Park containing SD cards full of anniversary photos. Can you help find the owner in time for the holidays?

By December 23, 2014

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D'oh! 'MythBusters' to take on 'The Simpsons' best stunts

Exploding toilets! Runaway wrecking balls! Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will bust or prove "Simpsons"-inspired moments in their new season premiere in January.

By December 18, 2014

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Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

By September 20, 2014

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​Moto X and Moto G: Perfect for bring-your-own-device plans

Budget-friendly smartphones like the Moto X and Moto G are ideal for service plans that offer discounts for bringing your own device. But which one should you choose?

By September 6, 2014

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6 reasons why you'll eventually want voice over LTE

CNET's Maggie Reardon discusses the short-term hurdles associated with the deployment of voice service over carriers' 4G LTE networks. In the end, the transition to an all IP-based voice network will be worth it.

By August 30, 2014