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Shuttle program's real fuel: Two decades of M&Ms

Turns out the candy-coated bits of chocolate have been aboard every shuttle mission, starting with Columbia's 1981 launch right up to the farewell launch of Atlantis this week.

By July 11, 2011


The Android era: From G1 to KitKat

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean further fragments the OS as many handsets wait to update to Android 4.0. CNET weighs in on how far the Android OS has come and where it's going.

By July 2, 2012


Five years of the iPhone

As we observe the fifth birthday of the iPhone, CNET takes a look back at all the models, their highs and lows, and how they changed the cell phone industry.

By June 28, 2012


Three ways your smartphone can lighten up a heavy wallet

Digitize your paper trail and get rid of wallet bulk with this guide for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Blackberry.

By February 14, 2012


Carrier IQ opens up about its service, but can it quell the unrest?

Company issues a lengthy document detailing what its service does and even acknowledge having a software bug that unintentionally shared more data than expected.

By December 13, 2011


Hands-on with the $19-per-month Republic Wireless Android phone

Is this deal too good to be true? Or does Republic deliver on its promise of dirt-cheap phone service?

By December 7, 2011


How to update HTC Desire to Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Find out how to install Gingerbread on an HTC Desire without losing any data in our step-by-step video guide.

By November 10, 2011


Siri leaks your pet name to contacts, PootieBear

Fury.com discovered that Siri adds your pet nickname into your iPhone 4S' contact card. That means you may unwittingly be revealing that you double as "Schnookums."

By October 19, 2011


Apple's iMessage is stuck in the depressing past

The new iOS communication service should help correct overpriced text messaging. But alas, iMessage is also just another proprietary network.

By October 18, 2011


Siri shares your nickname with your contacts

Watch out iPhone 4S user -- voice control agent Siri sticks your nickname in your contact info, so be careful with your pet names.

By October 18, 2011