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Apple's new retail chief advises newbies to 'stay in your lane'

Angela Ahrendts makes her first public comments as head of online and physical retail at Apple -- in a LinkedIn blog post for people transitioning to new jobs.

By June 23, 2014


Five tips for a Google Glass newbie

Becoming a Glass Explorer is an exciting time. Just as with any new device, there is a learning curve. Here's five tips to make you feel less like a n00b.

By November 13, 2013


Helping 'Star Wars' newbies finally embrace the Force

Believe it or not, some people haven't seen "Star Wars." At a screening Saturday night, more than a dozen finally joined one of the world's biggest clubs.

By May 5, 2013


Newbies guide to installing Windows 8 apps

Downloading Windows 8 applications can now be found in a centralized location instead of scattered across the InterWebs. Watch today's Tekzilla Daily to find the easiest way to install and uninstall Windows apps from the Microsoft Store.

November 14, 2012


A newbie's take on E3

This year's E3 was a first for CNET reporter Josh Lowensohn. Was it all it was cracked up to be, or were there just too many moving parts?

By June 18, 2010


Twitter to newbies: Try it, you'll like it

A redesign of the service means people can find new content more easily, says Ryan Sarver, director of Twitter's platform. But plenty of existing users are panning the changes.

By December 9, 2011


A newbie's take on Maker Faire

CNET's Ina Fried goes to her first Maker Faire. She took a pass on a giant bowl of paella, but said yes to on-demand poetry and to a giant cupcake costume.

By May 24, 2010


Newbie's Dilemma: How to get into an online game

Online gaming is more popular than it has ever been. But Don Reisinger wants you to remember some pitfalls.

By April 24, 2009


Newbie's Guide: FriendFeed

Service enables users to see all their friends' social content in one place. Here's how to get started.

By June 5, 2008


Android for newbies

Google's Android is the new kid on the smartphone block, and as with all new systems, it comes with a few tricks and quirks. We take a look at what makes this new system unique, and common pitfalls for new users.

By July 16, 2010