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Apple iMac with 5K Retina display (27-inch)

Apple skips 4K and goes directly to what the company calls a 5K display in this expensive, extravagant all-in-one iMac desktop that will appeal to photo and video professionals -- or anyone else looking for the best possible screen resolution.

October 21, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating October 21, 2014
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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite

From new Continuity features to smaller, useful tweaks across core apps, Mac OS X Yosemite is a must download for Mac users.

October 16, 2014

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Take a closer look at the sleek Google Nexus 9 tablet

Manufactured by HTC, the Nexus 9 sports dual front-facing speakers, a 64-bit Nvidia K1 processor and Google's newest mobile OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop.

By October 21, 2014

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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, April 2014)

If you own a MacBook Air from the past couple of years there's really no need to upgrade, but a small spec bump and minor price cut make the most-current Air even more attractive.

June 27, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 27, 2014
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Four tips for Safari on OS X Yosemite

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to get the most out of Apple's updated Safari Web browser.

By October 24, 2014

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Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop OS is super sweet

The refreshed mobile OS features prioritized notifications on the lock screen, a self-service guest mode, and a new interface look called Material.

By October 21, 2014

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

A major update to our favorite Windows 8 hybrid, the IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is still a better laptop than tablet, but the new version adds a future-proof better-than-HD display at a great price.

November 13, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating November 13, 2013
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Yosemite's new look and defining features

Apple's latest OS gets a complete redesign and feature enhancements across the board.

By October 16, 2014

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Xiaomi, again, says Apple's criticism of copying designs is overblown

Jony Ive, Apple's head of design, has harsh words for Xiaomi, whose smartphones look similar to the iPhone. Xiaomi's Hugo Barra says he should get over it.

By October 28, 2014