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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By November 22, 2014

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Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013

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Nvidia rolls out Grid game streaming service for Shield devices (hands-on)

The Nvidia Grid cloud gaming service serves up around 20 PC-based games for free, but only to a handful of devices.

By November 13, 2014

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Opera CEO goes Bollywood dancing to celebrate 50 million Mini users in India

The mobile browser now has the third largest user base of any app, behind WhatsApp and Facebook.

By November 10, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014

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Opera Mini 9 browser squeezes video down to size for iOS

Opera Software's newest browser for Apple's mobile OS incorporates a data-compression feature to cut down on video problems. It's also tuned for new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.

By November 6, 2014

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Can you handle the truth? Everybody loves the sound of 'distorted' music

Just how much distortion -- and the favored type of distortion, analog or digital -- varies from listener to listener, and that's where the story gets complicated.

By November 5, 2014

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The inner workings of your refrigerator, revealed: Welcome to Appliance Science!

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014

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Telenor partners with Opera in Myanmar to help relieve bandwidth overload

As demand for bandwidth increase, carriers in Myanmar are looking toward third-party solutions such as Opera to help relieve traffic congestion.

By October 31, 2014

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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014