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Readers' reactions: Why are cell phone batteries so behind the times?

CNET members respond with why they think cell phone batteries are still lacking.

By October 20, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014

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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

By October 19, 2014

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​Amazon to open first physical store

As the holiday shopping season draws near, the e-commerce giant is about to take its fight with retailers offline, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By October 9, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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Argus gives you daily physical totals at a glance (photos)

Using the iPhone 5S M7 processor, along with integrating third-party apps, Argus is a well-rounded activity app.

9 Images By June 24, 2014

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Lego jumps from physical to virtual world, and back again

With Lego Fusion, the toy giant for the first time is mixing its plastic bricks with the virtual world. Think of it as multidimensional SimCity, for kids.

By June 19, 2014

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Lego Fusion mixes physical and virtual play (pictures)

For the first time, Lego has come out with a product that blends the physical -- plastic bricks -- with the digital. It thinks the "infinity loop" between the two worlds will keep kids busy for hours and hours.

11 Images By June 19, 2014

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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.

By October 17, 2014