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Apple Music vs. Spotify: Is there a difference in sound quality?

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

By July 5, 2015

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What's new in iOS 8.4 (besides Apple Music)

The big news for iOS 8.4 is Apple Music, but there's a long list of tweaks and fixes to iBooks and more in the latest iOS update.

By June 30, 2015

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Smartphones with seriously long battery life

CNET highlights eight impressive smartphones that showed outstanding battery life in our labs' performance tests.

By June 29, 2015

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What's new in iTunes 12.2?

The latest update for iTunes brings it in line with iOS 8.4, adding Apple Music and Beats radio to Apple's media app.

By June 30, 2015

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Virtual reality and smartwatches should hook up

Commentary: Goggled into another world, it's hard to find ways to navigate. The best tool might be on our wrist.

By July 3, 2015

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UltraViolet: Everything you need to know about the iTunes video alternative

You've seen the little "UV" logo on DVD and Blu-ray packages, but what is UltraViolet and how does it work? We're here to answer those questions.

By June 30, 2015

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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Get a pair of Ausdom over-the-ear headphones for $37.99

These Bluetooth headphones sold out fast last time, and may do so again now that they're even cheaper. Plus: three bonus deals!

By June 29, 2015

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Get ready for Apple Watch 2.0

Commentary: Apple's new smartwatch is just a few months old, but it's already getting some major new changes thanks to Watch OS 2, coming later this year.

By June 8, 2015

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Verizon fires back at Netflix over video playback 'PR stunt'

The ISP's hackles are up after a Netflix claim that Verizon is bogging down video streams. So much for smoothing things over with that peering deal.

By June 4, 2014