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Comic-Con 2012

CNET heads to San Diego for Comic-Con, America's pre-eminent entertainment geekfest.

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Buzz Out Loud 712: Windows XP--a 'pre-downgrade' upgrade

Dell, HP, and Lenovo will offer Windows XP as a "pre-downgrade," as a convoluted way to get you out of having to buy Windows Vista. Hear that, Microsoft? The bell tolls for you.

By April 28, 2008

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Google Fiber copycat to deliver 1Gbps broadband in Mississippi

Regional wireless provider C Spire is using the Google Fiber playbook to deliver ultra high-speed broadband in Mississippi. The move could signal a trend in which other companies use the Google business model to bring fiber to other regions of the US.

By March 19, 2014

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The skinny on Final Cut Pro X (FAQ)

Apple this week gave users a sneak peek at Final Cut Pro X, the next version of Final Cut Pro due this June. What's new? And how does this stack up against existing versions of the software? Read CNET's FAQ to find out.

By April 15, 2011

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Diary of a cable TV cord cutter: Day 1

The first rocky day in CNET editor David Katzmaier's chronicle of ending his subscription to cable TV service.

By November 16, 2010

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CNET to the Rescue: Rafe and Josh talk keyboards

You probably spend more time with keyboards than you do with your significant other. We explore some of the more innovative keyboards, as well as our personal faves.

By July 7, 2010

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Windows 7 testers have long path to upgrade

Moving from the test to final version of the operating system is not as easy as just forking over the money. In some cases, two installations are required.

By July 6, 2009

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AT&T breaks sales records with iPhone 3GS launch

Carrier sells more phones the first day the iPhone 3GS went on sale than it ever has, even on the two previous iPhone launch days, according to an internal memo.

By July 2, 2009

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The Real Deal 168: Smartphones

We tell you everything you need to know about smartphones and answer questions about Windows 7 and more.

By July 2, 2009

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Windows 7 may have limited XP downgrade rights

Microsoft plans to only allow those who buy Windows 7 machines during its first eighteen months on the market to go back to XP. Will that be a headache for businesses?

By June 16, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 999: Gosh darnit to heck, AT&T!

Natali got a little flustered when we learned that AT&T is changing the subsidy so that folks who thought they would have to pay more might not have to. But it's OK: if you preordered, they'll refund the difference. So she calmed down eventually.

By June 17, 2009