2860 Results for

random

Article

Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

Article

Drug-buying robot cleared of all charges

A robot that bought ecstasy pills off the deep web as part of an art installation has been released after being seized by police in January.

By April 22, 2015

Article

The best fitness trackers you can buy right now

With so many options out there, it can be intimidating when shopping for a new fitness tracker. That's why we've rounded up our favorite ones for you to consider.

By February 6, 2015

Article

Spring cleaning: Three ways to increase your computer's performance

Over time, computers end up full of add-ons and random junk. It’s time to take action.

By April 10, 2015

Article

Disable the ability for anyone to direct-message you on Twitter

Twitter has opened the DM flood gates. Here's how you can ensure not just anyone can message you.

By April 20, 2015

Article

Aliens could be huge, says scientist

Technically Incorrect: Cosmologist Fergus Simpson believes that the most intelligent of aliens out there will likely weight 650 pounds. Yes, little green people could be very, very big.

By April 6, 2015

Article

Is Siri against gay marriage in Russia?

Technically Incorrect: A Russian speaker wonders why Apple's Siri gives him rather negative responses around gay issues.

By April 15, 2015

Article

Apple's splashy developer fest kicks off June 8

The company's always popular Worldwide Developers Conference will take place in San Francisco in the second week of June, giving us a peek at the new versions of OS X and iOS.

By April 14, 2015

Article

Real talk: Deciphering the wireless marketing hype

US wireless operators are revving their marketing machines to persuade customers to switch carriers. How do you separate the hype from the reality? CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice.

By April 11, 2015

Article

Spring cleaning: Clean your device and its case

Do you realize how much bacteria is sitting on the screen of your smartphone right now? Drop what you're doing -- it's time to clean.

By April 9, 2015