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The hoverboard is now real and it may save us in an earthquake

Always wanted a hoverboard like the one Marty McFly rode in "Back to the Future II"? All you need is $10,000. That's the cost of the Hendo hoverboard, which uses magnetic technology to create a frictionless, floating ride. But the technology could also be used during natural disasters. CNET's Stephen Beach and Kara Tsuboi show us how it works.

By October 21, 2014

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Taking a spin on a real-life hoverboard

Inventor Greg Henderson shows off the Hendo hoverboard, which uses "magnetic field architecture" to levitate people and objects. Hover engine developer kits are now available on Kickstarter for creatives to float just about anything. Crave's Stephen Beacham gives the futuristic ride a go.

By October 21, 2014

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Can a phone replace your wallet? I went shopping to find out.

CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.

By October 20, 2014

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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world Mario Karts, a working hoverboard and more

Hendo just launched a Kickstarter promising real, working hoverboards exactly one year from today. If you haven't brushed up on your "Back to the Future" trivia, October 21, 2015 is the very same day and year Marty McFly time-traveled to in the movie. Coincidence? We think not.

By October 21, 2014

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Apple's Tim Cook on iPhone's wins, iPad's woes

On a call with analysts, Apple CEO explains why the company's smartphone is doing well but its tablet isn't.

By October 21, 2014

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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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Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world Mario Karts, a working hoverboard and more

On today's show, we discuss go karts that remind us a little too much of Mario Kart, an art installation that creates textile patterns out of sound, and working hoverboards. Yes: working hoverboards.

By October 21, 2014

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014