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Cougar 450K hybrid mechanical keyboard repels coffee, energy drinks

If you're constantly spilling stuff on your gaming gear, this $60 backlit keyboard may be just the thing.

By June 4, 2015


Man repels bear by wielding old computer

Apparently bears in Russia aren't too fond of outdated technology, which is fortunate for a man who met one while salvaging metal from a scrap heap.

By October 21, 2014


SharkStopper repels sharks with the power of predatory sound

The next time a sharknado comes your way, you could be grateful to have one of these devices -- now seeking funding on Kickstarter -- around your ankle.

By August 15, 2014


Ditch the spray: Apps to repel mosquitoes

Along with summer comes cookouts, swimming, and mosquitoes -- lots of them. Instead of slathering on repellent, turn to your smartphone to keep pesky critters at bay. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps designed to repel mosquitoes.

By July 23, 2014


Motorola Moto G vs. Moto X Play and Moto X Pure Edition: What's the difference?

CNET breaks down the differences between Motorola's new line of Moto smartphones, which include the Moto G, the Moto X Play and the Moto X Pure Edition (also known as the X Style).

By July 28, 2015


Camping lantern promises to create a force field against bugs

Using a butane cartridge and a compound derived from chrysanthemum flowers, this lantern might become your new best camping buddy.

By March 25, 2015


Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.

By January 27, 2015


Shark-repellant rash guard makes you look unappetizing

A new rash guard shirt takes an unusual approach to warding off sharks by making the wearer look like a venomous sea creature.

By June 26, 2013


For today's gearhead scientist, a lab coat with endless pockets

Scottevest applied its gadget-pocket-crazy philosophy to lab coats, so we handed one off to a real live scientist to test out in a lab.

By December 10, 2014


Apple University preaches mantra of simplicity to employees

Three Apple employees spoke to The New York Times about the company's secretive internal training program, revealing some of the lessons the tech firm tries to impart.

By August 11, 2014