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Surface RT display smackdown: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet shines

The screen on Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet wins handily in comparison with Microsoft's Surface 2, a testing company concludes.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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It's an epic Surface vs. iPad smackdown in this parody ad

Remember how the iPad plays the piano in the iPad Mini ad? Well, here's a version where the Surface comes and attacks it, in so many ways. Warning: There's a severed hand. (Robotic, but still.)

By Nov. 6, 2012

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Tech smackdowns: 9 court confrontations that mattered (pictures)

As jurors deliberate in Apple v. Samsung, a look back at some the biggest, most influential court battles in technology.

9 Images Aug. 22, 2012

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Ep. 1565: Google is falling apart, iPhone battery fix is coming, and Apple gets a Spanish smackdown

On today's show, how Google biffed the Gmail app big-time, RIM is the saddest little wounded puppy you ever did see (and hear), and CNET News' Jay Greene joins us to talk about his two-part series on Microsoft killing the Courier tablet and what it means for the company's future. Plus, when the heck is the Galaxy Nexus coming? Seriously, now?

By Nov. 3, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1565: Google is falling apart, iPhone battery fix is coming, and Apple gets a Spanish smackdown (Podcast)

On today's show, how Google biffed the Gmail app big-time, RIM is the saddest little wounded puppy you ever did see (and hear), and CNET News' Jay Greene joins us to talk about his two-part series on Microsoft killing the Courier tablet and what it means for the company's future. Plus, when the heck is the Galaxy Nexus coming? Seriously, now?

By Nov. 3, 2011

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Digital City 116: AMD's V-day smackdown and Toy Fair highlights

This week: In celebration of Valentine's Day, we look at some of the candy-covered press swag that has turned up in our office. Scott talks about his visit to Toy Fair, and we play some more tech trivia with the chat room.

By Feb. 16, 2011

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Ep. 116: AMD's V-day smackdown and Toy Fair highlights

In celebration of Valentine's Day, we look at some of the timely press swag that has turned up in our office. Scott talks about his visit to Toy Fair, and we play some more tech trivia with the chatroom.

By Feb. 15, 2011

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Music locker smackdown: mSpot vs. MP3tunes

A panel of judges from CNET puts two "digital music locker" services to a head-to-head test. In one corner is the grizzled veteran, MP3tunes. The challenger is newcomer mSpot. Watch the two services go toe-to-toe in five rounds, and see who comes out on top in this subjective battle.

By Aug. 5, 2010

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An analog/digital audio smackdown

Every sound you hear in real life is analog, but digital recording converts the original sound into a sequence of numbers. No wonder analog and digital sound so different!

By Jun. 29, 2010

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The LP/CD smackdown

What's better: CD or LP? Many audiophiles favor LPs for sound quality, but CD wins on convenience and portability counts.

By Nov. 24, 2009