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Tips, news, how-tos, and troubleshooting help for the iPhone.

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Circa News (Android)

Circa is a fantastic free tool for reading breaking news and staying informed wherever you are.

Feb. 7, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating Feb. 7, 2014

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Pipes

Great for reading about news items that interest you, Pipes is a valuable resource, but it needs more features to compete with other popular newsreaders.

Jul. 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jul. 10, 2014

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Bing News

A pleasing design and stable performance make Bing News a must-have free app to effortlessly keep up with the news.

Aug. 23, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Aug. 23, 2013

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Facebook Paper

Facebook's Paper is a new and attractive way to browse the social network and get the latest news, but its unclear why it's better to have two Facebook apps rather than one.

Feb. 3, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating Feb. 3, 2014

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LG Chromebase

LG's first device to run Google's Chrome OS is a 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop.

Dec. 18, 2013

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Editors' Take

Harman Kardon SB 26

Harman Kardon announced two new sound bars, one of which is the 1.25-inch thick Sabre SB35, which includes built-in Bluetooth and three HDMI inputs.

Sep. 5, 2013

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Will the iPhone 5S survive a crush test at the world's largest observation wheel?

CNET's Jeff Bakalar visits the High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas to torture-test the gold iPhone 5S. Check it out and see if this smartphone can stand up to the force of the largest wheel in the world.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Get a Google Cardboard VR kit for $26.99 shipped

Don't want to wait 4 to 6 weeks? This kit is available now, and at a Cheapskate-exclusive discount.

By Jul. 7, 2014

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Xiaomi sells 26 million smartphones in first half of 2014

Xiaomi bucks a reportedly slowing Chinese market with 26.1 million smartphones sold in the first half of 2014, a 271 percent increase compared with the year before.

By Jul. 2, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 6/26/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By Jun. 26, 2014