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u.s. customs and border protection

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How tech protects the world's busiest border crossing

Thousands cross daily between Mexico and the U.S. at the San Ysidro port of entry. Most are law-abiding, but many are smugglers. CNET Road Trip 2012 checked out the tech used to stop them.

By July 18, 2012

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HitCase for iPhone 4/4S

HitCase promises to protect iPhones from shock and water while making them useful as action cameras, We put one to the test with a 35 mph drop.

March 19, 2013

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ZTE Grand S Pro (U.S. Cellular)

The Grand S Pro is a good deal with a carrier agreement, but U.S. Cellular has other phones that are faster and more reliable.

June 23, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating June 23, 2014

MSRP: $249.00

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How the Border Patrol uses tech to combat smugglers

Every day, hundreds of people cross the border illegally into the Arizona desert. In Tucson, the Border Patrol uses a wide mesh of technology to try to stop them. CNET Road Trip checks it out.

By July 5, 2012

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Sonne Industries Light Sentry

Light Sentry by Sonne Industries uses real-time data to help you program your lights.

May 16, 2014

MSRP: $159.00

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Toshiba Satellite U845-S406

The Toshiba Satellite U845 is a serviceable but generic-feeling 14-inch ultrabook that, in a quest to become more affordable, has fallen into a grey zone: not all that compact, not all that rich in features.

July 31, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2012

MSRP: $879.99

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Customs seize haul of iPhone-shaped Tasers

Australian Customs and Police have netted a massive illegal weapons haul, arresting a Victorian man for importing 6,000 weapons, including hundreds of iPhone-shaped Tasers.

By May 4, 2014

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Toshiba Satellite U845W-S410

The media-geared Toshiba Satellite U845W has an extra-wide 21:9 screen and Harman Kardon speakers, but no DVD or Blu-ray player. The screen is a novelty act that offers some benefits, but it's really no better than your standard laptop for most uses.

July 27, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 27, 2012
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Court curbs Homeland Security's laptop border searches

Appeals court slaps down Obama administration's claim that customs agents can peruse Americans' electronic devices for evidence -- without having even a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.

By March 8, 2013

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Researcher detained at U.S. border, questioned about Wikileaks

Jacob Appelbaum, who volunteers with Wikileaks, is questioned for three hours and has mobile phones confiscated on his way back to the United States for a hacker show.

By July 31, 2010