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Nest software update brings usability tweaks, more smarts to thermostat

Nest has made a few handy updates to its flagship Learning Thermostat, with more information, better auto-scheduling and easier operation.

By December 15, 2014

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Get to know iOS 7's four best usability features

Customize the lock screen, close apps quickly, swipe to access e-mail options, and make text easier to read.

By November 7, 2013

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Startup Eero wants to wipe out weak Wi-Fi

Routers sold as a $300 three-pack are meant to bring fast, reliable network access to all corners of the house. But first Eero will have to convince you your networks need fixing.

By February 3, 2015

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Safari more usable than other mobile browsers, says study

Apple's Safari outscored the stock Android browser, Opera, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer in a study conducted by tech-support Q&A site Fixya.

By October 16, 2013

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Mars rover reaches highest point in 7 years, snaps this panorama

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.

By January 23, 2015

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Should you ever pay more for a toaster?

Premium toasters can cost anywhere from $100 to $500. Are they simply expensive to appeal to the high-end market, or do they actually offer more bang for your buck?

By December 15, 2014

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A good-looking streaming-audio app hampered by usability issues (pictures)

Radical.FM wants to be your new streaming-audio app, but at this point, it's going to need some more work before I'd recommend using it instead of popular apps like Pandora or Slacker Radio.

5 Images By August 23, 2013

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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Notes: Final impressions

Place your bets, folks. Which of these phablets will reign supreme in the battle of design, usability and productivity?

By November 21, 2014

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2014 Blu-ray players: Which is the best and fastest?

The Samsung BD-H6500 has emerged as the quickest and best budget Blu-ray player of 2014 in a series of speed and usability tests conducted by CNET.

By November 17, 2014