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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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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 November 4, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Note stylus could have been a toothpick

Before the Samsung Galaxy Note had its S-Pen holster, designers and engineers had other ideas about the stylus' shape and size. CNET sat down with a Samsung innovation VP for a peek into the past.

By November 24, 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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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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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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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

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Is OneNote for iPad now usable?

Microsoft's note-taking app for the iPad has undoubtedly improved for the iPad, but it still leaves out a couple basic features that limit its appeal. Learn how to use its new features and what's still missing.

By July 17, 2013

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Design guru Nielsen: Windows 8 UI 'smothers usability'

Jakob Nielsen says that Microsoft's new operating system is plagued by "hidden features [and] reduced discoverability," among other issues.

By November 19, 2012

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See the Windows 10 Start menu in action

Take a look at the new and improved Windows 10 Start menu, care of the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

By October 23, 2014