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Your Emails: What's the tech behind continuously variable transmissions?

Brian Cooley explains the tech of CVTs and why they're not used for more performance applications.​

By November 12, 2015


Car Tech 101: Variable valve timing explained

Few innovations under the hood have become as ubiquitous as variable valve timing. Automakers brag about it all the time, but seldom explain it. So Brian Cooley's here to do just that.

By April 28, 2014


What to do with your sleep data

Just tracking sleep isn't enough -- you'll need to track these other variables in order to really improve your sleep quality.

By May 27, 2015


TV Buying Guide 2015

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 28, 2015


How we test: Ovens and stovetops

Here's how we put ovens and stovetops through their paces in the CNET Appliances Test Kitchen.

By April 9, 2014


Apple to add variable precision location sharing to Find My Friends app?

Privacy for Apple's Find My Friends app may be getting a face-lift, adding new features to customize how much detail your friends can see.

By March 1, 2012


Blink-WebKit split endangers some browser features

Developers may have to adapt to browsers that lose features, such as CSS Variables, as Google and Apple part ways in browser development.

By April 8, 2013


Giant battery smooths out variable wind power

The first direct wind-power-to-storage project in U.S. effectively eases the variability of this energy source, Xcel Energy says, though cost is still a barrier.

By August 4, 2010


Horseradish, Eric Schmidt. Android is fragmented

Programmers must deal with many more variables when writing Android software than iOS software. Google's has its merits--but don't pretend it's not messy.

By January 11, 2012


'Smart' device makers: Variable electricity rates needed

For the smart grid to take off, consumers need financial motivation to use energy at off-peak times and total control of their appliances, says appliance trade group.

By December 14, 2009