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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Starbucks celebrates new sugary drink with edible sugary straw

Starbucks is rolling out a new S'mores Frappuccino, and the calorie-laden beverage can be paired with a new cookie straw so you can satisfy your sweet tooth, times 100.

By April 28, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Samsung ships mSATA and M.2 versions of the SSD 850 Evo

New versions of Samsung's popular drive take different physical designs, while offering almost exactly the same performance and features as their larger sibling.

By March 31, 2015

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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​Rambus on-chip camera will lead to finer gesture recognition

A higher-precision image sensor approach lets your phone detect fine movements like finger-pinch gestures made away from the screen.

By March 5, 2015

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Samsung Wafer SCH-R510 (Alltel)

The Samsung SCH-R510 offers thin-phone fans an admirable feature set, but we wish it had better call quality.

By May 22, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating May 22, 2007

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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Sony's tiny high-resolution audio player might be the next big thing

It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.

By October 11, 2014

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Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By September 11, 2014