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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Google demotes Chrome feature that would hide full Web addresses

Those who want their browser to show Web sites' full addresses should be happy that Google put work on its "origin chip" on the back burner.

By June 10, 2014

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Hate Chrome hiding Web addresses? It may be the future

Some loathe Google's test to see whether it's better to hide the gory details of Web addresses by default. But that move could actually be a sensible shift.

By May 2, 2014

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Chrome extension lets you copy text from images

A Chrome extension called Project Naptha allows you to highlight and copy text from an image, with more features on the way.

By April 23, 2014

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All our failed flying machines could finally work (just not on Earth)

Many of humanity's early attempts at flight involved pedaling contraptions or flapping artificial wings. Turns out they weren't such dumb ideas after all -- in another part of the solar system.

By April 16, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Heartbleed causes heartburn and Windows XP gets put to pasture

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By April 11, 2014

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Google password tips not strong enough

New advice from Google is useful if you're new to passwords, but lacks the spine to make much difference.

By May 31, 2013

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How to stay safe when holiday shopping online

Ready or not, holiday shopping season is upon us, and many of us will be buying gifts online. We've put together some tips to help get you safely through your shopping list.

By November 21, 2012

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What the password leaks mean to you (FAQ)

CNET helps you make sense of the password fiasco that has hit LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.fm.

By June 8, 2012

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A new DRM-free experiment: 'Diesel Sweeties'

The first book from the pixelated robots-and-romance comic is available as an unlocked PDF, a notable move in the world of Web comics.

By January 17, 2012