10 must-see videos of the week
The Fix rocks it out, the skinny, glass, selfie-loving Huawei Ascend P7, and the best fitness trackers out.
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The Fix rocks it out in the latest episode with some helpful, smart solutions for music lovers. Our How-To aficionados offer a tour of some of the hottest subscription music services out and how to choose the right one for you, a new way to make your speakers both wireless and controlled by your smartphone, and tips on digitizing your entire CD collection, so you can listen to it anywhere, anytime.
Earlier this week, Huawei launched the Ascend P7, it's newest flagship Android phone. The P7 is crammed with specs into a slim, glass body and for the selfie-lovers among you there's a whopping 8-megapixel front-facing camera. But is all that enough to stand out in the brutal Android crowd? Watch our hands-on video to get the full low-down.
Also this week: Marc Maron guest stars on The 404, where he talks Season 2 of Maron on IFC, cats, cursing; the best fitness trackers out; and how Microsoft found it's cool with gaming.
1. Googlicious: A Sneak Peek at Amazon's 3D smartphone
Pictures online have revealed Amazon's first smartphone, the Samsung vs. Apple verdict, and Google Glass is only $80?
2. The Fix: Smart solutions for music lovers
In this week's episode, it's all about music. We cover subscription music services and which one is best for you. We show you how to wirelessly sync speakers in multiple rooms, all controlled by your smartphone. Plus, tips on how to digitize your entire CD collection so you can access it anywhere, anytime.
3. First Look: The skinny, glass, selfie-loving Huawei Ascend P7
Huawei's latest flagship phone, the Ascend P7, crams top end specs into a slim, glass body. For the selfie-lovers among you, there's a whopping 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Check out our hands-on video.
4. Shoot time-lapse videos with your phone
Learn how to capture professional-looking time-lapse scenes using your smartphone and some office supplies.
5. Adventures in Tech: Xbox: How Microsoft cracked gaming
It was little more than a PC in a box, but the Xbox shot Microsoft to the forefront of the console race. Here's how Microsoft found its cool.
6. XCAR: The most advanced Formula 1 simulator in the world
XCAR takes a look at how fighter jet simulator technology is being used to help Formula 1 teams take the checkered flag.
7. First Look: Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo try to do everything in a watch
Lots of features, but only one has a camera: the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo watches are ambitious but flawed, and more similar than you may realize.
8. Top 5: Best fitness trackers
Wearable tech that will inspire you to get in shape.
9. Tech goodies for a shift-refresh on Mother's Day flowers
CNET's Sumi Das rounds up a unique batch of high-tech treats for Mother's Day, including a smart onesie that helps first-time moms worry less and a monthly shopping fix delivered to her doorstep.
10. The 404 1,479: Where we don't give credit on the grab
Marc Maron's back on the show talking with Jeff about the power of cursing, his feelings about our broadcast center, shedding emotional baggage, and what to expect from the second season of "Maron."