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This is what happens when a Google robot gets annoyed with a human

Technically Incorrect: In a series of experiments, a Google human has various conversations with a machine. One involves morality. The machine gets pissy.

By 28 June 2015

Roundup

Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone and iPad, that delves into where one company's designs end and another's begin.

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How to tell Siri to pipe phone calls through your car speakers

By default, using "Hey Siri" to make a phone call uses the phone's speaker. But you can change that to use your car's speakers if your phone is plugged into your car's audio jack.

By 1 July 2015

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Smartphones with seriously long battery life

CNET highlights eight impressive smartphones that showed outstanding battery life in our labs' performance tests.

By 29 June 2015

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Siri gets snarky if you ask her to divide zero by zero

Apple's voice assistant Siri doesn't like it when you ask her questions that are impossible to answer, and she's dishing out a healthy dose of snark to those who want her to divide zero by zero.

By 30 June 2015

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Universes could be created during Tuesday's leap second

What's in a single second? An awful lot, depending on when and where you are in the universe. CNET's Eric Mack ponders the value of Tuesday's extra leap second.

By 30 June 2015

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Latest Windows 10 preview spruces up Cortana, Edge browser

New features and enhancements and no significant bugs in the new build are good signs ahead of the official July 29 release of Windows 10.

By 30 June 2015

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Windows 8.1 finally edges past XP on the desktop

Both Windows 8.1 and 7 are snagging more Web traffic, says Net Applications, while XP is grabbing less. Might this be related to the free upgrade to Windows 10?

By 1 July 2015

Video

iPhone anniversary: How the first iPhone beat the critics

Eight years after Apple's first iPhone went on sale, we look back at a gadget that rocked the tech world, despite lacking some crucial features.

By 29 June 2015

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What's new in iOS 8.4 (besides Apple Music)

The big news for iOS 8.4 is Apple Music, but there's a long list of tweaks and fixes to iBooks and more in the latest iOS update.

By 30 June 2015

Review

LG EG9600 series

The incredibly expensive OLED-powered LG EG9600 series delivers the best picture quality we've ever tested.

By 29 June 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating 29 June 2015

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