This Day in Tech: More rumors about the next iPhone

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Wednesday, May 18.

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Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Wednesday, May 18.

Neat trick: Wireless laptop dock
Samsung's Central Station senses your computer is nearby and--without any silly, tangled cords--connects to it wirelessly. Ain't that cool? Seriously, it's the little things in life that bring CNET editors joy. Read the full review

WritePad 5 buddies up with Evernote for app marriage
New WritePad 5 app for iPad, Android adds ability to sync with another popular app, Evernote. Marriage points to future where unrelated apps from diverse manufacturers work together on smartphones, tablets. More

BMW ActiveE home charging supplier also powers Leaf, Volt
BMW selected AeroVironment as the preferred supplier and installer for the all-electric ActiveE's 240-volt home charging dock. More

Teen interrogated after Facebook bin Laden post
A 13-year-old is questioned by Secret Service after reportedly posting on Facebook that the president should be careful after the killing of Osama bin Laden. More

Gadgets to get your hands on (video)
Navigating your way through the slew of new gadgets that hit the market every year is no easy task. Luckily, CNET compiled a master list of the "World's Coolest Gadgets." CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports. More

Gates: 'Decade of Vaccines' can save 10 million lives by 2020
Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist hopes to finally rid the world of polio and increase affordable vaccinations for various diseases. More

More rumors that iPhone 5 may be 4S
When it comes to the fifth-generation iPhone, you have two camps: those who think Apple is going to do a major design revision and those who don't. More

Ep. 823: Where those things have multiple uses (video)
Don't latch onto an unsecured wireless network on your Android device, because hackers have found an exploit that puts your personal information at risk. Is anyone else as tired of hacker mongering as we are? In other pirating news, Netflix has finally beat out BitTorrent as the most trafficked site on the Internet, which proves that users are willing to pay for streaming content, if it's easily accessible. More