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Our Most Outrageous Stories and Reviews of the Year – Feature

As end-of-year wrap-ups go, this one is pretty straightforward: In between the automotive news and review coverage we ladle out every day, we occasionally went off the rails. Let our hair down. Walked on the wild side. To wit: During 2014, we tried using a 0.3-hp electric children’s toy to commute …

3 Fat-Destroying Finishers That You Can Do At the End Of Every Workout

Pick one of these options as your workout’s grand finale<p>No one ever tells you to end your workout on a “low” note. That’s because you want to leave the gym feeling better than when you walked in. You want a finale that floods your brain with endorphins and makes you crave more.<p>So we asked Bruce …

Getting started with Inbox by Gmail

Sorting through a bunch of email is not a great way to spend your time, both on and off the clock. As a solution, Google has designed a new email service called Inbox by Gmail -- available on Android and Chrome -- that will help you get through your messages faster. Think of it as a mixture of the …

Blocks: A customisable, modular smartwatch

The beautiful thing about a PC is that it can be customised for your needs. You need better graphics capabilities? You can upgrade your video card. Running out of memory? You can install some more. Heck, you could gut the entire case and fill it with entirely new components if you wanted.<p>With the …

August Smart Lock review: August makes the smart lock mostly simple - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Good looks, strong user management, and convenient automated features make the August Smart Lock a leader in its niche.<p><b>The Bad</b> Android users don't get auto-unlock at launch, Bluetooth can cause irritating connection lag, you can't control the August Smart Lock over Wi-Fi without a separate …

Home Automation

Siri Gets Taken Down By Google Now In Intelligence Battle

You always knew that Siri wasn't the best assistant, but now you have proof.<p>A new study released Tuesday by consulting group Stone Temple compared the top voice-controlled search engines, Google Now, Cortana and Siri. Google Now is on Android phones, Cortana is on Microsoft phones and Siri is on …

New Galaxy Note 4 ad is four minutes of puntastic silliness

No, I will not make a single Note pun in this post. I am pretty sure Samsung exhausted them in its new Note 4 commercial anyway. I’ll tell you one thing though – this ad will probably make a lot of people cringe, but I actually love it. There, judge me.<p>At least is a nice change of focus, after all …

Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set review: Belkin's WeMo LEDs were worth the wait - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Belkin WeMo LEDs offer a well-refined app experience and top-notch ease of use. The bulbs themselves are also highly efficient and boast surprisingly high color-rendering scores.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's no option for a physical remote with WeMo, and no Web interface, either.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Smart …

Home Automation

How Apple's iWatch can succeed where others have failed

I've reviewed tons of smartwatches. Or so it seems. And yet, I don't see many people wearing them. That's because the whole wearable landscape is embryonic. And, a lot of it's not very good.<p>By very good, I mean good of the type I'd recommend to my mom or my friend who's not into tech. Good as in, …

Motorola Moto 360 review: Motorola's round watch not a full revolution - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Moto 360's distinctive round design and premium materials look sharp. It's lightweight and comfortable, and it doubles as a bedside clock with its clever included inductive charging cradle.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its battery life is not good enough for a watch. Its Android Wear software is awkward and …

Wear OS

20 Google Now tips every Android user should know