Jay Westerheide

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How to resell gift cards

Even though gift cards often make perfect presents, it's easy for them to accumulate and go unused. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on ways to resell unused gift cards and even buy more at a discount.


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ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (PLA5206KIT) review: A super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi and Ethernet - CNET

With real-world data speeds of close to four times that of a regular Ethernet connection, the new ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (model PLA5206KIT) is one of the fastest ways to extend your Internet connection to a place that a cable or your Wi-Fi network won't reach. It's …

How to get the most out of your router

We show you tips that will optimize your router's performance and improve your experience when using one.

Extend your Wi-Fi network to cover any dead zones in your home

Wi-Fi routers are a great way to take your Internet connection and share it wirelessly. But what if there are some spots in your house where it doesn't reach? Check out these simple steps to extend your network.

Three sweet deals for TV cord-cutters

What does it really take to cut the cable-TV cord? I'd say at a bare minimum, you need a Roku box, a decent antenna, and some way to DVR live broadcasts.<p>This last item can be tricky, but there's at least one product that does a pretty solid job of it: Simple.TV. For a limited time, and while …

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Properly wipe any Android device

The default data wipe tool in Android may not be enough to permanently eliminate personal data on your old device. CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to properly wipe your Android smartphones and tablets.

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Ten tips to get the most out of your new Chromecast

So you got yourself a Chromecast, either as an early holiday gift, or you just bought it for yourself. You unpacked it, installed it, watched a bit …

The lazy way to unsubscribe from annoying e-mail lists

Look, I've got weaknesses, OK?<p>I have an unbalanced sympathy for the vertically challenged, the dimpled, and the low-voiced.<p>And then there's my e-mail inbox. I allow e-mails from a multitude of companies to fester there like septic acne. I don't know why I let them stay there. It's like that college …