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[Deal Alert] Poweradd 50W 6 Port USB Charger Only $16 After Coupon

Multi-port USB chargers are my favorite new gadget accessory. I have a couple five port chargers in my house right now, and they have become my new …

NSA considered scrapping its mass phone surveillance program

The National Security Agency may present a united front when it defends against criticism of its bulk phone data collection, but it's now clear that there has been at least some doubt within the ranks. <i>Associated Press</i> sources have revealed that there was an internal proposal to kill the phone …

Heathy Fats That Are Good for Weight Loss

You are NOT always what you eat. If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People …

Nutrition

4 Things to Know About (Legal) Cuban Cigars

For the time being, it still won't be easy to procure legal Cuban cigars.<p>In 1962, President John Kennedy reportedly stockpiled 1,200 Cuban cigars …

10 Best Bourbons Not From Kentucky

Anyone who talks bourbon talks water. Kentuckians talk about their limestone karst that filters out the bitter effects of iron; Coloradans talk about …

A dozen capacious juice packs to consider before your next trip

The busiest traveling time of the year is about to start, and I've never met anyone who is completely satisfied with the battery life of his or her mobile device.<p>The good news is there's a plethora of battery packs (that is, juice packs) that offer many ways to conveniently carry extra power with …

DIY security offers smarter peace of mind

Installing a home security system used to mean spending hundreds of dollars to have professionals come and hardwire your house, signing a long-term contract, then paying huge fees month after month in order to keep the thing running. Systems weren't flexible, false alarms were frequent, and if you …

Top 10 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Features [Video]

Hey! My name is Marques Brownlee and I'm a pretty heavy Galaxy Note 3 user. Some of you may already know me from the MKBHD YouTube Channel. To …

New App Can Tell Your City’s Temperature by Gathering Data From Smartphone Batteries

When the developers of the popular OpenSignal Android app analyzed some of the data they’d gathered from their users, they were in for a surprise. …

How to Cook Steak

The perfectly-cooked steak is succulent, rich, and hearty. It's fit for a king's last meal or Joe's first lunch. What's more, there are many …

Hit the road with these 11 road trip apps for Android, iOS (pictures)

Here are CNET's top 10 apps (plus 1) that should help you out while you're driving from state to state and visiting landmarks and roadside attractions. From navigation to finding good food to sharing your trip with friends at home, we've got you covered.<p>Updated:May 20, 2013 Caption:Wayne …

Apps

Dell's Project Ophelia will turn any HDTV into an Android computer this May

Dell introduced Project Ophelia to the world at CES back in January, and now it's revealed shipping timeframes for the Android-powered MHL stick. Ophelia will ship in May to developers, with cable providers and telecoms able to buy it in July. A consumer release will follow shortly thereafter. When …

X1 desktop search tool now indexes SharePoint, cloud email

X1 has released the biggest upgrade of its desktop search tool in four years, adding the ability to query SharePoint sites and tap webmail …

Microsoft SharePoint

How to set up a cheap home security system using Dynamic DNS

Dedicated Internet cameras that connect directly to your router either wirelessly or by Ethernet are rapidly falling in price. What might have cost …

DNS

AT&T launches its internet of things effort and it’s pretty big

AT&T (s t) is finally ready to unveil its home automation and security product, and it’s a pretty big deal. The product is built on AT&T’s …

Get Perk rewards points for surfing or shopping online

NEW YORK — You accumulate frequent-flier miles whenever you find yourself cruising at 30,000 feet and rack up loyalty rewards for shopping favorite stores or buying stuff with credit cards.<p>Now you can earn points for patrolling the virtual aisles of cyberspace.<p>Taking its cue from the airline, …

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make to your computer, but migrating your Windows installation to a small drive …