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Siri giving some more ‘hints’ ahead of Apple event tomorrow

Keeping to the ‘Hey Siri’ theme of the event, the day before the big show, Apple has added a new set of reply phrases to Siri teasing the event tomorrow. There’s about a half-dozen new witty responses in addition to those added last week. To hear them, hold-down the Home Button activate Siri and …

Apple will show a lot more than iPhones at its September event

In just a few days, Apple will hold its annual iPhone event in San Francisco.<p>And although we're not expecting any announcements on the scale of the …

Apple Watch

Samsung's new smartwatch, the Gear S, can make calls and go online without a smartphone

Samsung took the wraps off the Gear S today, its next-generation smartwatch that comes with 3G connectivity, touted to bring “the smartphone experience to the wrist.”<p>The introduction of 3G connection on top of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support means that you don’t have to bring your smartphone around …

Google Search on Android can now understand multiple spoken languages at once

Google has announced that its Search app on Android devices can now handle a number of different spoken languages at once, in an effort to help …

Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

How to improve battery life on any mobile device

We here at CNET have written numerous articles with tips and tricks for improving battery life on iOS and Android, some of which you can find here, here and here, but not everyone owns an iPhone or Android device. Despite which kind of mobile device you prefer, battery life tends to be an issue …

Batteries

Swiss startup creates a wearable chair so you can rest anywhere

Most of the wearable gadgets getting people hot and bothered either strap onto your face or your wrist, but Swiss startup noonee has cooked up a little something that straps to your legs instead. Well, fine, maybe it's not exactly <i>little</i>: in a bid to keep factory line workers more alert and more …

Samsung cable can charge 3 devices at once, but isn't cheap

Samsung knows the future of mobile relies on the interaction between multiple devices. Adding bluetooth speakers, wireless headsets, smartwatches and other accessories to the equation can only mean one thing – you need to charge more gadgets. Samsung’s latest USB cable may be ridiculously expensive …

Make contact with latest Google Glass update

Google is rolling out an update to Google Glass this week that includes some improvements to the way users access their contacts. The update, version …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play Store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

These cute, tiny sensors will soon be watching you everywhere

One of the promises of the “internet of things” is that it will connect the real-world with the virtual. Low-energy Bluetooth beacons are emerging as one of its stronger early technologies.<p>Here’s a quick look at where beacon technology stands today: Estimote, one of the leading beacon startups, …

Internet of Things

Report: Microsoft to reveal Windows 9 next month

Might Microsoft be ready to reveal the latest version of its Windows operating system?<p>The Verge reports Microsoft is planning an event Sept. 30, where it will announce Windows 9. The report cites "sources familiar with Microsoft's plans."<p>The event will showcase several upgrades to the user …

Gov’s cybersecurity lead says his lack of technical know-how is a plus

The White House’s cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel, tasked with things like heading the development of cybersecurity strategies, doesn’t have …

The White House

Apple removes Secret app from Brazilian App Store for not conforming with local laws

Following a recent ruling that Apple would have ten days to remove the anonymous social app Secret from its Brazilian App Store, Apple has complied with the order. The justification for the removal, according to a source close to the situation, can be found in section 22.1 of the App Store …

Google's Self-Drive Cars Need Manual Controls for Testing

There was a lot of buzz when Google revealed prototypes of its self-driving cars in May, which come without a steering wheel, accelerator and brake pedals. Now, however, new rules in California concerning the testing of autonomous vehicles state that the driver must be “capable of taking over …

With this new $10 antenna, you have no excuse not to try over-the-air TV

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Would-be cord cutters, take notice: Antenna maker ChannelMaster just introduced a new over-the-air TV indoor antenna called …

The New Nook Hands-On: More Galaxy Than Ever

Asus Zenfone 5 - Unboxing & Hands On

Access 2013 for Beginners Part 6: How to Use Access Help

Apple's new iPads will come with anti-glare displays, says Bloomberg

Apple is set to launch not only new iPhones and a possible wearable soon, but also a new line of iPads, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. Its sources told it that a full-sized, 9.7-inch iPad is now being mass-produced for a launch near the end of the quarter, and that a 7.9-inch iPad mini will arrive a few …

Robin Williams dies at 63 of apparent suicide

Robin Williams, a comic and sitcom star in the 1970s who became an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, died Monday at 63 in Marin County. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide.<p>The news of the beloved actor's death rocked the nation. Channels broke into their usual …

Unique BMW i8 to pack first laser eyes in US

BMW‘s i8 electric supercar may be out of the reach of most, but that isn’t stopping the German company from crafting an even more exclusive version …

Apple To Offer iPhone On Latest Carrier Offerings In Store

Apple currently offers the iPhone with the major carriers in the U.S., although at the moment, you can either buy the iPhone outright at the Apple …

YC-Backed One Degree Is A “Yelp For Social Services” That Helps Low-Income Families

When Rey Faustino migrated from the Philippines to Southern California as an eight-year-old, he saw his family hustle to make ends meets in their new homeland.<p>“I grew up in a working-class family and I watched my family struggle for resources,” he said. “I wanted to make sure that other kids and …

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Huawei not building dual-OS Android/WP8 handsets after all

As recently as last week, Huawei’s chief marketing officer Shao Yang was talking up the possibility of Hauwei handsets that could run both Windows Phone and Android, giving consumers more choices as to the OS they wish to utilize.<p>When speaking in favor of the concept, Yang said that a dual booting …

Using the PlayStation 4's virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus (update: now with video!)

The cat's out of the bag and... uh, on our head? Okay, we can do better than that, but what we're trying to say is that we just used Sony's new PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset: Project Morpheus. You already know the specs and all that good stuff; we're here to tell you what it's like using …

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 has now received over 300,000 pre-registrations

After Samsung took the veil of the Galaxy S5, we began to hear quite a few mixed opinions about Samsung’s latest member of the Galaxy S family. In particular, there were a large number of folks that were disappointed that the GS5 didn’t see a major hardware/software overhaul.<p>That said, not everyone …

Vine doesn't want to be the source of porn on the internet, changes terms of service

When you step into the playground, you follow the rules of the owner<p>Making a move towards keeping its service family-friendly for all, Vine is …