Scott L Samber

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Keep OS X clutter free

Do you love a clean desktop? Then you will love Houdini! Living minimally in your OS X menu bar, this simple application keeps your desktop clutter in check by allowing you to automatically hide open applications after a set length of time, keeping you...

What Chromecast needs to go from good to great

Google has an instant hit with its $35 Chromecast, apparently selling more than 250,000 units almost immediately. It's been so unexpectedly popular, in fact, that the company had to discontinue its initial three-month Netflix promotion.<p>Of course, most of those purchases were made in the minutes …

Smart TV

Was this FedEx worker filmed tossing your iPad or Nexus 7?

The trouble with working for FedEx is that it's just boxes, boxes, boxes.<p>Sometimes you get so fed(ex) up with boxes that you just want to throw the darned things. So sometimes you do.<p>Sometimes, though, a sneaky little voyeur decides to film you relieving yourself.<p>And then you are ex-FedEx.<p>This tale …

Nexus 7

Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

Google Nexus 7 Thanks to its stellar performance and affordable price, the Nexus 7 is the Android tablet to get. Read the review .<p>Updated:July 26, 2013 Caption:CNET Reviews staffPhoto:Josh Miller/CNET<p>Pandora (Windows Phone 8) Pandora 's easy-to-use interface and massive music library make the app a …

Consumer Tech

The Week in Pictures: Chromecast and Cassini shots

From cutting edge entertainment to distant photos of the Earth, we saw the future unfold in pictures this week.<p>CNET was at Google's "Breakfast with Sundar Pichai" event on Wednesday when the search giant unveiled a new version of the Nexus 7 tablet and a new take on TV. The tiny, $35 Chromecast …

James Martin

Pictures of the Week (slideshow)

Plug it into the back of any TV with an HDMI port and the Google Chromecast provides easy access to streaming video. The device went on sale for just $35 in the U.S. on Wednesday, with availability in other countries to follow. As of Friday, Chromecast was sold out on all three official online …

Send text messages from your browser

Don't be bothered to use your phone's inferior keyboard to send text messages when you're already at the computer! Try this mighty app for messaging at maximum velocity!

Bob Mansfield bio vanishes from Apple executive leadership page

Bob Mansfield, the Apple executive at the center of a mysterious executive shakeup last year, has disappeared from the company's executive leadership page.<p>The Apple technology chief's bio vanished from the page in the past 24 hours, according to MacRumors, which first reported on the development. …

Tim Cook

There’s an app for that: in next year’s e-scooters, your iPhone will be the console

iPhone integration in car consoles is of course nothing new, with Siri Eyes Free becoming an increasingly standard feature in new cars. But next year’s electric scooters appear to be taking the idea one step further: if you go to the showrooms to look at an electric scooter next year, you may well …