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Commentary: The Windows 8 Start screen does offers certain benefits, but the good, old-fashioned Start menu is still the best way to access all your programs and settings.

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Though he designed more than 400 buildings around the world, the master architect's only tall office building is in a small town in Oklahoma. CNET Road Trip went straight to the top of Price Tower.

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A Miami police officer makes a routine traffic stop. He discovers it's a man of superior rank. A fight ensues. He's suspended. The lieutenant is merely reassigned.

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To support its claim that Galaxy users aren't chained to power outlets like iPhone users are, Samsung releases a film that purports to show a charge-free cross-country road trip.

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Chromebooks continue to give Microsoft and Windows trouble. And Microsoft continues to make a case against them.

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The relocation brings Samsung Telecommunications America closer to the company's TV, appliance, and other electronics businesses, but is causing some employee departures.

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The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

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If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

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Amazon's new e-book subscription service gives members unrestricted access to an extensive library for a monthly fee, but here are five things to consider before signing up.

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Commentary: The odd dimensions of the BlackBerry Passport make it an ugly duckling, but the phone focuses on innovation that should excite fans.

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In response to the European Commission's requests, Google says it won't use the word "free" when referring to games that contain in-app purchases.

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The 2014 Tesla Model S gets an Editors' Choice Award. Beats Music does music streaming right -- try it out with a pair of $100 headphones that scores high for sound and comfort. Versatility is key to three other gadgets CNET editors rated highly this week, and Fujifilm's handheld instant photo printer is cute as a bug. Take a look.

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As part of an upcoming TV show, a Washington, DC, sidewalk segregates those who walk and text from the more aware.

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Jibo is a Siri-like robot assistant that will help with the little things in life...and record your every move. Plus Minecraft's version of "Star Wars," and more.

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A long goodbye to the Nokia legacy phones of the pass, the secret passwords to get HBO without cable TV, the UK cracks down on public porn, and Amazon's brand new Kindle Unlimited plan.

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Mobile purchases, more social connectivity, and yes, 3D Blu-ray playback: Xbox One gets a handful of new perks in a software update coming soon.

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Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

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Looking to buy a new Dell laptop? You can now purchase one from Dell's website using bitcoin.

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Search giant is investing in everything from broadband access to grocery deliveries. But it still hasn't found a way to turn them into moneymakers. Will that change soon?

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View the passage of time in a new light with Human Clock TV, a rotating set of videos showing the time in minute-long vignettes that can be funny and fascinating.

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Several health-and-fitness trackers have gone on sale in China, revealing that messaging-app maker's efforts to become a software platform for wearables and eventually "everything."

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San Diego Comic-Con opens next week, but for some people, that's way too long to wait.

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Airbus has applied for a patent for a fold-down saddle seat that could really cram extra people into an airplane.

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Enlisting actor Dave Franco to his cause, Conan O'Brien tries to strut his online dating stuff. It's painful.

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The handset maker strikes a deal to sell its Sailfish OS smartphone on Snapdeal.com, India's largest online marketplace.

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