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Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- courtesy of your smartphone

cnet.com — On-demand apps are giving a modern twist to some old traditions and even offering some new ones we didn't know we needed. October 29 was a typical workday for thousands of people in the US except for one thing: a fuzzy kitten showed up on their desk.
Nov 25, 2014

Idea: An app that delivers patience directly to your home within an hour cnet.co/1thi30C

Nov 25, 2014

What can you order with on-demand apps? Just about anything -- doctors, haircuts, kittens, beer, security guards cnet.co/1ANccIh

Nov 25, 2014

Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- now on demand, via your smartphone cnet.co/1ANccIh via @CNET

Nov 25, 2014

Uber isn't just a convenient ride-- you can also get doctors, haircuts, even kittens, all through your smartphone. cnet.co/1xzMaC6

Nov 25, 2014

RT @CNET: Need a doctor? A haircut? A ... kitten? Welcome to the world of on-demand apps cnet.co/1piN5Jb

'Jurassic World' trailer lands early: later there's running and screaming

cnet.com — The full trailer for the Chris Pratt-starring sequel to "Jurassic Park" has been revealed early -- watch it here.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @rich_trenholm: Ooh, aahhh, that's how it always starts, then later there's running, and screaming cnet.co/1FnHq8R pic.twitter.com/qOEIufyixD

Nov 25, 2014

Ooh, aahhh, that's how it always starts, then later there's running, and screaming cnet.co/1FnHq8R pic.twitter.com/qOEIufyixD

Nov 25, 2014

RT @CNET: The "Jurassic World" trailer lands early, and you can watch all the running and screaming here cnet.co/1vc0lih

2015 Nissan GT-R

cnet.com — One of the more civilized, practical supercars on the market. A blistering performer.
Nov 25, 2014

"The Nissan GT-R will sprint to 60 mph from a full stop in under three seconds" cnet.com/products/2015-… Holy f'ing ess

Nov 25, 2014

The Nissan GT-R is a monster in sheep's clothing. Launch control is breathtaking. My review: cnet.com/products/2015-… pic.twitter.com/NoeFVNvcHN

Coolest 3D food printers

cnet.com — Five machines that get us closer to the Star Trek food replicator you've always wanted.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @donald: Top 5 food printers! Maybe next year we'll be printing the Thanksgiving turkey with gelatin texturizers. cnet.co/1xKxvJq

Nov 25, 2014

Top 5 food printers! Maybe next year we'll be printing the Thanksgiving turkey with gelatin texturizers. cnet.co/1xKxvJq

Trade in an iPhone for a BlackBerry Passport and get up to $550

cnet.com — The trade-in promotion is a promising idea for the struggling company, but will iPhone owners go for it? BlackBerry is trying to convince iPhone owners to switch to its Passport smartphone by throwing in a financial incentive. The promotion, which starts Monday, promises as much as $550 to iPhone owners who trade in their handsets in favor of BlackBerry's Passport.
Nov 25, 2014

So BlackBerry is paying people to trade in their iPhones for a Passport cnet.com/news/trade-in-…

Nov 25, 2014

Trade in an iPhone for a BlackBerry Passport and get up to $550 cnet.com/news/trade-in-…

Tricky Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US

cnet.com — The hard-to-detect malware is a Swiss Army knife of clandestine tools to extract information from targets in non-English speaking countries, experts say. News of the latest advanced malicious software threat called Regin comes with a silver lining. The good news is most people in the English-speaking world won't have to worry about it.
Nov 25, 2014

Tricky, complicated and advanced #Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US cnet.com/news/advanced-…

Nov 25, 2014

Tricky Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US cnet.co/11SwmST

Nov 25, 2014

Regin malware a Swiss Army knife of clandestine tools aimed at targets in non-English speaking countries. cnet.co/1AMGXx8

Samsung seeks broad US ban on Nvidia products

cnet.com — In a new suit with the US International Trade Commission, Samsung asks the agency to bar from the US dozens of Nvidia devices, chips and processors. Samsung Electronics is attempting to bar a huge swath of Nvidia products from entering the United States, as part of an escalating legal battle between the two tech companies.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @benfoxrubin: Samsung seeks broad US ban on Nvidia products - CNET cnet.co/1CaHPxf

Nov 25, 2014

Samsung seeks broad US ban on Nvidia products - CNET cnet.co/1CaHPxf

Best Black Friday tech deals of 2014

cnet.com — There's a lot of stuff that looks like a Black Friday deal but isn't. Here are the bargains really worth checking out.

Conquer Black Friday by shopping online

cnet.com — There's no shame in staying home when online deals are aplenty on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Bridget Carey highlights trends in this year's deals, and how stores are competing with Amazon.
Nov 25, 2014

Listen up. If you want to win on Black Friday, you need to shop online. The game has changed. cnet.co/1FomkXY pic.twitter.com/eJbuajRML7

Which iPad should you buy? Holiday edition

cnet.com — Lots of models. Lots of prices. Do you get this year's version, or get last year's at a discount? Let's weigh out the options.

IDC: Tough year for tablets, not as bad as thought for PCs

cnet.com — In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline. This year will prove to be a sobering one for tablet makers accustomed to effervescent growth worldwide, but it'll be a little less painful than expected for PC makers and their declining shipments.
Nov 25, 2014

PCs not dead yet, according to latest from IDC. cnet.co/1y9GwJO @cnet

Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plugins get reprieve

cnet.com — Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plugins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.
Nov 25, 2014

Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plugins, like Silverlight, Java, get a few months reprieve from @GoogleChrome. cnet.co/1FmTNC1

Nov 25, 2014

Chrome plugin fans are getting a reprieve: the last six NPAPI plugins will be permitted until September, barely. cnet.co/1xWWXvh

HP Stream 11 review

cnet.com — The HP Stream 11 aims to be an cloud-focused laptop, much like a Chromebook, but with the added utility of Windows 8. It's a rock-bottom budget laptop, so don't get your hopes up, but the battery life is impressive.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @CNET: HP Stream 11 review: this cheap Windows 8 laptop wants to be as cloud-friendly as a Chromebook cnet.co/1rnp0ww pic.twitter.com/zaXRyUoiQk

Nov 25, 2014

RT @CNET: HP Stream 11 review: this cheap Windows 8 laptop wants to be as cloud-friendly as a Chromebook cnet.co/1rnp0ww pic.twitter.com/zaXRyUoiQk

Best Android phones of 2014

cnet.com — Looking for a great Android phone? CNET editors' review the best Android phones with videos, photos, and user reviews.
Nov 25, 2014

@jesseberney Some pretty great Android phones out there. May I humbly recommend this site: cnet.com/topics/phones/…

Share Thanksgiving with Tiny Hamster

cnet.com — The YouTube star returns for a holiday feast of miniature turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and two types of pie.

Samsung's 'eye mouse' enables users to control their computer with a glance

cnet.com — Now in its second generation, Samsung's EyeCan+ will help people with disabilities create documents and browse the Web using only eye movements. Samsung has unveiled a new version of its so-called EyeCan+ eye mouse, a device that enables people with disabilities to use computers through eye movements.
Nov 25, 2014

Samsung's 'eye mouse' enables users to control their computer with a glance cnet.com/news/samsungs-…

'Twitter Offers' to let you cash in on retailer promotions

cnet.com — Twitter tests new advertising feature that lets retailers tweet special offers that Twitter users can apply directly to their credit card for money-back savings. Twitter has cooked up a way for retailers to tweet special offers that you can use to get money back on certain purchases.
Nov 25, 2014

"Twitter Offers" to let you cash in on retailer promotions cnet.com/news/twitter-t…

I let a bone-conduction pillow sing me to sleep

cnet.com — Queue up a personal lullaby with the DreamPad pillow, a sleep buddy that only you can hear. Crave's Amanda Kooser rests her head. I have developed a bedtime habit of downloading all three hours of the Dan Patrick sports talk radio show, queuing it up on my iPad 2 and letting it play at low volume while I fall asleep.

Fund this: Smart earplugs promise a better night's sleep

cnet.com — Having already blasted past its fundraising goal, this smartphone-controlled sleep aid is now working toward stretch goals. I'm an earplug convert. In recent years, I've discovered that foam earplugs can deliver sleep salvation, not only when I'm traveling, but also in my own bed.