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Words With Friends to be turned into a TV game showScreenshot by Scott Stein/CNET The mobile word game Words With Friends is set
CNET / Posted yesterday
Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET The mobile word game Words With Friends is set to become a TV show, following the news that its publisher Zynga has partnered with MGM Television. The news was announced via a brief statement on Zynga's investor... Read more
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Ep. 1309: Where Stacie can run fast but not far-I mean it's first world sock problem, right? -What's that new watch you got on
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
-I mean it's first world sock problem, right? -What's that new watch you got on your wrist, guy? -Uh-oh. -Well, this is a-- Scott Stein gave me a Pebble to wear for a little bit. -Oh, I didn't know. I just noticed that. -Yeah. This isn't my Pebble.... Read more
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Get a Fitbit Blaze fitness-band smartwatch for $99.50usage). Because I have no hands-on (wrists-on?) experience with the Blaze, I'm
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
usage). Because I have no hands-on (wrists-on?) experience with the Blaze, I'm going to turn you over to CNET's review. Scott Stein summed it up thusly: "Would it be my ideal combination watch and fitness tracker of choice? Well, it comes really... Read more
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Why fitness wearables aren't for menerd, keen as ever to try any gadget (including a selfie stick), and I'm not ag
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
nerd, keen as ever to try any gadget (including a selfie stick), and I'm not against wearables as devices. CNET reviewer Scott Stein hesitates to call fitness trackers must-haves, but points to the Fitbit Charge 2 for those who want everyday... Read more
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MacBook 12-inch vs. MacBook Pro: The $1,300 questionNew York office still undecided but leaning toward the MacBook Pro. As I walked
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
New York office still undecided but leaning toward the MacBook Pro. As I walked into the office, I ran into Senior Editor Scott Stein, who splits his time between a laptop and an iPad, sitting at a table in the office's open kitchen area. I told... Read more
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How has the iPhone changed life as we know it?launch of the original iPhone, we of course chose our Thursday show for this we
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
launch of the original iPhone, we of course chose our Thursday show for this week's extended edition. Watch special guests Scott Stein and Sharon Profis share their thoughts, which quickly go from dark to quirky and back again. As a treat over... Read more
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How has the iPhone changed your life? (59, Ep. 249has affected the way we hang out, the way we work and even the way we use the b
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
has affected the way we hang out, the way we work and even the way we use the bathroom. CNET all-stars Sharon Profis and Scott Stein join us on the podcast today to talk about how the iPhone changed their lives, and we share our personal stories... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Happy Birthday iPhone!affected not just smart phones, but the way business models have been created,”
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
affected not just smart phones, but the way business models have been created,” notes CNET Senior Editor Scott Stein. Another tipping point came when an HD video camera and Facetime were added in 2010. “That opened the door as a... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
iPhone sales started 10 years agofour gigabytes of storage, a camera that only took stills and not a single app.
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 22 days ago
four gigabytes of storage, a camera that only took stills and not a single app. But the initial touchscreen dazzled CNet's Scott Stein. "Where you were able to pinch to zoom for web browsing or for using maps. That was the magic thing you'd show... Read more
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CNET
Apple Maps has a hidden VR/AR trick in iOS 11Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET I've been using iOS 11 public beta for a week a
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET I've been using iOS 11 public beta for a week and I never knew that it had a secret little bit of 3D magic hidden inside. Apple's augmented reality in ARKit isn't available to try out in the public beta of iOS 11, but... Read more
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Apple Maps has a hidden VR/AR trick in iOS 11In iOS 11, you can literally walk through (or, over) New York. Screenshot by S
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
In iOS 11, you can literally walk through (or, over) New York. Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET I've been using iOS 11 public beta for a week and I never knew that it had a secret little bit of 3D magic hidden inside. Apple's augmented reality in... Read more
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CNET
Qualcomm's under-screen fingerprint sensor arrives in a phoneVivo's concept video shows the fingerprint's under screen. Screenshot by Scott
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
Vivo's concept video shows the fingerprint's under screen. Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET (Vivo) First came fingerprint-enabled buttons. Next, expect screens with fingerprint sensors included. Qualcomm unveiled its own under-screen... Read more
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CNET
Vivo phone shows off Qualcomm’s under-screen fingerprint techVivo's concept video shows the fingerprint's under screen. Screenshot by Scott
CNET / Posted 23 days ago
Vivo's concept video shows the fingerprint's under screen. Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET (Vivo) First came fingerprint-enabled buttons. Next, expect screens with fingerprint sensors included. The technology uses piezoelectrics to send ultrasonic... Read more
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Token ring aims for two-factor security around your fingerWide Web Consortium's API for strong cryptography in web browsers. Using Token
CNET / Posted 24 days ago
Wide Web Consortium's API for strong cryptography in web browsers. Using Token Ring with the NFC-equipped Token Lock. Scott Stein/CNET It unlocks your office, your car... your door With a separately-sold car plug, Token says its ring can be... Read more
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Token ring aims for two-factor security around your fingerWide Web Consortium's API for strong cryptography in web browsers. Using Token
CNET / Posted 24 days ago
Wide Web Consortium's API for strong cryptography in web browsers. Using Token Ring with the NFC-equipped Token Lock. Scott Stein/CNET It unlocks your office, your car... your door With a separately-sold car plug, Token says its ring can be... Read more
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CNET
The iPhone turns 10: A look back24 hours? Kent provides a play-by-play. iPhone 2007, meet 2017: What it's like
CNET / Posted 24 days ago
24 hours? Kent provides a play-by-play. iPhone 2007, meet 2017: What it's like using the original iPhone, 10 years later: Scott Stein fired up his first-generation iPhone -- and it still works! Here's what it's like to use that product a decade... Read more
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CNET
Anki Cozmo now allows facial recognition-based programmingact as a stepping-stone to learning how to code the robot. The app adds easy-t
CNET / Posted 25 days ago
act as a stepping-stone to learning how to code the robot. The app adds easy-to-use programming based on Scratch Blocks. Scott Stein/CNET Cozmo Code Lab app is based on Scratch Blocks, a graphical programming language developed by MIT Media Lab... Read more
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CNET
We review our original iPhone reviewa six-day forecast for your choice of cities. No games are included on the hand
CNET / Posted 25 days ago
a six-day forecast for your choice of cities. No games are included on the handset. A photo shot on the original iPhone. Scott Stein/CNET Camera The iPhone's 2-megapixel camera offers a spiffy interface with a graphic that resembles a camera... Read more
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Three of the best iPad keyboard covers aroundI still like Logitech the most for the typing. Auto pairing is great on the Bel
CNET / Posted 30 days ago
I still like Logitech the most for the typing. Auto pairing is great on the Belkin. And man, the price may make the Anchor the best newcomer of all of them. I'm Scott Stein and that's the look at the latest keyboard covers for the iPad Air. [... Read more
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Apple copied us, says Microsoft execbeen a convergence of sorts. Apple now touts the iPad Pro as "powerful," rather
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
been a convergence of sorts. Apple now touts the iPad Pro as "powerful," rather than, say, convenient. My colleague Scott Stein preferred to offer a more sanguine assessment in his review: "Once you've paid for the Pencil and keyboard... Read more
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Arms for Switch is kicking my assthe game is much more than that, and you'll get wiped out fast online if you do
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
the game is much more than that, and you'll get wiped out fast online if you don't think up some strategies. Screenshot by Scott Stein/CNET Online is fast and addictive Online play sucked me in, too. In a Party Mode, I ended up being randomly... Read more
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The 'Minority Report' future, 15 years laterlike. But how about the jet packs? And the wall-climbing cars? And the fact th
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
like. But how about the jet packs? And the wall-climbing cars? And the fact that no one seems to have smartphones? Jeff, Scott Stein and John Falcone break down everything that's right -- and so wrong -- about the Tom Cruise thriller. The... Read more

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