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CNET Update (HQ)

Summary: CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what’s ahead.

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 Shop from your fridge? Smart appliances evolve to wow at CES 2016 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Large appliances are the early star of CES, with refrigerators that order groceries and dishwashers that shop from Amazon to get more detergent. Washing machines can even do their own drying.

 The 5 most life-altering tech stories of 2015 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Bridget Carey looks back on the innovations and stories that made the biggest impact on technology this year, shaping what's to come.

 RIP: Tech that died in 2015 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Bridget Carey looks back on the gadgets and apps that met their demise this year. One product didn't even last a week before it was killed off.

 Tech the halls with Darth Vader yule log and Santa spy cam | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Yule love entertaining holiday guests with unique fireplace videos. Plus, kids can keep an eye on Santa's route in new ways and even track him in the house with the Lowe's Iris app.

 Tips for talking to your gadgets | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Hello Barbie, can you hear me? With more voice-controlled gadgets in our lives, you need to learn how to talk to your tech. Bridget Carey offers some advice.

 Error 451: The new code for a censored website | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Move over 404, there's a new Web error code for government censorship. Meanwhile, the first website turns 25 years old and Facebook now suggests events it thinks you would like.

 Facebook Messenger adds new effects, facial recognition and Uber | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The social network packs several new features into its chatting app, including Photo Magic facial recognition. Also, learn how to change your chat colors and book an Uber ride through the app.

 Pandora, Spotify spin up new stations | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Changes are coming to streaming music. Spotify Party wants to be your DJ, and Pandora launches Thumbprint Radio to put your likes in one station. We also bid farewell to Rdio and Songza.

 Ways to avoid spoilers before seeing 'The Force Awakens' | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Trust your feelings and download a program to block websites with Star Wars movie spoilers. Also, you can distract yourself by playing Google's Lightsaber Escape and making Jedi-approved animated GIFs.

 Secret Apple lab? The latest rumors on iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

There are new clues on what to expect in next year's top smartphones. Reports say Apple has a team working on new screen technology. Samsung is also reportedly adding pressure sensitivity and faster charging to the Galaxy S7.

 Hoverboards too hot for Amazon, other retailers | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Growing safety concerns have halted some sales of the popular holiday gift. And that's not the only tech gift that comes with drama. If you get a drone, you'll have to register it with the government.

 Should Apple worry? Samsung's new phones boast payment tech, keyboard accessory | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ will hit stores before Apple's next iPhone, offering a new mobile payment perk and keyboard cover accessory. Samsung also shows off its round Gear S2 smartwatch.

 Snapchat goes wild with emoji, saves you from wasting data | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Slap endless emoji on your Snapchat posts, and learn about a new feature to stop the app from draining your data. Also, the popular messaging app is the latest tool for presidential campaigning.

 Learn the ABCs of Google's Alphabet | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Google is now a subsidiary of a new company called Alphabet. Get the facts behind Google's reorganization and learn which projects make up the Alphabet soup.

 Is the LOL dead? How laughing online is changing | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Facebook looks at trends in how we laugh in comments and emojis are conquering the LOL. Also: Apple Pay expands, and Cortana can replace Google Now.

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