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 News: Samsung announces 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 86

Samsung's JK Shin reveals the Galaxy Note 3 at IFA 2013 in Berlin. The new "phablet" features a 5.7-inch, Super AMOLED screen. The larger screen size allows users multitask between multiple apps simultaneously on the same screen.

 News: The Xperia Z1 is unveiled at IFA | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 174

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai reveals the Xperia Z1 flagship phone at IFA in Berlin.

 News: New smartwatches from Samsung and Qualcomm unveiled | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 152

The market for high-tech watches just became more competitive, but still lacks a device from Apple. CNET's Sumi Das rounds up the current crop and looks at the features, from touch screens to cameras to built-in headsets.

 News: Is teamwork the key to online courses? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 150

With Ivy League universities like Stanford, MIT, and Harvard offering online classes for free, millions worldwide are taking advantage of these Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. But when a class has tens of thousands of students, the completion and success rate can be low. CNET's Sumi Das explains how one education site hopes to change that.

 News: High-tech rifle lets shooters hit a target 1000 yards away | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 274

Austin-based TrackingPoint introduces what they're calling the world's first smart rifle. Armed with a high-tech tracking scope and a guided trigger, it allows hunters and even first shooters to hit a target 1000 yards away. CNET's Kara Tsuboi sits down with CEO Jason Schauble to talk about the technology and what it was like to introduce the $22,000 rifle in the months following the Sandy Hook school shooting

 News: Ex-49er Jerry Rice says big data ups fantasy football competition | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 125

If you're one of the 25 million people who play fantasy football, be prepared to do some number crunching. Fans now have access to more stats than ever before. A panel of experts including NFL Hall of Famer Rice discuss how technology is changing the game.

 News: Tech companies try to out-build, out-program each other with Legos | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 141

A working electric guitar, a snake, and a functioning printer. That's just a sampling of what you can create with the new Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit. The high-tech toy hits stores September 1, but CNET got a sneak peek at a Lego contest in San Francisco this week.

 News: Tech Minute: Back-to-school apps for students | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 60

As the new school year begins, shake off those summer cobwebs with a few educational smartphone apps designed to jump-start your students' learning. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of her favorite back-to-school apps.

 News: Barber, candy shop, bank among deluxe perks at Facebook | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 152

The typical benefits in Silicon Valley now include massage and five-star food. CNET's Sumi Das visits 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park to uncover the reason behind Facebook's generous perks.

 News: Tech Minute: Back-to-school apps for parents | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 63

Soon those lazy, carefree summer days will come to an end. In their place come school schedules, homework, and carpools. Don't be overwhelmed by back-to-school chores. Instead, download a few handy apps to keep your family on track. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of her favorites in this Tech Minute.

 News: Turn your old iPhones and iPad into home security cameras | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 134

With Apple expected to unveil an updated iPhone next month, you might be looking for ways to recycle or reuse your older Apple products. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us, there's a way to turn used iPhone and iPads into a do-it-yourself home security system.

 News: Tech Minute: Back-to-school gadgets | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 65

It's time to start filling up that backpack again with the most necessary back-to-school supplies: a laptop, tablet, and smartphone. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some other useful gadgets to help kick off the school year.

 News: Finding your lost dog is now a snap(shot) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 136

If you've ever lost a dog, you know that your search options are fairly low-tech -- posting fliers, filing a report at your local shelter, knocking on neighbors' doors. Now finding your dog may be a snap, or rather, a snapshot. CNET's Sumi Das shows how a new app uses doggie facial recognition to reunite pets and families.

 News: How live streams could change the music festival experience | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 176

Going to a summer music festival can mean spending hundreds of dollars on tickets, enduring the crowds and Porta-Potty lines, and trekking from stage to stage to see different bands. But more festivals and concerts are being streamed live, making every seat the best seat in the house and bringing together music fans from around the world. CNET's Molly Wood takes us inside the Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco, Calif.

 News: Tech Minute: Camping apps | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 63

If you plan on venturing into the great outdoors this summer, don't forget to pack your tech. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best apps to help you plan your camping trip and survive the wilderness.

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