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 News: Dos and don'ts of letting kids use Facebook | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 162

Should you insist that your child friend you? Is it alright to ask for his or her password? What can and can't your kids post? CNET's Sumi Das shares tips on how to prepare your child for social networking.

 News: Mobile apps are helping land jobs | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 92

Sometimes landing a job is matter is timing -- finding out about the opening as soon as it's posted and applying quickly. Long gone are the days of flipping open the newspaper to the classified section to find a job. These days, job seekers are powering up their mobile devices and perusing a handful of new apps to get hired. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on this growing trend.

 News: BMW shows i3 urban electric car | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 100

In what it billed as a car for future cities, BMW took the wraps off its purpose-built i3 electric car, a four-seater hatchback that goes up to 100 miles on a charge.

 News: Tech Minute: Royal Baby gear | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 64

As the world congratulates Prince William and Princess Kate on the arrival of their new baby, we can't help but be a little envious of the royal treatment this little one will receive. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some over-the-top baby gear fit for a future queen or king.

 News: Sprint dishes on its 4G roll out and finally coming to New York | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 149

Sprint talks about why it's taken so long to get LTE up and running and why only Brooklyn and Bronx have been lit up.

 News: Google introduces $35 Chromecast streaming stick | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 449

Google's Mario Queiroz reveals the Chromecast, a sticklike device that connects to one of your TV's HDMI inputs and accepts video pushed from smartphones, tablets, and the Chrome browser. It's available starting today for $35.

 News: Google's Nexus 7 goes full HD | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 355

Google's Hugo Barra unveils an all-new HD Nexus 7 tablet at a press event in San Francisco. The new device is thinner and lighter than previous versions and sports an HD screen with 1,920x1,200-pixel resolution.

 News: After delays, Leap Motion gesture controllers start shipping | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 163

The Leap Motion device that brings gesture recognition to your desktop and laptop is now available. CNET's Sumi Das tries her hand at the new user interface with apps that show what the controller can do.

 News: What can you do with a Leap Motion gesture controller? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 147

The Leap Motion controller for desktops and laptops is now available. Though many have visions of "Minority Report," the technology is much more about precise finger and hand movements than sweeping body gestures. Leap Motion's Eric Lau talks about the "secret sauce" and demonstrates what the device can do now that apps have been created for the 3D, nontouch experience.

 News: Tech Minute: Apps to track hurricanes, tornadoes | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 61

The official hurricane season runs through the end of November. If you live in a severe-storm region of the United States, you'll want to arm your smartphone with a few handy apps to help you be the most prepared in case of disaster. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best iPhone and Android severe weather apps.

 News: Tech Minute: Helpful apps, Web site for naming baby | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 60

In Great Britain right now, there is a lot of speculation as to what Prince William and Princess Kate will name their baby. Victoria for a girl? George for a boy? If you too are in the hunt for a baby name, turn to technology to pick out the perfect moniker for your little one. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some helpful apps and a Web site in this Tech Minute.

 News: 'Star Trek' tricorder becomes reality | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 161

Decades after "Star Trek" made famous the small scanning device that could read your vital signs, the medical tricorder is now ready for prime time. The Scanadu can take everything from your heart rate to your blood pressure to your temperature in just 10 seconds. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how it works and why the creator wanted to put medicine into the hands of patients.

 News: Tech Minute: Apps to keep the kids happy in the backseat | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 58

If you're planning any summer travel with children -- especially in the form of a road trip -- don't forget your mobile devices. It's important to have them loaded with useful apps to keep the kids amused and you sane and on course. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.

 News: With Lumi, Last.fm founders tune into entire Web | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 137

The two founders of the music discovery site are now applying the same technology to the entire web. Martin Stiksel and Felix Miller give us a tour of Lumi, which surfaces content based on your browsing history.

 News: Nokia unveils Lumia 1020 with 41-megapixel camera | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 157

At a press event in New York, Nokia shows off its brand-new Windows 8 phone with a powerful Lytro-like camera. It will be available on AT&T in the U.S. in late July.

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