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CNET Top 5 (video)

Each week Iyaz Akhtar scours CNET's sites to see what people are looking at and talking about, and then counts down the most popular trends in tech. From the most popular products to must have gadgets to the most downloaded software, Iyaz brings a witty, informative look at each week's list.

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Windows 11: Will Microsoft learn from past mistakes?

Here are five lessons we hope Microsoft learned from past Windows launches.

29 Sep 2021

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Top 5 most exciting iPhone 13 rumors

Apple's next phone is almost here. Reports are saying we could be looking a smaller notch, a high refresh rate display, new camera improvements and more. Find out more here!

31 Aug 2021

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5 cheaper alternatives to the AirPods Pro

People love the AirPods Pro, but not everyone loves their high price. We found some of the best alternatives that cost a lot less.

30 Jul 2021

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2021 iPad Pro: The best new features

Apple's latest iPad Pro squeezes in a lot of tech in a slim package, like the M1 chip and Thunderbolt. Here's what sets apart the newest iPad Pro from all the rest.

7 May 2021

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5 ways to get more out of Netflix

The streaming service is already pretty great, but you can make your experience even better with just a few tweaks.

25 Mar 2021

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2021 MacBook Pro: What to expect

Reports are coming in left and right about Apple's newest Pro laptops. We could be looking at an iPhone-like design, the return of MagSafe and potentially the death of the Touch Bar.

26 Feb 2021

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Top 5 tech turkeys of 2020

You'll see some really successful companies on this year's list. That just means that even the giants can be compared to poultry from time to time.

26 Nov 2020

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Apple silicon Macs: Don't get them yet

There are new MacBooks and a Mac Mini, all powered by Apple's new chip. But don't plunk down your hard-earned dollars just yet. Find out why you should wait.

12 Nov 2020

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Android tablets make little sense

Samsung announces Android tablets that seem impressive so far. But in the opinion of one Iyaz Akhtar, that doesn't mean much because the whole world of Android tablets is maddening.

24 Aug 2020

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20: What we want to see

The next Note will need a few things to make it stand out from competition that includes the Galaxy S20 Ultra.

20 Jul 2020

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