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Sony Xperia X Performance first impressions: Déjà vu

Sony Xperia X Performance first impressions: Déjà vu

Taking a look at the top performer from Sony this year, we’d be remiss if we didn’t feel like this was a bit of a repeat. The Xperia X Performance differs very little from its less expensive stablemates. Still, we’ve been waiting for this version

Sony’s H.ear On Wireless NC may be its best wireless headphone

Sony’s H.ear On Wireless NC may be its best wireless headphone

The comfortable H.ear On Wireless NC offers impressive sound and noise cancelling, making it a contender in the premium Bluetooth headphone category. Subscribe to CNET: http://bit.ly/17qqqCs Watch more CNET videos: http://www.cnet.com/video Follow CNET on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CNET Follow CNET on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cnet

Encrypted messaging apps (Tech Minute)

Encrypted messaging apps (Tech Minute)

Watch more tech tips and tricks: http://bit.ly/1T1tUym For anyone who wants to keep their correspondence private, these apps offer end-to-end encryption for text, voice and file sharing. Watch more Tech Minute: http://bit.ly/1eJt6zN Subscribe to CNET: http://bit.ly/17qqqCs Watch more CNET videos: http://www.cnet.com/video Follow CNET on Twitter:

The 404 Show 1671: Stranger Things, the Olympics, Instagram stories, Facebook click bait (podcast)

The 404 Show 1671: Stranger Things, the Olympics, Instagram stories, Facebook click bait (podcast)

Today we welcome old friend of the show Zach Weinberg. He’ll help us discuss the upcoming Olympics, Instagram’s “new” stories feature, Facebook’s click bait problem and our favorite show of the summer, Stranger Things. SUBSCRIBE! iTunes: http://bit.ly/404itunes RSS: http://bit.ly/404sub Follow Jeff: http://twitter.com/jeffbakalar Follow Russ: http://twitter.com/russfrushtick

How smart is Samsung’s Note 7 strategy?

How smart is Samsung’s Note 7 strategy?

The Galaxy Note 7 is seriously impressive, but with cheap Android phones getting better all the time, is Samsung on the right path? CNET Senior Editors Luke Westaway and Rich Trenholm offer their thoughts, in this discussion taken from the CNET UK podcast. Editors’ first

‘Suicide Squad’ flops for fan and first-timer alike

‘Suicide Squad’ flops for fan and first-timer alike

A comic fan and a total newbie take a look at “Suicide Squad” to see if DC’s latest film holds up. Beware, spoilers within. Watch more Entertainment coverage here ► http://bit.ly/1ScxCFL Subscribe to CNET: http://bit.ly/17qqqCs Watch more CNET videos: http://www.cnet.com/video Follow CNET on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CNET

How to check if your PC is VR ready

How to check if your PC is VR ready

Virtual reality, or VR, is an expensive proposition. Not only are you spending $599 (£499, AU$649) for an Oculus Rift or $799 (£689, €899) for the HTC Vive for the headset alone, you also need a powerful PC to drive all those pixels. Here is