Your car’s drivetrain would be about as sophisticated as a garden cart if it didn’t have some sort of differential. And increasingly, automakers are touting their use of the limited-slip variant. Brian Cooley shows you.
Brian Cooley tells you the secrets of octane: what it is, what it does, and what happens when you’re cheap.
http://cnet.co/U7QpsD Instead of using Photoshop to remove dust and smudges from your photos, take the time to spruce up your camera lens before you take the picture.
Few innovations under the hood have become as ubiquitous as variable valve timing. Automakers brag about it all the time, but seldom explain it. So Brian Cooley’s here to do just that.
Donald Bell features a DIY TV mount that can be installed in minutes for just $30!
http://cnet.co/13WRXal Scorned in the U.S. and adored in Europe, diesels have the unfair tag of being dirty and inefficient. They are, however, quite the opposite.
http://cnet.co/13m2CGu You may have heard about run-flat tires but unless you drive certain cars, odds are you probably don’t have them. CNET’s Brian Cooley explains why this forward thinking tire technology just couldn’t become the standard for all tires.
http://cnet.co/10vutag CNET’s Brian Cooley explains the differences in hybrid technologies and how they efficiently manage fuel consumption and power.
http://cnet.co/11K1XO7 The new movie “The Internship” promotes working and interning at Google. In reality, it’s a pretty sweet deal, with Google interns enjoying a variety of perks and earning more than many Americans. As CNET’s Kara Tsuboi tell us, this year a record number of applicants made it even tougher to get the top-rated internship.
http://cnet.co/13BnBat From 4-wheel drive to all-wheel drive, CNET’s Brian Cooley explains how they have evolved and the differences between them.
http://cnet.co/10SqdhX Transmissions can be tricky, but CNET’s Brian Cooley breaks them down and builds them up so you can understand the differences.
It’s called L’Hydroptere and the French concept sailboat — with its marine style wings — basically flies on the water. CNET’s Molly Wood meets Alain Thebault, the boat’s skipper, and gets an inside look at the tech that makes it glide. Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG
http://cnet.co/QRuGAg If your iPhone button is not responding and you’re out of warranty, here are four things you can do to fix it.
Learn how to digitally record old analog VHS home movies onto your computer using one simple cable and some free time. More details: http://cnet.co/QOc17Q Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG
http://cnet.co/MlAwsk Taking notes with a pen and paper may seem old-fashioned, but Sharon Vaknin shows you how to make them more modern — and just maybe more useful, too.
http://cnet.com/how-to If you spend long hours working at a computer, as many of us do, you may find yourself suffering from eyestrain. Sharon Vaknin offers five helpful tips to help reduce or even prevent the discomfort caused by staring at your monitor all day.