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With so many types of computer technology out there, how do you keep up? With these cool image galleries that explain basic parts and technologies of everything computer-related.


10 Sneaky Ways Technology Betrays Cheating Cheaters

 10 Sneaky Ways Technology Betrays Cheating Cheaters

Technology can help cheaters connect with paramours -- but it can also leave a trail that gets them caught. See 10 ways technology betrays cheaters. See more »

10 Biggest Tech Headlines in 2012

 10 Biggest Tech Headlines in 2012

Some of the biggest tech headlines in 2012 included Facebook stock and Microsoft's new tablet. See 10 of the biggest tech headlines in 2012. See more »

10 Homebuilt Tech Tools for the Developing World

 10 Homebuilt Tech Tools for the Developing World

Homebuilt tech tools and DIY technologies can greatly improve people's lives. Learn about 10 DIY homebuilt tech tools for the developing world. See more »

Will touch-screens ever be fingerprint-proof?

 Will touch-screens ever be fingerprint-proof?

WIll touch-screens ever be fingerprint-proof? Currently, tech gadgets get a little smudgy with use. See if finger-proof touchscreens are in the future. See more »

5 Things You Should Know About Nanotechnology

 5 Things You Should Know About Nanotechnology

Among other cool things it can do, nanotech may one day allow doctors to stop many types of cancers. See five things you should know about nanotechnology. See more »

The Top 20 Tech Stories of 2011

 The Top 20 Tech Stories of 2011

There were many top tech stories in 2011. Do you remember the headlines? See our list of the top 20 tech stories of 2011 to learn more. See more »

5 Ways to Extend the Life Of Your Household Batteries

 5 Ways to Extend the Life Of Your Household Batteries

5 Ways to extend the life of your household batteries. Learn the 5 ways you can extend the life of household batteries. See more »

 Save Energy by Avoiding Phantom Power

Find out what can be sucking the power right under your noses. Save energy by avoiding phantom power. See more »

 What's the purpose of a gas discharge arrestor?

Some surge protectors use gas to protect your appliances. Learn about the purpose of a gas discharge arrestor from this article. See more »

How Gorilla Glass Works

 How Gorilla Glass Works

Gorilla Glass is a scratch- and impact-resistant glass that can be used on cell phones and other gadgets. Learn what makes Gorilla Glass so tough. See more »