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The Asus Padfone X

Gadget Watch :: PadFone Novel as Phone-Tablet Hybrid

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet - as long as you get its new PadFone X. The PadFone works like any other phone and has a screen that measures 5 inches diagonally.

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign rally in West Des Moines, Iowa.

The Sarah Palin Channel Now Online, Just $99.95

PERSONAL TECH | By Frazier Moore | Jul 29
Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network. The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" for the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate with her supporters.

People sign up for the Affordable Care Act at Swope Health Services, in Kansas City, Mo.

Varying Health Premium Subsidies Worry Consumers

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelli Kennedy | Jul 29
Government officials say consumers who have received different subsidy amounts probably made some mistake entering personal details such as income, age and even ZIP codes. Agents around the country received varying subsidy amounts for the same consumers.

kGoal, the newest 'buzz' on the market

The 'Buzz' Says The kGoal App Makes Kegel Exercises Fun and Rewarding

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Concerned about your pelvic floor muscles? The creators of kGoal, a revolutionary new Kegel training system, are on the final week of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its creation.

Children look at a 2.7-meter-tall (9-foot) model of a 1998 Godzilla character in a Tokyo auto showroom.

Japanese Fans Speak on the Evolution of 'Godzilla'

PERSONAL TECH | By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 28
Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

Nancy Reed Morris holds her cell phone while touring the Battle of Atlanta mobile app in Atlanta.

Historic Civil War Battle Sites Have a Mobile App

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 28
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

A woman dressed as the character Katniss Everdeen from the movie, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," poses in front of Comic-Con in San Diego.

Comic-Con Gets First Look at 'Mockingjay' Trailer

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 25
The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series made is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego.

Amazon Worker Piloted Drone Around Space Needle

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 25
Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.

Ambassador Discusses Inspirational Hashtag

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 25
Ambassador Riyad Mansour, the permanent observer of Palestine to the United Nations, shared his thoughts on the #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies social media campaign with CBS News' Pamela Falk.

2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

Accord's Latest is Most Fuel Efficient

PERSONAL TECH | By Ann M. Job | Jul 25
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn't amaze and daze with its mainstream looks, nice cloth seats and pleasant ride. Its "wow" factor is, simply, how few times a driver may need to stop at a gasoline station in a year.

Kim Kardashian

Oops! EPA Goes Off Topic, Tweets About Kardashian

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 24
The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.