Sharon Vaknin
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DIY: Build a simple smartphone tripod mount

Show summary: Want to mount your smartphone (or tablet) to a tripod? Sharon Vaknin has a simple, affordable solution that can be built within minutes.

Category: The Fix

March 18, 2014
Insider tips for better photos

Show summary: Sharon Vaknin & Donald Bell offer tips on improving the photos you take with your smartphone.

Category: The Fix

March 18, 2014
Shoot food photos like a pro

Show summary: Sharon Vaknin shows you how to capture mouth-watering food photos using just your smartphone and a few expert tips.

Category: How to

March 17, 2014
How to take incredible pictures with your phone

Show summary: In this episode, it's all about making the most of your smartphone camera. We show you how to determine your camera's image quality, give you insider tips on taking better photos, and feature an affordable do-it-yourself project that can be built within minutes.

Category: The Fix

March 17, 2014
Top 3 audio options for your TV

Show summary: Sharon Vaknin offers three of the best sound quality options for your TV: improving voice clarity, music playback, and overall sound.

Category: The Fix

March 11, 2014
Building a home theater

Show summary: CNET's newest how-to and DIY show features useful tips to easily install your television, get the best sound quality, and select the right screen size.

Category: The Fix

March 10, 2014
Five super useful features in Chrome mobile

Show summary: Sharon Vaknin shows you how to use the most useful tools and settings in Chrome for iOS and Android.

Category: The Fix

March 6, 2014
Get better battery life on your Android device

Show summary: Sharon Vaknin offers how-to tips to keep your Android phone or tablet running longer by adjusting just a few key settings.

Category: The Fix

March 4, 2014
Mobile browser showdown

Show summary: Watch as Chrome, Safari, and Opera Mini are put through their paces in a real-world mobile-browser speed test.

Category: The Fix

March 4, 2014
The Fix: Optimize your smartphone

Show summary: CNET's new how-to and DIY show, The Fix, kicks off with useful advice on squeezing your smartphone's browser speed and battery life for all they're worth.

Category: The Fix

March 3, 2014
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About Me

  • Member since:

    October 28, 2008


    Senior Associate editor
  • Short bio:

    Sharon Vaknin is a CNET How To expert who cooks up DIY projects, in-depth guides, and little-known tricks that help you get the most out of your tech. During her five years at CNET, she's covered social media, funky gadgets, and has shared her tech knowledge on CBS and other news outlets.

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