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Superhero trailers touch down at Super Bowl 50 - CNET - Feb 8, 2016
Did you take a pee break and miss one of the Super Bowl trailers? Reclaim your nerd cred and watch them all here. ...
I forgot my Windows 10 password! - Feb 8, 2016
Forgetting your Windows 10 password isn't the disaster it used to be. Windows lets you get back on track with a pretty easy reset process. Here's how it works.
How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness - CNET - Feb 8, 2016
Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma. ...
Jack Dorsey tries to quell #RIPTwitter outrage - CNET - Feb 8, 2016
Many disgruntled users took to Twitter to bemoan reported changes to the social media platform, prompting the company's CEO to interject. ...
From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of the Australian Martian-in-training - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia. ...
Ravens: Smart enough to be paranoid - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
Ravens have demonstrated cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: The ability to imagine being spied on. ...
Steve Harvey reprises famous Miss Universe moment for T-Mobile - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
Technically Incorrect: T-Mobile decides that the presenter's mistake in naming Miss Colombia the winner is ripe for its advertising during the Super Bowl. ...
Google said to be prepping new VR headset -- without the cardboard - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
New smartphone-based headset will sport improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing, according to the Financial Times. ...
Beyonce might be the black Bill Gates one day (so her new song says) - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
Technically Incorrect: A surprise song -- already a viral monster -- released exclusively on Tidal, shows Beyonce's admiration for the Microsoft co-founder. ...
Adding a user account in Windows 10 - Feb 7, 2016
Adding a user account in Windows 10 is a little more complicated, because you need a Microsoft account. Here's how to set it up.
This is what happens when you swing an iPhone around your head (while skiing) - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
Technically Incorrect: A video of a man skiing down a mountain and apparently swinging an iPhone 6 around on a string mesmerizes YouTube. ...
Gag-filled 'Deadpool' regenerates gory, immature hilarity for grown-ups (review) - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
"Deadpool" marks the triumphant return of the R-rated comic book hero with blunt-force, rapid-fire comedy. Hope you like your jokes vulgar, juvenile and very meta. ...
Looking for a great deal on a TV? Super Bowl time is the right time - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers thoughts on when to get a bargain on a TV and why this year in particular is likely to offer some great deals. ...
10 big-game fails that kicked off winning memes (pictures) - CNET - Feb 7, 2016
Standout Super Bowl moments from Left Shark to botched national anthem lyrics have inspired the Internet to make some of its most iconic memes. We're talking about you, Richard Sherman. ...
Oregon Trail game co-inventor talks pioneer survival and life lessons - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
In a new Reddit interview, Don Rawitsch reveals his thoughts about creating the educational and entertaining Oregon Trail computer game. Plus, his idea on how the game could become a movie. ...
Lego 'Ghostbusters' set gives hints for the upcoming film - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
This "Ghostbusters" Ecto-1 & Ecto-2 set includes minifigures of this summer's movie cast, along with the iconic car and motorcycle. Plus, a few spoilers! ...
For Super Bowl, ESPN taps tech in San Francisco (pictures) - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
The network may not be broadcasting the big game itself, but its high-tech mobile studio has set up shop in the City by the Bay to provide commentary. CNET takes an inside look. ...
First look at new 'Ghostbusters' film Lego set (pictures) - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
The set includes all four new Ghostbusters, played by Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones, along with their receptionist played by Chris Hemsworth, plus Ecto-1 and Ecto-2. ...
For Super Bowl, Audi says astronauts will love its car - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
Retired spacemen can get depressed. Until, that is, they get behind the wheel of Audi's R8 V10 Plus. At least that's what Audi wants you to believe. ...
Comcast blazes its own trail to a superfast Internet future - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
The nation's largest broadband provider heeds Google's call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details. ...
Think the Super Bowl is high tech? Come back for a regular 49ers game - CNET - Feb 6, 2016
Fans at the big game won't be able to do things normally allowed on the Levi's Stadium app. But there are still plenty of features to keep them busy. ...
Why Toyota's Scion brand may sell more cars after it's dead and buried - Roadshow - Feb 6, 2016
Scion, Toyota's so-called "youth brand" is being shuttered, but many of its models will live to sell another day, albeit with Toyota badging. Here's why that's probably great for sales. ...
Setting up a local user account in Windows 10 - Feb 6, 2016
You can set up a local user account on a Windows 10 PC so you don't have to bother with a Microsoft account. Here's how to do it.
Twitter clips wings on terror tweets - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Social network suspends roughly 125,000 accounts linked to terror groups. ...
Apple now accepts damaged iPhones for trade-in - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
A new twist to the iPhone trade-in program will give you credit for a new phone when you trade in a broken model. ...
My rock star dreams meet a Bluetooth mini guitar - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
CNET's Michael Franco chases his rock 'n' roll dreams by taking lessons from a Bluetooth-enabled mini guitar. He's no Jimmy Page, yet. ...
Bypassing the Windows 10 password with a PIN - Feb 5, 2016
There's an easier way to get into Windows: setting up a numerical PIN, just like you'd use with a bank ATM. Here's how to do it.
Powerful domestic violence Super Bowl ad shows one text can make the difference - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Technically Incorrect: A simple ad, made with some NFL sponsorship, dramatizes a problem with which the NFL itself is familiar. ...
Halo 5 update removes Arena Breakout from Team Arena playlist - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
The decision was made in part because of fan feedback. ...
The Division trailer explains the game's many skills and mods - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Here's what you need to know about The Division's 12 skills and 36 mods. ...
Why India matters to Silicon Valley - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Hundreds of millions of Indians are buying their first smartphones. The country's rapid growth has caught the attention of tech companies around the globe. ...
Volkswagen delays publishing its 2015 financial results because of Dieselgate - Roadshow - Feb 5, 2016
The automaker is still crunching numbers and figuring out the full financial ramifications of its diesel-related misdeeds. ...
Rise of the Tomb Raider's first PC patch fixes 'critical' issues and more - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
See the full patch notes for action-adventure game's first PC update. ...
GTA 5's online mode is still making lots of money, recently had best week ever - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Maybe this is why GTA V's single-player DLC isn't here yet. ...
Outcry over iPhone 'Error 53' and bad USB Type-C cables (CNET Update show notes) - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Be careful when replacing parts. Poorly made cables can fry a laptop, and iPhones will stop working if the Touch ID button is repaired outside of Apple. It's a lesson some are learning the hard way. ...
LinkedIn stock plummets more than 40 percent on weak outlook - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Social network beats analysts' fourth-quarter earnings expectations but spooks investors with grim forecast for its first quarter. ...
The 404 Show 1648: Uber's awful logo, Error 53, how to survive the Super Bowl, "Hail, Caesar!" review (podcast) - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Russ and Jeff gang up on Uber's hideous new logo, look up the meaning of Error 53, prepare for Super Bowl 50 and get a quick and dirty review of the Coen Brothers' latest film, "Hail, Caesar!" ...
Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling 'vindication' - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
The WikiLeaks founder must still decide whether to walk out of his London refuge and into the hands of the police. ...
Don't trust this lipstick-applying robot with your face - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
A mini factory-style robot arm tries its mechanical hand at applying makeup. The results aren't pretty. ...
Watch a robot golfer make a hole-in-one on the PGA Tour - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Technically Incorrect: You knew it had to come to this. A robot golfer tees up on a par 3 at a PGA tournament and upstages everyone. ...
Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber ride - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
There's another service you can summon using the voice-activated speaker. Just say, "Alexa, order me an Uber." ...
Halo 5 update removes this playlist from team arena - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
The decision was made in part because of fan feedback. ...
Mirror's Edge Catalyst trailer showcases story, introduces bad guy - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Check out this new trailer for EA's upcoming free-running sequel. ...
Super Bowl cell towers power up (pictures) - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Cellular providers are boosting their signals in San Francisco to support increased Super Bowl traffic ...
Why the death of the Firefox phone matters - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
With its failure to stop the mobile-software dominance of Google and Apple, Mozilla loses relevance and the Web grows a little weaker. ...
Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse. ...
Super Bowl special effects: New cameras power 'Matrix'-style replays - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
The broadcast will use a record number of cameras to capture angles that put viewers in the middle of the action. ...
Light up your life with this Final Fantasy-esque save-crystal lamp - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
With fervour high for the upcoming Final Fantasy XV, this handmade save-crystal lamp is proving a hot item for role-playing game fans. ...
Making a car lighter is more difficult than you might think - Roadshow - Feb 5, 2016
The Center for Automotive Research investigates the barriers that stand between us and lighter, more efficient vehicles. ...
Bose has been secretly working on high-tech stoves - CNET - Feb 5, 2016
CNET got an exclusive look at Bose's upcoming induction stovetop that it designed to create the ultimate cooking experience. See it action. ...