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Could Gold Apple Watch cost $5,000? - Sept 17, 2014
Is Apple really going to compete with the high-end watch brands? Some speculate that most of the Apple Watches will be pricey. ...
King Digital settles with 6waves - Sept 17, 2014
Game maker 6waves will close down two of its games, Farm Epic and Treasure Epic, and make a payment to King. ...
Pentax seeks turnaround with tiny Q, giant 645 cameras - Sept 17, 2014
The teensy Q cameras flopped in the US, but they remain central to Pentax's effort to rebuild its business and brand. Also coming: a big price cut for the K-50 SLR -- and leaf-shutter lenses for the beefy 645Z. ...
Apple's iOS 8 is now here - Sept 17, 2014
The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is now available for download on all iPhones from the 4S on, as well as newer iPads. ...
iPhone 5S, 5C users on Sprint can now move to budget service Ting - Sept 17, 2014
Last year's model iPhones are now supported on Ting's network. The service has no flat-rate plans; you pay for the minutes you use and the data you access. ...
Dremel gives high-tech tools a spin with $999 3D printer - Sept 17, 2014
Available for preorder tomorrow, the toolmaker's 3D Idea Builder goes on sale at Home Depot and Amazon in November. ...
Z-z-z-zombie: Chia Pet lets you grow your own undead - Sept 17, 2014
Chia Zombie heads are reaching for your brains while growing luscious green hair from seed. ...
Netflix scores streaming rights to Batman series 'Gotham' in Australia - Sept 17, 2014
A promising clue that Netflix plans to launch its service in Australia next year, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. ...
Twitter is run by potheads, suggests famed investor Thiel - Sept 17, 2014
Iconoclastic investor Peter Thiel says Twitter is horribly mismanaged because there's "probably a lot of pot-smoking" there.
Gearbox Software enters the age of Battleborn - Sept 17, 2014
The maker of the Borderlands series is back with a brand-new sci-fi shooter. Here's a first look at Battleborn.
Get a Logitech Z313 2.1-channel speaker system for $29 - Sept 17, 2014
This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.
T-Mobile releases Personal CellSpot to erase dead spots - Sept 17, 2014
The carrier launches a new tool aimed at enabling Wi-Fi calling in places where network coverage is spotty. ...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, Tab S 8.4 now up for preorder via AT&T - Sept 17, 2014
Available for sale September 26, the tablets come packed with Super AMOLED displays, beefy processors and a slim design.
T-Mobile releases Personal CellSpot to erase deadspots - Sept 17, 2014
The carrier launches a new tool aimed at enabling Wi-Fi calling in places where network coverage is spotty. ...
MediaTek to embed Opera data compression into LTE chips - Sept 17, 2014
MediaTek's upcoming 64-bit system-on-chips will have Opera Max data compression tech built-in. ...
iPhone 6 still has no launch date at China Mobile - Sept 17, 2014
With no arrival date for Apple's latest iPhone, China's largest carrier will focus more on cheaper, unsubsidized phones.
Samsung does sitcom? Get ready for 'Best Future' - Sept 17, 2014
Tune into YouTube for the story of a "young Samsung," starring happy 20- and 30-somethings. There will be laughter. There will also be singing.
Cheap Windows 'Chromebook killers' lack the way to slay - Sept 17, 2014
Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook. ...
iPhone 6 demand challenges Apple supplier Foxconn - Sept 17, 2014
Buyers of the new phone may have to wait a while to get it as Apple supplier Foxconn struggles to ramp up production, says the Wall Street Journal. ...
Kindle Voyage e-reader leaks on Amazon sites - Sept 17, 2014
Listings for the Kindle Voyage indicate Amazon is planning to offer the device in the next couple of months. It could come with a 6-inch screen and a new way to move to the next page. ...
MediaTek to embed Opera Max into its new LTE chips - Sept 17, 2014
MediaTek's upcoming 64-bit system-on-chips MT6752 and MT6732 will have Opera's data compression service built-in. ...
Sony sees $2.1B loss for fiscal year as mobile woes take a toll - Sept 17, 2014
The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958. ...
Sony sees $2.1B loss in fiscal 2015 as mobile woes take its toll - Sept 17, 2014
The Japanese company has written-down its mobile business by 180 billion yen ($1.67 billion), citing the "competitive environment of the mobile business". ...
Meet Kevin Lynch, once a Flash point, now winding up Apple Watch - Sept 17, 2014
The exec, who clashed with Apple while at Adobe, now runs the team working on wearable software at Apple -- a vital role as the company expands into a new business. ...
Apple bars iPhone 6, 6 Plus wait time tool from App Store - Sept 17, 2014
A new app called MiQueue aimed to use crowdsourcing to let anyone see the wait times at all Apple stores for the new iPhones. But Apple said no go. ...
Bleat your high score as Goat Simulator crashes onto iOS and Android - Sept 17, 2014
The viral hit game now lets you cause caprid chaos wherever you go -- or rather, wherever you goat. ...
Bleat your high score as 'Goat Simulator' crashes onto iOS and Android - Sept 17, 2014
The viral hit game now lets you cause caprid chaos wherever you go -- or rather, wherever you goat. ...
Sony forecasts $2.1B loss this year - Sept 17, 2014
The Japanese company has written-down its mobile business by 180 billion yen ($1.67 billion), citing the "competitive environment of the mobile business". ...
Samsung's curved soundbar goes on sale in South Korea - Sept 17, 2014
The matching curved soundbar for Samsung's curved UHD TV goes on sale for around $860. ...
Panasonic CM1 marries Android phone to slim camera - Sept 17, 2014
The Japanese electronics giant hasn't done well with smartphones, but it's trying a new approach that grafts a comparatively high-end camera onto an Android phone. ...
Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact launches in Asia - Sept 17, 2014
The Z3 Tablet Compact will also be available soon in the region, alongside the budget-friendly Xperia E3 and Sony's range of wearable devices. ...
Leica M Edition 60 camera scraps the screen for photo purists - Sept 16, 2014
Got 15,000 Euros to spare? Only 600 of these limited edition cameras will be produced by Leica in celebration of 60 years of the M Series rangefinders. ...
iPhone Overtime: Your questions about the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, answered - Sept 16, 2014
We're giving you total access to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Use #askcnet to ask questions and make requests, or just comment below! ...
Tomorrow Daily 052: Cheetah-bot goes off-leash, the coolest 'Star Wars' house ever, and more - Sept 16, 2014
On today's show, Khail and Ashley panic a little about cheetah-bot's untethered evolution, gush about the amazing Korean home inspired by "Star Wars," and send high fives to Mangetsu-man, a Japanese superhero cleaning up the streets of...
The iPhone 6 Plus is a gorgeous, massive smartphone (pictures) - Sept 16, 2014
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus is the biggest iPhone yet. Let's take a closer look. ...
Get to know the iPhone 6 (pictures) - Sept 16, 2014
Take a look at Apple's new flagship smartphone. ...
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus face off against the competition (pictures) - Sept 16, 2014
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are significantly larger than their predecessors, but not so far removed from competing phones. Take a look. ...
Apple toughens iCloud backup security - Sept 16, 2014
Two weeks after breach of celebrity iCloud accounts, Apple makes good on CEO Tim Cook's promises to strengthen security. ...
Lyft brings carpool feature to Los Angeles, despite dispute - Sept 16, 2014
Looking to help cut down on gridlock, the peer-to-peer car service rolls out Lyft Line in one of the most traffic-congested cities in the country. ...
George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery - Sept 16, 2014
The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place. ...
How ZTE plans to woo US consumers: Go big, go cheap - Sept 16, 2014
With supersized smartphones all the rage -- thanks to Samsung's Galaxy Note line and the newly unveiled iPhone 6 Plus -- ZTE offers its 5.7-inch ZMax. ...
Google hires former Qualcomm exec to speed up Fiber - Sept 16, 2014
Dennis Kish now leads the search company's ultra-fast fiber Internet service as it expands to more US cities. ...
Panasonic's CM1 Android-camera hybrid (pictures) - Sept 16, 2014
What do you get when you cross an Android smartphone with a compact camera? At least in France and Germany, Panasonic's CM1. Here's a look. ...
NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space - Sept 16, 2014
In the return of human space flight for the US, NASA awards both private aerospace companies a combined total of $6.8 billion. ...
The 404 Show 1,552: Don't bring Surge back, PS4 Nike Air Jordans have HDMI ports (podcast) - Sept 16, 2014
Today we're pleading with Coca-Cola NOT to bring Surge back, walking in the wrong Chinese sidewalk lane, and dissecting custom made PS4 Nike Air Jordans that inexplicably come with an HDMI port in each sneaker.
Round two of Microsoft layoff expected Thursday - Sept 16, 2014
Job cuts will hit nearly all divisions later this week in the second wave of the company's larger plan to cut 18,000 employees, sources tell ZDNet.
'Back to the Future' Air Mag shoes can be yours for under $100 - Sept 16, 2014
If you missed out on the official Nike Air Mag shoes back in 2011, you can now get a much more affordable officially licensed replica for your Marty McFly costume. ...
Gamer idol Jennifer Hale to prove Everyone Games at GX3 - Sept 16, 2014
The con that's been saying #EveryoneGames since 2012 is back for round 3. LGBTQ gamers and friends -- and Jennifer Hale fans -- mark your calendars for GX3 now. ...
What to expect when upgrading to iOS 8 - Sept 16, 2014
Apple's new operating system for the iPhone and iPad includes changes to notifications, messages, shortcuts and Siri. Before downloading the update, you'll need to clear some space. Also, Facebook makes it easier to tidy up your app...
Upside-down humans look alien (pictures) - Sept 16, 2014
The faces in this photo series might look like the creation of a sci-fi special effects master. But they're just images of ordinary people. We promise. ...