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Flamboyant Tesla Watch steampunkifies your wrist - Aug 29, 2015
Calling all steampunk adventurers, pirates, scientists and Victorian ladies. Your outrageously large vacuum-tube-decorated wrist watch has arrived here. ...
8 sci-fi ideas that might become science fact pretty soon (pictures) - Aug 29, 2015
We're still not holding our breath for ubiquitous hoverboards or flying cars, but we could soon see a breathing woolly mammoth. Plus, seven other crazy things that sound impossible today. ...
What if 'Back to the Future 2' were set in 2045 instead of 2015? - Aug 29, 2015
We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today? ...
To stop next Spam King, Facebook program helps firms share security info - Aug 29, 2015
The company's ThreatExchange program hopes to break longstanding barriers to companies talking about the cybersecurity threats they face. Early indications show they're willing to play along. ...
Your phone is too big: Our favorite videos of the week - Aug 29, 2015
A roundup of our favorite CNET videos covering news, gadgets and more. ...
Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video - Aug 29, 2015
Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on. ...
See what it's like to get smacked by a grizzly bear in this GoPro video - Aug 28, 2015
Need an image to spark your nightmares tonight? This first-person video of a grizzly bear taking a swipe at a camera with its gigantic claws should do the trick. ...
XCOM 2 delayed until 2016 - Aug 28, 2015
Originally slated to launch in November, the PC game is now coming in February 2016. ...
Bungie teases Destiny: Taken King's new raid, the game's biggest ever - Aug 28, 2015
King's Fall is "objectively and emphatically our biggest raid yet." ...
iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus: The features, specs, pricing and release dates we expect - Aug 28, 2015
Here are all the details we expect to see for Apple's forthcoming iPhone 6S and 6S Plus announcement on September 9, 2015. ...
Twitter sets goals toward making its workforce more diverse - Aug 28, 2015
Following the lead of other tech heavyweights, Twitter shares its plans for hiring more women and minorities between now and 2016. ...
R + L = J + ?: A new Jon Snow 'Game of Thrones' theory to chew on - Aug 28, 2015
There's a new "Game of Thrones" fan theory making the Internet rounds this week, and this one suggests Jon Snow might have a secret twin sister. Warning: Spoilers are coming. ...
NYC taxis to compete with Uber - Aug 28, 2015
New York cab companies are set to launch an app of their own, one billion people visit Facebook in a day, Chrome sets end date for Flash support, and HTC's Vive VR headset is delayed. ...
Rocket League sells 1 million copies on Steam - Aug 28, 2015
In all, the game has been downloaded more than 5 million times. ...
Movie version of Borderlands game will take you back to Pandora - Aug 28, 2015
Get ready to dance along with Claptrap. Lionsgate is planning to make a movie based on Gearbox Software and Take Two Interactive's Borderlands video game series. ...
CEO of Ashley Madison parent steps down in wake of hacking scandal - Aug 28, 2015
Noel Biderman has left Avid Life Media as the company grapples with the fallout from a hack and the revelations of customers' personal information. ...
F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley gives rare blessing to software for church - Aug 28, 2015
Startups catering to religious groups promise more parishioners -- and donations. ...
Amazon developing TV show based on cult sci-fi flick 'Galaxy Quest' - Aug 28, 2015
Never give up, never surrender! A TV series based on the cult comedy film is reportedly in the works from Amazon Studios, with the original creators on board. ...
How to track your favorite sports teams with Cortana in Windows 10 - Aug 28, 2015
The National Football League's pre-season is in full swing, the World Series is just around the corner, and in a few months hockey and basketball will start up as well. If you’re a new Windows 10 use,r now is the perfect time to get ready for...
Rocket League sells 1 Million on Steam - Aug 28, 2015
In all, the game has been downloaded more than 5 million times. ...
LawBreakers gameplay video showcases Gears of War creator's new FPS - Aug 28, 2015
Get a quick overview of the characters in the game and what they can do. ...
Many psychology experiments aren't replicated, study shows - Aug 28, 2015
Technically Incorrect: A research study involving attempts to confirm the results of 270 studies in the top-ranking scientific journals of 2008, 64 percent of studies weren't confirmed. ...
Defense Dept. turns to Apple, Lockheed Martin for wearable tech - Aug 28, 2015
The US government is teaming up with the private sector and academia to make sure the country keeps up with the rapidly advancing wearable tech market. ...
HTC Vive launches this year, but the bulk will be released in 2016 - Aug 28, 2015
Electronics maker HTC will launch the Vive in "limited quantity" this year and follow that up with a wide launch in the first quarter of 2016. ...
Grumpy Cat is unimpressed to be honored at Madame Tussauds museum - Aug 28, 2015
Watch the famous Internet cat barely tolerate figure sculptors as they take measurements for her animatronic wax statue for Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. ...
These 'Star Wars' products are all wrong (pictures) - Aug 28, 2015
"Star Wars" merchandising takes a swerve to the dark side with these odd, unusual and just plain weird products. ...
Furry Chewbacca Crocs: Nuttiest 'Star Wars' merch ever? - Aug 28, 2015
No Wookiees died in the making of these clogs, but your "Star Wars"-merchandise-loving heart may still veer a little further into the Dark Side if you buy them. ...
No hoverboard, no problem: Buy McFly's skateboard instead - Aug 28, 2015
Marty McFly's hoverboard antics may get all the glory, but he had a much more reliable method of transportation: a skateboard, now available as a replica. ...
Apple exec Ian Rogers, the main brain behind Beats1 radio, departs - Aug 28, 2015
The tech giant loses the executive who built the Beats1 radio channel, the most lauded feature of the Apple Music subscription streaming-music service. ...
'Hannibal' star Mads Mikkelsen in talks for 'Doctor Strange' villain - Aug 28, 2015
Grab your grimoire, Hannibal. Actor Mads Mikkelsen could face off against the Marvel superhero sorcerer played by Benedict Cumberbatch in "Doctor Strange." ...
Marijuana might not be shrinking your brain after all, study says - Aug 28, 2015
Decreased brain volume in pot users may have more to do with genetic predisposition than casual use, a study says. Is that why stoners remember what time "SpongeBob SquarePants" airs? ...
Crave giveaway: Onanoff Sound Cover iPad case with built-in speakers - Aug 28, 2015
This portable carrying case for the iPad Air 1 and 2 boosts your device's sound while also keeping it dressed up and protected on the go. ...
Samsung's stylus woes, CGI quandaries and IFA expectations in CNET UK Podcast 447 - Aug 28, 2015
The Galaxy Note 5 might break if you pop its stylus in backwards, but Samsung says read the manual. Plus we chat to the CEO of upstart phone brand Wileyfox and much more. ...
20 must-know keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 - Aug 28, 2015
With Windows 10, Microsoft has added a ton of new keyboard shortcuts to give you easier access to the new Action Center, Cortana, Task View, and virtual desktops. So much so, in fact, that Microsoft recently released a handy-dandy ...
Bringing your own smartphone to Verizon: What you need to know - Aug 28, 2015
CNET's Marguerite Reardon says the wireless industry is offering more choices for how you buy devices and gives her advice on figuring out what works best for you. ...
Sony's IFA 2015 press conference: Join us Sept. 2 (live blog) - Aug 28, 2015
The Japanese company will talk up its latest gadgets during an event in Berlin. The invite hints at a broad array of devices, from smartphones to cameras to TVs. ...
Sony's IFA 2015 press conference: Join us Sept 2 (live blog) - Aug 28, 2015
The Japanese company will talk up its latest gadgets during an event in Berlin. The invite hints at a broad array of devices, from smartphones to cameras to TVs. ...
The 404 Throwback, Ep. 89 (podcast) - Aug 28, 2015
Today's show is a throwback to 2008 when Russ Frushtick first appeared on the program. We're back next week with a new show. Enjoy! ...
Vine faces the music with new audio editing and discovery tools - Aug 28, 2015
While Vine is known for visuals, the video-sharing app is increasing its focus on music with new features that help users create seamless audio loops and identify songs in other people's videos. ...
Watch Usain Bolt get mowed down by cameraman on Segway - Aug 27, 2015
Technically Incorrect: You always thought Segways were dangerous, didn't you? The gold medal sprinter thinks they're deadly. ...
Twitch meets Periscope with new streaming app Mirrativ - Aug 27, 2015
Mirrativ lets you stream games and more directly from your phone or tablet. ...
Sennheiser unveils magical mystery marble something - Aug 27, 2015
The mysterious product celebrates 70 years of the family-run German audio company. ...
New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser, new Jedi in action - Aug 27, 2015
We've seen baddie Kylo Ren's weird new lightsaber, and now we get to see John Boyega's Finn turn the light on in response. ...
'Star Wars' #ForceFriday event is an 18-hour, live unboxing stream (Tomorrow Daily 233) - Aug 27, 2015
Ashley and Khail wonder what kinds of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" toys will be unboxed next week during a global live stream, send kudos to the Open Bionics team for their 2015 UK James Dyson award and see what future-fashion designer Anouk...
One billion people used Facebook on Monday - Aug 27, 2015
During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ...
How Maisie Williams from 'Game of Thrones' ended up in 'Doctor Who' - Aug 27, 2015
We all know Maisie Williams as Arya Stark from "Game of Thrones," but it was a role in a made-for-TV movie that led "Doctor Who" execs Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin to cast her in Season 9. ...
Rare 'Trek,' 'Star Wars' and 'Who' props up for auction (pictures) - Aug 27, 2015
Christopher Reeve's Superman costume, a Stormtrooper helmet, Spock's uniform and a set of Wolverine's claws could all be yours if you're the high bidder. ...
Apple to introduce next iPhone Sept. 9 - Aug 27, 2015
Now that a date's been announced, a ton of new iPhone rumors are swirling. Also, strange new data emerges from the Ashley Madison leak, and Instagram says goodbye to the square photograph (sort of). ...
Sprint offers DirecTV customers a free year of service - Aug 27, 2015
The offer is targeted at rival AT&T, which just closed its acquisition of DirecTV and began offering its own bundles of discounted wireless and satellite TV services. ...
Buy Spock's uniform, Fizzgig and a Dalek at massive sci-fi auction - Aug 27, 2015
An original '60s Spock costume goes up for bid alongside a treasure trove of sci-fi and fantasy movie and television artifacts. ...