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Lights, camera, interaction: Welcome to LA, home of the open-door mini studio - Aug 4, 2015
For Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a new breed of sound stages: smaller, hipper and totally free. They're designed to serve the next generation of stars -- who aren't coming out of Hollywood. ...
What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future - Aug 4, 2015
From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know. ...
Five ways Microsoft just made the Xbox One a lot more attractive - Aug 4, 2015
Microsoft confirms its console will play older Xbox 360 games and get a fresher user interface in November. Next up: TV recording capabilities in 2016. ...
Microsoft upgrades its Surface tablets to Windows 10 - Aug 4, 2015
You can also continue to save $150 off three of the Surface Pro 3 models, but you'll have to hurry. The sale ends today. ...
Sprint's chairman: US networks are 'very, very bad' - Aug 4, 2015
Masayoshi Son, who is also CEO of a Japanese carrier, says the network quality in the US "is not something you should be proud of," and directly calls out his rivals. ...
Acer unveils low-cost Windows 10 Cloudbooks as rival to Chromebooks - Aug 4, 2015
The new laptops are aimed at consumers who need a budget-friendly, cloud-enabled laptop but would rather use Windows 10 than Google's Chrome OS. ...
Customers are slowly flocking back to Sprint as it narrows its loss - Aug 4, 2015
But Sprint finally ceded its position as the nation's third-largest wireless carrier as T-Mobile edged ahead of it on stronger growth. ...
2015 Ford Expedition EL 4x4 King Ranch can tow half of Texas (pictures) - Aug 4, 2015
The Expedition EL has wide open spaces inside. ...
Intel ups referral bonus to achieve more diversity in its workforce - Aug 4, 2015
The company will now pay as much as $4,000 to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans who are ultimately hired by Intel as it works to improve diversity in its workforce. ...
Sprint Chairman rails against US networks, calls them 'very, very bad' - Aug 4, 2015
Masayoshi Son, who is also the CEO of Japanese carrier SoftBank says the network quality "is not something you should be proud of," and directly calls out his rivals. ...
Epic Rap Battles: Jim Henson vs Stan Lee - Aug 4, 2015
The master of Muppets meets the main man at Marvel in the latest lyrical show down on the YouTube series "Epic Rap Battles of History." But will a wild card rap opponent steal the show? ...
Watch today's Microsoft Xbox Gamescom press conference here - Aug 4, 2015
Microsoft is pledging an E3-worthy list of Xbox announcements at Gamescom, this week's big gaming show in Cologne, Germany. Watch the full press conference live here. ...
Get a set of Gogroove earphones with lifetime warranty for $19.99 - Aug 4, 2015
From the Cheapskate: Think inexpensive earbuds can't last? This noise-isolating pair features reinforced housings and the comfort of a lifetime guarantee. ...
How to get free help from Microsoft on Windows 10 and more - Aug 4, 2015
With the launch of the new version of Windows, Microsoft offers a variety of support options, both online and in-store ... some of which are free. ...
Whisky in space! Japanese distillery sends booze to space station - Aug 4, 2015
We want to believe in whisky that's out of this world. ...
Trailer for Amazon pilot 'Sneaky Pete' sees Bryan Cranston breaking bad again - Aug 4, 2015
"Sneaky Pete" and "Casanova" are the latest pilots vying for your votes on Amazon Instant Video. ...
Lights, camera, interaction: Welcome to LA, home of the open-door digital mini studio - Aug 4, 2015
For Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a new breed of sound stages: smaller, hipper and totally free. They're designed to serve the next generation of stars -- who aren't coming out of Hollywood. ...
Why virtual reality makes me want to dream of the future - Aug 4, 2015
The dream of VR is over 20 years old, but the magic of what it can do now has never been seen before...and it's only going to get better. ...
Digital video gives rise to the open-door Hollywood mini studio (pictures) - Aug 4, 2015
For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a tour of the Los Angeles open-door microstudio, where online entertainers have access to advanced equipment and tricked-out filming spaces -- free. ...
Chevrolet 2016 Volt's EPA label boasts 53-mile EV range - Aug 4, 2015
Chevy's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency. ...
Sprint taps new execs as it hopes to forge new identity - Aug 4, 2015
Sprint names Tarek Robbiati as its new chief financial officer and Gunther Ottendorfer its new chief operating officer, just the latest in a shake-up in the management ranks. ...
The tech that gets me soaring - Aug 4, 2015
Airline travel isn't painful and it's certainly not a bore -- it's one of the most amazing things you can do. ...
Trust no one: How caller ID spoofing has ruined the simple phone call - Aug 4, 2015
I was walking through San Francisco when my phone buzzed. No caller ID, but the phone number was local, so I picked it up. Calling the man on the other end “irate” would be an understatement. "Stop. Calling. Me." He bit off every word in...
NASA photographer grabs rare shot of space station in front of moon - Aug 4, 2015
The International Space Station once again steps into the moonlight in an extraordinary photo. See if you can spot it. ...
How you'll benefit if Apple becomes a cellular carrier - Aug 4, 2015
Apple looks into becoming a MVNO, Siri will transcribe your voice mails and Dr. Dre is bringing his first album in 16 years to iTunes and Apple Music. ...
Stunning footage of cranes crashing through buildings - Aug 4, 2015
Technically Incorrect: As the Queen Juliana Bridge in Holland is being restored, two of the project's cranes mysteriously collapse. ...
Chevrolet releases 2016 Volt EPA label, now with 53-mile EV range - Aug 4, 2015
Chevrolet's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency. ...
Matchstick snuffs out Firefox-based streaming dongle - Aug 3, 2015
Developers behind the unreleased streaming stick blame challenges related to digital rights management for the cancellation. ...
Twitter faces lingering doubts about its future - Aug 3, 2015
The company's stock falls to an all-time low after last week's report of near-standstill user growth. ...
Sony unveils smartphones with 13-megapixel front camera for selfies - Aug 3, 2015
The Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 include beefy megapixel cameras on both the front and back as Sony struggles in a highly competitive smartphone arena. ...
KFC Memories Bucket prints up greasy memories (Tomorrow Daily 219) - Aug 3, 2015
Khail and Ashley check out a new super-fiber that could be used in flexible tech, try to understand KFC's photo-printing fried-chicken bucket and explain why an AR sandbox could help future geologists. ...
Better, stronger, sleepier: Fitness tech and me - Aug 3, 2015
"I Split My Sleep!" The horrifying true tale of wearable technology and polyphasic sleeping. ...
Make your own Iron Man arc reactor for cheap - Aug 3, 2015
AWE me's latest "DIY Prop Shop" video shows you how to make your very own arc reactor for around $30. Just don't expect it to power your Iron Man suit. ...
Cthulhu, Skywalker, Vulcans finally on the map...of Pluto and Charon - Aug 3, 2015
The first draft of maps naming spots on Pluto and Charon are out, and they'll make you want to be a space cartographer. ...
Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time - Aug 3, 2015
The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries. ...
Sprint replaces financial chief as it hopes to forge new identity - Aug 3, 2015
Sprint names Tarek Robbiati as its new chief financial officer, just the latest in a shake-up in the management ranks. ...
Is kombucha tough enough to survive the extremes of space? - Aug 3, 2015
You can find it at your local natural grocery store, but kombucha can also be found bolted to the outside of the International Space Station. ...
Xenomorph wood stove spits fire into your alien nightmares - Aug 3, 2015
Your marshmallows don't stand a chance against the raging fire power of an "Alien" Xenomorph wood-fired outdoor stove. ...
The problem with Amazon Dash buttons - Aug 3, 2015
Limits on choice mean the new shopping gadget won't click for everyone. Bridget Carey explains how the buttons work, and the rule changes for sharing your Prime perks with others. ...
'Deadpool' teaser trailer proves he really is the Merc with a Mouth - Aug 3, 2015
If you're going to do a teaser trailer, this is how you do it. Fox's "Deadpool" teaser (not safe for work) is one big ball of meta that definitely breaks the fourth wall. ...
Returning to the first Gears of War with the series' creator - Aug 3, 2015
Gears of War Ultimate Edition allows Rod Fergusson to alter the past. ...
Xbox One backward compatibility adds Gears of War 1, Shadow Complex - Aug 3, 2015
Preview Program members can play the Xbox 360 games on Xbox One today. ...
Need for Speed series had too many games too quickly, dev says - Aug 3, 2015
The upcoming reboot's producer said that the series needed a year off and a reboot to get back to its roots. ...
Fallout 4 has 400+ hours of content - Aug 3, 2015
"I've played the game for probably 400 hours, and I'm still finding stuff that I haven't seen," producer says. ...
How to get free Xbox One copies of Gears of War 2, 3, and Judgment - Aug 3, 2015
Play Ultimate Edition by New Years and you'll get backwards compatible versions of Gears of War 2, 3, and Judgement. ...
Need for Speed series had too many games, too quickly, dev says - Aug 3, 2015
The upcoming reboot's producer said that the series needed a year off and a reboot to get back to its roots. ...
Survey exposes consumer fears about car hacking - Aug 3, 2015
In the wake of two high-profile car hacking reports, a new Kelley Blue Book survey suggests consumers are increasingly concerned about automotive cybersecurity, and those concerns could influence new purchases. ...
AT&T will let you pay for TV, wireless service under one discounted bill - Aug 3, 2015
It marks the first time a company has been able to offer a bundle of television and wireless service throughout the nation. ...
Samsung pledges $85M to help cancer-stricken workers - Aug 3, 2015
The electronics giant will also use the cancer fund to improve worker safety at its manufacturing facilities around the world. ...
Memorable moon photos from NASA and beyond (pictures) - Aug 3, 2015
From the far side of the moon to an Earthrise from 1966, revel in this mesmerizing archive of beautiful and enigmatic lunar photography. ...