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High-tech kiosks speed you through customs in minutes

With the summer travel season getting into full-swing, airports around the US and Canada are turning to technology to speed passengers through customs lines. From special kiosks to mobile apps, CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how tech is helping to cut wait times, getting passengers through customs in a matter of minutes.

By 10 June 2015


Anonymous Opal cards now available from pop-up kiosks

Commuters who were concerned about the traceability of the Opal card can now purchase and use one anonymously.

By 28 July 2014


Gogoro: More than the Tesla of scooters

Founded by Microsoft and HTC alumni in Taiwan, Gogoro's electric scooter is slick, stylish and might also usher in a portable power revolution.

By 9 November 2015


​Fly the skies with a 'cloud passport': Government proposes digital trial

Australians may soon be able to fly "document free" thanks to a Federal Government trial of technology that stores passport information and biometric identifiers in the cloud.

By 30 October 2015


Sony Xperia Z5 family: Australian pricing and availability

Sony's newest triple play of Xperia smartphones are the Z5, Z5 Compact and the Z5 Premium. The phones have now been priced for their Australian launch from October 12.

By 9 October 2015


In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By 13 August 2015


SpaceX delivering HoloLens to the ISS this weekend (Tomorrow Daily 199)

Microsoft, NASA, and SpaceX are all collaborating on Project Sidekick, which will see HoloLens headsets delivered to the International Space Station's astronauts. Don't play too much Halo, space cadets!

By 26 June 2015


The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By 25 May 2015


London's Boris bikes can now be booked from your phone

You can now book and pay for a bicycle from the capital's Santander cycle hire scheme with an app.

By 11 May 2015


Google pushes Chrome OS software, with or without Chromebooks

Google announces new Chromebook laptops and an intriguing new device called the Chromebit that pushes Google's operating system without trying to sell you a laptop.

By 1 April 2015