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Visualizing data as distance: Wikipedia's a long, long drive

The storage space in an iPhone 6S equals how many boxes of paper files? Stretch your brain with these vistas of data.

By 13 April 2016


Robots, Martians and bears: Which film will win the visual-effects Oscar?

CNET's Nic Healey runs the numbers Oscar nominees for best visual effects to see who's most likely to walk off stage clutching that small golden man.

By 26 February 2016


Visualizing the new UL hoverboard tests (pictures)

We got to visit Underwriters Laboratories and watch some of their new hoverboard safety tests.

9 Images By 24 February 2016


Supercut celebrates Oscar winners for jaw-dropping visual effects

Watch this video to see how far visual effects in movies have evolved, from the silent-film era to present day.

By 23 February 2016


How visual effects brought 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' characters to life

These video breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic show how the magic of CGI was used to breathe life into characters like Maz Kanata.

By 1 February 2016


Startup Wayfindr gets $1M from Google to help the visually impaired get around

The British nonprofit wants to set a global standard for using audio descriptions to guide people with little or no vision. A trial run is under way on the London Underground.

By 4 December 2015


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By 9 October 2015


Own a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router? You'll want to see this new interface

The new Linksys Smart Wi-Fi mobile app has a sleeker look and gives you more control over your home network.

By 21 July 2016


Hard of hearing? Pornhub now provides audio description for its adult films

The porn streaming site's latest initiative aims to give the visually impaired a helping hand by offering professional narration to accompany its most popular videos.

By 16 June 2016


Updated cheapest Kindle gets thinner, lighter and Bluetooth-friendly

The entry-level e-book reader gets a slight update with a handful of new features.

By 23 June 2016