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Relonch plans $500 accessory camera for punchy iPhone portraits

A startup debuts a camera that fits snugly onto an iPhone for a different style of picture. It's costly, but Relonch says the effect isn't possible with the iPhone's own camera.

By September 16, 2014


​Apple TV's Siri-ous challenge: Roku, Fire TV and Nexus Player take Apple's voice control test

We compared to see how Google's Nexus Player, an Amazon Fire TV and a Roku 3 could handle the voice commands Apple highlighted with the new Apple TV.

By September 12, 2015


The great $500 laptop challenge

With a $500 budget and a list of rules, we sent some CNET editors out to find the perfect budget laptop.

By August 2, 2013


For cash-flush tech workers, San Francisco housing still a challenge

In techland, too many people fighting over too few houses makes home buying harder than finding the killer app.

By March 8, 2015


Giant tree of life contains 2.3 million species

The first draft of a new "tree of life" contains every named species of flora and fauna known from over 3.5 billion years of life on Earth.

By September 22, 2015


Ferrari fans hit California coast to share love of a classic machine

A world-class event in Monterey attracts the rarest cars and a sea of fans -- who bond over pristine paraphernalia like vintage seat belt buzzers.

By September 20, 2015


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


Monitoring diabetes at 225 mph

From CNET Magazine: IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball's pit crew keeps a close eye on the data streaming off his race car -- and his body -- when he's behind the wheel.

By September 6, 2015


A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015


Judge orders Cablevision to stop calling Verizon a liar

A federal court hands Verizon a legal victory by ordering Cablevision to stop running advertisements calling Verizon a liar over claims that it offers the fastest Wi-Fi network.

By August 11, 2015