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Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'

On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

By March 21, 2014


Why prequels always suck (and the golden rule to make sure they don't)

Commentary: From "Star Wars" to "The Hobbit", CNET pop culture addict Richard Trenholm investigates whether prequels are just fundamentally rubbish.

By August 7, 2015


Google on EU troubles: 'We don't always get it right'

Google's Matt Brittin, who oversees the company's European operations, says that his company suffered from not having enough "people on the ground" to handle EU concerns.

By June 5, 2015


Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.

By June 19, 2013


The CNET Smart Home kitchen: Giving brains to the heart of the home

We added devices and used apps in the kitchen of the CNET Smart Home's kitchen that would enhance the entire experience of gathering in the kitchen, from cooking and eating a meal to entertaining guests.

By November 13, 2015


Chrome OS: 3 reasons Google should ditch it, and one reason it shouldn't

Commentary: Has Google's glorified Web browser-of-an-operating system worn out its welcome?

By October 31, 2015


Use the cloud to make your garden grow with the Smart Outdoors Buying Guide

Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.

By September 16, 2015


How to tell your Facebook friends how to pronounce your name

Tired of everyone always messing up your name in person? Facebook wants to help you help them learn how to pronounce it.

By August 6, 2015


Watch Usain Bolt get mowed down by cameraman on Segway

Technically Incorrect: You always thought Segways were dangerous, didn't you? The gold medal sprinter thinks they're deadly.

By August 27, 2015


Connected home device security only gets worse

Connected home devices may be secure enough off the shelf but this doesn't mean this will always be the case, tech firms have warned.

By August 11, 2015