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Boeing patents a 'Method and system for shockwave attenuation,' aka force field

The world's largest aerospace company has been granted a patent for a 'Star Wars'-like force field system for protecting vehicles and buildings from shockwave damage.

By March 24, 2015


Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015


Why my favourite phone of all time is an old Nokia

Battery, reliability and Snake -- the Nokia 3210 puts the iPhone and chums to shame. With Microsoft poised to squash the iconic Nokia brand, CNET's Luke Westaway looks back.

By April 29, 2014


Frictional takes on SCP-inspired space horror

Frictional Games has released a cinematic teaser for its new game, which seems to be a space horror inspired by the SCP (Secure, Contain and Protect) Project.

By October 4, 2013


Cell phones and attenuation

Though Apple is is not the first manufacturer to caution against resting your hand on an antenna, we haven't seen such a drop in reception from other phones.

By July 8, 2010


Five years of the iPhone

As we observe the fifth birthday of the iPhone, CNET takes a look back at all the models, their highs and lows, and how they changed the cell phone industry.

By June 28, 2012


HTC One X to be redesigned as HTC apologises for Wi-Fi issue

HTC is changing the way it makes the HTC One X to sort out the phone's Wi-Fi issues.

By June 19, 2012


CTIA: The iPhone case show

Sure, you can find lots of phones at CTIA, but the trade show also is paradise for anyone looking for an iPhone case.

By May 10, 2012


Thunderbolt cables prove expensive to make cheaply

Apple's Thunderbolt cable has been criticized as expensive, but Elgato's is no cheaper.

By April 30, 2012


iPhone 5 second spy shot surfaces, but is it fake?

A second sneaky photo supposedly showing the iPhone 5 has materialised, showing a slimmer device with what appears to be a larger display. But is it the real deal?

By August 5, 2011