The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.
Brian Tong and Sharon Vaknin and TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler perform a series of torture tests live on and near the CNET stage, from freezing an iPad Mini in a block of ice to running over an Acer Chromebook with a bus. Plus, Jeff Bakalar visits the High Roller, the largest observation wheel in the world, to see if the iPhone 5S can withstand crushing force inside its drivetrain.
In the freezing parts of America, some are entertaining themselves with a snow-making scientific experiment. Oh, they're burning themselves too.
How do you make the perfect scrambled eggs? Appliance Science experiments with sous-vide cooking to find the perfect temperature for making this popular dish.
What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.
Crave's Eric Mack travels to the middle of the far northern ocean to track down the lost magic arts, and discovers he never wants to wear "necropants."
The new James Bond film trailer picks up right where "Skyfall" left off, but this time it looks like the film will delve into the hidden darkness of Bond's past.
A different approach to heat can make a big difference in the taste of food. Appliance Science looks at the warm (but not boiling) physics of sous vide cooking.
For a monthly fee, Adobe hopes to bring us the less-paper office.
Put the kettle on without ever leaving the warmth of your bed. The iKettle is a Wi-Fi enabled, smartphone-controlled, water-boiling gadget.