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iPhone 6S global launch undeterred by pope's visit or bad weather

From a robot in line in Sydney to the crowds for the visiting pope in New York, this year's iPhone launch festivities had a few extra wrinkles.

By September 24, 2015


Stephen Colbert kicks off 'Late Show' with boost from Captain America shield

The new host of CBS' "Late Show" jokes about Ashley Madison and the geeky stuff he keeps in his new studio at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater. Sadly, he doesn't have any Hobbit interns on his staff.

By September 9, 2015


How Assassin's Creed Syndicate reinvents stealth and combat in the series

Combat and stealth have gotten a whole new makeover for the latest Assassin's Creed.

By May 12, 2015


Cathedral of steam: Inside Albuquerque's abandoned locomotive shops

What do "The Avengers," "Transformers," and "Terminator Salvation" have in common? They all filmed at the abandoned steam locomotive repair shops in Albuquerque, N.M.

By April 4, 2013


Obama signs information-sharing order as privacy question looms

At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.

By February 13, 2015


Underground medieval palace revealed by surface survey

The layout of a medieval city underground at the site of Old Sarum has been revealed through the use of non-invasive digital mapping technologies.

By December 7, 2014


Inside Thorncrown Chapel, the Ozarks' glass masterpiece

Conceived by an alcoholic schoolteacher and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright student Fay Jones, it won the highest honors in architecture. CNET Road Trip 2014 stopped in for a visit.

By July 15, 2014


Take a photo tour of Mont Saint-Michel, inspiration for Jackson's Minas Tirith

For over 1,000 years, Mont Saint-Michel has stood the test of time, sieges, sacks, and more. Its iconic positioning, on a tiny island just off the French coast, has given inspiration to movie makers, designers for games like Assassin's Creed, and artists of all kinds. Here's a full photo tour of this island village, castle, and abbey.

By June 27, 2014


Underground trampolines -- jumping high, far below

A soon-to-open attraction in Wales will allow visitors to play on massive trampolines suspended inside a ginormous subterranean cave.

By June 16, 2014


Is the LG G3's laser-equipped camera better than the Galaxy S5's?

The LG G3 has a great set of specs, but perhaps most interesting is the camera, which uses a laser to autofocus. We see how it compares to the Galaxy S5.

By June 2, 2014