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Neurio makes your circuit breaker smart (pictures)

Neurio may look pretty basic, but this smart gizmo gives you a real-time look into your home's energy usage.

10 Images By July 14, 2015


Short circuit halts Curiosity rover's Mars activities

An electrical hiccup means the Mars rover will be sidelined for a few days as NASA tries to locate the problem.

By March 4, 2015


IBM gets closer to a future of nanotube-based chips

Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.

By October 2, 2015


Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By September 21, 2015


Survive the zombie apocalypse the DIY way with book for makers

When the zombie plague takes over the world, will you be ready? A new book called "The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will show you how to survive.

By September 8, 2015


Cutting-edge 3D printer prints in 10 materials simultaneously

MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process.

By August 24, 2015


Sharpness: The worst control on your TV

The Sharpness control on your TV doesn't actually add Sharpness. In fact, it actually reduces it. Learn about this misleading control, and turn it down, to get your TV looking its best.

By August 12, 2015


LittleBits circuits now let kid geniuses hook up to the Internet

The snap-together circuits, a 21st-century successor to old-school engineering toys like our treasured Legos, now connect to the Internet, giving children terrifying new power.

By July 25, 2014


Break it down: A soccer ball with serious game

From CNET Magazine: We crack open the MiCoach Smart Ball for a look at how Adidas gave this soccer ball a brain.

By July 8, 2015


Hydra smart bottle puts a party on your bike

It's a water bottle! No, it's a speaker! No, it's a lantern! It's -- kind of all of those things and more. Meet the Hydra, a Kickstarter that's more than tripled its funding.

By June 23, 2015