For its Diamond Celebration, Disneyland revamped some of its classic rides and its biggest shows. CNET's Brian Tong got to go backstage to see how the park is using tech to make the Happiest Place on Earth more modern and magical.
On Road Trip 2015, CNET peeks behind the curtain of the nighttime parade and fireworks show at "the happiest place on Earth" -- and finds innovation 60 years in the making.
The YouTube auteur behind "Video Game High School" dove into VR for Hulu with a short film, "The Big One." His eureka moment: Realizing filmmakers should approach the new format like it's an amusement park ride.
The Disney fan expo D23 yields big news for the Jedi-addicted: Disneyland and Disney World are both getting 14-acre "lands" based on the "Star Wars" film franchise. Also: Details of upcoming flicks are revealed.
Road Trip 2015 takes CNET to Disneyland, where tech takes over the show after the sun sets.
Volkswagen's engineers wanted to elevate the car buying experience to something of an art form, to make picking up your car a truly memorable event. The result? Autostadt, an automotive theme park like no other.
Disney Research may someday replace actors inside fuzzy costumes with fully robotic animatronic characters that will roam freely throughout its theme parks. We hope you know how to use a popcorn bucket or a mylar balloon as a defensive weapon.
Khail and Ashley aren't convinced that untethered robot characters roaming Disney theme parks is such a good idea. Plus, they explain how scientists grew a semi-working rat limb and discuss a shoe factory converted into a huge playground. #TDCharacter
In 2015, Hollywood churns out sequels and rejects genre-bending movies. Truly original movies and shows have a new place: Internet services like Netflix.
New Star Wars experiences are headed to Disneyland park in Southern California and Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida.