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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By March 6, 2014


Stand back and deliver: The mighty, little Klipsch RP-150M speakers

No other speaker near this one's diminutive size or price can match its power and dynamic punch.

By October 14, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Here's everything you need to know about the new GarageBand

Apple's GarageBand music-making software got an update today with an expansion of the drummer features and more hip-hop loops.

By June 30, 2015


Man with selfie stick captures thief allegedly stealing his cell phone

Technically Incorrect: An Ecuadorian musician with a GoPro on a selfie stick is attending the pope's visit when he is accosted by an alleged sinner.

By July 12, 2015


Crossy Style: Psy makes Gangnam cameo in indie game Crossy Road

The award-winning (and hyper-addictive) mobile game gets a special update for its Korean fans, with 10 new characters including the famous rapper.

By June 25, 2015


Recorded and live music are even more different than you think

Back in the days before Edison invented recorded sound, all music was live. But now most people hear recorded music most of the time.

By May 30, 2015


Turn your typing into cool rhythms with Typedrummer

You don't have to be a poet for your words to make beats -- the Typedrummer site will translate. CNET'S Michael Franco talks to the man behind the code.

By May 13, 2015


Should you google an ex? Depends on your motivation

Before you fall down the rabbit hole of tracking your ex's life online, consult this flowchart to determine whether finding out everything about your former flame is the best idea.

By April 9, 2015


In the pit of the Broadway hit musical 'The Book of Mormon'

The Audiophiliac talks with "The Book of Mormon" Associate Music Director, Adam Ben-David.

By April 8, 2015