From CNET Magazine: Smartwatches are great for reading messages and notifications right from your wrist. Too bad people around you think you're being rude.
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From CNET Magazine: Actor and entrepreneur LeVar Burton, host of the beloved "Reading Rainbow" TV show-turned-iPad app, is putting interactive books and video field trips on more devices than ever -- thanks to readers like you. It's quite a story.
From CNET Magazine: For the actress known for "True Blood," "The League" and "The Mysteries of Laura," being a nerd is preferred.
From CNET Magazine: Babies and toddlers love looking at the screens of tablets and smartphones -- but doctors warn that too much screen time could cause problems later in life. How much is too much?
After a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $5.4 million, Reading Rainbow starts a new chapter with the Web-based version of the popular kids' TV series. "Star Trek" actor and Reading Rainbow co-founder LeVar Burton takes us inside to show us how they create the content and talks about what inspires and motivates him after all these years.
From CNET Magazine: Might as well face it -- you're addicted to your smartphone's constant alerts. It may be time for an intervention.
From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.
From CNET Magazine: We crack open the MiCoach Smart Ball for a look at how Adidas gave this soccer ball a brain.
Technology has changed how gold medalist Lindsey Vonn trains, from tracking sleep to recording workouts to analyzing her skiing technique. But to keep her advantage on the mountain, there's one technology she'd like to keep out of the hands of the competition: virtual reality.
We crack open the August Smart Lock for a look at the tech that makes an ordinary door lock a smart device.