Fries, who was instrumental in creating Microsoft's first console, tells CNET about the "DirectX box", wooing developers, and uncertainty around "Halo".
The latest Android 4.4 KitKat update is here -- and the much-loved Samsung Galaxy S3 is finally updating to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Avoid the pitfalls of the first year of college with the help of apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on her recommendations for getting ready for higher ed in this Tech Minute.
An online marketplace that celebrates and sells creations by homeless and disabled artists has turned to Kickstarter for help expanding its do-good reach.
During the Emmys broadcast, Samsung intends to turn up at people's houses and offer gift bags. Or, more precisely, curved TVs.
Famous feline Lil BUB wheezes, purrs, and snorts while hanging out on the beach in this relaxing video.
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.
Grab your cricket bat! Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will resurrect their popular "Shaun of the Dead" characters in an upcoming "Phineas and Ferb" Halloween special.
For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.
In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.