Google Cardboard isn't a contender for the VR throne: it's the ambassador that'll make us care about virtual reality in the first place.
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Smartwatches. Health monitors. Pedometers. Activity trackers. They're all part of the emerging landscape of wearable technology, which promises to change the way we exercise and communicate. We've collected the best products in this upstart category below.
Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.
The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.
Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.
For every grad, there is a tablet or e-reader, but which one suits yours the best?
Although it starts at a pricey $199, the Kindle Voyage's slim design, sharper display and even better lighting scheme make it an attractive high-end e-reader.
Amazon's entry-level $79 Kindle is the company's most affordable touchscreen e-reader to date and is only missing one key feature.
CNET's own Luke Westaway reveals why he loves his Kindle more than his headphones, his games console -- and even his smartphone.
While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
Kindle name is dropped from Amazon's family of tablets to strengthen ties to the rest of its burgeoning hardware line.