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10 worst TV technologies

HD has been around for 15-odd years, and during that time TV makers have introduced numerous technologies and extras to entice you to buy a new one. Here are our least favorite.

By August 1, 2014

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Google acquires hand-gesture interface startup Flutter

App uses built-in Webcams to detect hand gestures, allowing users to control the playback of music and video with the swipe of a hand.

By October 2, 2013

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Nod aims to be one Bluetooth ring to rule all your devices

Can a Bluetooth ring be a magic wand for every device in your home? That's the ambitious plan. An early look at Nod.

By April 29, 2014

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Gesture recognition will be a slam-dunk, startup head says (Q&A)

User interfaces are changing with touch, voice, and -- now -- gestures. EyeSight Mobile CEO Gideon Shmuel believes gesture recognition will transform our expectations of PCs, phones, TVs, and tablets.

By February 11, 2014

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PointGrab aims to bring gesture control to the masses

The company is launching an update to its gesture recognition software that it claims is 98-percent accurate under optimal conditions.

By August 1, 2013

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Microsoft's Bing seeks enlightenment with Satori

"We are not shipping until we have something more revolutionary than evolutionary," says Bing's Stefan Weitz about a personal assistant feature.

By July 30, 2013

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Are the Google Play Edition smartphones worth it?

CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps a reader decide if the Google Play Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the HTC One is right for him. And she offers some advice about turning any Android phone into a "pure" Google phone.

By July 5, 2013

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The next big thing in tech: Augmented reality

The wearable revolution is heading beyond Google Glass, fitness tracking and health monitoring. The future is wearables that conjure up a digital layer in real space to "augment" reality.

By June 7, 2013

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Omni gaming treadmill: One step closer to total immersion

The final piece of the total-immersion puzzle -- an octagon-shaped movement-tracking treadmill -- makes a killer debut on Kickstarter.

By June 6, 2013

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DARPA's 'Plan X' looks to make an app for cyberwarfare

DARPA has tapped some of the biggest names in tech, design, and gaming in an aim to make taking down botnets as simple as a few swipes and taps.

By May 28, 2013