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Laser treatment claims to turn brown eyes blue

A clinic in California is testing a laser procedure that eliminates pigment in the patient's eyes, turning them blue.

By March 11, 2015


Smallest human implant could help fight blindness

Millions of Americans are living with glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness when left untreated. Now more surgeons are treating patients with the iStent, the smallest implantable device approved for the human body. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By January 13, 2015


ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014


Tablets buying guide

If you're in the market for a tablet, CNET's buying guide will set you on the right path.

By November 22, 2013


Got glaucoma? Put a little vitamin E in your lens

Using vitamin E in new contact lenses could keep glaucoma medicine near the eye almost 100 times longer than possible with current lenses on the market.

By March 24, 2010


Sunglasses smarten up to 'fight' the sun's glare

Lenses are actually LCD screens that, with the assistance of a tiny camera in the bridge of the glasses, can in just 50 milliseconds find--and create dark spots around--glaring light.

By July 18, 2011


Nintendo 3DS has wow factor--and warning (video)

There's a lot of cool new 3D technology packed into Nintendo's soon-to-be-released 3DS gaming device. But the company warns that the gadget's 3D mode isn't for everyone. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By March 25, 2011


Researchers unveil first mm-scale computing system

Researchers at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco demonstrate a prototype implantable eye pressure monitor and a tiny new radio.

By February 22, 2011


iPad has 'changed' 99-year-old woman's life

Elderly woman suffering from glaucoma finds new way to enjoy favorite pastimes with the help of Apple's iPad, as shown in a video going viral.

By April 22, 2010


The 404 566: Where Jeff gets number 9 (podcast)

The subject of Jeff's bad cell phone luck has come up several times on The 404 Podcast already, but we're coming back to it once again because he just received his NINTH Palm Pre from the good folks at Sprint, who are now offering a "trade 9, get one free frozen yogurt" stamp card in his honor.

By April 23, 2010