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Wearables use to jump almost 60% this year, says researcher

Adoption is growing but many people still question the need to own a wearable device. What will convince them to buy one?

By October 28, 2015


Apple nabs 'coolest wearables' honors

The maker of the Apple Watch comes out on top in a poll on which brand is coolest for wearable devices. Designer brands don't fare so well.

By October 26, 2015


Not ready for its close-up: Virtual reality makes presidential debate virtually unwatchable

CNN's experiment with the Democratic presidential debate shows the limits of virtual reality entering the mainstream.

By October 13, 2015


Democratic presidential debate to be live-streamed in virtual reality

CNN promises a "front row seat" to next month's debate through 3D immersive virtual reality.

By September 24, 2015


Can Facebook's Oculus make virtual reality a reality?

The company helping to pioneer virtual reality goggles is hosting a developer event this week in Los Angeles, where it's expected to announce new partnerships and refined hardware. But the question still looms: Will consumers want what it's selling?

By September 23, 2015


Kakao bets on online board games and gambling to nab elusive profitability

South Korea's biggest messaging app is struggling to keep profits up despite increasing popularity, signalling what could be a problem for the global messaging sector.

By September 20, 2015


The perfect password? You've put your finger on it

From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.

By August 31, 2015


New wave of Android Wear watches aims to make up for lost time

Asus, Huawei, LG and Motorola will use the IFA trade show in Berlin next week to show off their newest wearable devices.

By August 25, 2015


Ad-based music streaming far from dead, research shows

Revenue from "freemium" music-streaming services is expected to surpass $1 billion by 2017, according to Juniper Research. Ultimately, they may also persuade more users to pay for subscriptions.

By August 11, 2015


Google invites you to get your fingerprints all over Android M

Google's new Android M operating system will not only let users open their devices with a fingerprint, it also gives developers free rein to bundle fingerprint-sensing in their apps.

By May 28, 2015