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Deep listening with the ultimate Noble Audio Kaiser 10U in-ear headphones

The Audiophiliac reports on his close encounter with Noble Audio's flagship in-ear headphone.

By October 24, 2015


Watch celebrities compete to be biggest Star Wars fan for a cause

"Sherlock" actor Martin Freeman tries his best Yoda impression in a sketch for charity Children in Need. It features Warwick Davis and many other British celebrities, as well as R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8.

By November 16, 2015


Maybe it's time to upgrade your headphone's sound with a pro-quality headphone amplifier

The Audiophiliac gets up close and personal with the Apogee Groove portable USB digital converter/headphone amp.

By October 31, 2015


A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015


Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity info sharing

The president wants better coordination between government and the private sector to fight online threats. Companies on board include Apple and Intel.

By February 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


Do wristband heart trackers actually work? A checkup.

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.

By May 22, 2014


Are heart rate monitors on fitness trackers accurate?

Several fitness trackers, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S5, now boast the ability to measure your heart rate. How do their readings stack up to an EKG? CNET's Sharon Profis, with help from Kaiser Permanente cardiologist Dr. Jon Zaroff, puts the Garmin VivoFit, Withings Pulse O2, Basis Carbon Steel, Samsung Gear Fit, and Samsung Galaxy S5 to the test.

By May 22, 2014


Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?

A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.

By February 24, 2014


Cyber Security Alliance chief: We're all connected (podcast)

In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Larry Magid chats with National Cyber Security Alliance Executive Director Michael Kaiser and introduces "A Parents' Guide to Cyber Security."

By October 1, 2013