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High-tech kiosks speed you through customs in minutes

With the summer travel season getting into full-swing, airports around the US and Canada are turning to technology to speed passengers through customs lines. From special kiosks to mobile apps, CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how tech is helping to cut wait times, getting passengers through customs in a matter of minutes.

By June 9, 2015


Sony announces hi-res listening stations at Best Buy (hands-on)

​Sony has launched a number of "hi-res" kiosks at Best Buy stores to enable customers to experience high-resolution music. CNET attended the launch for a hands-on.

By November 14, 2015


Gogoro: More than the Tesla of scooters

Founded by Microsoft and HTC alumni in Taiwan, Gogoro's electric scooter is slick, stylish and might also usher in a portable power revolution.

By November 8, 2015


In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By August 13, 2015


SpaceX delivering HoloLens to the ISS this weekend (Tomorrow Daily 199)

Microsoft, NASA, and SpaceX are all collaborating on Project Sidekick, which will see HoloLens headsets delivered to the International Space Station's astronauts. Don't play too much Halo, space cadets!

By June 25, 2015


The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015


London's Boris bikes can now be booked from your phone

You can now book and pay for a bicycle from the capital's Santander cycle hire scheme with an app.

By May 11, 2015


Google pushes Chrome OS software, with or without Chromebooks

Google announces new Chromebook laptops and an intriguing new device called the Chromebit that pushes Google's operating system without trying to sell you a laptop.

By March 31, 2015


Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015


Hertz installs cameras and microphones in rental cars

Technically Incorrect: Some of Hertz's NeverLost systems now have cameras and mics -- which the company claims it doesn't intend to use at this time.

By March 16, 2015