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Why you should watch 'Longmire,' a love letter to Luddites with a cowboy twist

Commentary: Now that Netflix has renewed "Longmire," CNET's Bonnie Burton tells you why you'll want to start binge-watching a crime drama about a sheriff who refuses to get a cell phone.

By November 3, 2015


Garth Brooks loses six months worth of songs to 'fried' phone

Fans may have to wait a bit longer for new music from country superstar Garth Brooks. He lost half-a-year's worth of song ideas to a technology fail.

By September 30, 2015


Men's Wearhouse founder looks to marry tech and tuxes

After being ousted from the suit retailer, George Zimmer is re-creating himself as a tech entrepreneur. He's launched two startups this year, including tuxedo rental site Generation Tux.

By September 23, 2015


Google Glass Explorer program finally opens to public

After many months of hype, now anyone can pay $1,500 to be threatened by surly Luddite pub patrons.

By May 13, 2014


Google Glass faithful are coming to your town

In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide "Glass Night Out" events.

By May 3, 2014


Don't worry, humans: Yahoo says best news crafted by real people

Yahoo's Nick D'Aloisio stresses again its News Digest app can't be created by AI alone, and that its premium design requires a professional touch.

By February 25, 2014


Parents to son: No tech unless it was made before 1987

A Canadian family chooses to go Luddite in order to spend more time together and less time staring at screens.

By September 4, 2013


MegaPhone iPhone dock for Luddites

Go super-duper retro with the MegaPhone iPhone amplifier. There are no batteries or cords, just a big ceramic horn to boost your iPhone's sound.

By November 9, 2011


Facebook shareholders want to know how to use Facebook

The social network faces stockholders for the first time and finds that what they really want is customer service from Zuck.

By June 11, 2013


Six reasons to love, or loathe, autonomous cars

We are approaching a point where cars can drive themselves better than humans, but society will take some time to accept the autonomous car. Here are six reasons why I want autonomous cars now.

By May 8, 2013