Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Our editors bring you all the news from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.
The NuHeat Signature floor thermostat keeps you in touch with your floors remotely
Didn't make it to CES this year? We have a stash from the show floor that includes a solar gadget charger, an iPhone 6 case with extra lenses attached and lots of other great gear.
They're just like us! Celebrities were in full force at CES this year, and the CNET team had a front seat at the action.
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The software giant is building tighter security into its browser designed specifically for the upcoming Windows 10.
To keep the crowds under control, next year's consumer electronics extravaganza will be capped, and "enhanced credentialing procedures" will make it harder to attend.
The software maker sheds light on the secretive workings of the ambitious holographic headset -- by making us develop an app in real time.
As it expands its online presence to more than 189 countries, Microsoft has announced it will open its first retail store outside North America in Sydney, Australia.
New Hyperlapse apps for Windows Phone, Windows and Android accelerate your video into a smooth, fast-paced version -- just like on Instagram.