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Eterni.me lets you Skype with the dead

Startup Eterni.me wants you to live forever in the form of a virtual avatar that can video-chat with your loved ones after you're gone.

By Feb. 6, 2014


Ed Roberts, creator of early PC, dies

Roberts, whose MITS Altair 8800 is often cited as the original personal computer, died Thursday at age 68.

By Apr. 1, 2010


Welcome to Challengers, a blog about the next big things

Harry McCracken kicks off his new blog on CNET, called Challengers, where he'll ponder which new technologies have a shot at success--and which are doomed to fail.

By Sep. 8, 2011


Insect-inspired flying robot smacks panes sans pain

Researchers at Switzerland's Laboratory of Intelligent Systems are working on a robot that can collide with windows and other obstacles, fall, then get up and fly again.

By Jun. 15, 2012


RoboWrap ready to revolutionize silverware wrapping

Watch out restaurant workers. This autonomous silverware wrapper can perfectly bundle utensils at a respectable speed.

By Apr. 30, 2012


MIT demos flexible solar panels printed on paper

An MIT study shows how solar panels can be printed on paper, cloth, and plastic, and indicates that many ordinary surfaces could produce electricity.

By Jul. 11, 2011


Intel boss disses $100 laptop aimed at the poor

Intel boss disses $100 laptop aimed at the poor

By Dec. 9, 2005


Awesome DIY cell phone has universal appeal

MIT's High-Low Tech group seeks to turn the cell phone into an object that's easy to customize and personalize without breaking the bank.

By Apr. 26, 2012


Tech that matters: Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and 2012's best Blu-ray player

We review thousands of tech products. Every week, starting today, CNET Reviews Editor in Chief Lindsey Turrentine tells you which gear impresses us right now and why.

By Apr. 15, 2012


Disguise your iPhone as a retro camera

Sleek wooden case makes your iPhone 4 look like an analog camera--from far away at least.

By Aug. 22, 2011