As part of the nationwide Firefighter Combat Challenge, teams of firefighters showed up at the U.S. Air Force Academy for two days of gear-laden racing.
In March, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications unveiled Blue Waters. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out our new national supercomputer.
As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.
Road Trip 2010: A couple hundred miles up the Maine coast, this national treasure showcases some of nature's best--and the Atlantic seaboard's highest summit.
For the second straight thousand-mile milestone, Road Trip 2009 saw the odometer on the clean-diesel SUV hit zeroes at a world-class location.
Globe-trotters seeking a ready-made travel solution will appreciate the Xplorer's convenient Talk Abroad SIM. However, mounting expenses for a basic rugged handset will turn away existing GSM phone owners.
National Geographic veteran Jim Richardson was tasked with shooting a trip across Scotland using the iPhone 5S. After some initial problems, he loved it.
Photographer for the magazine -- famous for its dramatic covers -- gives high praise to the 5S' camera, ditching a Nikon in the process.
After a quiet trial in Salt Lake City and Austin, Isis looks to get louder about its mobile-payment service.
The National Museum of American History is digging into the archives and unearthing a few of its favorite creepy finds.