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Behind the scenes of a drone orchestra

New mini-documentary shows how launching a squadron of costumed drones over the heads of a live audience "was like a military operation."

By November 22, 2014


This gorgeous-looking sci-fi series is shot entirely with drones

Drone maker 3DR is putting out a dystopian sci-fi series shot with drones and GoPro cameras. The results look promising, as you can see in the newly released trailer.

By September 30, 2015


Cadenza: You play, and a full orchestra plays with you

Dream of playing along with world-class symphonies? Now, a Harvard-backed app heads to your mobile device to give you instant portable orchestral backup that adjusts to your playing in real time.

By March 18, 2014


All aboard Van Beethoven, where Oculus Rift meets the 19th century

The LA Phil will soon take Beethoven to the streets, in a truck fitted with a virtual-reality headset that immerses listeners in 360-degree, 3D Beethoven.

By August 26, 2015


Whistle while you eat with the Fred Sip & Slide spoon

The Fred & Friends Sip & Slide is a spoon that incorporates a slide whistle. So much for a nice quiet dinner.

By August 19, 2015


Can a robot feel? Humanoid opera singer takes on touchy role

Myon the humanoid robot has spent two years preparing for its starring role in "My Square Lady." With that kind of artistic commitment, we can probably forgive it if it sounds a tad tinny.

By June 30, 2015


'I invented the future!' Michael Fassbender in first trailer for Steve Jobs biopic

"Steve Jobs" sees Michael Fassbender take to the stage as the Apple co-founder.

By May 18, 2015


Geek overboard: Crossing the Atlantic on an old-school ship

CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.

By May 9, 2015


The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015


Wearable metronome keeps a silent haptic beat

Soundbrenner Pulse is a wearable, watch-like device that uses haptic feedback to keep a pulsing beat on your skin.

By March 31, 2015