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Star Wars or Star Trek? Let us help you choose a side

Han Solo and the Jedi take on Captain Kirk and the Federation in a sci-fi clash of titans to once again try to settle the long-running debate over which franchise reigns supreme.

By November 28, 2015


Crazy-rare classic 'Star Trek' phaser goes up for auction

A screen-used prop phaser from the original "Star Trek" series is up for sale and it's expected to fetch a price that is out of this world.

By January 26, 2015


Neil deGrasse Tyson picks between Millennium Falcon, USS Enterprise

The noted astrophysicist reveals on his show "Star Talk" which sci-fi spaceship he'd rather be on board.

By November 30, 2015


Set phasers to channel-surf with insanely detailed 'Star Trek' remote control

The official "Star Trek" phaser remote control zaps pretty much any TV, set-top box or music player in the galaxy.

By July 15, 2014


'Star Trek' warps back onto small screens with new series

Star Trek fans will have their prayers answered in 2017 when a new show materializes on TVs and streaming devices across the globe.

By November 2, 2015


A remote control for your smartphone (and lots of other stuff too)

Qmote links to your smartphone and lets you control it through a series of programmable clicks. It can also adjust your home's temperature and lights.

By January 27, 2015


From phasers to warp, the sound design of 'Star Trek'

Much to the delight of Trekkies and science fiction fans everywhere, "Star Trek Into Darkness" zooms into theaters this weekend. Moviegoers will see big names such as Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana in the credits, but may miss another key role: that of sound designer. CNET's Kara Tsuboi brings us this behind-the-scenes listen of how the sound effects were created in a studio far from Hollywood.

By May 17, 2013


'Star Trek' phaser rifle sells for $231k

An ultra-rare piece of "Trek" memorabilia pulls in an impressive amount on the auction block.

By April 8, 2013


Explore 'Star Trek' comics on Humble Bundle

Pay what you want for dozens of issues of "Star Trek" comics from IDW, while you support charities.

By September 4, 2014


Google smart contacts come into focus with Alcon

Google finds a partner to work on contact lenses with built-in sensors, LeapFrog creates a video game console for little kids, and Fitbit gets fashionable with Tory Burch jewelry.

By July 15, 2014