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Tiny plankton snacking on plastic is a big problem for the food chain

In a short film that shows the dangers of marine pollution, tiny zooplankton can be seen ingesting plastic microbeads.

By July 7, 2015


Lego to stop producing petroleum-based plastic bricks

Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.

By June 29, 2015


HTC One M9e rumors spark chatter of another plastic flagship

Another 5.2-inch One M9 variant could be in the works, according to details found on China's certification database.

By May 4, 2015


The fun, plastic Microsoft Lumia 640

Watch our video review of the Microsoft Lumia 640, a colourful Windows Phone device with a big screen and decent camera.

By April 29, 2015


Beyond plastic: Talking new directions in 3D printing

CNET's Donald Bell hosts a panel discussion with Other Machine Co., Formlabs and MCOR, three companies with unique offerings in the increasingly crowded world of 3D printers.

By January 6, 2015


Lego Rube Goldberg machine tackles physics through plastic

Lego dominoes and an elaborate marble run power a fan-made kit that romps through physics concepts using a combination of imagination and Lego building skills.

By January 5, 2015


Villainous James Bond-inspired laser watch blasts through plastic

He's created an Iron Man wrist-mounted rocket launcher and a Spider-man web launcher. Now, laser enthusiast Patrick Priebe channels James Bond.

By November 21, 2014


Nokia Lumia 735 shows off its comfortable plastic curves

The Nokia Lumia 735's body has a colourful back that's really comfy. Its 4.7-inch screen is good and it's extremely affordable too. Hit play to check out Andrew Hoyle's video review of this budget beauty.

By November 18, 2014


Samsung ditching plastic phones for metal? Not quite

With four metal-framed phones under its belt, it looks like Samsung's preparing to upgrade its lineup to aluminum. That isn't exactly the case.

By October 31, 2014


The microgravity whisky glass for debonair space captains

Scotch company Ballantine's designs a stylish drinking vessel engineered for sipping fine whisky in microgravity conditions.

By September 6, 2015