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Robot makes prank calls via the Prankophone (Tomorrow Daily 273 show notes)

The robotic melodies from the Prankophone are likely to confuse anyone on the other end of the line, but because the tone the device creates is unique to the particular number it dials, getting a call from this contraption would be kind of special (and annoying).

By November 10, 2015


Prankophone ushers in age of robo-prank calls (Tomorrow Daily 273)

Jeff discusses a robot that makes unique prank calls, a special graphene paper that can transform when exposed to infrared heat and a world record broken by a cute Chinese robot.

November 10, 2015


Pizza Rat prank unleashes hungry new rodent in New York

What happens when a stuffed rat glued to a piece of pizza rolls around the streets of New York? Watch and see in a new YouTube video from PrankvsPrank.

By November 9, 2015


See Chris Pratt get pranked by realistic robotic dinosaurs

An animatronic T-rex and Velociraptor scare "Jurassic World" actor Chris Pratt in an epic prank by YouTubers SA Wardega. Now we know who not to call when robotic dinosaurs attack.

By June 16, 2015


'Did you break this?' Lenovo Yoga ad pranks stunned shoppers

See the look on consumers' faces when a faux Lenovo employee snaps a competing laptop in two right in front of them and then tries to pass off the blame.

By November 25, 2014


Woz: Jobs will be remembered for his vision and 'negative personality'

In a short video clip released by Universal Pictures, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reminisces about "Steve Jobs Zero."

By October 15, 2015


Viral video shows how easily predators lure kids on social media

A YouTube video of a "social experiment" exploring the vulnerability of underage kids to predators on social networks gets more than 17 million views in just two days.

By August 12, 2015


Lights, camera, interaction: Welcome to LA, home of the open-door mini studio

For Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a new breed of sound stages: smaller, hipper and totally free. They're designed to serve the next generation of stars -- who aren't coming out of Hollywood.

By August 4, 2015


EA apologizes for April Fools' prank gone bad

Electronic Arts apologizes for a tweet that jokingly claimed its game engine, Frostbite, was headed to Nintendo's Wii U.

By April 2, 2014


Quick Mac prank for April Fools' Day

Looking to prank a friend today? Here is a quick and easy trick to throw their way.

By April 1, 2014