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At MIT's future factory, no idea is too far out

For researchers at the outside-the-box Media Lab brain trust, the future can be seen even in a sprinkling of sensors and video game software.

By October 30, 2015


More than 20 percent will buy gadget for back-to-school kids, survey says

Technically Incorrect: Americans reveal themselves to be neurotic about back-to-school online shopping, according to a new survey. But many will be buying laptops, phones or tablets for their little ones.

By August 1, 2015


No Valentine? Get yourself some new, um, bros instead

Technically Incorrect: Wolfpack is an app that finds men new male friends. Because men can never have enough men to bond with.

By February 7, 2015


Buick rolls with 4G

GM rolled out its first 4G-connected cars, and CNET was there to ride along and watch YouTube.

By July 15, 2014


Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

analysis The Galaxy Gear, with a $299 price tag and a day of battery life, isn't going to be the iPhone or iPad of smartwatches. But you can be sure Apple, Google, and others will be watching closely.

By September 5, 2013


'Republican' version of British news site nixes royal baby news

The Guardian, conscious that some Brits just aren't monarchists, offers a non-royal version of its Web site, so people can avoid royal baby mania.

By July 22, 2013


Burnouts rejoice, Kozmo.com's progeny lives on

A former exec from Kozmo.com, a company much celebrated for delivering munchies and movies to customers' homes before it closed down 10 years ago, has built his own delivery service. Unlike Kozmo, this one is profitable.

By April 20, 2011


Google Glass and the third half of your brain

Google wants to be an extension of your mind. Glass, though accompanied by skepticism and fear, is a gateway for Google to achieve that goal.

By March 13, 2013


10 useful tips for your Nokia Lumia 620

Nokia's Lumia 620 is fantastic value, and could well be your first foray into Windows Phone. Here's 10 things you might not know it can do.

By March 8, 2013


Priceline gets Shatner an angry daughter for Super Bowl

Now that you don't have to bid for airfares and hotel rooms anymore, what can you do with William Shatner? You give him progeny. A clever, attractive progeny.

By February 3, 2013