Plenty of high-profile people suffered from foot-in-mouth disease this year. Here, CNET catalogs some of the silly, smart and interesting things said in the world of tech in 2014.
Here's CNET's tour through some of the notable, quotable moments of the year.
In an ad of splendidly questionable taste, Samsung decides to mock the dead to sell its Galaxy Note 4.
The Harry Potter author wrote to teenager Cassidy Stay, who quoted the wizardly headmaster at her murdered family's memorial service, sending her condolences -- and a wand.
Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.
An Argentinian designer has given some famous scenes from "Star Wars" the Swiss Style treatment. The results are as appealing as a tauntaun in a snowstorm.
An entity called Google Compare Auto Insurance Services is now licensed to do business in more than half the US, an analyst finds.
It's still a long way from overtaking AT&T and Verizon, but the brash carrier chalks up another strong quarter of customer additions.
The Aurduboy Ö smart ring could be coming soon to a finger near you with scrolling Elvish graphics, email alerts and timekeeping capabilities.
Here are seven things we could see from Apple in the coming year, ranging from services to new, bigger iPads.