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Facebook, Samsung prepare to sell virtual reality to the masses

Two of the world's largest tech companies have teamed up to sell their $100 Gear VR device to everyday consumers. Will people buy it?

By November 20, 2015


The year in space: Rodeo-riding a comet and more

In 2014, humanity tagged a comet and became better acquainted with Mars and our place in the universe. Take a tour through the year in space.

By December 20, 2014


The Aston Martin RapidE is an all-electric supercar sedan

Aston Martin and Williams Advanced Engineering team up to create an all-electric version of the automaker's four-door supercar, and it could become a production model in a very tight time frame.

By October 21, 2015


Google's Android Pay mobile payments service arrives in the US

The search giant's revamped mobile payments effort competes with offerings from Apple and Samsung.

By September 10, 2015


Can 'regular' video content look like HDR?

Is it possible to convert today's standard- and high-definition shows and movies into tomorrow's High-Dynamic Range (HDR) video? Technicolor claims yes.

By September 1, 2015


Camera trained on dark energy gets photobombed by Comet Lovejoy

The stunning result of a comet streaking across the lens of the 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera could make backyard astronomers green with envy.

By March 2, 2015


AKG K3003i: Can a headphone sound too accurate?

Mate these in-ear headphones with a great amplifier, and prepare to be astonished!

By February 21, 2015


Transient star grazing our solar system 'just left,' cosmically speaking

The nearest star beyond our own sun is 4 light-years away, but not long ago (in terms of cosmic time) a small binary star system buzzed the edge of our solar system, coming five times closer to Earth.

By February 18, 2015


Dogged Beagle 2 probe found on Mars after a decade of mystery

Photos from orbit show the plucky probe landed right where it was supposed to.

By January 16, 2015


Apple misled iPod owners, plaintiffs allege at class action trial

The trial kicks off to determine whether Apple illegally used iTunes software updates to keep consumers locked in its digital music ecosystem.

By December 2, 2014