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Skiing, snowboarding apps get you down the mountain

As you load up your skis or snowboard, don't forget to download other pieces of indispensable gear: handy apps for navigating the mountain. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best apps to get the most out of your day on the slopes.

By January 30, 2015


Snowboarder's iPhone crashes after fans swamp him with nude pics

Russian snowboarder Alexey Sobolev decides to put his phone number on his helmet. This move was not welcomed by his iPhone.

By February 9, 2014


LUUV stabilizer is ready to take the shake out of your video

It might look a bit odd, but this Kickstarter project will make the video from your smartphone, GoPro or other small camera look smooth even if you're bouncing around.

By September 21, 2015


Ski and snowboard apps to make the most of the slopes

Whether skiing or snowboarding, your smartphone has become an indispensable piece of equipment on the slopes. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some handy apps that will enhance your wintry experience.

By December 31, 2013


Alto's Adventure: Good looking and fun to play

Alto's Adventure is an addictive snowboarding game with simple controls, but it's the artistic style of the game that makes it great.

By June 9, 2015


Dizzying trailer for 'Point Break' remake surfs wave of extreme sports

A remake of the 1991 film includes all the original anti-capitalist, anarchist fervor and adds a blast of the extreme sports that have sprung up since then. Little hand says it's time to rock and roll!

By May 27, 2015


Facebook tries a different way to chat with Rooms app

The world's largest social network expands its app strategy with a program that lets people chat in groups using pseudonyms.

By October 23, 2014


Polaroid's $99 nostalgia-fueled Cube seeks its spot in the GoPro world

The company that first brought the public instant film photography has a low-cost action camera that's about capturing everyday moments, not extreme experiences.

By September 23, 2014


Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014


In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014