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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


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


Former HTC design chief lands at Fitbit

Jonah Becker, former chief designer for HTC, has taken a new job designing products for Fitbit, where he'll still be competing with Apple and Samsung with wearable fitness products.

By April 6, 2015


Futuristic nighttime snowboarding mesmerizes

An energy-drink company envisions a surreal world in which "Tron"-esque style meets snowboarding. We're onboard.

By September 27, 2012


The iShred: an Apple-inspired snowboard, complete with iPad

We think we may have just spotted the world's most extreme iPad case: it's an aluminium snowboard inspired by Apple's products.

By November 20, 2011


Star Wars rides the half-pipe with Burton snowboards

Lucasfilm found a corner of creation it hadn't merchandised, so Burton is offering new Star Wars-themed boards and an R2-D2 youth helmet.

By November 9, 2011


How Mark Zuckerberg inspired a more social Bing

The story behind the latest iteration of Microsoft's search engine includes guidance from Facebook's CEO as well as Bill Gates, as the two companies step up their battle with Google.

By May 10, 2012


GM builds the largest claw game ever

In an effort to promote its new Chevy Sonic (we know it as the Holden Barina), GM has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the world's largest claw game.

By January 23, 2012


Mimoco uses the Force to make media card readers cool

Known for its cute flash drives, Mimoco is branching out and making media card readers adorable, too.

By January 10, 2012