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The 'Star Wars' toy that made me a geek

Commentary: One "Star Wars" toy shaped CNET's Bonnie Burton as a geek. As "Force Friday" passes, she fondly recalls stumbling upon a discarded action figure that changed her life forever.

By September 5, 2015


Real-life Hanzo katana sword from 'Kill Bill' ready for action

Watch blacksmiths forge a Hattori Hanzo katana sword from scratch in the latest video from "Man at Arms: Reforged."

By July 20, 2015


Get 100GB of free cloud storage from SurDoc

There's a catch, but this impressive cloud service lets you back up data, share and sync like Dropbox, and access files on the go with mobile apps.

By August 28, 2013


Sean Parker rearranges a Big Sur site for his wedding (pictures)

Sean Parker pays $2.5 million for building a movie-set-like wedding site without permits in California's Big Sur forest.

7 Images By June 4, 2013


Spy fight! Watch the first footage from 'Spectre' and 'The Man from UNCLE'

Bond is back in behind-the-scenes footage from Daniel Craig's first snowbound punch-up, while Guy Ritchie's 60s-set spy caper debuts its first trailer.

By February 12, 2015


Guess who might play Steve Wozniak in upcoming Jobs film?

The original geek behind Apple is rumored to be played by one of Hollywood's original geeks in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin flick inspired by Steve Jobs' biography.

By October 30, 2014


IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014


Google Glass Explorer program finally opens to public

After many months of hype, now anyone can pay $1,500 to be threatened by surly Luddite pub patrons.

By May 13, 2014


2013: Nic's best picks of the year

Pirates, robots and wearable tech: all of 2013 distilled down to Nic's picks for the five finest technologies, moments and events.

By December 27, 2013


Samsung SUR40 touchscreen table in video: Does it have legs?

Meet Samsung's touchscreen table, the SUR40. Could this expensive coffee table be the future of shopping?

By March 29, 2012