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IBM gets closer to a future of nanotube-based chips

Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.

By October 2, 2015


Google wants to become the one-stop shop of tech

The search giant shows off two smartphones, two streaming devices, a tablet and a new version of its Android software. Google's message is clear: We can be your everything.

By September 29, 2015


Netflix just made binge-watching your favorite shows way better

Netflix brings the smart home to your video-streaming experience with a DIY Wi-Fi switch designed to simultaneously turn on the TV, silence your phone, order food, and even dim the lights.

By September 28, 2015


Acer Switch 10 E

Despite extra storage space and a pleasing design, the Acer Switch 10 E suffers from a low-budget feel.

By August 18, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating August 18, 2015

A four-way smart switch for the CNET Smart Home (pictures)

It wasn't easy, but we stuffed four Belkin WeMo Light Switches into a single faceplate in the CNET Smart Home. Here's how we did it.

29 Images By September 29, 2015


Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015


Smart bulbs vs. smart switches: The pros and cons of connected lighting

Thinking about automating your home's lighting? There are a lot of ways to do it -- here's how to pick what's best for you.

By September 22, 2015


The iPhone 6S siren call: How a curious Android user resists switching

Commentary: CNET's Stephen Shankland has nothing against the iPhone itself. It's Apple's control over its ever-broader product suite that leaves him leery.

By September 23, 2015


Switching on HomeKit with iHome's Siri powered plug (pictures)

The iHome iSP5 SmartPlug can give Siri control over formerly dumb electronics.

14 Images By August 25, 2015


Apple Watch lacks 'kill switch' to thwart thefts

A thief who steals your Apple Watch can reset it and pair it with a new iPhone, says iDownloadBlog.

By May 14, 2015