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'The Hobbit' 3D tech divides our CNET reviewers

Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is polarizing audiences for several reasons, but mainly because of the new 48 frame 3D technology. Here's what CNET's TV reviewers thought of it.

By December 14, 2012


Meet BlaBlaCar, a ride-sharing service for the talkative or taciturn

The service lets passengers find cheap rides from one city to another in 19 countries. But Brazil, not the US, is next on the company's expansion list, CEO Frédéric Mazzella says.

By October 9, 2015


Dell to buy EMC in $67B tech megamerger

The acquisition of data storage provider EMC continues the reinvention of Dell in the post-PC era.

By October 12, 2015


Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015


Microsoft adapter lets you use Xbox wireless controller with Windows 10

Get ready to use your Xbox One wireless controller to play video games on Windows 10 tablets and PCs.

By October 12, 2015


'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' extended edition adds 25 minutes

A five-disc release of Peter Jackson's latest clocks in at three hours long, just in time for the third and final film.

By August 5, 2014


Lightning strikes again for Apple, as new accessories go their own way

Apple's newest Mac accessories use the same proprietary connection as its iPhones and iPads, dashing the hopes that it would embrace a common alternative.

By October 13, 2015


'Desolation of Smaug' trailer re-created in Lego stop motion

YouTube fantasy stop-motion channel Brotherhood Workshop has lovingly re-created the trailer for the second film in "The Hobbit" trilogy using Lego.

By August 29, 2013


Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014


Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015