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Introducing affordable electronics to America, including computers, stereo receivers, and cellular phones, Radio Shack arguably did more for the culture of digital consumerism in the United States than any other company.
Grab your rose-tinted glasses and get your data cassettes ready as CNET Australia's Seamus Byrne unboxes the not-so-classic 1980s home computer, the Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer 2.
A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.
Check out the top ten entries and the winner from the CNET Old School to Tech Cool Contest.
Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.
book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.
The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.
Antique computers called "portable" are a tiny bit thicker and heavier than the MacBook Air.
TechRepublic opens up another famous vintage computer. Get out your handkerchiefs, computer scientists of a certain age--this one's a tearjerker!
Find out if CNET editor Brian Bennett can survive with the new Samsung Galaxy Note as his only mobile device for a week.