Thousands cross daily between Mexico and the U.S. at the San Ysidro port of entry. Most are law-abiding, but many are smugglers. CNET Road Trip 2012 checked out the tech used to stop them.
Every day, hundreds of people cross the border illegally into the Arizona desert. In Tucson, the Border Patrol uses a wide mesh of technology to try to stop them. CNET Road Trip checks it out.
Appeals court slaps down Obama administration's claim that customs agents can peruse Americans' electronic devices for evidence -- without having even a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.
The smartphones' legal limbo has been lifted and shipments are moving in to the U.S. unrestrained, the company says.
Jacob Appelbaum, who volunteers with Wikileaks, is questioned for three hours and has mobile phones confiscated on his way back to the United States for a hacker show.
Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.
The Motorola Defy XT doesn't fear dust and water, but lacks the strength to power through smartphone tasks with speed.
With its low-end specs and mediocre camera, the Envoy II isn't worth buying -- especially since the Samsung Chrono 2 comes in at a cheaper contract price.
Homeland Security reiterates that customs can still seize your laptop indefinitely--not a significant change from the policy under the Bush administration.
Taco Bell taps techies to market its new breakfast menu, a new app helps you dodge awkward run-ins with frenemies, robots creep their way into newsrooms, and a new gadget guaranteed to sanitize public transportation!