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Avegant Virtual Retinal Display

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to project a stunning 3D image directly onto the retinas of the wearer.

By October 9, 2013

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Best wearable tech of 2016

Smartwatches. Health monitors. Pedometers. Activity trackers. They're all part of the emerging landscape of wearable technology, which promises to change the way we exercise and communicate. We've collected the best products in this upstart category below.

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Sherpa Beta Virtual Assistant (Android)

In a crowded field of voice-powered digital assistant apps for Android, Sherpa distinguishes itself with its ability to perform searches on the Web, take notes, post to Facebook, and even stream music on command.

By April 17, 2013

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Imagine Google's VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does

A new smartphone-based headset reportedly will feature improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing.

By February 7, 2016

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Apple walloped with $625.6M in damages from FaceTime lawsuit

The tech giant was the target of a patent troll, a company that makes money by suing other companies.

By February 4, 2016

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Apple said to have secret virtual-reality team

Apple has been building prototype headsets that could one day rival Facebook's Oculus Rift or Microsoft's Hololens, according to the Financial Times.

By January 29, 2016

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What films? Sundance crowd can't wait to try virtual reality

This year's Sundance Film Festival saw an explosion of interest in VR. We chat with some of the festivalgoers strapping on a virtual-reality headset for the very first time.

By February 1, 2016

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Apple's Tim Cook: Virtual reality is 'really cool'

Add the iPhone maker's CEO to the growing list of influential executives keeping an eye on the nascent technology.

By January 26, 2016

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Virtual reality let me paint in space, and it was pure magic

At the Sundance Film Festival, CNET's Richard Trenholm tries out a stunning new tool from Oculus that lets you draw fantastical creations in the air just by waving your hands.

By January 26, 2016

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Porn turns virtual reality NSFW (pictures)

Porn is popular, but it's not as profitable as it used to be. The industry's solution: Use virtual reality to create experiences so mind-blowing that you'll pay for it.

4 Images By January 21, 2016

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Apple may have snagged a top virtual-reality brain

Clues are piling up to suggest that VR and augmented reality are on the iPhone maker's agenda.

By January 22, 2016