10 must-see videos of the week

The life and death of the Sega Dreamcast, Apple iPhone 6 rumors, and the hottest cars CNET saw at the Detroit auto show.

Hot on the heels of CES 2014, we're right back at it with another great week of fresh video content presented to you here, for your viewing pleasure.

In the latest episode of Adventures in Tech, we go back in time to explore the life and death of the Sega Dreamcast and try to understand why this quirky game machine ultimately flopped so hard that it forced Sega to quit the console market entirely. Apple Byte digs into more iPhone 6 rumors. And are some very popular Apple products about to get bigger screens? We also round up some of the coolest Apple gear found at CES.

Our Car Tech crew were also busy scouring the floors of the Detroit auto show this week to bring you some of the hottest cars and concepts seen at the event. Feast your eyes on some of the automotive eye candy below, and for more highlights, check out the Top 11 videos from the Detroit auto show .


1. Adventures in Tech: Dreamcast: Sega's heroic failure
Sega's Dreamcast was an innovative console masterpiece with a great games selection. So why did it fail so hard?

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2. Apple Byte: iPhone 6 and Apple screen size rumors
Apple refunds $32.5 million for in-app purchases by kids, iPhone 6 rumors, and a look at some of the Apple gear we found at CES 2014.

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3. Detroit Auto Show: Kia GT4 Stinger concept
The Kia GT4 Stinger concept is the sports car concept that nobody saw coming at the 2014 Detroit auto show, but we really hope it will make it to production.

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4. Detroit auto show: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
For when 460 horsepower just isn't enough, Chevy unleashes the new Corvette Z06 with at least 625 horsepower and some exotic styling cues as well.

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5. Skully motorcycle helmet gives you eyes in the back of your head
The Skully motorcycle helmet features a head-up display and a rear-facing camera that let riders view their surroundings like never before. CNET's Sumi Das talks with CNET senior writer Seth Rosenblatt about what it was like to take a joyride with the high-tech helmet.

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6. Toyota FT-1 concept
Toyota brings back the spirit of the Supra and its racing heritage with the FT-1 concept , which unfortunately won't be produced, but you can drive it in the latest Gran Turismo game.

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7. The YotaPhone: An Android smartphone with an e-ink second display
The YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with an e-ink second display slapped on its back. Check out our video review to see what this bizarre concept is about.

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8. Surgeon uses Google Glass to get critical data
Part of your doctor's prep routine for surgery could one day include putting on Google Glass. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside an operating room at UCSF in San Francisco for a look at how doctors are using Glass during surgery.

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9. Apps for tracking the flu
It's that time of year when you'll go to any length to avoid germs. Keep the flu and other seasonal illnesses at bay by consulting your smartphone first for any local outbreaks. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps and sites that track the flu.

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10. Dyson's new killer cordless vacuum is most expensive yet
The Dyson DC59 Animal could be the ultimate cordless vac, but it'll set you back $500. Is it worth it?

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    Cheryl Holloway is a producer for CNET video, responsible for the video programming and promotion on CNET.com, connected TV apps, and partner sites and devices. She is a Northern California native currently residing in Brooklyn, NY, who loves the San Jose Sharks, running, and bad TV.

     

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