Chameleons in Madagascar previously thought to all belong to a single species have actually turned out to be 11 separate ones.
CNET's Daniel Terdiman wrangles up tech and geek culture in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and more.
But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.
Despite a few design quirks that make it feel less than premium, the Lenovo LaVie Z can't be beat for a combination of light weight and processor power.
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Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.
With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the rear-view mirror now, it's time to look ahead and put in our upgrade requests for the next iPhone, whether it's called the iPhone 6S or iPhone 7.
What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.
The Light Phone bills itself as your "phone away from phone," and does nothing but make calls. Think you need one?
After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
A remake of the 1991 film includes all the original anti-capitalist, anarchist fervor and adds a blast of the extreme sports that have sprung up since then. Little hand says it's time to rock and roll!