/> ED I T O R S C H O I C E IN N O V A T IO N A W A R D
X

Beyond Binary's fondest memories (photos)

As she prepares to leave CNET after a decade, Ina Fried shares some of her favorite images.

Ina Fried
Colombia_big_camera_247_540x359.jpg
1 of 6 Ina Fried/CNET

Let it rain

Among the highlights of my time at CNET was traveling to Brazil and Colombia to explore the impact tech was having in emerging markets. This moment took place as a flash storm hit, sending most of the youngsters at this park in Medellin, Colombia, running for cover, though one just wanted to enjoy the rain.

Bobsled07_540x360.JPG
2 of 6 Ina Fried/CNET

Techie bobsledders' gold-medal winning run

Covering the technology behind the Olympic games opened the door to covering the Vancouver Olympics, including following a team of techie bobsledders on their dramatic gold medal quest.
Gates_at_poster_presentation.PNG
3 of 6 Ina Fried/CNET

Bill Gates during his 2010 college tour

Traveling with Bill Gates on his college tour earlier this year offered an incredible chance to spend time up close with the software titan-turned-philanthropist.

sony-e-villa_540x509.jpg
4 of 6 Sony

Oh, Evilla

I had a blast covering the rise and fall of the Internet Appliance in the early part of this decade, including the ill-timed and unfortunately-named Sony Evilla (still unique for being one of the few devices to run the BeOS.)
Union-Square-2_450x600.jpg
5 of 6 Ina Fried/CNET

Searching for Zune-friendly Wi-Fi

Among my favorite things to do was explore San Francisco in search of the latest tech. In September 2008, I searched the city to find Wi-Fi connections compatible with the browserless 8GB Zune.
Ina_cupcake
6 of 6 Ina Fried/CNET

Discovering Maker Faire

This year I made my maiden trip to the Bay Area's Maker Faire, an amazing collection of DIY tech, including this giant cupcake.

More Galleries

The best games on Nintendo Switch

More Galleries

The best games on Nintendo Switch

41 Photos
The 23 best Christmas movies and where to watch them

More Galleries

The 23 best Christmas movies and where to watch them

23 Photos
Movies coming in 2021 and 2022 from Netflix, Marvel, HBO and more

More Galleries

Movies coming in 2021 and 2022 from Netflix, Marvel, HBO and more

67 Photos
Spooky space shots show creepy side of the cosmos

More Galleries

Spooky space shots show creepy side of the cosmos

29 Photos
2021 best new TV shows to watch, stream, obsess about

More Galleries

2021 best new TV shows to watch, stream, obsess about

65 Photos
The 51 best VR games

More Galleries

The 51 best VR games

53 Photos
Best dating apps of 2021

More Galleries

Best dating apps of 2021

13 Photos