The world in your pocket: How smartphones will get smarter in 2022

The world in your pocket: How smartphones will get smarter in 2022

Google, OnePlus, Asus and Motorola give us a taste of how our phones will be more useful, intelligent and powerful over the next 12 months.

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How the smart home will change in 2022

How the smart home will change in 2022

It's a new year and new smart home tech is on the way. These are the devices and software set to change the game.

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Smartwatches, fitness bands aren't medical devices but are starting to act like them

Smartwatches, fitness bands aren't medical devices but are starting to act like them

The line is blurring as wearables become more advanced. And it's only getting more complicated.

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Home and Family

Omicron throws travel for a loop once again

Omicron throws travel for a loop once again

Getting on a plane, a train or a ship will likely remain complicated in 2022.

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Should you invest in solar panels in 2022? It's complicated

Should you invest in solar panels in 2022? It's complicated

Supply chain hold-ups are increasing solar panel costs, but the Investment Tax Credit is still at 26%.

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The pandemic changed health care, and there's no going back

The pandemic changed health care, and there's no going back

For two years, we've been hyper-focused on our health. Will our health care system heal itself?

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Where Tech Goes Next

Making the next Beatles: How AI is changing pop music

Making the next Beatles: How AI is changing pop music

From the Abbey Road recording studios to tomorrow's pop artists, this is how artificial intelligence is shaping music.

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2022 will be an epic fight to protect data

2022 will be an epic fight to protect data

From ransomware attacks to election misinformation to consumer scams, the cybersecurity industry will be in overdrive.

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The CES 2022 trends we'll all be talking about this year

The CES 2022 trends we'll all be talking about this year

Commentary: Amid the futurist dreams of robots, the metaverse and autonomous transportation at CES 2022, there are real products calling out to your shopping cart.

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Latest

Verizon and AT&T's new 5G upgrades and some new wearables are among the highlights in what could be an exciting year in wireless.
7 days ago
The line is blurring as wearables become more advanced. And it's only getting more complicated.
8 days ago
Google, OnePlus, Asus and Motorola give us a taste of how our phones will be more useful, intelligent and powerful over the next 12 months.
8 days ago
It's always cool to see the latest and greatest at CES, but only some of these products will actually show up on shelves in 2022.
9 days ago
Better webcams and seamless switching may help make hybrid work more practical.
9 days ago
With the big-screen announcements of CES 2022 in the books, here's what will really matter to TV buyers this year.
9 days ago
It's a new year and new smart home tech is on the way. These are the devices and software set to change the game.
9 days ago
From the Abbey Road recording studios to tomorrow's pop artists, this is how artificial intelligence is now shaping music.
Jan 12, 2022
Supply chain hold-ups are increasing solar panel costs, but the Investment Tax Credit is still at 26%.
Jan 12, 2022
Getting on a plane, a train or a ship will likely remain complicated in 2022.
Jan 12, 2022
Amid the ravages of climate change, hard-hit lands look to wealthy nations for funds.
Jan 11, 2022
From ransomware attacks to election misinformation to consumer scams, the cybersecurity industry will be in overdrive.
Jan 10, 2022
Settings alone aren't enough to secure your privacy, but they're a lot more powerful with the right apps.
Jan 9, 2022
For two years, we've been hyper-focused on our health. Will our health care system heal itself?
Jan 9, 2022
But it all depends on Congress having the will to make it a priority in 2022.
Jan 8, 2022
Here's why the war on facts will get worse, but there's also a way out of the madness.
Jan 6, 2022
From electric hypermiler concepts to color-changing cars, CES had some of the wildest debuts we've seen in a long time.
Jan 6, 2022
Here's some forward-looking advice on how to save more for a rainy day, knock out some debt or finally buy that house.
Jan 6, 2022
The work world is changing rapidly, thanks to historically low unemployment claims mixed with unprecedented quit rates and millions of baby boomers suddenly retiring.
Jan 5, 2022
Let's talk about space travel, mRNA, crypto, inflation, the Great Resignation, EVs and the metaverse.
Jan 4, 2022
The number of active satellites has more than quadrupled in the last decade, and the race to space is only getting started.
Jan 4, 2022
Millennials are wondering whether finding meaning in their job is a fruitless pursuit.
Jan 4, 2022
Spoiler alert: Anyone who says they can nail down the metaverse this soon is lying or trying to sell you something.
Jan 4, 2022
Is the metaverse VR, AR or the second coming of Second Life? Yes to all three. But we need to know more than that.
Jan 4, 2022
SpaceX's Starship is going orbital, NASA is launching its biggest rocket ever and Blue Origin wants to give you a postal address in low-Earth orbit. As the new space race heats up, we look at all the big launches, events and stories to watch this year.
Jan 2, 2022
Experts reveal where cryptocurrency is headed in 2022.
Jan 1, 2022
It may seem like electric and electrified cars are everywhere, but in the grand scheme of things we're only just getting started.
Dec 31, 2021
Longtime automakers may command the conversation around electric vehicles, but there are plenty of up-and-comers worth keeping your eyes on.
Dec 31, 2021
Steady progress and a burst of new quantum computer types bring these revolutionary systems closer to reality.
Dec 30, 2021
The pandemic laid the digital divide bare, but federal funding for new solutions could help us start to bridge the gap in 2022.
Dec 30, 2021

The Year Ahead

CNET has always helped you see what's over the horizon and demystify disruptive innovation. After two challenging years, momentous events are still reshaping the world, and whatever happens with the pandemic, there's one thing for certain: things will never be the same. Now we're going to look ahead at 2022 and help you navigate the changes coming over the next year. CNET: The Year Ahead will help you understand the coming changes in technology, work, entertainment, home and family life, wellness, money, and much, much more.