Gadget Lab Podcast: Talkin’ Glass With Steven Levy

July 22nd, 2017 Technology

Steven Levy joins the Gadget Lab Podcast to tell us how factory workers are streamlining production Google’s wearable.

Making sense of iOS 11’s new Notification Center – CNET

July 21st, 2017 Technology

Notification Center is now called Cover Sheet, but it looks more like the lock screen. Got it?

Business 101 for freelancers – CNET

July 21st, 2017 Technology

CNET@Work: OK, demand for your product or service is strong. What’s next? Freelancers seeking to establish a sustainable business should heed these basics.

Turn your Mac or PC into a cheap and easy Apple TV – CNET

July 21st, 2017 Technology

The Reflector 2 app turns your computer into an AirPlay receiver.

New Company Crowdsources Mapmaking to Pave the Way for Self-Driving Cars

July 21st, 2017 Automotive, Technology

Do you earn a living by hustling for ride-hailing companies or driving delivery gigs? There may be a new way to add a few extra dollars to your bottom line while helping to lay the groundwork for autonomous vehicles. Mapping ever-changing road environments is one of the trickiest aspects of preparing self-driving vehicles for the […]

HP Spectre x2 (2017) Review: The 2-in-1 Laptop to Beat

July 21st, 2017 Technology

The HP Spectre x2 costs less than the Surface Pro and beats it on performance, usability, and price

VR Ads Are Almost Here. Don’t Act Surprised

July 21st, 2017 Technology

The advertisements of the future will be immersive and almost game like. And they’re nearly here.

Getting to Know Jack, the Autonomous Audi That’s Lobbying Congress for Action

July 20th, 2017 Automotive, Technology

We were headed south on Interstate 395 leaving Washington, D.C., when Kaushik Raghu, principal engineer of Audi’s autonomous driving program, pressed a button on the steering wheel to engage one of the most sophisticated self-driving systems being tested today. A band of turquoise-colored lights across the top of the dashboard illuminated, a chime sounded, and […]

High-Tech Headlights Could Thwart Certain Types of Crashes—If We Could Get Them in the U.S.

July 20th, 2017 Automotive, Technology

Imagine it’s the future. You’re driving at night, high-beams blazing. You didn’t have to remember to turn them on—they brightened automatically. As you approach an oncoming vehicle, your high-tech lights—which make thousands of individual points of light and use data from the car’s onboard camera and sensors to focus the beam—make a dark hole in […]

3 ways to check your phone for malicious Android apps – CNET

July 20th, 2017 Technology

Google’s new tool makes it easy to quickly verify you haven’t installed a suspicious app.

The 5 Best Apps for Sketching on an iPad Pro: Photoshop Sketch, Procreate, Pixelmator, Concepts, Inspire Pro

July 20th, 2017 Technology

We review drawing apps for the iPad Pro and Pencil. Two are free, the rest are between $5 and $8

The Wearables Giving Computer Vision to the Blind: Aira, eSight, MyEye

July 20th, 2017 Technology

From a hacked Google Glass to a VR-like headset, these are the devices empowering the blind.

It’s Time for Amazon to Make a Phone Again

July 20th, 2017 Technology

Who cares about the Fire Phone flop? If Amazon doesn’t make another phone, it’ll squander its hard-won Alexa lead.

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10 – CNET

July 20th, 2017 Technology

Taking back the operating system, one privacy setting at a time…

It’s Time for Amazon to Make a Phone Again. Seriously

July 20th, 2017 Technology

Who cares about the Fire Phone flop? If Amazon doesn’t make another phone, it’ll squander its hard-won Alexa lead.

How to install a dishwasher – CNET

July 19th, 2017 Technology

The dirty dishes are piling up, and you’re out of clean spoons. It’s time to install that new dishwasher. It’s not difficult if you know how.

How to remove a dishwasher – CNET

July 19th, 2017 Technology

So your old dishwasher has finally given up on you. It’s time to remove it, and get ready for a new one. Here’s how.

A visual guide to installing (or uninstalling) your dishwasher – CNET

July 19th, 2017 Technology

Take a closer look at the process before you break out your tools.

6 of the most useful Bixby Voice commands – CNET

July 19th, 2017 Technology

Now that Samsung’s Bixby Voice feature is available in the US, let’s take a look at some of its more valuable commands.

All the Gear You Need to Stay Secure While You Travel

July 19th, 2017 Technology

With these accessories in your luggage, you can take your Opsec program everywhere you go.