Twitpic photo archive, links to 'stay alive' due to deal with Twitter

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 21:24
The popular service for sharing photos on Twitter is set to close Sunday, but its founder says the Twitpic domain and photo archive have been "given" to Twitter, so photos and links will be around awhile.






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I am Marty McFly: My week in 'Back to the Future II' shoes

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 14:00
The future is now as Crave writer Amanda Kooser dons a glowing pair of Air Mag replica shoes and wears them everywhere for a week.






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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 12:00
Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.






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College students more prone to thoughtless social posts than high schoolers, study says

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 02:04
A new survey -- conducted for a firm that recently brought its private social-networking app to the US -- also shows that teens are tired of the lack of reality on sites like Facebook.






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Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 01:13
By promoting one of his most trusted lieutenants, Google CEO Larry Page can spend more time focusing on the future.






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Clever cables for charging your phone (pictures)

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 01:12
Balking at the idea of paying Native Union Night Cable $40 to tie a knot in your smartphone charging cable? There are plenty of other charging cables available for less that you should also consider.






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Lady Gaga's 'Cheek to Cheek' coming to Amazon Instant 4K, PBS

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 00:45
​If you're a fan of Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett or changing outfits every three minutes, 'Cheek to Cheek Live' will be televised on PBS tonight, and on Amazon Instant 4K later in the year.






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Crave Ep. 180: Help battling robots cause even more mayhem

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 00:35
The robot war might be televised (on the Web at least) and it's a fight to the finish. The RoboGames could become a Web series if a crowdfunding effort meets its goal.






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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 00:30
This week, CNET editors reviewed products from some of the big names in consumer electronics -- Apple, Amazon, Nintendo -- but Pioneer's flagship AVIC 8000NEX navigation and multimedia receiver was the one that impressed us enough to earn a Spectacular rating as well as the coveted Editors' Choice Award.






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Got a new iPad and want to switch carriers? Turns out it's not so easy

CNET News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 00:05
So much for a universal Apple SIM. AT&T and T-Mobile both lock down iPad SIM cards in their stores. The difference is a T-Mobile iPad purchased at an Apple store will remain open.






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Gadget Kickstarters (and one Indiegogo) that raised millions

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:31
We gathered the top 10 products that went from concept to reality with the help of millions raised via crowdfunding.






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Breaking open iPads, Groupon's quest to be Yelp

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 22:18
The iFixit team reveals the secrets inside the new iPads, Groupon mimics Yelp, and Microsoft kills the free version of Xbox Music.






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10 gadgets that grabbed the most Kickstarter bucks (pictures)

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:57
From crazy coolers to virtual-reality headsets, we gather up 10 tech gadgets that were launched with the help of millions pledged by crowdfunders.






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The 404 Show 1,570: Superhero movie overkill? Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs (podcast)

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:54
We're finishing up the week with the question: is Hollywood's superhero factory comic book overkill? Plus we'll talk about Christian Bale's confirmed role as Steve Jobs in a new biopic, Uber flu shot delivery and confirmation that Google Glass people still freak us out.






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Awww: A whole subreddit filled with baby-elephant GIFs

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:30
It's Friday, which means we've all made it through another long week. Celebrate in the best way possible by checking out this subreddit dedicated to GIFs of baby elephants.






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The scariest games to play this Halloween

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:16
Jeff Bakalar picks the scariest video games to play this Halloween. Player beware!
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Low Latency 112: Back to the drawing board

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:46
This week the Internet's attention was transfixed on a hoverboard, while ignoring Apple's newest iPad.






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Huh? Mini phone attaches to the phone you already have

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:23
One company thinks you need a small phone that hitches a ride on your larger phone -- and the idea actually might not be as crazy as it sounds.






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Aereo barred from retransmitting broadcast TV

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:07
A judge grants broadcasters' request for a temporary injunction against the embattled video streaming service, which has sought to reclassify itself as a cable provider.






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Cool inventions that make 'Star Wars' seem real (pictures)

CNET News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:18
The world of "Star Wars" is crossing over from sci-fi to our modern-day world as technology that once required movie magic has inspired real inventions. Let's start with those cool holograms.






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