One in 10 American adults expected to have a smartwatch…

One in 10 American adults expected to have a smartwatch...

More American adults than ever are expected to sport a smartwatch on their wrist next year, and many of them will be older Baby Boomers, according to new projections released Thursday. The percentage of US adults who use a smartwatch will cross the 10 percent milestone for the first time in 2019, predicts research firm […]

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Magic Leap works best when it makes you question realit…

Magic Leap works best when it makes you question realit...

An illustration of what the view is like wearing a Magic Leap One headset while playing the Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders. Magic Leap There are two porgs from Star Wars running around a living room. One waddles near my feet while the other is out of my sightline behind a small bookshelf. Things are getting chaotic, […]

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WatchOS 5.1.2: How to update your Apple Watch

WatchOS 5.1.2: How to update your Apple Watch

James Martin/CNET Apple first released WatchOS 5 and iOS 12 back in September, adding a new walkie-talkie mode, improved notifications, the Podcasts app and other welcome tweaks to the Apple Watch. Last week, Apple released WatchOS 5.1.2. This update includes a critical feature for Apple Watch Series 4 owners — the ECG app. The app […]

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Best high-tech ski gear: 2019 edition

Best high-tech ski gear: 2019 edition

CNET doesn’t usually write up ski equipment, but with more winter sports gear going high-tech — and mingling with the high-tech gear we carry day-to-day — we thought we’d have some fun rounding up some of the more innovative ski gear available today.

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Apple now sells the new Beddit 3.5 sleep monitor for $1…

Apple now sells the new Beddit 3.5 sleep monitor for $1...

The Beddit 3.5 tracker is compatible with your iPhone and Apple Watch. Apple On Friday, Apple released the new Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor. It’s the first sleep tracker Apple has launched with Beddit since it acquired the company in 2017. The Beddit Sleep Monitor was registered on the FCC website earlier in the week, and […]

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Bose Frames audio AR sunglasses arrive in January, cost…

Bose Frames audio AR sunglasses arrive in January, cost...

Bose Frames come in matte black and two styles — the larger (Alto) and smaller (Rondo). Both will be available in the US in January. Robert Tardio/Bose When it announced its new augmented reality platform with a set of prototype AR glasses back in March, Bose said that a commercial version of the product was […]

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Apple Watch Series 4: Both sizes, compared

Apple Watch Series 4: Both sizes, compared

Apple Watch Series 4 compared Apple Watch S4, 40mm (left), Apple Watch S3, 42mm (center), Apple Watch S4, 44mm (right). Notice how the Liquid Metal watch face looks different. Published:December 2, 2018Caption:Scott SteinPhoto:Sarah Tew/CNET

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This VR-live actor mashup is like your best absinthe-fu…

This VR-live actor mashup is like your best absinthe-fu...

As a chain-laden ghost, I lumber through slices of moonlight in a dark, fire-lit room. I morph into a demonic specter, arching and slumping my massive frame around a pauper’s kitchen, before I re-materialize as a faceless floating apparition, taking you by the hand through a snow-covered graveyard. At least, that’s what I would look […]

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This depth-sensing camera from Occipital can make 3D sc…

This depth-sensing camera from Occipital can make 3D sc...

The world is filled with depth-sensing camera tech now: in 3D body scanners, drones, AR headsets such as the HoloLens and Magic Leap, and iPhones. But Structure Core, the first in-house depth-sensing camera from Boulder, Colorado-based Occipital, aims to be a self-contained component that could let researchers or creators build their own solutions fast.  The […]

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Great cheap accessories for all the stuff you bought on…

Great cheap accessories for all the stuff you bought on...

The Phone Strap helps you keep a better grip on your phone. It’s dirt-cheap drop protection! Loop Quick note: If you live in SE Michigan, come check me out tonight at the Livonia Public Library at 7 p.m. Learn my favorite money-saving secrets and enjoy a good chance at winning some raffle prizes! I’ll admit it […]

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