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Pregnancy can be a wondrous, but perplexing experience for many women and their families. Now thanks to technology, it's easy to follow what's going on in the womb on a month-to-month or even day-to-day basis. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best pregnancy apps.
Microsoft shows off new 3D-mapping capabilities and voice command integration for Bing at its Build conference in San Francisco. Bing VP Gurdeep Singh Pall demonstrated the features by asking voice search "who is the architect," while looking at a museum on a map demo. The answer quickly popped up.
At Microsoft's Build conference in San Francisco, the company demos Project Spark -- a game creation toolkit. First announced at E3, the new software tools enable game developers to build, play, and share games in a Windows 8 and Xbox One environment.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer previews the company's new Windows 8.1 operating system for tablets and PCs. Ballmer also highlights the return of the Start button, new Outlook functionality, Bing integration and gesture controls.
Years before Pixar Animation Studios releases a film, a team of storytellers lays the foundation by drawing, having "gag sessions," and pitching their ideas to the director. "Monsters University" story supervisor Kelsey Mann takes us through a story pitch.
At a press event in Menlo Park, Calif., Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom announces a feature called "Cinema" that helps users stabilize recorded shaky videos on the social-networking site.
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom shows off a new video tool for the social-networking service that lets users capture a 15-second video clip, add up to 13 filters, and share it with friends. The feature is available starting today via iPhone and Android.
In the 12 years since "Monsters Inc." came out, Pixar has seen several tech advances that make the new "Monsters University" prequel a richer visual experience -- notice all the hairs on Sully and the hundreds of extra characters in the background. CNET'S Sumi Das goes behind the scenes at Pixar.
Camping might be considered an old-fashioned family activity, but there's no reason your gear should be stuck in the olden days. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best new high-tech camping gear to bring your next outing into the 21st century.
Instagram users have a new way to express themselves on the popular social-networking site: through video. Facebook announced it's beefing up Instagram's multimedia capabilities Thursday to stay competitive and capitalize on its millions of users. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
AT&T is testing solar-powered mobile charging stations around parks in New York. CNET's Bridget Carey explains how the pilot program works.
With the success of the Mars rover Curiosity, NASA is now developing planetary-exploration rovers designed to be controlled by astronauts in space. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us to the NASA Ames Research Center where a moonscape has been built to test the K-10 rovers.
A group of law enforcement officials wants the smartphone industry to allow phones to be rendered useless if stolen or lost. The officials are hoping to get the feature into phones by next year.