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In what it billed as a car for future cities, BMW took the wraps off its purpose-built i3 electric car, a four-seater hatchback that goes up to 100 miles on a charge.
As the world congratulates Prince William and Princess Kate on the arrival of their new baby, we can't help but be a little envious of the royal treatment this little one will receive. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some over-the-top baby gear fit for a future queen or king.
Sprint talks about why it's taken so long to get LTE up and running and why only Brooklyn and Bronx have been lit up.
Google's Mario Queiroz reveals the Chromecast, a sticklike device that connects to one of your TV's HDMI inputs and accepts video pushed from smartphones, tablets, and the Chrome browser. It's available starting today for $35.
Google's Hugo Barra unveils an all-new HD Nexus 7 tablet at a press event in San Francisco. The new device is thinner and lighter than previous versions and sports an HD screen with 1,920x1,200-pixel resolution.
The Leap Motion device that brings gesture recognition to your desktop and laptop is now available. CNET's Sumi Das tries her hand at the new user interface with apps that show what the controller can do.
The Leap Motion controller for desktops and laptops is now available. Though many have visions of "Minority Report," the technology is much more about precise finger and hand movements than sweeping body gestures. Leap Motion's Eric Lau talks about the "secret sauce" and demonstrates what the device can do now that apps have been created for the 3D, nontouch experience.
The official hurricane season runs through the end of November. If you live in a severe-storm region of the United States, you'll want to arm your smartphone with a few handy apps to help you be the most prepared in case of disaster. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best iPhone and Android severe weather apps.
In Great Britain right now, there is a lot of speculation as to what Prince William and Princess Kate will name their baby. Victoria for a girl? George for a boy? If you too are in the hunt for a baby name, turn to technology to pick out the perfect moniker for your little one. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some helpful apps and a Web site in this Tech Minute.
Decades after "Star Trek" made famous the small scanning device that could read your vital signs, the medical tricorder is now ready for prime time. The Scanadu can take everything from your heart rate to your blood pressure to your temperature in just 10 seconds. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how it works and why the creator wanted to put medicine into the hands of patients.
If you're planning any summer travel with children -- especially in the form of a road trip -- don't forget your mobile devices. It's important to have them loaded with useful apps to keep the kids amused and you sane and on course. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.
The two founders of the music discovery site are now applying the same technology to the entire web. Martin Stiksel and Felix Miller give us a tour of Lumi, which surfaces content based on your browsing history.
At a press event in New York, Nokia shows off its brand-new Windows 8 phone with a powerful Lytro-like camera. It will be available on AT&T in the U.S. in late July.
On July 15, Yahoo will start taking the usernames of inactive accounts -- accounts that haven't been used in a year -- and letting others claim them. It's a way for Yahoo to make available some desirable usernames and entice people to return to the site. But with e-mail addresses tied to other accounts and password retrieval, there could be security problems. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how Yahoo is planning to protect users' information.
YouTube has opened the doors at its production center in Los Angeles, allowing partners to use their sound stages, video editing equipment, and professional cameras. CNET's Sumi Das gets a tour of YouTube Space LA and explains what YouTube stands to gain.