Beats Powerbeats 4 review: Nice upgrade but is it worth it?

The new Powerbeats is a big improvement over the Powerbeats 3 and has many of the same features as the Powerbeats Pro — but there is that cord. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists...

Siri vs. Google Assistant: 2020 quarantine edition

Working from home and practicing social distancing? Me too! Rather than talk to myself, I thought I’d talk to voice assistants to see how much they can do. I’m using Siri on an iPhone 11 Pro versus Google Assistant 2.0 on a Pixel 4. Quarantine and Chill...

See the world without leaving your home

You can see Broadway shows, stand-up comedy and museums without even stepping foot outside. Here are a bunch of places and events you can experience online. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists:...

New XPS 13 is still my favorite 13-inch Windows laptop

The screen is a little bigger, the body is a little smaller, and that makes one of our favorite 13-inch Windows 10 laptops even better. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the...

What is a ventilator and why is there a shortage?

Ventilators are machines that deliver breaths of oxygenated air to patients who are unable to breathe sufficiently on their own, while also removing carbon dioxide from their lungs. There are an estimated 160,000 ventilators in the US. That’s usually enough to...

Huawei P40 Pro and Plus first impressions

With a huge 10x optical zoom and up to 100x zoom, Huawei’s P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro Plus are taking the fight to Samsung’s Galaxy S20 range. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists:...

Huawei unveils P40, P40 Pro and Pro Plus

Huawei announces its latest P-series phones with the largest, the P40 Plus, featuring a 6.58-inch OLED scratch-resistant display. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET...

Everyone needs to relax about Xbox Series X and PS5 specs

With both Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 specs out in the wild, let’s take a second to realize how much of the next generation of consoles is still unknown. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists:...

Play Half-Life: Alyx for under $300

The best VR headset for playing Half-Life Alyx will set you back $1,000, but that’s not your only option. From the Oculus Quest to the Samsung Odyssey mixed reality headset, these are some less-expensive ways to experience Valve’s new VR epic. You can buy...

Galaxy Note 20: Everything there is to know

Everything there is to know about the Galaxy Note 20 dek: Samsung’s next huge phone may be really, really familiar, according to reports. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists...

How this guy hacked his arm to make thought-controlled music

Meet Bertolt Meyer, the man who hacked his prosthetic arm to make thought-controlled music. The prototype device is called Synlimb, and it uses the same muscle signals that control Bertolt’s prosthetic to change different parameters of the music, including...

Let’s talk about why ‘Chinese virus’ is such a harmful label

Words hold a lot of power, and we need to be mindful of how they’re used at a time when we should come together. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app:...

Online services to keep you sane while at home

Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you have to go stir-crazy. Here are a few ideas on how to make the best of the situation. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists...

iPad Pro 2020, reviewed: is it worth the splurge?

A new AR camera and now with trackpad interface included, but also, why you are fine just staying put in this uncertain times. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET...

Ergatta digital rower first look: Race with others stuck at home

This home rowing machine turns workouts into a competition with others. Bridget Carey gives her impressions of the Ergatta digital rower, which motivates you to push yourself in a different way — without without classes or trainers to stream. Subscribe to CNET:...

How social distancing can save lives

The world is being asked to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic. But while your social life might suck right now, isolation could be the one thing that saves us from a global catastrophe. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists:...

Will coronavirus crash the internet?

With people around the world cooped up in self-isolation or quarantine because of COVID-19, everyone is way more online than usual. Can the internet handle the load? We spoke with Harold Feld, senior vice president of internet advocacy group Public Knowledge, to find...

Hollywood on HOLD! How coronavirus will delay movies

Coronavirus is already impacting movie releases like Disney’s Mulan, or A Quiet Place 2. But it could have an even longer-reaching effect on Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, Sony’s Venom/Morbius films and Universal’s Fast & Furious franchise....

Does Ring really reduce crime?

Ring advertises that their video doorbells make neighborhoods safer, but is there any truth to their claim? CNET’s Alfred Ng breaks down crime statistics from three of Ring’s earliest police partners. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV...

Hands-on with the 2020 MacBook Air

A great laptop deal returns for $999, but the new keyboard is an even bigger win. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us...

New MacBook Air and iPad Pros, but where’s that iPhone 9?

Apple’s new products were expected to launch at a March event alongside an iPhone SE sequel and new AirPods. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app:...

What Google is doing about the coronavirus

Google and its sister company Verily are working hard to help the public deal with this pandemic. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app:...

Galaxy S20 Ultra vs. Galaxy S10 Plus

The Galaxy S20 Ultra is a great phone, but it comes at a steep price. Do you need to spend $1,400 or more on the latest Samsung phone, or can you get away with last year’s (also great) S10 Plus that’s significantly cheaper? I compare these two phones on...

PS5’s extremely complicated presentation explained

Sony’s Mark Cerny gave a very tech-heavy presentation about the architecture of the PlayStation 5 and how developers will be able to utilize the meticulously designed console. Originally meant for the developer audience at GDC, CNET’s Jeff Bakalar breaks...

The new MacBook Air is back at $999

With a new keyboard, double the storage and quad-core CPU options, the Air is back in a big way. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app:...