Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The 404 Show 1,596: It's the end of an era with Steve Guttenberg (podcast)

Today's the last video episode of The 404. Ever. To help us say goodbye to our video feed, Steve Guttenberg joins us to discuss his dreams, speakers and FLAC audio.

Have yourself an ugly Christmas sweater, by renting one

Why spend full price on festive fashions if you can rent a wacky wardrobe to show off your love for reindeer, snowmen, wreaths, holly, Santa Claus, elves and candy canes?

Sennheiser Urbanite: An on-ear headphone with a retro-hip design and "now" sound

The $200 Urbanite has an eye-catching look and plump bass geared toward younger listeners.

​Virtual reality is here, and it runs on a smartphone

Samsung's goggles transform the Note 4 into a surprisingly capable VR headset. We plunged into apps and came out impressed.

CNET's CES 2015 Smart Home Panel: What do we need, when will we get it?

Last year CNET gathered representatives from five prominent smart-home companies to discuss what consumers would look for from this emerging category. At CES 2015, we'll have five new smart-home luminaries on stage to continue the discussion.