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Recent articles by Ian:

Mission: Impossible is coming to VR

It’s coming to a retail space and sofa near you -- if you choose to accept it. → Read More

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and bitcoin: The biggest Tech Turkeys of 2018

The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But with CNET's 2018 edition of Tech Turkeys, we're gonna try. → Read More

Netgear has invested in a kid-tracking tech startup, Jiobit

The new cash not only helps Jiobit grow sales, marketing and development of its GPS-enabled kid tracker. It's also an endorsement of kid tech. → Read More

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and bitcoin top this year's list of Tech Turkeys

The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But with CNET's 2018 edition of Tech Turkeys, we're gonna try. → Read More

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and MoviePass top this year's list of Tech Turkeys

The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But with CNET's 2018 edition of Tech Turkeys, we're gonna try. → Read More

Facebook, Elon Musk and Logan Paul helped make this one of the worst years in tech

The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But with CNET's 2018 edition of Tech Turkeys, we're gonna try. → Read More

Facebook's flubs, Elon Musk's tweets, the scooter scourge: Meet the Tech Turkeys of 2018

The tech industry has had so many screwups this year, it's hard to keep track. But we're gonna try. → Read More

You've heard of AR glasses, but this startup wants to make them into contact lenses

One of the biggest challenges for AR headsets like Microsoft's HoloLens is its bulk. A startup called Mojo Vision would make it virtually disappear. → Read More

Feeling nostalgic for the Yahoo homepage? There's an app for that

It's all there, including weather, horoscopes, search, email and sports. → Read More

Twitter's working on an edit button, but it won't be what you think

It's a decade in the making... and still counting. → Read More

Google's Chrome will soon crack down on sites that trick you into a subscription

The search giant's next big update for its Chrome web browser is coming in December, and it's got a lot of consumer-friendly features. → Read More

Hey, Mark Zuckerberg, is Facebook Portal the wrong product at the wrong time?

Commentary: After nonstop privacy and security screwups, the social network wants us to trust it even more with a camera that watches you at home. I have questions. → Read More

For Magic Leap to be truly magical, it needs content, content, content

After shipping its headset this summer, the mixed reality startup will use its LEAP conference this week to woo developers. → Read More

Your kids hate your smartphone addiction

It’s not easy balancing “me time” and parenting. I talked to experts to find out how. → Read More

Facebook's Instagram promotes from within for its new leader

Adam Mosseri, who was vice president of product at Instagram, gets the top job after the sudden departure of the social network's co-founders. → Read More

Oculus Quest is Facebook’s latest attempt to get you into VR

Mark Zuckerberg’s new $399 headset offers an all-in-one design, playing higher-end games that used to require a powerful computer. → Read More

Zuckerberg still wants to get 1B people into VR, but it'll take a while

To help get there, the Facebook CEO announces the $399 Oculus Quest headset. → Read More

VR's missing link? A killer app that convinces us to buy in

Facebook, Sony, Microsoft and many others have bought in on virtual reality. You likely haven’t, and it’s starting to show. → Read More

Amazon Echo Wall Clock is an old-school clock, with an Alexa twist

The online shopping giant is remaking all manner of home devices, from a microwave to, yes, the boring timepiece on your wall. → Read More

Mission: Impossible spoof opens Apple iPhone event

Minutes before the iPhone maker's big event, Tim Cook tweeted what appeared to be a private message. But it was part of Apple's opening video. → Read More