CNET Special Features (HD)

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Watch CNET's Special Features for an inside look at how we use the latest gadgets and technology along with discussion about the current state of tech and culture.


7 epic movie scenes that give CNET chills  

We polled our CNET staff and came up with this list of seven movie scenes that gave us the chills.

The Galaxy S8 takes a hit in our drop tests  

We dropped Samsung's new flagship phone onto stone, concrete and asphalt from three different heights to see how much those curves can handle.

LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL: Which one's better?  

If you don't want the Galaxy S8, but can't decide between the G6 or Pixel XL, let's help you choose.

Roasting marshmallows with Bill Nye  

We turned our studio into a lab during Bill Nye's visit just to see what would happen. Can we make some science with everyday household objects? With Bill, you betcha!

Bill Nye is back to teach us how to save the world  

The Science Guy sits down with Bridget Carey to talk about his new Netflix show and the three biggest problems the world is facing.

Insta360 Pro camera looks like an extra from Star Wars  

This 360-degree camera makes stereoscopic 3D 360 video at a price that's lower than most other pro cameras out there.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the first great multiplayer game for Nintendo Switch  

Here's what it's like to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe multiplayer, using two Switches and four grown adults huddled around a single one.

Unboxing the Galaxy S8 (Orchid Gray)  

The S8 preorders have arrived! We'll show you what else comes in the box along with your shiny new Samsung.

Explore the beautiful miniature world of Gulliver's Gate  

A $40 million New York City attraction is a massive tiny model exhibit, packed with tech -- including self-driving cars.

Uber for dads: App pitches from 'Silicon Valley' cast  

After spending four seasons spoofing tech companies and startups, the stars of the HBO show have some ideas of their own.

Steamy sex on 'Silicon Valley'?  

The cast of Silicon Valley reveal the scandalous and the made-up spoilers from Season 4 of HBO's nerdy comedy.

What Iguodala's 'Nah b' tweet meant  

The "king of subtweets" explains a tweet he posted after the Golden State Warriors' first meeting with Kevin Durant and ponders whether fans care more about sports than players do.

Andre Iguodala has tried Magic Leap. What's it like?  

The Golden State Warrior and 2015 NBA Finals MVP talks about his favorite tech and the mixed-reality eyewear that blew his mind.

Would Andre invest?  

Golden State Warrior Andre Iguodala has become a fixture in Silicon Valley and has invested in over 15 startups. We bring five of our own to see "Would Andre invest?"

Xbox One changes up the Home button  

One button press becomes three, but with the change comes faster Guide access.

VPN explained: A privacy primer -- with robots and race cars  

Confused about virtual private networks? Looking for more privacy online? CNET's Bridget Carey offers a simple guide to help you understand how they work and what you need to consider before using one.

The world of pro wrestling: explained  

The WWE has millions of die-hard fans. You're not one of them? We'll explain the appeal.

4 features the iPhone 8 needs to one-up the Galaxy S8  

Samsung's new S8 sets a pretty high bar for phones, but Apple's 10th-anniversary iPhone could prove to be a worthy opponent if it delivers on these rumors.

What I saw inside Samsung's battery testing center  

CNET senior reporter Shara Tibken visits Samsung headquarters in South Korea to see firsthand how the company has stepped up its battery testing after the disastrous Note 7 fires. She also gets an early look at the new Galaxy S8.

Rich people are paying $15,000 for a phone  

Privacy can come with a high price tag. We check out the Solarin phone and other lavish gadgets at the Luxury Technology Show.

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