Confirmed: 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard resists dust — to a point

Even though Apple told us differently. Sarah Tew/CNET It's becoming clearer every day -- the 2018 MacBook Pro "butterfly switch" keyboard was designed to resist dust and debris, and thus avoid the sticky key issue that sometimes...

Samsung Galaxy S10 to go ultrasonic? Here’s an early look at its likely fingerprint...

Qualcomm shows off a prototype fingerprint reader that's tucked underneath the display and potentially headed to Samsung's early 2019 flagship smartphone. Qualcomm had an early version of its ultrasonic fingerprint reader set...

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is writing a book

The next chapter starts automatically as soon as you finish the last one. Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix in 1997. James Martin/CNET Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is writing the book that will give an inside look at his...

Apple teases redheads, kangaroo for World Emoji Day

The gingers are coming to your iPhone. Kangaroo and peacock emojis will hop and strut onto iOS later this year. Apple World Emoji Day is Tuesday and Apple is getting the party started with the unveiling of some of...

40 Google Home apps for a better home with more pizza

Play games, order pizza, start your car, get Bitcoin prices and more with only your voice. Google introduced Actions for Google Home, third-party integrations that work a lot like skills for Alexa, back in...

Apple puts a new emoji face on its executive team

Apple's leadership goes Memoji to celebrate World Emoji Day. Apple's leadership team transformed into emoji. Apple World Emoji Day is Tuesday, and Apple is getting into the spirit by recasting the photos on its executive team page as emojis. Personal avatars...

Mission: Impossible gadgets, real-world tech show how far we’ve come since ’96

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us for this retrospective ahead of Mission: Impossible -- Fallout. Ethan Hunt climbs the Burj Khalifa in Mission: Impossible -- Ghost...

Amazon’s Fire TV Cube is a glimpse at Alexa-controlled entertainment, but it needs work

The Fire TV Cube is what happens when an Echo and a Fire TV mate. IMAGE: RAYMOND WONG/MASHABLE BY RAYMOND WONGJUN 21, 2018 Amazon Fire TV Cube $119.99 VIEW PRODUCT The Good Sleek and compact design • Alexa works...

Unlocked phones vs. locked ones: Everything you need to know

If you're buying a new phone, consider the advantages of an unlocked phone against those of one on a contract. Josh Miller/CNET You've picked out the phone you want to buy, but the decision-making...

Congress presses Apple, Alphabet on privacy issues

In a pair of letters, the House asks about offline data collection, third-party apps and embedded microphones. House Committee on Energy and Commerce sends letters to Apple and Google asking how the...