Virtual Reality

It's not just for gaming anymore. After decades of false starts, virtual reality and its more outward-looking cousin augmented reality are poised to have a big impact on the tech industry and business.

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Features we initially mocked, but then came to love

Features we initially mocked, but then came to love

Many tech products are introduced with great fanfare and excitement. Customers flock to buy them, even sometimes standing in line for hours. But some products, and in particular, features, just don't inspire the same kind of buzz. In this gallery, we'll look at a bunch of features that inspired more "why" than "wow," but proved to be beloved by ZDNet's contributors and editors.

March 1, 2019 by

Best of MWC 2019: Cool tech you can buy or pre-order this year

Best of MWC 2019: Cool tech you can buy or pre-order this year

Between all the 5G devices and foldable phones, it might seem like nearly everything announced at MWC 2019 is too futuristic to purchase soon. In reality, many of these new gadgets are already available to pre-order or will launch later this year. Here's the best tech we've spotted on the show floor that's releasing in 2019.

February 26, 2019 by

Tech that stole our heart or broke it

Tech that stole our heart or broke it

With Valentine's Day around the corner, ZDNet's contributors and editors were reminded of all the technology they were infatuated with, either in their past or present, as well as anything that might've left them bitter and broken-hearted.

February 12, 2019 by

9 devices with e-ink displays

9 devices with e-ink displays

The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.

December 3, 2018 by

The rise of voice technology

TechRepublic's Karen Roby and ZDNet's Greg Nichols talk about a recent survey that finds a surprising number of consumers believe that keyboards are on a downward spiral and voice technology is looking to claim its spot.

April 18, 2019 by

The future of filmmaking is VR

ZDNet's Tonya Hall sits down with Boryana Ivanova, creative producer at Future of Filmmaking, to learn about conflict and empathy in storytelling and what the industry's future looks like.

April 15, 2019 by

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