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Smartphone commoditization is here. So what now?
Created: 11/14/2013Lots of good phones at about the same price with about the same features. Find out why cost may be the next big thing in smartphone innovation.
Why you may finally wear a fitness tracker
Created: 11/14/2013Wearables are largely aimed at the person who just wants to maintain a good weight, sleep enough, and maybe get in a little cardio. CNET's Brian Cooley tells you why 2014 could be the breakout year for wearable tech.
Flexible screens: The hype and hope
Created: 11/14/2013What's the point of flexible screens? CNET's Brian Cooley discusses the hype around the new curved, bendable screen technology and why you might want it.
Smartphones: What's next? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 3)
Created: 11/13/2013Now that smartphones are commodities, what's next? Also: why you may finally wear a fitness wearable, and the hype and hope around flexible screens.
Self-driving cars: So many reasons, so many hurdles
Created: 10/10/2013It may be the biggest technological sea change since the Internet, one that reshapes how our average day unfolds, our personal safety, and the use of land resources.
What will challenge Android and iOS in the mobile OS market?
Created: 10/10/2013If you're wondering what will be the third major platform alongside Android and iOS, you may need to change that "what will be" to "if there will be."
How 3D gesture tech could change computing
Created: 10/10/2013The 3D gesture tech market is expected to grow from $2 billion to $15 billion in five years. But what are hurdles technology makers need to overcome to make it happen?
Self-driving cars: Why? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 2)
Created: 10/09/2013Why self-driving cars make a whole lot of sense, how gesture control will augment -- but probably not replace -- a lot of technology, and is there even a third seat left at the mobile platform table?
Smartwatches: A revolution on your wrist?
Created: 09/12/2013Analysts predict 5 million smartwatches will ship in 2014. CNET's Brian Cooley explains why they could have a real chance of success with consumers.
Appliances getting more connected
Created: 09/12/2013CNET's Brian Cooley's offers his thoughts on connected appliances and why the Internet fridge is much less pie in the sky than it was 10 years ago.
4K and OLED: Which TV is right for you?
Created: 09/12/2013CNET's Brian Cooley compares and contrasts the two technologies and shows you why one is relevant today, the other more so tomorrow.
Smartwatches know that times have changed (The Next Big Thing, Episode 1)
Created: 09/11/2013Smartwatches are on the cusp of something big, OLED and 4K TV explained and connected, smart appliances finally start to make sense.
The Next Big Thing debuts September 12
Created: 08/28/2013Each month, CNET's Brian Cooley takes a look at what's happening in tech and then cuts out the noise. What's left are a few key trends that show you how the near future is shaping up, with unusual clarity.