Nokia 3310 and NES Classic: Nostalgia is the new black – CNET

In an attempt to win your heart (and wallet), these phones, consoles and cameras purposely appeal to your sense of nostalgia.

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SNES Classic, Nokia 3310 and other retro tech done right – CNET

Nostalgia: Because romanticizing the past never goes out of style.

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By the numbers: Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV – Roadshow

Wondering how similar these two long-range EVs are? We’ve got some figures for you.

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Defcon hackers find it’s very easy to break voting machines – CNET

Voting is at the foundation of every democracy. Hackers find it’s on shaky ground thanks to shoddy technology.

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A gun that squirts molten metal? Certainly, sir – CNET

Commentary: You might be fascinated by the aggressive uses to which science can be put. I’m more moved by the fruit that resists it.

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Russia reportedly outlaws VPNs used to access banned websites – CNET

Vladimir Putin signs law prohibiting use of technology popular for accessing government-restricted sites, Reuters reports.

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Play this sweet game of Operation, then eat it – CNET

A cake with cords buzzes just like the retro board game, and it’s edible.

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Honolulu bans staring at phone while crossing the street – CNET

Commentary: Starting in October, pedestrians will be fined if caught looking down at their phone while they’re in an intersection.

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Hacker unlocks a ‘secure’ smart gun with $15 magnets – CNET

The Armatix IP1 smart gun is one of the few connected pistols available. It’s also easy to hack.

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An insanely great phono cartridge for well-heeled audiophiles – CNET

The Audiophiliac finds analog bliss with the Koetsu Urushi Sky Blue phono cartridge.

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