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Each 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.
|1||VideoThe Next Big Thing: Gesture Control in Cars||Buttons, knobs, touchscreens and voice commands are all making room for the next way we'll control our cars.||2/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoCNET's Next Big Thing explores New Realities at CES||Virtual reality and augmented reality will be a huge part of our lives over the next few years. Join CNET's panel of experts for an exciting discussion about what's coming next.||1/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoIs it finally time for head-up displays in cars?||IHS Automotive estimates globally, HUDs will grow from 2.7 million units installed in new cars in 2014, to more than 9 million in 2020. Brian Cooley discusses the emerging tech and what carmakers and suppliers need to do to continue the uptrend.||10/14/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoWearables that are changing lives||Brian Cooley looks at technology that really connects to your body, beyond Google Glass or Apple Watch. It's called an epidural stimulator.||10/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoTV airwaves: Moving TV out, mobile in||Brian Cooley discusses why wireless carriers are chomping at the bit to buy available TV broadcast spectrum in an auction set to happen mid-2015.||9/30/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoHead-up displays: Coming soon to a windshield near you (Next Big Thing, Episode 10)||Head-up displays are about to become mainstream; TV airwaves are about to make room for mobile data instead; and implanted wireless technology offers freedom from paralysis.||9/24/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoHave tablets peaked?||Brian Cooley discusses the slow-growing tablet market and what manufacturers need to do to make sales spike.||9/9/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoWhere will the next battery breakthrough come from?||Brian Cooley explains the challenges associated with battery technology and the types of innovations emerging in the sector.||9/2/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoWhy image recognition tech is on the rise||Brian Cooley discusses rise of image recognition software on smartphones and tablets, and why the technology is gaining momentum in the retail market.||8/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoImage recognition: Making your gear see the way you do (The Next Big Thing, Episode 9)||The new wave of cameras is changing how you use your phone and tablet; why are batteries so far behind the advancement of other technology? And are tablets already hitting their plateau?||8/20/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
While episodes are good they tend to do the same episode twice re hashing the same stories over and over.