In this week's Ask Maggie, CNET consumer advice columnist Marguerite Reardon cautions readers to think twice about giving a smartphone as a gift. Why's that? It's the gift that keeps on costing.
iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.
Budget-friendly smartphones like the Moto X and Moto G are ideal for service plans that offer discounts for bringing your own device. But which one should you choose?
CNET's Maggie Reardon discusses the short-term hurdles associated with the deployment of voice service over carriers' 4G LTE networks. In the end, the transition to an all IP-based voice network will be worth it.
Will my Verizon iPhone 5S work on AT&T? That's a question asked by one Ask Maggie reader confused by the puzzling state of device interoperability. This week's column tackles the issue.
The wireless battle today is being fought among families, as major operators slash pricing. This is good news for consumers -- but watch out for the small print. CNET's Ask Maggie explains.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers two travelers some insight on the best ways to save money on their wireless service while traveling abroad.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why the Supreme Court's Aereo decision was bad for those who've ditched traditional TV service.
Tick-tock tech is getting a new boost from Google's Android Wear. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on whether the time is right to buy a smartwatch.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon gives options for taking your broadband with you to the summer vacation house. Plus: how do you choose 4G LTE service anyway?
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon breaks down best ways to use your smartphone while overseas without breaking the bank.
Confused about what the FCC's new Net neutrality proposal might mean to the average Internet user? CNET's Marguerite Reardon spells it out.