This intriguing technology lets you call up information on your smartphone by touching an object with your finger, turning your body into a kind of capacitive power line network.
Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.
If texting is the main activity on your mobile phone, then the Sony Ericsson Txt is worth looking at, thanks to its hardware keyboard. Otherwise, there are loads of better alternatives.
Typical price: $129.00
Apple has sued Ericsson, arguing that the Swedish company is charging too much on royalties that are not "essential" to industry cellular standards.
At CES, the Swedish company says it will release network gear this year that will boost today's LTE networks by drawing on wireless spectrum more often used by Wi-Fi.
A federal jury in Texas says that Apple did not infringe on five wireless technology patents in a case filed back in 2012.
An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.
Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.
Commentary: Manufacturers are finding ways to breathe life into their new products, proving that smartphones haven't run out of ideas.
Perhaps we're suckers for big screens, but the small display on the Xperia Ray makes everyday smartphone tasks an eye strain. Make sure you compare it with larger phones before committing.
Typical price: $699.00