top story

Twitter's users and usage grow, investors cheer

Twitter reports revenue and profit above analyst expectations, but the company also shows that more people were on the social network and using it longer.

Q&A

Chromecast at Year 1: Why it's more than just an impulse buy

For the first birthday of Google's streaming-media stick, the exec behind the dirt-cheap dongle discusses its backstory, year one, and the path ahead.

review

BlackBerry Passport: Fat, weird, but CrackBerry addicts might love it

CNET News' Roger Cheng got his hands on BlackBerry's newest smartphone. If you can get beyond the funny shape, it offers a decent compromise between a larger display and a physical keyboard.

EA gaming subscription service coming to Xbox One
iPhone 6 screen won't be made of sapphire, analysts claim
Microsoft's China offices raided over antitrust allegations
​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

Top News

5 hours agoMobile Accessoriesby

Chinese phone makers gain amid smartphone surge

IDC report shows shipments for market leader Samsung slipped during the second quarter while Huawei's nearly doubled.

7 hours agoMobileby

Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

14 hours agoLaptopsby

Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades, same prices

Apple has updated the hardware for its profitable MacBook Pro line -- all 15-inch models will come with 16GB RAM but with no price increase.

Gallery

Take a closer look at the BlackBerry Passport (pictures)

The BlackBerry Passport is a decidedly different smartphone, aimed at offering a comfortable, spacious way to hammer out emails all day.

42 seconds agoTomorrow Dailyby

Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Today's show features researchers discovering a potential path to a viable, pure lithium battery, enterprising hackers who modded an old ATM to play Doom, and some mind-bending 360-degree video art.

Play
Video

Tomorrow Daily 026: Pure lithium battery tech, 360-degree video holograms, and more

Today's show features some enterprising hackers who modded an ATM to play Doom, Stanford researchers discovering a potential path to a viable, pure lithium battery, and some mind-bending 360-degree video art.

29 minutes agoInternetby

Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

In an effort to decrease buffering and increase streaming speeds, the video service signs a deal with the Internet service provider to get a direct connection to broadband customers.

1 hour agoMobile Appsby

Set up and manage email on Amazon's Fire Phone

Your shiny new Fire phone is primed and ready to help you tackle your inbox.

1 hour agoMobileby

Could the Gear S be Samsung's next wearable?

The Korean electronics giant filed a trademark application late last week for "Samsung Gear S."

Gallery

Modern Combat 5: Blackout looks great on mobile (pictures)

With crisp graphics and exciting gameplay the latest sequel to the hit series is the best yet.

Play
Video

Trick yourself into working out by using your smartphone

If you hate exercise but love games, Donald Bell showcases a few apps that can help improve your health step-by-step.

1 hour agoCarsby

Land Rover Discovery Sport loses concept styling

Land Rover released photos of its latest new vehicle, the Discovery Sport, but it looks like the production vehicle will be a big departure from the concept shown in New York last April.

2 hours agoMobile Accessoriesby

NomadPlus turns your Apple USB wall plug into a backup battery

New 2-in-1 charging solution mates the iPhone's standard USB plug with a form-fitting rechargeable battery for on-the-go power.

2 hours agoMobileby

Smartphone kill switch could save consumers $3.4B, study says

If the kill switches becomes standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

2 hours agoiPhone Updateby

Crazy Taxi: City Rush races into the App Store

Designed expressly for mobile devices, the sequel to the beloved racing game borrows a page from Temple Run. Is that a good thing?

Hot Products
Active Discussions
Don't Miss