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Android stays 'unbeatable' in smartphone market -- for now

Google's mobile OS reigned supreme in the third quarter with 84 percent of global shipments, says research firm Strategy Analytics. And then there are the warning signs.

By October 31, 2014


iOS 8 grants new power to rival browsers, Web-based apps

Today, third-party apps can run JavaScript programs only with hobbled performance on Apple's mobile OS, but Apple's next version grants them the full performance Safari gets.

By June 4, 2014


5.9-inch Oppo N1 has swivel camera, rear touch sensor

Oppo's latest smartphone brings hardware innovations to a new Android 4.2 phablet.

By September 23, 2013


Holiday gift ideas for the iPhone 5 owner on your list

The holidays are almost here. And CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie suggests several iPhone 5 accessories that would make great gifts this season.

By November 30, 2012


iPad mini: What we didn't get

The iPad mini is here -- but what's missing? Read on for the list of stuff we'd hoped to see in the newest and smallest iPad.

By October 23, 2012


Android could grab 50 percent of smartphone market this year

With shipments of 206 million units and a 46 percent share last year, Android is poised to capture half of the worldwide smartphone market this year, says Taiwan's Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute.

By January 6, 2012


T-Mobile claims to soon have fastest 3G in U.S.

T-Mobile USA says its network upgrades will soon give it the fastest and most broad 3G network in the U.S.

By March 23, 2010