The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.
CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.
Google's 4-year-old mobile payments service will turn into an app for transferring small payments between friends to make room for the new Android Pay system.
Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?
The next iPhone will pack in new features such as Force Touch, but also beef up the memory, processor and camera, says KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Shame about the supply pinch, though. Without that, sales might actually soar as high as 50 million, says a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Sales for the iPhone may shoot as high as 51.1 million units this quarter, says UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, higher than Wall Street is predicting.
Given Apple's guidance for the current quarter, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has boosted his prediction for iPhone sales.
Apple may have sold as many as 57 million iPhones last quarter, according to analyst Gene Munster. That would be a sharp jump from 43.7 million from a year ago. But would that make Wall Street happy?
Analysts estimate that Apple's preorders hovered around that milestone figure in the device's first weekend of availability.