The "Windows Phone" OS will be no more, as the version of Windows 10 tailored for smaller devices will be called simply Windows 10. Will that help improve Microsoft's lot in the smartphone market?
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BlackBerry says it has not engaged in discussions with Samsung, while Samsung called the report "groundless."
Microsoft's new Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 further bulk up its low-end and help it reach new customers around the globe.
As the holiday shopping season moves into full swing, the tech giant offers a sweet deal on a premium Android Wear device, along with incentives on many more.
The iPhone 6 Plus alone accounted for 41 percent of all phablet sales in the US in the fall, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
LG's first round-face smartwatch joins T-Mobile's accessory portfolio.
CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.
Opera Software's newest browser for Apple's mobile OS incorporates a data-compression feature to cut down on video problems. It's also tuned for new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.
Firefox got its first boost when Web programmers flocked to it a decade ago. Now Mozilla is trying that strategy afresh with a coder-focused version of the browser.
T-Mobile's 3G-enabled Prism 2 sports a 1GHz processor, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and a 3.5-inch screen.