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Don't want to install that smartphone app? With Google, you may not have to

The search giant is experimenting with tech that lets you use apps without downloading them. It's part of Google's plan to keep its crown when it comes to mobile search.

By November 18, 2015


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Microsoft Lumia 950

The Lumia 950 is a mostly average smartphone, giving iPhone and Android users no reason to switch, and offering little appeal outside Windows phone diehards.

By November 20, 2015

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Google experiments with a Star Trek-style wearable

No, it's not another attempt at high-tech eyewear. This one-of-a-kind prototype draws its inspiration from the communicator worn on a stylish shirt.

By November 23, 2015


LG shelves Urbane Second Edition smartwatch due to hardware issue

Company stops sales of timepiece, touted as first Android Wear smartwatch with cellular connectivity for placing and receiving calls even when users' phones weren't at hand.

By November 19, 2015


Star Wars goes virtual reality with Google Cardboard

Exclusive content will be available through the Star Wars app come December 2.

By November 24, 2015


Five Android apps that prolong your smartphone's battery life

This collection of apps will not only extend the life of your handset, but could also improve its overall performance.

By September 26, 2015


Android Marshmallow to flavor LG G4 smartphone starting next week

G4 owners in Poland will get first dibs, but those elsewhere in Europe, Asia and the Americas are next on the list.

By October 15, 2015


RoBoHoN is Sharp's walking, talking, Pico-projecting Android smartphone

Everybody likes robots, especially ones that are this cute. But how about a robot that doubles as a smartphone?

By October 6, 2015


BlackBerry confirms Android phone as its smartphone sales retreat

The BlackBerry Priv, which takes its name from both "privacy" and "privilege," will launch in the fourth quarter.

By September 25, 2015


How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By November 20, 2015