Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is excellent overall, and the only phone to buy if you want to write by hand. However, you'll pay a huge premium for a modest upgrade from last year's model, and less pricey competitors will satisfy many.
The smartphone's stylus gets jammed when you insert it backwards into the storage slot, which can break it permanently. It's a problem some research analysts say harkens back to Apple's iPhone design uproar.
Four superphones with four similar styles and specs. We'll help break down the pros, cons, and how much extra you pay to upgrade from the S6 to the S6 Edge to the Note 5 to the Edge+. Whew!
The offer is targeted at rival AT&T, which just closed its acquisition of DirecTV and began offering its own bundles of discounted wireless and satellite TV services.
As the tablet market slows, mobile computing is gravitating toward devices that can convert from a tablet to a laptop and back again.
Buy the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ if you love the idea of a wraparound screen; otherwise, you'll be able to find less expensive phones that do nearly as much.
YouTube rules the realm of on-demand video, but live video still has a tournament of contenders. With a YouTube Gaming hub, Google is juicing up live features -- and that may bring you face-to-face with gameplay streams you never knew existed.
Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.
Get the new school year off on the right foot with apps and services
CNET's Marguerite Reardon says the wireless industry is offering more choices for how you buy devices and gives her advice on figuring out what works best for you.