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Why prepaid wireless plans may not be the bargain you're looking for

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explores whether prepaid brands owned by the major wireless operators offer a true advantage over traditional services.

By November 22, 2015


Is it time for Windows Phone owners to throw in the towel?

Microsoft fans will soon have a Windows 10 phone to buy, but they may wonder whether the company will support and update their device in the long term. CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice.

By November 7, 2015


Appliance Science: The bright physics of light and color

How does color work, and how does the type of light source you use affect the colors you see? Appliance Science looks at the science of light and color.

By November 2, 2015


Can a globe-trotting wireless speed demon be guaranteed 4G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks at whether one phone can access 4G LTE networks throughout the world.

By November 1, 2015


Where are its manners? This extinct mammal sucked in its food

Fossils of an extinct creature that looked like a cross between a hippo and a walrus show it didn't chew its food like most mammals. It probably also ate with its mouth open and never used a coaster.

By October 8, 2015


Top 40 must-have Blu-ray discs

Check out CNET's roundup of must-have Blu-ray discs. We'll be updating our picks as new discs come out.

By September 13, 2015


Apple's iPhone upgrade program: What you need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks into Apple's new program that lets customers upgrade their iPhone every year. How does it compare with similar plans from the big wireless carriers?

By September 12, 2015


What you need to know about Sprint's and T-Mobile's iPhone lease deals

Sprint and T-Mobile each announce what look like incredibly cheap pricing for the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. What's the catch?

By September 25, 2015


Bringing your own smartphone to Verizon: What you need to know

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.

By August 28, 2015


Understanding the fine print on Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon examines where and how phones bought through Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program can be used.

By September 23, 2015