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iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.
The new iPhones are out in the wild, but not everyone is taking the best care of the coveted new devices. Check out the latest torture test results.
The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.
The new, larger iPhones have already set an Apple sales record for preorders. While the phones won't be available in stores until Friday, a couple of CNET editors have already tested the devices. Is bigger really better? CNET.com's Sumi Das on what differentiates the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
The Personal CellSpot is an all-around excellent home Wi-Fi router with no monthly fees that also works very well with Wi-Fi calling.
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The $50 K480 can connect to three different Bluetooth wireless devices at once, whether they're Windows, Mac or Chrome OS computers, or Android, Windows, and iOS tablets or smartphones.
The Samsung Wireless is the best mobile device for media streaming and data backup, but only Android users need apply.
The way we talk on phones may change with new messaging apps, half of Apple mobile devices upgraded to iOS 8, and Polaroid Cube takes a different approach to video capture.
The hefty pricing aside, the Samsung SSD 850 Pro is one of the best, if not the best, standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market.
Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.