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Facebook, Samsung prepare to sell virtual reality to the masses

Two of the world's largest tech companies have teamed up to sell their $100 Gear VR device to everyday consumers. Will people buy it?

By November 20, 2015


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


Don't buy these things on Black Friday

There are a lot of tempting holiday deals, especially on pricey electronics, but there are some devices and gadgets you shouldn't buy on Black Friday. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis explains when waiting is worth it.

By November 25, 2015


Microsoft's Black Friday deals start now, at prices as low as 10 cents

Microsoft's holiday deals start today and run through Thanksgiving weekend. And some of the digital deals start at just a dime.

By November 20, 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


Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV

Fed up with your dumb "Smart TV?" Tired of waiting for your console to boot up just so you can watch Netflix? Lookng for a cheap tech gift? There are plenty of reasons to get a new dedicated video streamer. We'll help you choose one.

By November 5, 2015


Amazon Prime Music's top challenge? Getting Prime members to notice it (Q&A)

You already have to pay to belong to Prime. Amazon's head of digital music says the streaming service is after customers who don't necessarily want to spend a ton of money on music.

By November 23, 2015


Fitbit Charge HR, Surge activity trackers can now detect workouts, better track your heart rate

The update can automatically detect what kind of sport or activity you're engaged in, from aerobics to Zumba.

By November 23, 2015


iDevices Thermostat

Once features like geo-fencing, pattern-learning algorithms and triggers become available, this oddly standard Thermostat could become a strong contender at its price point. For now, though, it's not worth the money.

By October 29, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2015

iDevices Switch

Despite some glitches with user sharing and HomeKit compatibility in general, the Switch works well, the iDevices app is slick, and HomeKit integration has very high potential.

By October 27, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating October 27, 2015