CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.
Mobile World Congress 2015
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".
Is your unlimited data plan really unlimited? Use an app to find out.
Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?
Office Mobile is worth downloading if you're a current Office 365 subscriber, but with only basic editing features, this app should be free for all.
Excel, Word and PowerPoint are due to arrive on Windows phones running Windows 10 in just a few weeks.
The Office apps for iOS are worth downloading for free basic editing features, but are much more useful once you add a subscription to Office 365.
Surprise! It IS Kingsoft Office, just with a new name, new features, and plenty of other goodies designed to make you forget Microsoft's suite.
After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.