The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.
Don't look for Google to run a large-scale network. Instead it's teaming up with wireless carriers, as it does with hardware makers for Nexus devices.
With its big-screened iPhone 6 lineup, Apple jumped past Samsung to capture a 20.4 percent share of smartphone sales last quarter, says research firm Gartner.
The G4 isn't out yet, but the company is working on a second phone for release this year, says a report. LG aims to "narrow the gap" with market leaders Apple and Samsung.
The e-commerce giant has been behind Apple and Google in the app store race, though it's taken steps to improve its offering and those are starting to pay off.
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.
Potential tablet buyers are opting instead for alternative devices, and existing owners are hanging onto their tablets longer, according to research firm Gartner.
The market researcher says this poses a serious problem for businesses, where bring-your-own-device options are commonplace.
Although the popularity of 3D printing is growing in certain niches, mainstream consumer adoption is five to 10 years away, says research firm Gartner.
Chromebooks are the new netbook, but look to have a longer shelf life. Samsung has an overwhelming share of the market at 65 percent, with Acer at 21 percent.