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Windows 10 event on Tuesday: It's time to show us the products (live blog)

Microsoft is expected to unveil a new Surface tablet, fitness band and smartphones as it seeks to woo consumers with its latest operating system. CNET will be there to bring you all the details.

By October 5, 2015


Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphones

The software giant hopes to reinvigorate its smartphone lineup by creating mobile devices it claims can be as powerful as PCs.

By October 6, 2015


IDC: Tough year for tablets, not as bad as thought for PCs

In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline.

By November 25, 2014


Visa, Chevron pump up mobile payments

The two companies strike a partnership to bring mobile payments technology to more than 20 Chevron stations in California.

By October 6, 2015


Google unveils new Pixel C, its first company-built tablet

The business-friendly Android tablet will likely go up against Apple's iPad Pro, which also connects to a keyboard.

By September 29, 2015


Embracing Android, BlackBerry may finally put its BB10 software out of its misery

The smartphone manufacturer, poised to launch the Android-powered Priv, is laying the groundwork to scrap its own troubled software.

By September 25, 2015


Android Wear to rise as smart wearables surge

Market researcher IDC forecasts a boom in sales of wearable devices, especially smart ones, with Google's Android Wear gear gaining ground on the Apple Watch.

By September 14, 2015


Xiaomi unveils China-only Mi 4c just days ahead of Apple's iPhone 6S launch

The Chinese smartphone giant will release the Mi 4c just two days ahead of the iPhone 6S, as it strengthens its grip on its home market by announcing it will launch a virtual carrier service.

By September 22, 2015


Phablets are going to be bigger than tablets, laptops, IDC says

That's in terms of sales, not screen size. The firm says shipments of the phone-tablet hybrids will reach 318 million in 2015, more than tablet and portable PC shipments.

By September 3, 2014


Quanta's relationship with Apple may be its saving grace

Big orders from its top client are propping up the Taiwanese company in an increasingly tough market.

By September 17, 2015