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CNET TV Apple Byte: TV on your iPad, PDFs in iOS, and near field communications on new iPhones

CNET TV's Brian Tong discusses the latest in Apple news, rumors, tips, and tricks. This week, the iPad gets more television than you can shake a stick at, iPhone 4 rumors heat up with reports of Apple testing near field communications, and a quick tip for reading PDFs in iOS 4.

By August 20, 2010


How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By November 20, 2015


Apple Pay growth slows as challengers rev up

People continue to sign up for iPhone maker's mobile payments service, but at a slower clip, research shows. Meanwhile, megabank JPMorgan Chase is prepping a system of its own.

By October 27, 2015


Samsung Pay dubbed a hit in its initial rollout

The company's new mobile payments has seen $30 million in transactions in just one month as it prepares to launch in the US where it will battle with Apple Pay.

By September 24, 2015


Cloud-based smartphone hits $1M on Kickstarter -- double the original goal

With its new Robin phone, Nextbit promises to move little-used items from users' handsets to the cloud.

By September 15, 2015


Samsung debuts Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+; teases next smartwatch

Both devices feature 5.7-inch screens, but there are also differences -- like the color options and the display that wraps around the sides of the Edge+.

By August 13, 2015


Nokia signs up for near-field wireless push

the Finnish handset giant has joined up with Royal Philips Electronics and Sony to establish a forum to promote the use of near field communications technology.

By March 18, 2004


Samsung unleashes its thinnest phone ever with Galaxy A8

The new phone is only .23 inches or 5.9 milimeters thin yet still packs a fingerprint sensor and a hefty 3,050mAh battery.

By July 15, 2015


Google's Project Vault is a security system disguised as a microSD card

The search giant's new project aims to make phones more secure by loading a microSD card that serves as a security powerhouse.

By May 29, 2015


Apple, Google said to refine their mobile wallet offerings

Watch for a revamp of Google Pay as a peer-to-peer payments system, as Apple tinkers with its rewards program, says the New York Times.

By May 27, 2015