Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
The Helios headphones on Kickstarter are geared toward removing the dual annoyances of cords and having to keep your headphone battery charged.
The only catch? The phone is currently out of stock online, though Microsoft promises it will be available for Black Friday.
The trade-in promotion is a promising idea for the struggling company, but will iPhone owners go for it?
Having sold off its handset business to Microsoft, Nokia gets into the tablet game with the new N1.
Nokia is back with the N1 tablet, Jolla is taking your money, and GPS satellites are looking for dark matter in the cosmic cracks.
The device scores a seven out of 10 for repairability, according to iFixit, thanks to its standard screw size and easily replaceable components.
In buying Nokia's phone division, Microsoft has suddenly taken on a role it's never played before: being a phone-maker. As a hardware and OS challenger to Android and iOS devices, there's much at stake as Redmond roars ahead.
Google takes YouTube into the premium realm, and BlackBerry strikes up some partnerships. Plus, the first Lumia to lose the Nokia branding. All that and more in this look back at the week in tech.
Looking for affordable handsets that don't tie you down to a carrier for two years? CNET's got you covered this holiday season.