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The Samsung Galaxy S6 just killed two of my favorite Android features

The Galaxy S5 and earlier Galaxy smartphones had replaceable batteries and storage expansion slots. But the new GS6 says goodbye to that flexibility in favor of a sleeker design.

By March 1, 2015

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For Samsung, Galaxy S6 needs to hit with a big bang

Samsung, battling to hold on to its lead in the smartphone market, needs to win back consumers from Apple with its next big thing. But will the new Galaxy S6 be big enough?

By February 28, 2015

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iOS 8.2 may launch Monday with new health features

Update to Apple's mobile OS will add and enhance certain health features as the company gets ready to share more about its Apple Watch on Monday, according to a report.

By March 5, 2015

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Dig this: I operated a giant excavator from 2,500km away

An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.

By March 5, 2015

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What to expect from Apple's March 9 event (Hint: It's more than just the Watch)

On March 9, Apple is widely expected to let us know exactly when its much-anticipated Watch line will ship and how much all the new models will cost. But what other new products might Apple unveil?

By March 5, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy S6 Edge vs. HTC One M9 vs. LG G Flex 2: 2015 Android smartphone specs compared

The new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sport similar specs, in slightly different shapes.

By March 1, 2015

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Google confirms wireless efforts, plans bigger reveal 'in coming months'

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.

By March 2, 2015

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Microsoft Windows vulnerable to 'FREAK' encryption flaw too

Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.

By March 5, 2015

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Sony's PlayStation 4 continues to soar with 20M sold

By contrast, Microsoft's most recent public count in November noted Xbox One sales at around 10 million, though that figure is likely much higher after a strong holiday-shopping season.

By March 4, 2015

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Does Surface Pro 3 offer clues to Microsoft's next flagship phone?

Microsoft's focus on productivity will be evident in the impending top-of-the-line smartphone, poised to launch alongside Windows 10.

By March 3, 2015