Tech research firm Gartner also says the number of smartwatch shipments will quadruple next year to 40 million, with as many as half coming from Apple.
For its newest generation, the Mini Cooper Hardtop grows in size all round, offering more cabin space, although its engine drops a cylinder.
Forget that snap-on charging cover. The Gear family of wrist-worn smart devices sports a smaller cradle that takes up far less space.
As the "mini" variant of LG's current flagship, the G2 Mini sports more modest specs -- like an 8-megapixel camera, a 4.7-inch display, and a 1.2Ghz quad-core processor -- compared to its bigger G2 brother.
Bulky laptop power adapters could soon be out of a job with the impending crowdfunding launch of the pint-size Finsix adapter.
While worldwide sales are up for the iPhone, Apple's smartphone market share is down from a year ago, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
The PadFone mini 4.3 is two gadgets in one: a 4.3-inch phone and a 7-inch screen dock that becomes a tablet when you slot the mobile in the back.
Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.
Forrester Research also predicts that annual spending on online ads in the US will top $100 billion in 2019, as advertisers follow consumer habits.
Mysterious startup Nextbit is finally out with a cloud service that "breaks down the barriers between devices." The initial deployment, however, will be limited to smartphones running on an altered version of Android called CyanogenMod.