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CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.
The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.
Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?
Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.
Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.
Due out this year for Android and iOS, the voice assistant will bring some competition to Apple's Siri and the Google Now app.
Commentary: Today's smartphones are incredibly sleek, well-designed electronic devices except for two glaring issues. Maybe someday that will change.
Learn how to make cool miniature effect photos using nothing more than your smartphone.