Although it isn't banging on all cylinders when it comes to top-tier specs, the Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II's reliable performance makes it the QWERTY keyboard phone to buy on Verizon.
The Samsung Stratosphere's blazing 4G LTE speeds, QWERTY keyboard, and business tools lend it credence as a handset for corporate minds, but its last-season specs may fail to lure those looking for the ultimate smartphone.
A Japanese artist takes his love of botanicals and space to new heights by launching and photographing his work with our planet as the backdrop.
Also sold: Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 glove and a backpack strap carried during both of Charles Conrad's Apollo 12 moonwalks.
This year's Geneva auto show went to the stratosphere as a collection of the world's most exclusive cars, but also gave us two extreme hatchbacks, the Honda Civic Type R and the Ford Focus RS.
With a weather balloon and a G2, LG has created a video showing off the smartphone's 13-megapixel camera from 30km high.
A limited-edition bedazzled iPhone 6 from Goldgenie can be customized with an insane level of gold and gemstones.
One of Apple's latest froze up on its way up to the stratosphere, but you'll want to see if it broke up when it came back down.
Mercedes wisely resurrects a dud by bringing down a bit from the stratosphere.
France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.