With few physical changes expected in the next iPhone, it's become emblematic of a problem with the broader smartphone industry: It's just not that exciting anymore.
Each week Iyaz Akhtar scours CNET's sites to see what people are looking at and talking about, and then counts down the most popular trends in tech. From the most popular products to must have gadgets to the most downloaded software, Iyaz brings a witty, informative look at each week's list.
Apple's Internet-connected-television device hasn't been updated in three years. A new box, expected Wednesday, will give Apple fans what they've wanted -- and what everyone else already enjoys.
Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.
Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
Lots of TV shows are arriving on Netflix, including the fifth season of "The Walking Dead." Find out what else is being added and which titles are disappearing soon.
Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Don't just take Sony's word that its new top-tier Android phone has what it takes to mow down the competition. See for yourself how they compare in this handy-dandy chart.
The device will launch in Europe early next year, and the company also showed off new speakers and talked up a streaming gaming service.
A month into its official debut, Microsoft's new system software is ahead of Windows 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite in desktop traffic, according to Web tracker NetMarketShare.
Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.