Seven cities, 19 days. From Hong Kong to Chiang Mai, I'll be learning and living the region's hottest -- and oddest -- tech toys.
Smart toilets! A waiter button! Here's some everyday tech from Asia that I want to use here at home.
Sometimes it's the little things -- like a hands-free, germ-free way to signal a pedestrian crossing -- that get you thinking about the simple lifestyle tech you could really use.
For LG, the modular G5 phone is the first step in a new strategy. Here's why.
I met with Samsung on its home turf in South Korea to see how Samsung Pay is going to get better at letting you pay for things without thinking too hard.
China's up-and-coming phone brand is gathering strength to enter major Western markets, but it'll take some serious planning.
The waterproof, LTE-enabled rig has a microSD card slot and can broadcast 1080p HD quality video to YouTube Live.
You can use the waterproof, LTE-enabled action camera to record video privately, or press a button to share your adventures with the world.
How well did this phone's two Leica cameras capture CNET editor Jessica Dolcourt's travels in Asia? Check out her photos to find out.
I took almost 200 photos and videos on the Huawei P9's Leica camera in six cities in Asia. Not every picture is a winner, but let this travelogue serve as the true test.
Time travel and Pandora's Box. This is how the guys who made LG's coif-friendly VR goggles feel about 360-degree video that shows you more than any mere photo can.
Commentary: It's good news when the elephant conservation people give you a DVD of your time with the unforgettable pachyderms. It's bad news when you realize none of your computers can read it.
Commentary: What good are selfie sticks when they both stop working?
By overseeing quality control over its electronics and others', the aggressively-growing company wants to change your perception of Chinese workmanship.
Pay for the train, speed up and ATM withdrawal. In Samsung's home town, I saw it mobile payment system in a whole new light.
Commentary: Airports in China have strict guidelines concerning electronics that might explode, like battery packs, and two-wheeling robots.
Xiaomi's Beijing headquarters looks like a typical Silicon Valley office, filled with toys and hip seating. There's even an office dog. I toured two nearby offices and the Xiaomi store in the mall attached to one office.
Commentary: When it comes to mobile money and instant delivery, these popular services in China make me jealous as anything.
Commentary: In a place where protective face masks are common attire, having the right app can make a huge impact on your lungs.
Commentary: I'm back in the land of unfettered Internet and it feels great.
Commentary: Watching a tragic event unfold at a Beijing airport check-in desk forced me to think about social media's role in bearing witness.
What's it like walking into the large, beautiful Apple store in Shanghai's city center? We'll show you!
Visiting one of Huawei's phone production lines was fascinating and highly secretive event.
It’s not every day you can get a sense of how people in other countries eat day-to-day. But at Huawei’s R&D center in Shanghai, China, tech workers seem to have it pretty good.
Wi-Fi may not be a strength of my Shenzhen hotel, but the power outlets are a revelation.
Huawei's tech gadgets are beginning to walk the walk, which is great news for buyers.
They're long, often boring and the Wi-Fi never works. But then you hit a bright spot -- and I don't just mean the dragon fruit tartlets.
How a low-powered, souped-up, mostly 3G phone that gives travelers free local data became my lifeline in Hong Kong.
A Handy phone in your hotel room spells total traveler freedom.
Visiting China, where my top Internet services don't work, proves how fully I rely on them.