Saima Shaikh

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The world wants a bigger iPhone and big smartphones in general

The launch of a bigger iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet are just days away, and multiple surveys say supersized phone screens are exactly what the public craves.<p>Say it with me: "Phablets <i>are</i> fabulous after all." Don't believe it? Read on.<p>Within two weeks, the smartphone landscape will …

Gear & Gadgets

Motorola Luge is Verizon's prepaid Razr M

Without fanfare, Big Red re-purposes the Motorola smartphone for its no-contract crowd.<p>Verizon has quietly started offering the Motorola Droid Razr M as part of its no-contract smartphone lineup. Known as the Motorola Luge, the handset is identical to the Razr M in nearly every single aspect.<p>Since …

Mobile

T-Mobile pegs Uncarrier 7 on Sept. 10, a day after iPhone event

T-Mobile is hoping to draft behind Apple's event on Sept. 9, but don't expect any direct connection to the upcoming iPhone.<p>T-Mobile wants to get in on the September craziness.<p>In a month already packed with product announcements and conferences, T-Mobile is scheduling its "Uncarrier 7.0" event on …

T-Mobile

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G finds a US distributor other than itself

The $300 supersize phone lands its first US distributor: Fry's Electronics.<p>This summer, Chinese phone-maker Huawei ran an experiment, to see if it could sell its well-priced, midrange Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G smartphone without the help of a US distribution partner. Instead, Huawei sold the phone on …

Mobile Technology

Sprint rings up the HTC One E8 for $100 on contract

Available immediately, the handset is a more budget-friendly approach to the flagship HTC One M8.<p>After inadvertently tipping its hand earlier in the month, Sprint is ready to officially talk about the HTC One E8 , the global version of which CNET has reviewed.<p>On Friday, the carrier announced the …

Mobile

Poacht App Is Ideal for Lazy Job Hunters

If you're sort of interested in looking for a new job, but don't want to put much effort into the hunt, then Poacht might fit the bill.<p>The app, which …

Apple iPhone 6 To Come With NFC Chip (Rumor)

Some images of the logic board of the alleged iPhone 6 have leaked several times in the past, revealing that the NFC may finally be a part of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Why Galaxy Note 4 is a must-win for Samsung. Hint: Big-screen iPhone

Apple is expected to launch its own big-screen smartphones a week after Samsung's Unpacked event, putting more pressure on the Korean electronics giant.<p>The stakes have never been higher for Samsung's oversize Galaxy Note 4.<p>While Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S smartphone franchises have duked …

Galaxy Note

Cameron Diaz Turns 42! See the Blonde Bombshell's Transformation Through The Years

Happy birthday, Cameron Diaz! The California-native bombshell and veteran <i>InStyle</i> cover girl celebrates her 42nd birthday today. The actress …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …