The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing
Samsung eased the functionality overload on the Galaxy S5, holding off on new features and removing some of the older ones that users didn’t really care about. But let’s face it, the S5 is still stuffed
Music is good for you. Marley was on to something when he said, “One good thing about music, is when it hits you, you feel no pain.” One of the best things about the smartphone revolution is that we all
You may not know the name Lumus now, but expect to be hearing a lot from them in the future. When we first met the Lumus rep Ari Grobman two years ago he showed us some amazing technology. It was basically
Finding the right eBook reader apps (also called eReaders) can be difficult. There are a variety of eBook types, plenty of file formats to deal with, and then there are different kinds of books (novels,
App permissions are very important in the world of Android. They tell you what your applications are doing and what they need from you in order to function. For instance, an SMS app needs permission to
In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been a fairly big deal. In its first month of existence, it’s sold over 5 million units. It’s had positive reviews from tech sites and consumers alike. So what is it like
Fear, uncertainty and doubt, or FUD, is a common tactic in marketing and there’s a fair bit of evidence that negative advertising works. Competitive companies are backed up by legions of fans invested
As the leaves turn to gold and flutter from the trees, the Engadget team digs out their scarves and mittens to get ready for the mad rush of phone launches that take place ahead of the holiday season.
Building on the popularity of the Galaxy Note 2, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been yet another success story for the South Korean company, with 5 million units being shipped in the first month since The
In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android. Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to and
In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss one of the core strengths of Android – the ability to customize the appearance of the operating system in just about any way you like. From widgets and
Sure, cleaning out your inbox can feel productive, but you’re really not accomplishing anything. The ubiquity of smart phones means we never lack for a way to spend time. Stuck waiting for the elevator
Fire up Spotify to feel less lonely Looking to your past can bring a brighter future. Feeling nostalgic makes you less lonely and more optimistic, says new British research. In the study, people who listened
In an unexpected move, Motorola started selling Google’s Chromecast on its website for the same $35 price. But should it really be a surprise? Motorola is a Google company after all, even though Google
Things you do every day can keep the extra pounds on. Here's how to solve the problem OVERVIEW Here's one hard-body lesson that's always true: The less body fat you carry, the better your abs will show.