ZTE bypasses carriers and releases its first flagship phone for the US directly to buyers. The handset is called the Axon and it has a 5.5-inch display, a Snapdragon 810 processor, and two rear cameras.
I interviewed The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman about the insanely popular Exploding Kittens card game that is blowing up (pun not intended) on Kickstarter right now ($3.5million in 3 days!). Here Inman discusses one idea that was too raunchy to make the NSFW deck. (Full story here: http://cnet.co/1Ep48iS)
Although the Google Nexus 6 trails the slimmer Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in processor performance and native productivity features, it's still the most powerful pure Android handset available and the largest Nexus to this point.
It's a flagship camera shootout! f you're curious how well the cameras compare on the Samsung Galaxy S6, the HTC One M9, and the Apple iPhone, I took all three handsets around San Francisco to find out which camera is better.
If you're at #CES2015, swing by the CNET stage today at 3PM PST to hear Scott Stein, Jessica Dolcourt, and me discuss smartphones, wearables, and all things mobile. Or you can join us online too, see you then!
Here's CNET's review of the unlocked Google Nexus 5 (written by yours truly) in case you missed it. It features Android 4.4 KitKat, a Snapdragon 800 processor, and LTE. What do you think, are you guys going to get it?
Lynn is a senior associate editor for CBS Interactive's CNET.
Lynn La is an editor who reviews and reports all things mobile for CNET. She
also writes about visual arts/design and the ways it intersects with
tech. Before CNET, Lynn has written for The Global Post, The Sacramento
Bee, and Macworld.