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Have we reached peak smartphone?

The revolution started by the iPhone has lost momentum. Michael Simon looks ahead to the next frontier.

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Apple tops Samsung in quarterly smartphone sales for the first time since 2011

Samsung faces competition at both the premium and low-end, and that cost the Korean giant.

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BitTorrent Sync 2.0 adds pro features

No longer in beta, your own private cloud stays free for all but adds extra conveniences if you're willing to pay.

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync 2.0

You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.

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Iceland and beyond: Exploring offshore web hosting

Although a local web hosting provider might be your first thought, hosting your website abroad can improve security and performance.

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China defends cybersecurity back door demands as Obama protests

Proposed security rules from China would demand U.S. tech companies hand over sensitive technology to the country's government.

Et tu? When good sites go bad.

Jamming Apple into a headline might drive traffic but that doesn't mean you should do it.

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Pebble Time gets its Steel variant, with a bigger battery to match

If you didn't like the look of Pebble's new smartwatch, a stainless steel version will set you back just $70 more.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

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Lumoid's home try-on box lets you test wearables as you'd actually use them

Run, sleep, and live with them: we check out Lumoid's wearable home trial and speak with the company's founder.

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iPhone theft victims tricked into unlocking devices

Victims are lured through text messages to a fake iCloud login page

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Think Retro: I'm bringing back the floppy drive

Christopher Phin missed the bzzt-thut-thut-thut of a floppy drive so much he installed one in his PowerBook 1400c. And made a video for you.

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Tim Cook teases Apple Watch launch apps, and its debut in Germany

Apple will reveal all about the Apple Watch debut at Monday's event, but Tim just couldn't wait.

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IBM rolls out 3 new iOS apps for enterprises

The latest fruits of its partnership with Apple target finance, retail, and airline industries.

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Get your hands on Photos for OS X with Yosemite 10.10.3 public beta release

Registered beta users don't have to wait to test drive Yosemite's new features.