Google reportedly had deal with Mastercard to track retail sales

Google paid millions of dollars for secret data deal, Bloomberg reports. Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Google and Mastercard formed a secret partnership to track whether online ads led to a sale at a physical...

Apple Watch allegedly hardcoded not to display pride face in Russia

The rainbow won't appear if the watch is paired to an iPhone in Russia, according to a developer. The pride face isn't appeared on Apple Watches if the paired iPhone "is using...

OnePlus 6T: Six features we’re dying to see

The upcoming phone will be great, but here's what would make it fantastic. The red OnePlus 6 makes a statement. James Martin/CNET CNET was first to report that the OnePlus 6T will arrive in October for...

Polaroid takes the analog digital with OneStep+ instant film camera

A new app keeps Polaroid relevant for 2018. Katie Collins/CNET Think analog photography is dead? Think again. Ten years ago, a plucky group of Polaroid fans founded the Impossible Project to keep their favorite form of...

When is the 2018 Apple iPhone event?

Still no sign of an Apple invite -- but that doesn't mean an event won't be soon. The iPhone X (left) and 8 Plus (right). James Martin/CNET Another day has passed with no sign...

Meet the new UE Boom 3 Bluetooth speaker

The next generation of Ultimate Ears' popular Bluetooth speaker is here. Find out what makes it better than the Boom 2. Enlarge Image The Boom 3 lists for $150 comes in multiple color...

Apple just turned your ancient AirPort Express router into an AirPlay 2 wireless speaker...

Yep, Apple just breathed new life into a totally discontinued product. The AirPort Express is the smaller one on the right. They're both discontinued, though. Dong Ngo/CNET You've got to hand it to Apple....

AirPower, Apple’s wireless charging pad, is still a no-show

We don't know how much it costs, or when it's arriving. But it's been almost a year since Apple announced it. Apple / Screenshot by Sarah Tew Whatever happened to Apple AirPower? The California...

Batch-convert iPhone HEIC photos to JPEG format

This free utility makes it easy to convert Apple's format to one that's actually useful. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET Now that you know how to copy an iPhone photo album to your PC, let's...

Which smart home gadget should you buy first?

It depends, but we've got plenty of suggestions, and everything you need to help narrow them down.   Smart home tech is nothing...