These phones have features that radically exceed not only those of other phones but also those of other consumer devices. That's why they are dubbed 'superphones'.
Stories by Mike Elgan
Motorola and Google say in a new ad their upcoming Moto X phone will be designed by users. How will you design your own smartphone? And why would Google let you do this?
The ideas behind the NSA's spy program are built into a wide variety of tools available to everybody. W We walk you through the steps for building your very own PRISM-like program.
The new super high-resolution screens bring beauty, clarity and precision to our work and play, writes columnist Mike Elgan. Are they worth the extra money? Definitely.
With every new social network and social service, with every new instant and not-so-instant way to communicate, email rises in importance. Columnist Mile Elgan explains how innovation has transformed email into the best social network.
As privacy-invading technologies and location-aware applications become commonplace and accepted (and they will), and more products like Saga, Memoto and Glass become pervasive, the idea of lifelogging will become more appealing.
Google's Fiber project in in Kanas City, Austin and Provo shows that very high Internet speeds are possible in the U.S., but nobody except Google is working to make it happen.
Mike Elgan says Google+ is the most capable system for so-called "real-life streaming." He lists four reasons for his selection of that social network.
Microsoft squandered its five-year head start in gesture control technology and is now falling behind. By the time the company gets Kinect for Windows into the consumer market, Leap Motion may already own that market.
By the time Apple ships its rumored 'iWatch' smartwatch, it will be entering an already crowded market. That's a good thing, says columnist Mike Elgan.
Innovation in mobile computing, search and social media increasingly means taking control away from users, but at what cost?
Most presentations are boring and forgettable. But why?
See-through screens won't happen for phones and tablets, but get ready for your windows to run Window, says Mike Elgan
Mobile phone competition intensifies. Linux-based platforms are gunning for iOS and Android, and Chinese companies want to price the iPhone and the Galaxy S line out of the market.
Phone service is obsolete, says Mike Elgan and wireless carriers are holding him back. Here's why he wants Google to be his phone company.