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BlackBerry PlayBook

The BlackBerry PlayBook ably showcases RIM's powerful new mobile operating system, but its middling size diminishes many of its best features.

By 14 April 2011

3 stars Editors' rating 14 April 2011

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Alphabet lets Google be more ambitious, more boring and more crazy at the same time

The company is taking a page out of the playbook of Warren Buffett -- a longtime hero of co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin -- as it prepares for its next stage of growth.

By 11 August 2015

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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By 24 July 2015

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News of upcoming emoji movie makes us go ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

While emoji are seemingly everywhere, they've not yet made it to Hollywood. That's changing, as Sony Pictures Animation is working on a movie that will bring these characters to the big screen.

By 23 July 2015

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Apple, please kill the 16GB iPhone

Commentary: While nearly all other high-end smartphones now offer 32GB of storage by default, Apple's entry-level model starts at 16GB. And that feels less adequate with each passing month.

By 12 July 2015

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Microsoft takes another hit on phones, but don't count it out yet

A fresh round of layoffs stings, but the company still plans to sell smartphones -- just not as many, or as widely as it used to.

By 9 July 2015

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Prince won't stream music 4 U: Artist drops Spotify, Rdio

After Taylor Swift revived a public debate over payments to artists by streaming-music services, Prince is the next high-profile musician to pull his catalog off some Web venues.

By 3 July 2015

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Can App Store magic strike twice for Apple Watch?

Apple's move to offer native apps that run in the Apple Watch could kick-start mainstream interest for the product -- and potentially the broader wearable category.

By 10 June 2015

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Apple Music remixes Beats Music, iTunes Radio

With a service that costs $10 a month after a 3-month free trial, CEO Tim Cook says Apple will "change the way you experience music forever."

By 9 June 2015

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Firefox OS in flux as Mozilla loses technology chief to startup

Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.

By 6 June 2015