Forget "moon shots" and Billy Idol. Flashiness took a backseat to the expanding world of Android as Google presented a mature mobile operating system and new platforms to use it on.
With claims of unique functionality, are these modern vacuums innovative, or just plain gimmicky?
For Americans (and other Internet denizens) whose eyes glaze over when Net neutrality comes up, these Australian chaps have translated the debate into hip-hop for easier consumption.
Niantic adds more levels and in-game tools to Ingress in a bid to keep people playing its popular augmented geography game.
Interactive artist Rajeev Basu has created the most boring video game he could, highlighting the supreme weirdness of virality.
It's been established that Microsoft believes the iPad has many, many flaws. Now Redmond would like you to know that the Samsung Galaxy Tab isn't all that either.
The 7-inch tablet suffers from a dull display, plastic-y build, and underwhelming performance.
The truth about a very real teen-appeal problem is revealed in the company's earnings call with investors.
Will Ferrell's "Anchorman" character returns to advertise the Dodge Durango. Chrysler insists that though the truck's technological advances are great, being entertaining is more important.
Marketers will do their best to convince you otherwise, but smartphones now belong to a maturing industry with little sizzle.