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CES 2012

All the news from the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

If kill switches became standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

By July 29, 2014

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Facebook learning the costs of consumer hardware with Oculus

The social networking giant's $2 billion bet on the virtual reality pioneer is bringing into focus the real costs of becoming a mass market consumer electronics maker.

By June 26, 2014

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Huawei goes directly to consumers with Ascend Mate 2 phone

The Chinese vendor hopes American consumers will snap up its 6.1-inch flagship smartphone through GetHuawei.com, a marketing tactic to spread its name.

By June 12, 2014

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Synology adds hardware video transcoding and more to consumer NAS

At Computex, Synology previewed a number of updates to its consumer network-attached storage lineup, with three key new models on show.

By June 8, 2014

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Top consumer tech design at the Computex D&I awards

The 2014 winners of the Computex D&I awards are in, with a clever HTC phone case, a digital hi-fi speaker system, a two-in-one split-screen monitor, a car cell-phone holder, and a high-tech gaming mouse taking gold.

By June 2, 2014

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Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

Commentary: In economic fight with major publisher, e-tail giant is sacrificing not only authors, but book buyers too.

By May 24, 2014

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Consumers give thumbs-down to ISPs, cable TV providers

Both industries receive even lower ratings than last year in a new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

By May 20, 2014

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Mobile phone financing takes off among consumers

Since last July, about 28 million consumers have opted to finance their phone rather than go the subsidized route.

By May 19, 2014

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The Oculus Rift is primed for developers, but not yet ready for consumers

The version of the Oculus Rift being shown at GDC 2014 is pretty much the same one we saw at CES earlier this year, with a new camera and a new demo.

By March 20, 2014

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Why Google's price cut made the consumer cloud biz a lot cloudier

After Google drastically slashes prices on its cloud storage monthly plans, it's now a matter of time before the other major players react.

By March 15, 2014