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A9's Flow app: Augmented consumerism

Saunter into a store, wave your iPhone in the general direction of a product, get a price. Cool.

By Nov. 2, 2011

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Amazon adds Flow's augmented reality to main shopping app

Shoppers used Flow, a standalone app from Amazon's A9 unit, to search for, and purchase, items by simply taking a photo. Now, they can do it straight from the Amazon app.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Have a nose round John Lewis' flagship store on Street View

The entire seven-storey department store has been exhaustively documented in 360-degree panoramic photos and uploaded to Google Street View.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Your traditional Black Friday Walmart gadget brawl footage

Somehow, the early beginning to Black Friday shopping didn't deter people from storming after their favorite gadget bargains.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Early days of the PC with Radio Shack's TRS-80

Introducing affordable electronics to America, including computers, stereo receivers, and cellular phones, Radio Shack arguably did more for the culture of digital consumerism in the United States than any other company.

By Aug. 18, 2013

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Android KitKat release set for October, Nexus 5 too?

Android KitKat is coming next month -- which could mean the Google Nexus 5 is imminent too.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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Black Friday: It's not just America

Black Friday offers now abound across the world. Everyone seems to be catching on to the joyous consumerist festivities around Thanksgiving.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Android KitKat on Nexus 5 reveals wireless charging

A leaked screenshot of Android KitKat has revealed more tantalising details of the hotly-tipped Google Nexus 5.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Seriously, the next version of Android is called KitKat

Google has made a surprise announcement -- the next version of Android is called KitKat, not Key Lime Pie. Yes, like the chocolate bar.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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How Amazon thinks it can get you to hit 'buy' in 2 seconds or less (Q&A)

The company's new mobile app aims to make you buy your most-used products faster than ever before. Here's how your household items -- and a bit of augmented reality -- could help the retail giant's bottom line.

By Feb. 7, 2014