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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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GoPro to turn Twitter into an extreme live-stream video fest

Terrifying GoPro footage will soon be coming your way live via Periscope from, say, an icy crevasse in Switzerland.

By January 26, 2016

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Are extreme-sports junkies still in love with GoPro?

The company's looming layoffs and its sales plunge suggest that the action-cam market may be a fad. GoPro is looking to drones and new video software to rebuild its staying power.

By January 14, 2016

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Top 5 worst smartphone fads

When smartphone manufacturers push the envelope, they don't always get it right. Here are five recent smartphone fads that fell flat.

By October 25, 2013

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Worst smartphone fads

When smartphone manufacturers push the envelope, they don't always get it right. Here are five recent smartphone fads that fell flat.

By October 24, 2013

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Failed tech fads

The sure-thing tech trends that flopped big time.

By September 20, 2013

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Failed tech fads

The sure-thing tech trend predictions that flopped big time.

By September 20, 2013

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Print chop: How copyright killed a 3D-printed Final Fantasy fad

Final Fantasy VII figurines designed by a fan and 3D-printed by marketplace Shapeways enthralled FFVII freaks everywhere. So much so that copyright owner Square Enix nixed the operation.

By August 16, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy Mega follows Note 2, but are phablets a fad?

Successors to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in-between screen could be called the Samsung Galaxy Mega range, but are 'phablets' a fad?

By April 2, 2013

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Smartwatches: The next big thing or this year's fad?

commentary: A computer on the wrist has so far had a lukewarm reception from bleeding-edge buyers and reviewers. Sounds like just about every other major new product.

By March 7, 2013