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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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Failed tech fads

The sure-thing tech trends 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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Guess which geek word won official entry into Collins' dictionary

The Collins English Dictionary held a hotly contested vote for a geeky new-fangled word that would earn a spot in the book. We have a winner.

By June 10, 2014

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From Skylanders to Amiibo: Video games embrace the toy

Nintendo's hot to cash in on the appeal of action figurines that come to life in a game, and Marvel Comics won't be far behind. But does the fad have staying power?

By June 11, 2014

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Pat Sajak: Global warming alarmists are 'unpatriotic racists'

The Wheel of Fortune host spins some Twitterites giddy with his considered opinion on climate change.

By May 21, 2014

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Android-driven Samsung Galaxy Camera: Fad or future?

Is the Samsung Galaxy Camera the tipping point for a new market, or just a fad waiting to pass?

By December 13, 2012

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What's hot? Google Trends now tells your inbox

Google Trends adds email subscriptions so that you can stay on top of changing search patterns and topics. Does it signal the end of Google Alerts?

By April 18, 2014

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Forget planking, #whaling is the hot new Vine trend

Vine users everywhere are breaching the surface and singing whale songs to feed the weird new #whaling movement.

By March 13, 2014