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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

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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