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Verizon's LG Lucid 2 aims for first-time smartphone buyers

Offered for free after users sign a two-year contract, the LG Lucid 2 from Verizon has a 4.3-inch screen, a dual-core processor, and wireless charging capabilities.

By April 11, 2013

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Twitpic acquired by mystery buyer, will stay in business

Just a week before its planned closure after a trademark battle with Twitter, the image-sharing service has been saved. But it's not sharing the details yet.

By September 18, 2014

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Survey finds half of line-waiting iPad buyers are first-time owners

Investment firm UBS surveys a sampling of iPad buyers waiting in line on Friday and finds 46 percent are new to Apple's tablet, and most buyers went for the 16GB Wi-Fi only model.

By March 19, 2012

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US buyers: It's time to consider ZTE

With its relentless outpouring of both mid- and high-end phones offered by well-known carriers, ZTE is steadily carving out its presence in the US market.

By February 12, 2014

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Fashionistas who need to unload clothes? There's an app for that

Second-hand clothing apps are luring women from other online marketplaces by promising built-in community and profits.

By September 29, 2014

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iPhone 6 demand challenges Apple supplier Foxconn

Buyers of the new phone may have to wait a while to get it as Apple supplier Foxconn struggles to ramp up production, says the Wall Street Journal.

By September 17, 2014

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Xbox One too noisy? Microsoft will replace it

A Microsoft forum is overrun with complaints of loud Xbox One consoles. Now, the company says it will replace offending units.

By September 10, 2014

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iPhone 6 outshines 6 Plus over launch weekend

Adoption of the the 4.7-inch model has surpassed that of the 5.5-inch edition, according to mobile analytics firms. But is the smaller phone more popular or just easier to find?

By September 22, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus preorders top 4M in first 24 hours

Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. However, it confirms demand outstripped initial preorder supplies, so some customers will receive their new iPhones as late as October.

By September 15, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world

Doors open at Apple stores across the globe as the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the shelves.

By September 19, 2014