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Kazam's James Atkins: 'Consumers don't want smartphone gimmicks'

Kazam is a tiny British company taking on the might of Samsung and HTC. Chief Marketing Officer James Atkins tells us what it's like to lead an insurgency.

By February 26, 2014

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Is 3D TV dead? Do you care?

After years of the 3D aspect of TVs getting mediocre reviews, and most people using the feature once, if ever, 3D seems to be going away. Do you care? We're curious. Take our poll.

By August 26, 2015

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Samsung UNHU9000: Curved TV a flat-out gimmick

Although it does help reduce reflections somewhat, the curved shape of Samsung's UNHU9000 4K TV does nothing else to improve image quality, and in some subtle ways actually impairs it. And it costs a whole lot more than a flat TV.

By July 3, 2014

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Force Touch: What it is and how it could change your next iPhone

Commentary: Apple's next wave of iPhones and iPads are likely to feature tech that's already in the Apple Watch and newest MacBooks. Here's why it could make a difference.

By August 17, 2015

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Qualcomm retracts 'gimmick' comment on Apple 64-bit chip

Qualcomm says a statement made by an executive panning Apple's 64-bit A7 chip is "inaccurate."

By October 8, 2013

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Qualcomm gambit: Apple 64-bit A7 is a 'gimmick'

A top exec takes a risk by dismissing the new 64-bit A7 too quickly. The chip supplier will likely have a different message if it brings out its own 64-bit design.

By October 2, 2013

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iPad Mini 4 may offer split-view mode to display two apps side-by-side

The next iPad Mini could let you view and run two apps side-by-side, according to a resource file from the Safari 9 browser in Apple's upcoming El Capitan operating system.

By August 12, 2015

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Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the price

About to enter a brutally competitive field, the online retailer needs to be aggressive on price if it hopes to win consumers.

By April 12, 2014

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Get a set of Gogroove earphones with lifetime warranty for $19.99

From the Cheapskate: Think inexpensive earbuds can't last? This noise-isolating pair features reinforced housings and the comfort of a lifetime guarantee.

By August 4, 2015

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I took me out to a ball game, where tech called balls and strikes

Technically Incorrect: The two-game series between the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals claimed to be the first to use Pitchf/x tech to make decisions.

By July 30, 2015