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13 appliance gimmicks we secretly love (pictures)

A fridge that makes coffee? A color-coded washing machine? A Cylon-inspired wall oven? Call them gimmicks if you must, but we see legitimate appeal in these feature-rich appliances.

14 Images By September 8, 2015

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Get an unlocked LG G Flex 2 for $199.99

From the Cheapskate: Originally $700 (!), this 5.5-inch phone features an arched design and scratch-resistant coating.

By February 4, 2016

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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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28 'Grams: Instagram serial thriller launches, 15 seconds at a time

Indie cinema is moving onto your phone with the new 28-part serial thriller "Shield 5," coming soon (in bite-sized chunks) to an Instagram feed near you.

By February 1, 2016

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OnePlus X, the hottest phone you've never heard of, now widely available

For months, you've needed an invite to buy this low-priced Android device. That changes today.

By January 28, 2016

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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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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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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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Galaxy S5 will have fewer gimmicks than S4, source says

Samsung is planning a more low key launch for the Galaxy S5, according to a source, with fewer gimmicky features.

By February 9, 2014