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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 Apr. 12, 2014

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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 Feb. 26, 2014

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Are gimmicks the future of phones, asks Podcast 367

As smart phones take over the world, YotaPhone leads a pack of quirky new phones trying to stand out from the crowd.

By Dec. 6, 2013

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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 Feb. 9, 2014

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Tim Cook: 'We don't use tax gimmicks'

Apple's CEO continues his stump campaign after Senate report said tens of billions in dollars kept out of tax man's reach due to the company's tax avoidance strategies.

By May. 28, 2013

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Gimmicks are the new megapixels

These days camera manufacturers have to think outside the box to differentiate their products. Way, way outside the box.

By Dec. 1, 2009

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Gimmicks are the new megapixels: The new generation of unusual digital cameras

In the last year we've seen cameras with projectors, 3D, Wi-Fi, GPS, swappable lenses, extra screens and new sensors. The megapixel race is over -- all hail the gimmick

By Nov. 30, 2009

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T-Mobile rallies for the end of overage fees

The wireless carrier continues to change common billing practices, and Amazon is said to release a smartphone this fall with eye-tracking and 3D features.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Flappy Bird, Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPacify in Podcast 376

We're in a flap about Flappy Bird, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPacify, the Bluetooth binkie leading a bunch of hot British startups.

By Feb. 13, 2014