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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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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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Meet Wileyfox, an 'edgy' new mobile brand powered by Cyanogen

Launching in London today, the new company is set to take on the smartphone market with budget hardware and unusual Android software.

By August 25, 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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Can this smartwatch help you be a hit with the ladies?

The Pick Up Girls Smartwatch, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, claims it can help lonely men talk to women.

By August 18, 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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Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 2015

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Your fridge just wants to be understood

From CNET Magazine: Tips for picking the right fridge for you, and making the most of the one you have.

By July 7, 2015

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Real-life Fallout 4 Pip-Boy debuted at E3 2015, available in special edition

Retailers begin to list special editions for $120; Turn your iPhone into a post-apocalyptic smart device.

By June 15, 2015