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​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.

By August 21, 2015

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Grim forecast for computer, tablet sales takes a turn for the worse

A glut of inventory, Microsoft's offer for free upgrades to Windows 10 and an overall stagnant market combine for a projected decline in sales.

By August 26, 2015

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The future of the tablet is the PC

As the tablet market slows, mobile computing is gravitating toward devices that can convert from a tablet to a laptop and back again.

By August 22, 2015

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Apple Watch nips at Fitbit's heels in wearables race

In just three months, Apple has come within striking distance of market leader Fitbit, shipping an estimated 3.6 million Apple Watches.

By August 27, 2015

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IDC: Tough year for tablets, not as bad as thought for PCs

In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline.

By November 25, 2014

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LG jumps ahead of the trade show pack, announces new tablet

In an attempt to grab attention ahead of next month's IFA trade show, LG teases its new G Pad II 10.1 tablet.

By August 24, 2015

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What's behind smartphone market's slowing growth? Look to China

Research firm predicts global shipments will rise around 10 percent this year, compared with more than 27 percent in 2014. One reason? Demand for devices in China is falling.

By August 25, 2015

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Apple patent application ups the ante on noise-canceling headphones

The company is looking into bone conduction technology that would improve voice communications in a wireless earphone system.

By August 27, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet heads to AT&T, T-Mobile

AT&T and T-Mobile will offer cellular-ready versions of the Samsung tablet in early September.

By August 26, 2015

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Phablets are going to be bigger than tablets, laptops, IDC says

That's in terms of sales, not screen size. The firm says shipments of the phone-tablet hybrids will reach 318 million in 2015, more than tablet and portable PC shipments.

By September 3, 2014