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Apple's iPhone 6S: The peak of smartphone boredom?

With few physical changes expected in the next iPhone, it's become emblematic of a problem with the broader smartphone industry: It's just not that exciting anymore.

By September 3, 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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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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​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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Google courts classrooms with updates to Docs, spreadsheets

The search giant adds features to its productivity apps in hopes of making them easier for students to use for school projects.

By September 2, 2015

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Samsung wants to track your sleep and smartly wash your clothes

The South Korean electronics giant unveils a SleepSense sleep tracker and gives more details about its second-generation SmartThings home automation device.

By September 3, 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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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

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IDC slashes forecast for tablet shipments

Emerging markets are still showing interest in new tablets, but that isn't enough to sustain IDC's prior forecast for this year.

By August 29, 2014

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PC market not as bad as previously thought, IDC says

Market researcher revises its prediction for global PC shipments in 2014, but it still expects a decline.

By August 27, 2014