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Will Lenovo kill the low-cost Moto X and Moto G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.

By January 31, 2014

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Apple's low-cost iPhone won't be cheap, says Pegatron CEO

The head of one of Apple's suppliers says the phone will be more of a midrange product with a relatively high price tag.

By June 20, 2013

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Apple suppliers ship parts for low-cost iPhone -- report

Parts are being shipped out for a new, cheaper iPhone, according to a report from the China Times.

By June 13, 2013

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Japan manufacturers said to gear up for Apple and iPhone 6

Machine tool and component makers in Japan are seeing brisk orders as components for the next-generation iPhone go into production. But Japanese suppliers are also looking beyond Apple.

By June 17, 2014

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Low-cost iPhone might use plastic body, report claims

The latest tidbit among the low-cost iPhone rumors suggests the phone would use an all-plastic body or a combination of plastic and metal.

By January 15, 2013

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​Asus embraces old and new with ZenWatch, Netbook

It's no surprise at the IFA show to see another manufacturing power join the smartwatch market. But weren't Netbooks left for dead after consumers moved to tablets instead?

By September 3, 2014

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Layoffs may be over as BlackBerry looks to grow again

At least one stage of the company's turnaround process is complete, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.

By August 5, 2014

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Meet Intel's SoFIA, the super-cheap smartphone chip created in Singapore

The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.

By July 29, 2014

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Apple posts solid Q3 profit, but iPhone sales don't wow

Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones in the period -- good, but slightly below expectations. Sales of the iPad, however, continue to slump.

By July 22, 2014

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Boeing flaunts longer new 787-9 Dreamliner at Farnborough

At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.

By July 13, 2014