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BlackBerry PlayBook

The BlackBerry PlayBook ably showcases RIM's powerful new mobile operating system, but its middling size diminishes many of its best features.

By April 14, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2011

MSRP: $699.99

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How your next 'flagship' smartphone may cost less than $300

Chinese vendor Alcatel OneTouch wants to redefine the term so it doesn't just refer to premium products like Apple's iPhone.

By July 29, 2015

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ZTE rips a page from Samsung's Galaxy S playbook -- but with a twist

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer hopes its Axon brand will reach the heights of Samsung's own flagship franchise.

By July 14, 2015

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Motorola wants to sell its next Moto X directly to you

The company will skip bringing its next flagship smartphone through carriers and go after consumers online. It has built a phone designed to work with every US carrier.

By July 28, 2015

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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By July 24, 2015

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E-commerce startup Jet.com launches, with eye on Amazon

The new online retailer officially opens for business Tuesday with plenty of buzz, thanks to a $225 million purse and a CEO who's no stranger to Amazon's playbook.

By July 21, 2015

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News of upcoming emoji movie makes us go ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

While emoji are seemingly everywhere, they've not yet made it to Hollywood. That's changing, as Sony Pictures Animation is working on a movie that will bring these characters to the big screen.

By July 22, 2015

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Uber takes aim at NYC mayor with app feature

In its battle with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uber attempts to sway customers to its side by launching a feature showing what the city would look like under "de Blasio's Uber."

By July 16, 2015

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Apple, please kill the 16GB iPhone

Commentary: While nearly all other high-end smartphones now offer 32GB of storage by default, Apple's entry-level model starts at 16GB. And that feels less adequate with each passing month.

By July 12, 2015

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Microsoft takes another hit on phones, but don't count it out yet

A fresh round of layoffs stings, but the company still plans to sell smartphones -- just not as many, or as widely as it used to.

By July 8, 2015