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The 14 Most Exciting New Tech Products That Will Launch in 2015
Gadgets

The 14 Most Exciting New Tech Products That Will Launch in 2015

When it comes to gadgets, there's plenty to look forward to next year.
BlackBerry's New Phone 'Classic' Is a Throwback to Its Heyday
Smartphones

BlackBerry's New Phone 'Classic' Is a Throwback to Its Heyday

Will today's smartphone shoppers -- ever in pursuit of the next big thing -- be enticed by a product harkening back to the primitive devices of yore? BlackBerry hopes so.
Geoff Weiss
This Simple Bracelet Can Turn Your Arm Into an Interactive Smartphone Display
Far Out Tech

This Simple Bracelet Can Turn Your Arm Into an Interactive Smartphone Display

With Cicret on your wrist, you'll never lose touch with your smartphone again. You wear it like a second skin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Isn't the Only One Working on a Modular Smartphone
Smartphones

Google Isn't the Only One Working on a Modular Smartphone

A company called Circular Devices has created something it calls the 'Puzzlephone.'
Carly Okyle
BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones
BlackBerry

BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones

The Canadian company just announced a new trade-in program that will offer iPhone owners up to $550 for their device if they purchase a Blackberry Passport.
Laura Entis
With Competition Heating Up, Sony to Cut TV, Smartphone Lineup
Profits

With Competition Heating Up, Sony to Cut TV, Smartphone Lineup

The Japanese tech giant sees growth in PlayStation, image sensors.
Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? This Startup Says It Can.
Smartphones

Recharge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? This Startup Says It Can.

A nanotech company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes.
Samsung Could Be Considering a Management Shakeup
Samsung

Samsung Could Be Considering a Management Shakeup

Electronics giant under pressure from cheaper Chinese device makers, Apple's iPhone.
John Kell
 Why Hasn't Samsung's 'Tizen' Operating System Taken Off?
Mobile

Why Hasn't Samsung's 'Tizen' Operating System Taken Off?

Is there really room for a third mobile operating system after Apple's iOS and Google's Android? For years, Samsung has thought so -- but it has yet to deliver.
Kevin Purdy
In a Catch-22, This App Rewards People for Setting Down Their Phones
Mobile

In a Catch-22, This App Rewards People for Setting Down Their Phones

A trio of Singaporean entrepreneurs just won $30,000 in funding for an app called Apple Tree, which is designed to encourage face-to-face interaction.
Geoff Weiss
Starbucks Stores in This City Now Have Phone Charging Stations for Customers
Starbucks

Starbucks Stores in This City Now Have Phone Charging Stations for Customers

With an upcoming national rollout, dead battery anxiety is soon to be a thing of the past -- as long as you're near a Starbucks.
Kate Taylor
Soon, Almost Everyone Over the Age of 6 Will Have a Mobile Phone: Report
Mobile

Soon, Almost Everyone Over the Age of 6 Will Have a Mobile Phone: Report

The report by communications giant Ericsson also stated that mobile growth is happening the fastest in India and China, with video comprising the largest segment of data traffic.
Geoff Weiss
BlackBerry Recruits Major Partners in New Mobile Solutions Push
Mobile

BlackBerry Recruits Major Partners in New Mobile Solutions Push

The company unveiled its new mobile-device management and security platform, and hopes new wide-ranging partnerships will bolster its capabilities.
Samsung Chases Curved Smartphone Wave
Smartphones

Samsung Chases Curved Smartphone Wave

To gain stronger footing in the ultra-competitive smartphone race, Samsung ramps up on high-end devices.