Consumer Electronics

iPhone SE

Will iPhone 7 Really Be an iPhone 6SE?

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) introduced the iPhone SE last March, most observers believed the cheapest iPhone Apple had ever released was primarily aimed at what is now the world's ...
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Apple Watch

Global Smartwatch Sales Dive 32%, Apple Watch Plummets 55%

The global market for smartwatches tumbled 32% in the second quarter of 2016, from 5.1 million units in the year-ago quarter to 3.5 million units. Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple ...
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How Many Days and How High Can ZAGG Rise on Pokemon Go?

The Pokémon Go craze has been a boom for several companies, even outside of Nintendo. One such company is ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG). The draw here is obvious: as more ...
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Best Buy

Best Buy Clearance Sales Offer 50% Markdowns

Out with the old, in with the new. That's the story at least a couple of times a year for retailers, and now is one of those times for consumer ...
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Pocket iPhone

Apple Petitioned to Block Police Disabling of iPhones

Given the prominent place smartphone cameras and video recorders have played in recent confrontations that have involved police, it is no surprise some worry has arisen that law enforcement will attempt ...
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Has the Pokémon Go Stock Craze Returned to the 1990s?

If you are young, chances are pretty good that you may be a part of the Pokémon Go craze. To an adult who has seen trends for more than a ...
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watching TV

Best Buy Makes 4K Easy

The more pixels that a device is able to display, the sharper the image that reaches your eyes. Like all things technological, however, unless all the parts of a system ...
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Apple iTunes Offers ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ $4.99 Promotion

"Fifty Shades of Grey," the movie version of the nearly pornographic novel, did poorly at the box office. It posted only $11.7 million in domestic box office sales, which puts ...
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Wearable

Smartwatches May Be PIN Security Breach

Most electronic devices have been hacked over time or have features that weaken their security for personal information. The problem has extended to smartwatches and wearable fitness electronics, according to a ...
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Best Buy store

Best Buy Offers Savings on Ultra HD TVs

The July Fourth holiday may be behind us for another year, but Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) must not have gotten the memo. The company is continuing to promote ...
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Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Surge as Apple iPhone Sputters

Samsung expects its best operating income in two years, to a large extent on the back of the success of its improved Galaxy S7, which competes at the high end ...
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Apple Watch

Apple Short Interest Plunges 36,775,085 Shares

Just about the time Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) products were being blocked in China, which could take away its fastest growing market, its short interest for the period that ended June 15 ...
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Amazon Drops 4K Ultra HD TV Below $2,000

Is it any wonder that by some estimates Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has move ahead of Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) to become the largest consumer electronics dealer in America? Aside from ...
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Fitbit Clip

Reality Check: Is Wedbush’s Big Fitbit Upside Really All That Impressive?

When companies are considered to be one-product wonders, they often have to move into new products not just tied to their first product. In many other cases, they just need ...
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Pocket iPhone

Apple Mobile OS Growth Battered

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) can expect more than iPhone sales to be troubled in the months ahead. A forecast from research firm IDC says iOS market share among smartphones shipped ...
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