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Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry, speaks at a conference in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

BlackBerry abandons bid to sell itself, CEO out

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has abandoned its bid to sell itself and is replacing its chief executive. Fairfax Financial, BlackBerry’s largest shareholder with a 10 percent stake, said Monday it won’t buy the struggling smartphone […]

11/04/2013

This image provided by Google shows its new Nexus 5 phone, which was unveiled Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.  (AP Photo/Google)

Google releases 1st phone powered by ‘Kit Kat’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware. The Nexus 5 phone unveiled Thursday is the first […]

10/31/2013

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, introduces the new iPad Air, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

iPads face toughest holiday season yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook believes Santa’s sleigh will be loaded with iPads this Christmas, but a variety of competing tablets are sure to be along for the ride, too. Apple’s iPad […]

10/30/2013

A Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Smartwatches abound. But who really wants one?

NEW YORK (AP) — If consumer electronics companies are to be believed, someone on your holiday shopping list is just dying for a wristwatch that displays message alerts and weather updates. Samsung and Sony have […]

10/29/2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage before a new product introduction on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Apple unveils new Macs, iPad ahead of holidays

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple unveiled a new, thinner, lighter tablet called the “iPad Air” along with a slew of new Macs ahead of the holiday shopping season as it faces growing competition from rival […]

10/22/2013

iPad mini

New iPads likely to star in Apple’s latest show

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to round out its line-up of gadgets for the holiday shopping season with the Tuesday unveiling of its latest iPads. The San Francisco showcase is likely to feature […]

10/21/2013

The Sony Smart Watch (Photo credit: SonyMobile.com)

Sony’s $200 smartwatch works with Android phones

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones. Sony’s SmartWatch 2 hasn’t gotten as much attention as […]

10/15/2013

HTC offers larger phone, with fingerprint sensor

NEW YORK (AP) — At your neighborhood coffee shop, you can order your beverage in small, medium or large. Now, you can do that with phones, too. HTC Corp. is introducing a larger version of […]

10/14/2013

(Photo credit: Dyle TV)

New gadget frees mobile TV from blocky attachment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new gadget lets you watch TV on your phone or tablet without a blocky attachment. Audiovox’s “mobiletv” gizmo allows you to pick up free TV signals and watch them on […]

10/10/2013

Samsung Galaxy S III Android smart phone

TV-over-Internet service Aereo to come to Android

NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, a service that delivers broadcast television stations over the Internet, will come to Android devices on Oct. 22. The service started on iPhones and other Apple devices along with the […]

10/10/2013

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