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Melissa lives the tech-driven life she writes about. She's always on the hunt for the next gadget that will wow us with its design.

Review: BlackBerry Z10 is a bold reimagining of a smartphone

The BlackBerry Z10 phone has much to like, but it also makes a few gaffes.

New BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 smartphones: first impressions

The new BlackBerry Z10 and the BlackBerry Q10 smartphones are the cornerstones of BlackBerry's reinvention. Here are our first impressions after using them both at the BlackBerry event Wednesday.

Live Blog: BlackBerry 10 unveiled

Research in Motion renames itself BlackBerry and hopes to make a splash with the new BlackBerry 10 operating systems and new phones it announced today in New York City.

RIM moves to sell movies, music to BlackBerry 10 users

RIM's improved BlackBerry World storefront will offer not just apps, but also entertainment content from major studios and music labels.

How BlackBerry 10 can snatch RIM from the jaws of death

Facing a downward spiral and irrelevance, RIM is betting its future on BlackBerry 10.

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Blu-ray looks ahead to 4K

Seven years after the Blu-ray Disc Association announced the spec for the format, budget players are available and disc sales are strong. The introduction of HDTVs that support a 4K resolution presents Blu-ray fans and promoters with their next challenge.

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BuQu Tech unveils Magnetyze conductive phone charger (video)

The Magnetyze wireless conductive charging system for smartphones offers an alternative to inductive charging devices, although it supports a limited selection of gadgets initially.

E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color (video)

Electrophoretic display maker shows prototype displays and dishes on what we can expect for your next e-reader display in the coming year.

Tablets rule: Every shape, size, and OS emerges at CES

Surprise: Windows 8 tablets make a splash! Meanwhile, Android Jelly Bean expands its reach, while kids and creative pros get their own models.

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Archos targets specific interests with a diversified tablet lineup (video)

Four forthcoming models reflect many of the ongoing trends in tablets for 2013.

RCA reinvents mobile TV for the tablet universe

New tablet is the first to integrate a tuner for receiving over-the-air digital broadcasts.

Panasonic's new Toughpads are ready to rumble

New, rugged 10.1-inch and 7-inch Windows and Android tablets are built for tough conditions and serious business.

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Panasonic's 4K Windows 8 tablet will make your jaw drop

Creative work on a tablet won't be the same after seeing Panasonic's beauty.

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An inside look at Samsung's approach to product design

At a gathering of designers from Samsung's Korea headquarters, the company made it clear that it will continue to push toward being a lifestyle brand, and one that emphasizes connecting consumers with their personal electronics.

CES first look: Android tablets tuned for kids

Fuhu adds to its Nabi product line of Android tablets for kids, with cool cameras, NFC fields, and of course, bright colors.