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Amazon's second-generation Kindle Fire arrived with a revamped design, excellent display and stereo sound. For all of these plus points, however, our reviewer's single objection was the same that it's always been. The Kindle Fire is less of a tablet and more of a Trojan Horse, a way to keep the Am

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Remember when people decried the MacBook Air as a dumb idea when it first launched? Well, given the amount of Ultrabooks that are now floating around the world, we bet they've not shared that opinion publicly too often. The most recent vintage of the unit gained USB 3.0 ports, Ivy Bridge chips and

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So, are sugar plum fairies dancing in your head yet? Us neither, so how about those always-popular year-end lists? It's time to re-raise a toast to that tradition here at Engadget with a look at the top articles over the last 12 months as voted on by you, dear readers. If you're drawing a blank ab

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By Billy Steele, Sarah Silbert and Christopher Trout Illustration By ILoveDust While planet Earth has yet to meet its demise, the end of 2012 is nigh. It was a year of lengthy legal battles and shifting power dynamics in the tech industry. It brought with it great advancements and great failures -

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This trip around the sun has been a monumental one for crowdfunding, marked by big projects and astronomical numbers. Take Kickstarter wunderkind OUYA, for example, which raised more than $8.5 million in funding from 63,416 backers. Kickstarter itself has even grown and matured, expanding to the U

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We have survived the dreaded apocalypse for the time being, but the year's end is right around the corner. As CES looms on the horizon, it's nearly time to look ahead to an entirely fresh slate of new gadgetry. To usher in 2013 in proper fashion, our weekly takes a look back at the major happening

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