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2 hrs ago | TechSpot

Iconic Hardware: The Products that Made a Dent on the PC Industry

The personal computing industry is a commodity market. In general, the fast turnover of technology allied with the unit volumes produced lends itself to minimal risk taking.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, IBM, Apple, Startups, Intel

6 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

Intel Selects NECA-IBEW Team for Electrical Construction of New Facilities

If you own any kind of personal computer, chances are good that it contains an Intel chip or other Intel-made components.


Related Topix: Startups, Intela, Intel, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), Computers

10 hrs ago | WinBeta

TeamViewer and Total Conquest updated with new features and enhancements

If you happen to be a regular user of TeamViewer or Total Conquest on Windows Phone 8, you should pay a visit to the Windows Phone Store as the apps received some new updates.


12 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

The iPad's expected ebb, and the search for why

Apple is expected Wednesday to confirm Wall Street's fears, that iPad sales growth not only slackened in the March quarter, but reversed course with fewer of the iconic tablets sold than the year before.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Cupertino, CA, Computers, iPhone

16 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

Chinese gov't tackling security risks after Windows XP's demise

The Chinese government is making efforts to solve possible security risks for government agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP, an official said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Computers

20 hrs ago |

Ex-Apple chief plans phone for India

Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Marketing, Computers, Steve Jobs

23 hrs ago |

Photoshop without going broke

If you're a casual digital artist, freelance designer, small company or just like to dabble in graphics, the chances are you've dreamt about owning one of Adobe's premiere digital editing software and then rejected the idea after looking at the price tag.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The China Post

Morgan Stanley sticks to estimates of big drop in Q2 laptop shipments

Morgan Stanley has maintained estimates of a sizeable drop in worldwide laptop shipments from major original design manufacturers in Taiwan during the second quarter, according to the Central News Agency .


Related Topix: Stanley, Laptops/Notebooks, Computers

The Columbus Dispatch

Supreme Court rejects appeal of child-porn conviction

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected an appeal from a Madison County man who claimed police violated the Fourth Amendment when they discovered more than 170,000 images of child pornography on his personal computer.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Science Blog

Shaving nanoseconds from racing processors

The computer is one of the most complex machines ever devised and most of us only ever interact with its simplest features.


Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Free Republic

How to Install and Try Linux the Absolutely Easiest and Safest Way

In this follow up to Replace the Retiring Windows XP with Linux we're going learn the easiest and most foolproof way to install and run Xubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS on your old Windows XP computer.


Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers


Corliss Group Tech Review: Is Google Chromecast worth its low price?

Cheap, easy to set up and even easier to use, there's really nothing to dislike about the Google streaming device, except for one thing: Canadian content .


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computers, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Obi for India, a new mobile phone to be unveiled by ex-Apple chief

Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Marketing, Computers, Sun Valley, ID, World News, India,

Slovenia information technology market: Computer hardware sales to hit EUR364mn in 2013

It analyses analyses regulatory changes and competitive landscapes comparing IT companies by products, sales, market share, investments, projects and expansion strategies.


Related Topix: Computers

Metal Center News

2011: Ontrak Software

Sam Palmisano, the chief executive of IBM, said in an interview with Forbes Magazine : "Back in 2002, we said the PC era was dead-it will move in the direction of RFID tags, smartphones, those sorts of things.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Science / Technology, RFID News, Cloud Computing, Computers, Opinion

Seeking Alpha

Google Cloud Is No Real Threat To Microsoft

On February 4, 2014, Satya Nadella assumed command as Microsoft CEO. Interestingly, the rise of Nadella through ranks has paralleled the underlying culture clash between heavy-handed Microsoft and the consumer marketplace.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Google, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Printing Impressions

Web-to-Print: Portals Lead to Profits

Even for those who didn't own a personal computer until the first term of the Obama Administration, e-commerce is no longer a threatening proposition.


Related Topix: Computers, Internet, Science / Technology, Southampton, PA, Printers

The Fresno Bee

Consumer Concerns: Computer users must be extra alert

On April 7, in a warning to some of its longtime computer users, Microsoft announced it was no longer supplying security fixes for Windows XP, the operating system that's been around for a dozen years and is still used by millions of consumers and small businesses.


Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Spyware


Keming in The Postmodem Era

I just now started googling for the term "postmodem era" as a pun on the end of dialup, and it's remarkable how many hits there are in old documents, including those that predate the personal computer entirely.


Related Topix: Computers

Hispanic Business

Intel's mobile-chip progress falters as PC market stabilizes

The world's largest semiconductor maker yesterday reported higher first-quarter sales and forecast revenue that may top analysts' estimates in the current period, saying the PC market is stabilizing.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, Computers