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3 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Gaming Laptops: The Best & The Rest

The long list of gaming laptops may include both the best and the rest. But ultimately it is your choice which one you want from many.

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6 hrs ago | Macworld

No leg to stand on

This week we'll look at pundits making claims that aren't really backed up. Remember when Windows 8 was going to change everything? Meanwhile, a small sliver of the market clearly shows how Apple's getting left out in the cold.

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

11 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Acer Desktop Box Rides Chrome Wave

Powered by an Intel Celeron 2957U processor, the Chromebox CXI offers easy management for IT administrators, Acer said.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel

12 hrs ago | BetaNews

Lenovo Yoga 2: A decent budget hybrid [Review]

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is not to be confused with the Yoga 2 Pro . Although the basic principle of a notebook with a screen that flips over to turn the device into tablet is the same, the specification is markedly different.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CIO

Google acquires Gecko Design for next-generation products

Google has acquired Gecko Design, which will become part of the Internet company's unit developing cutting-edge products like Glass and balloons for Internet access.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Computers, Hewlett Packard

TwinCities

For many, the once-hyped tablet has become dead weight

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, a phone-tablet hybrid or "phablet," makes the iPhone 5s look tiny.

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Related Topix: Kindle, Instagram, Facebook, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

CRN

VAR Roundtable: The PC Isn't Dead Just Yet

Despite endless calls for the "death of the PC," solution providers said they aren't ready to hold a funeral for the technology just yet.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Quincy, MA, Peabody, MA

BeverageDaily

Flux Power claims big beverage 'excitement' over lithium-ion truck batteries

Flux Power insists that large beverage companies active in everything from beer to soda are excited by the productivity advantages and cost savings its next generation lithium-ion batteries offer over traditional lead acid rivals.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Marketing, Beverages, Cameras

ComputerWorld

Inexpensive Windows PCs hitting the market with help from Microsoft

Microsoft is helping hardware makers build low-priced Windows PCs to combat Chromebooks and the early results of that effort are hitting the market.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Hewlett-Packard, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Microsoft dives into sub-$200 laptop market

During Microsoft's Worldwide Partners Conference, COO Kevin Turner announced that the firm has partnered with Acer, Toshiba, and HP to produce a Google Chromebook alternative.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

ComputerWorld

ThinkPad Yoga 11e: A hidden Chromebook gem

Chromebooks are quickly becoming a dime a dozen -- but for all the hardware options out there, we've yet to see a Chrome OS product that offers an elevated experience without a sky-high price tag.

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Related Topix: Lenovo

InfoWorld

Good news from HP: It could be worse

No new layoffs, no new buckets of red ink, and strong corporate PC sales show that HP may have stopped sinking Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman doesn't look anything like Santa Claus, but she's carrying a huge sack on her back -- and it's not full of toys.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CNET News.com

Notebook shipments actually rise for a change

Shipments of notebooks hit 41.5 million in the second quarter, a gain of only 1 percent, but not too shabby after seven straight quarters of declines, says NPD.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Hewlett Packard

Network World

The 6 best tablets for getting work done in 2014

A few years ago, it was easy to scoff at the idea of using tablets for productivity.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Keyboards, Mice

Macworld UK

Siri for Mac release date & rumours: Apple could bring Siri to Mac with Os X Yosemite

When is Siri coming to the Mac? Rumour has it you could be speaking to your computer soon.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Information Technology

Staples Makes More Savings Happen for College Students Heading to Campus

For college students, getting ready for a new semester is easy at Staples with a wide selection of essential classroom and campus supplies.

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Related Topix: Office Equipment, Staples, Retail

International Business Times

Google Works on Powering Up Chromebook Line to Kill Competitors,...

Nvidia has been known for entering markets it sees fit to add more company value and address existing market demands and problems.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computers, Science / Technology, CPU

The Inquirer

HP revenues get a welcome boost as PC sales grow 12 percent

PC MAKER HP has seen its revenue growfor the first time in three years to $27.58bn, helped by stronger-than-expected growth of its PC division, which grew 12 percent year-on-year.

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ComputerWorld

Acer releases its own Chromebox, bringing the Google OS to desktops

Taiwanese PC maker Acer is bringing Google's Chrome operating system to desktops with a new unit that will arrive in the U.S. next month.

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

TechSpot

The Cornerplay: Price is the only weapon Chromebooks have against Windows

Design: Cheap, net-book like design. Entire thing is made of plastic. Palm rest that flexes when you grip it.

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Related Topix: Keyboards, Ipad, Science / Technology

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