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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Lenovo

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Keyboards, Ipad, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNet News

PC Sales Boost HP Revenue Up for First Time Since 2011

NEWS ANALYSIS: Revenue increase largely due to improving sales of new-generation laptop PCs, on which HP has focused a lot of investment.


Related Topix: PC, HP, Computers

USA Today

First Take: PC sales come to HP's rescue

First Take: PC sales come to HP's rescue SAN FRANCISCO Check out this story on SAN FRANCISCO -- Hewlett Packard has an unlikely source to thank for its surprisingly strong third-quarter revenue: PC and notebook sales.


CBS Local

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Laptops For Students

With so many designs and functions now, how do you know which one is best? Which ones are worth the money? "Chromebooks are lightweight laptops that run Google's Chrome operating system.


Related Topix: Sports

Silicon Alley Insider

HP Reports Earnings: A Nice Beat On Revenue, Profits Are Right In Line

It hit $27.6 billion in revenue, a much-needed beat, and hit 89 cents earnings per share, that's right in line.



HP satisfies Q3 earnings targets; CEO Whitman 'pleased' with progress

HP's sales were down, but revenue climbed just a bit with nearly everything in line Wall Street expectations.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard

HP still pushing Windows 7 laptops well into Windows 8's second year

Windows 8 was officially released to manufacturing in August of 2012 which means that the platform is now over two years old, but for the folks over at HP, Windows 7 still has life left when it comes to selling to consumers.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups


HP ditches Windows 8 again, urges users to get Windows 7 laptops and desktops instead

Microsoft may be working on the next iteration of Windows, codename Threshold , but the company is having hard time convincing computer makers to put the latest version of Windows on their laptops and desktops.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Startups, Computers

Christian Science Monitor

Buying a laptop? Eight things to consider first.

Caroline Head touches the screen of a laptop during a sales tax holiday sale at Best Buy in Augusta, Ga.


Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, CPU, Keyboards


Apple Dominates New EPEAT Tablet Registry After Nearly Withdrawing From Environmental List in 2012

After almost removing itself from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool registry two years ago, Apple is now leading the charge into the program's new Tablets/Slates category .


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Retina, Electronic, Dell

Why the Wired World Isn't Worth a Cup of Dog Pee

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Related Topix: Mozilla