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3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Wondering if the iPad already reached its height

The numbers are clear: Apple is selling fewer iPads. The company reported this week that sales of its sleek, pricey tablet were down 19 percent from last quarter and 9 percent year-over-year.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, IBM, Steve Jobs

7 hrs ago | MacRumors

Chart Suggests Speed-Bumped 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pros with 16GB of RAM Standard Coming Soon

Apple may be planning to launch a slightly refreshed line of 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros complete with faster Haswell processors and 16GB of RAM standard, according to a photo said to have come from the company's Chongqing, China store .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple

11 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

New Lenovo Yoga 2 10 Tablet Rumored

Lenovo offers two kinds of products under the Yoga brand . There are Yoga-branded Android tablets that have built-in kickstands and then there are full-fledged Windows notebooks that can also be used as tablets because the screen can be pushed back a full 360 degrees.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Gadgets

15 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Is the Apple iPad Due for an Upgrade?

This quarter, Apple's iPad sales plummeted 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. That's two straight quarters in a row of year-over-year declines.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Computers

19 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

ASUS Republic of Gamers announces swift PG278Q gaming monitor

ASUS Republic of Gamers today announced the Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor, a 27-inch WQHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time to cater to the graphical requirements of today's fast paced games.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Tech Talk: Desktop, laptop setups still king [St. Cloud Times, Minn. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 26--Although users are flocking to mobile devices in droves, a large segment of consumers remain interested in desktop and laptop computers.


Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Apple

Digital Trends

The vultures are circling: Which PC maker will be the next to die and why?

Sony's decision to sell off its PC division several months ago was shocking, even if it wasn't entirely a surprise.



Tech Review: Apps help you deal with tech problems

To find a missing phone or adjust what's under the hood of your mobile devices, you need the right tools.


Related Topix: Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, Facebook, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups, iPhone

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Inateck MacBook Protect felt sleeves are classy, inexpensive

If you're looking for protection for a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, but don't want to spend a lot of money, you usually end up with some generic-looking bag from OfficeMaxStaplesDepot.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups


This Week's Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what's coming out of Cupertino next.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Watches, iPhone

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Has the iPad has already passed its peak?

The company reported this week that sales of its sleek, pricey tablet were down 19 percent from last quarter and 9 percent year-over-year.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Steve Jobs


Apple's Plans for Fall: Yosemite, Retina MacBook Air, 4K iMac?

We had planned to make today's column a preview of OS X Yosemite, as the public beta was released yesterday to the first million people who signed up.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Intel


Microsoft Wants You to Forget Windows 8

As talk of the next Windows begins to build and some details of what most are calling for now either Windows 9 or Threshold come into focus, it's worthwhile to take a moment to remember Windows 8. Unless the Redmond, Wash.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, IBM, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology


Acer teases Aspire Switch 10 flavor with Full HD display, US pricing unknown

Convertible, detachable and just all-around versatile tablet/laptop hybrids seem to dominate the shifting PC landscape nowadays, and things don't really get much more versatile than on Acer's 4-in-1 Aspire Switch 10 .


Apple Loop: iPhone 6 Launch Dates, iWatch Patents, And Where To Find Those MacBook Stickers

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop covers Apple's Fall launch events, mobile payments in the next iPhone, a potential iWatch patent, thoughts from the Q3 2014 earnings call, potential security holes in iOS 6, OSX 10.10 previews, and the new stickers advert from Tim Cook and his team.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, iPhone, Startups, Ipad, iPod

Tom's Hardware

Expect To See Sub-$250 Laptops in 2H 2014

As we've already seen with Hewlett Packard's Mullins-based Pavilion 10z, which has a starting price of $249.99, unnamed sources are reporting to DigiTimes that during the second half of 2014, Microsoft and its notebook partners will be pushing entry-level models priced in the $199 to $249 window.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology

Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check

Are Tablets the Odd Man Out as Phones Grow and Laptops Shrink? - WSJ

An iPad reality check: according to this Fortune article , the iPad is now a $30B/year business for Apple "They aren't as essential to many users as smartphones, nor are they as portable.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad


Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

Acer has seen booming sales of Chromebooks, including government procurement orders for educational purposes in many countries, and therefore has asked supply chains to increase production to reduce supply shortages, according to company CEO Jason Chen, adding that global Chromebook shipments in 2014 are expected to increase 70% on year.


Microsoft Surface Pro 3 looking to become a favorite of students

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has been on the market for barely several weeks, but is making a very bold statement with its unique features.


Related Topix: Marketing, Ipad, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

West Australian

RF Micro forecasts strong second-quarter as mobile chips sales rise

RF Micro Devices Inc forecast quarterly results above market expectations, helped by higher demand for its chips that connect devices such as Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co's smartphones to networks.


Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, RF Micro Devices, Apple, Startups, iPhone