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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

Toshiba Chromebook CB30-007 Announced

When it comes to Chromebooks , these are not exactly computing devices that will actually light up the consumer electronics market, unless you are one who is always on the lookout for a decent computer that does all of the bare basics - surfing the Internet and doing some word processing from time to time, without having to break the bank.


Related Topix: Computers, Startups, Intel, Gadgets

6 hrs ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

Power cords, childrena s furniture among this weeka s recalls

More than 2 million bean bag chairs manufactured by Ace Bayou are being recalled after two children died while using the furniture.


Related Topix: Product Recalls, McKinney, TX, Hewlett Packard, Computers

10 hrs ago | Block U

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Computers, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Utah NCAA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Journal

Arlington schools distribute MacBook Air laptops to high school freshmen

If your kids come home from school with a fresh, new Macbook Air, you must be living in the Arlington Public Schools district.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Arlington, VA


Re: For productivity

I'm sure that Apple is responding to the Surface Pro 3. And too, we're seeing the beginnings of a predictable shift away from laptops, to these more capable tablets.


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


Chromebook Pixel revisited: 18 months with Google's luxury laptop

Is it crazy to pay $1300 for a Chromebook? Some reflections after a year and a half of living with Google's luxurious Pixel.


Related Topix: Computers, Fitness, Yoga


SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, it hasn't made overt moves into the devices market.



HP or Lenovo: Which Windows PC Convertible Is Head of the Class?

As a kid, I used to love shopping for fresh school supplies . I'd drag my mom to the nearest drugstore to stock up on pens and pencils and debate the coolness of various lunchboxes.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Keyboards, CPU, Science / Technology


The 10 Best Laptops of 2014

We're more than seven full months into 2014, and with back-to-school shopping season underway and the holidays looming, it's a perfect time to take stock of the year in laptops thus far.


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

China Daily

Lenovo settles US laptop lawsuit for $70m

A customer checks out a Lenovo tablet at a shopping center in Hong Kong. Lenovo will spend about $49 million to repair 83,000 IdeaPad laptops sold in the United States.


Related Topix: PC, Computers

Investor's Business Daily

Apple tablets losing ground in education; Jumbo iPad planned

The Los Angeles Unified School District's decision this week to halt its deployment of Apple iPads to students is part of a shift away from tablets in classrooms.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Education Etc., Computers

Wed Aug 27, 2014


HP is still having trouble making PC components that won't kill you

HP has been on fire over the past yeara and that's not a good thing . HP announced this week that it will be recalling roughly 6 million AC power cords that were sold between September 2010 through June 2012 after discovering that the cords are liable to overheat and catch on fire.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, PC, Computers

Business Journal

Apple's next iPad nears the size of a sheet of notebook paper

Apple Inc.'s suppliers are readying facilities to push out the largest iPad ever, as Apple looks to boost sales of its second-biggest product by revenue, Bloomberg reported .


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups

Network World

Free, fast Windows updates are the future -- and they could hurt PC sales

Microsoft will unveil the next edition of Windows in just over five weeks, according to a widely-cited report last week.


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

PSA: HP Just Recalled Six Million Laptop Power Cords Due To Fire And Burn Hazard

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Product Recalls

Tom's Hardware

HP Recalling Six Million Power Leads Due To Fire Hazard

The U.S. CPSC advises customers to stop using these cables immediately and contact HP for a replacement.


Related Topix: Product Recalls

DarkVision Hardware

HP recalls over 6 million power plugs over fire risk

HP announced a recall of over 6 million power cords that were shipped with HP and Compaq laptops and docking stations in the United States and Canada from September 2010 to June 2012.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CNet News

Notebook Market Improves After Seven Quarters of Decline

The NPD report found notebook PC shipments reached 45.1 million units, an increase of 1 percent over the previous year, led by Lenovo.



The Giant iPad That Apple Is Working On Could Be A Dream Device

For months, there have been rumblings throughout Apple's supply chain that the company is working on a new iPad with a larger screen.


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


Snag yourself a Windows 8.1 powered Acer Aspire E-15 for $199 as part ...

Snag yourself a Windows 8.1 powered Acer Aspire E-15 for $199 as part of Microsoft's back-to-school deal The back-to-school season is in full swing and students are browsing though advertisements, visiting their local technology outlets, and hunting for the best bargains.


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