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Bargains and options abound for PC buyers

There is a silver lining in the struggles of the PC industry. Bargains abound if you're buying a computer for a student heading to school this fall, or if you're finally upgrading that creaky old Windows XP machine.

dateAug 20, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Review: Home shields you from non-Facebook tasks

When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore.

dateApr 11, 2013 in Software
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Hewlett-Packard turns 3Q profit but revenue falls

Hewlett-Packard made a profit in the latest quarter, reversing a huge loss a year ago that stemmed from an $8 billion charge. But the technology bellwether's revenue declined amid an ongoing weakness in the PC market.

dateAug 21, 2013 in Business
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Microsoft woos mobile users, aims at Apple

Microsoft kicked off sales of its revamped Windows 8 system and Surface tablet Friday amid mixed reviews as the tech giant ramped up efforts to compete in a market shifting rapidly from PCs to mobile devices.

dateOct 26, 2012 in Software
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Android 4.4 system named 'KitKat'

Google, which is known for nick-naming its Android mobile operating systems for smartphones and tablets after desserts, has chosen a brand-name candy for its 4.4 version that's expected to launch this fall: ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Software
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