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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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Apple announces OS X Mavericks at WWDC

Apple is switching from its decade-long practice of naming its Mac operating system updates after big cats. Instead, it's paying homage to the geography of its home state.

dateJun 10, 2013 in Software
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Novell loses appeal on case against Microsoft

A federal appeals court is throwing out Novell Inc.'s complaint that Microsoft Corp. undermined the WordPerfect writing program in favor of Microsoft's own Word program with the Windows 95 rollout.

dateSep 24, 2013 in Business
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Developments with Microsoft's new Windows 8 system

The launch of Windows 8 was heralded as the biggest change to the industry's dominant operating system in at least 17 years. It attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing tablets with its touch-enabled ...

dateJun 26, 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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Samsung sees 10 percent growth in PC sales

(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it expects 10 percent growth in PC sales by volume this year as it bets on new PCs that are hybrids of laptops and tablets to lift sluggish PC demand.

dateOct 24, 2012 in Business
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