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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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Google Play growing fast, survey finds

Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.

dateDec 20, 2012 in Software
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