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The Cornerplay: Price is the only weapon Chromebooks have against Windows

Design: Cheap, net-book like design. Entire thing is made of plastic. Palm rest that flexes when you grip it.


Related Topix: Keyboards, Ipad, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNet News

PC Sales Boost HP Revenue Up for First Time Since 2011

NEWS ANALYSIS: Revenue increase largely due to improving sales of new-generation laptop PCs, on which HP has focused a lot of investment.


Related Topix: PC, HP, Computers

USA Today

First Take: PC sales come to HP's rescue

First Take: PC sales come to HP's rescue SAN FRANCISCO Check out this story on SAN FRANCISCO -- Hewlett Packard has an unlikely source to thank for its surprisingly strong third-quarter revenue: PC and notebook sales.


CBS Local

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Laptops For Students

With so many designs and functions now, how do you know which one is best? Which ones are worth the money? "Chromebooks are lightweight laptops that run Google's Chrome operating system.


Related Topix: Sports

Silicon Alley Insider

HP Reports Earnings: A Nice Beat On Revenue, Profits Are Right In Line

It hit $27.6 billion in revenue, a much-needed beat, and hit 89 cents earnings per share, that's right in line.



HP satisfies Q3 earnings targets; CEO Whitman 'pleased' with progress

HP's sales were down, but revenue climbed just a bit with nearly everything in line Wall Street expectations.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard

HP still pushing Windows 7 laptops well into Windows 8's second year

Windows 8 was officially released to manufacturing in August of 2012 which means that the platform is now over two years old, but for the folks over at HP, Windows 7 still has life left when it comes to selling to consumers.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups


HP ditches Windows 8 again, urges users to get Windows 7 laptops and desktops instead

Microsoft may be working on the next iteration of Windows, codename Threshold , but the company is having hard time convincing computer makers to put the latest version of Windows on their laptops and desktops.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Startups, Computers

Christian Science Monitor

Buying a laptop? Eight things to consider first.

Caroline Head touches the screen of a laptop during a sales tax holiday sale at Best Buy in Augusta, Ga.


Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, CPU, Keyboards


Apple Dominates New EPEAT Tablet Registry After Nearly Withdrawing From Environmental List in 2012

After almost removing itself from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool registry two years ago, Apple is now leading the charge into the program's new Tablets/Slates category .


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Retina, Electronic, Dell

Why the Wired World Isn't Worth a Cup of Dog Pee

Your browser is not supported. Please upgrade to one of the following browsers: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Apple Safari Microsoft Internet Explorer 8+ You may proceed to the site by clicking here , however some pages might not work correctly.


Related Topix: Mozilla

AME Info

Regional electronics market growth to deliver bumper Gitex Shopper 2014

The Middle East's considerable and fast-growing appetite for consumer electronics has led the organisers of GITEX Shopper 2014 - the Middle East's largest consumer IT and electronics show - to expect another bumper sales performance at this year's event.


Related Topix: Cameras, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

(Not Very) Bold Prediction: $200 Laptops Aplenty for the Holidays

Sure, laptops dip down to the $200 during super sales like Black Friday. And snagging a $179 Chromebook - Chromebooks are laptops too, you know - is now a relatively easy feat to achieve.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Black Friday, Computers, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Tellme, Startups

Seeking Alpha

Why HP's $199 Laptop Is Good For AMD

Confirmation that Microsoft will release a $199 laptop , through Hewlett-Packard , will bode well for Advanced Micro Devices shareholders.


Related Topix: Advanced Micro Devices, Startups, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Tellme Networks, Sentillion


Price Wars Hitting Laptop Market?

The Windows 8.1 HP Stream 14 will come with 2 GB of memory and either 32 or 64 GB of flash storage.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Bluetooth, Speakers, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Startups


Sharp Debuts Its First U.S. Smartphone, the Aquos Crystal

Sharp may not be synonymous with smartphones in the U.S., but the tech manufacturer - mostly known for its TVs - is bringing its phones over to the States.


Related Topix: Android, CPU, Science / Technology, Virgin Mobile USA, Slide, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Why Apple's Mac Product Segment Still Has Room For Growth

The Mac has emerged as one of Apple 's strongest performing products this year. Although the Mac isn't nearly as big a driver of Apple's valuation as the iPhone, it accounts for about 13% of the company's stock price, according to our estimates, and remains an important component of the Apple ecosystem.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Financial Markets


How to get the best deal on a back-to-school laptop

Laptops are an essential part of any back-to-school list. Fortunately, a struggling market means shoppers can expect better-than-average deals this summer.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Amazon, Microsoft, Startups, Apple, The, Video Games, Deep Silver

The Argus

Two Hastings robberies being linked

Both burglaries were on Lower Park Road, Hastings, one between 9.25am and 6.30pm and one between 11am and midday on Saturday August 16. A Playstation 3, a silver Ipod, a Panasonic Camcorder, a Nikon Coolpix digital camera, a Blackberry Curve mobile phone and several items of jewellery and watches were taken a the first break in.


Related Topix: Camcorders, Cameras, Digital Cameras, Electronics, Cellphones

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Apple scores patents for surround-sound MacBook, GarageBand gestures

When it rains, it pours in the world of Apple patents, and today it's pouring. As Patently Apple reports , the company official scored 48 new patents today, a couple of which apply to GarageBand and a feature that may eventually find its way into the MacBook Pro.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple