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HP preps Penryn workstations

What did we tell you, folks? Just yesterday, Lenovo rolled out the first Penryn desktops, signaling Read more…

ALSO NOTED: The death of the Google phone?; Dell to start selling PCs at Staples;

> The death of the Google phone? Article> eMachines looses some cheap new desktops. Read more…
Tags: Samsung   Desktop PCs   WiFi   Hitachi   Dell   Flash Memory   iPhone   Google  

Mozilla announces Mobile Firefox

We’ve heard some rumblings about a mobile version of the beloved Firefox browser in the past but now, for the first time, Mozilla is speaking openly about the portable browser. In a blog post, Read more…

AMD expands 45 watt lineup

Hot on the heels of its “Black Edition” Athlon chips, AMD has decided to expand its 45 watt offerings, releasing six new chips that span the Athlon Read more…

ALSO NOTED: Intel preps quad-core mobile chip; Jobs to only speak for 1.5 hours after all;

> Intel is prepping a quad-core chip for high-performance laptops. That’s gonna be one hot tamale. Read more…

Windows Vista banned at some federal agencies

They’re popping Rolaids in Redmond. As Microsoft continues to hype its Windows Vista features, two federal agencies have put the brakes on the software–at least for now. In a move sure to cause

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Clash of titans: Vista vs. Ubuntu

In the months leading up to the launch of Windows Vista, there’s been a lot of speculation about what businesses will do in the face of a new OS, especially an OS with such high hardware demands. Will IT departments kowtow to Microsoft’s upgrade cycle yet again or will a few businesses take the opportunity to break out of the Microsoft box–by revamping their enterprise with Linux or OS X desktops? As appealing as OS X can be, Apple hardware is a tough sell for an IT department on a …

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Laptops out-pace desktops during holiday season

Yesterday, we reported that some analysts are predicting that 2007 will be the year that more laptops ship than desktops. The turning point, however, may prove to be this holiday season. Analyst firm Current Analysis is reporting that notebook shipments rose 57.7 percent during the first three weeks of 2006’s holiday shopping season from last year. And 65 percent of …

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