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IPhone sales drive strong Apple earnings

Apple's iPad shipments decline, but revenue and profit increase.

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Raspberry Pi alternatives emerge to fill need for speed

The HummingBoard and $50 Banana Pi are faster alternatives to the popular $25 Raspberry Pi PC.

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What kind of tablet does $5,000 get you?

Xplore's new XC6 DMSR tablets may break the bank, but they can take 7-foot drops and remain submerged in water.

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Micron ups endurance, capacity of SSDs to meet data center demand

Micron ships M500DC SATA SSDs with capacities from 120GB to 800GB, priced at $1 per gigabyte

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Samsung's 28-inch 4K monitor price drops to under $600

Amazon, Newegg now selling Samsung's U28D590D 4K monitor for $599.99, which could lead to a drop in competitive prices.

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Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon

A researcher says plastic computers are still far away, as challenges need to be resolved on writing data and processing

AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market

AMD says Intel's tablet maker subsidy program is "foreign" to the company.

Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips

The deal will help Samsung and GlobalFoundries provide an adequate supply of mobile chips.

AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon

Wearables with LTE and broadband capabilities are part of AT&T's network strategy.

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See ya, Microsoft: Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets

Intel projects Android will be in 80 percent to 90 percent of the tablets it expects to ship with its chips this year

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USB 3.0 jumps to light speed with new 10-meter optical cable

Corning's new 10-meter USB 3.Optical Cable is priced at $109.99 on Amazon.

Toshiba's 4K laptop to ship next week for $1,499.99

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Toshiba's Satellite P55T is one of the first laptops in the world to ship with a 4K display

Server makers rushing out Heartbleed patches

Dell, HP and IBM issue firmware and software updates for servers affected by the Heartbleed bug.

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Allwinner bringing 4K video to smartphones and tablets

Allwinner will ship its A80 board, which has eight ARM CPUs and 64 PowerVR graphics cores.

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Intel brings Windows 8.1 to schools with new education hybrid

Intel's Education 2-in-1 hybrid has a detachable screen and an Atom Bay Trail processor