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Logitech's Google TV Box Suffers from Negative Sales

How is Logitech's Revue doing? Not so well.

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It's Selectric! IBM's Classic Typewriter Turns 50

It's the anniversary of the release of one of the best-selling office devices ever -- and the midpoint of IBM's history.

It's Selectric! IBM's Classic Typewriter Turns 50

It's the anniversary of the release of one of the best-selling office devices ever -- and the midpoint of IBM's history.

Kobo Rebuffs Apple, Will Build HTML5 Bookstore

The e-book seller released an app meeting Apple's new policies but also announced plans to build an HTML5 e-reading app that will work in the iOS browser that it'll control itself, with no requirement that it follow Apple's rules.

Google Labs is Closing? That's Unthinkable--Whether Or Not It's a Good Idea

Shock and sadness are not emotions I’m used to experiencing when I read the corporate blog of a large tech company.

New MacBook Airs: Thin, Light, and Utterly Mainstream

Apple is treating its new MacBook Airs as well-rounded, versatile computers that happen to be really thin and really light. In fact, its tagline -- "The ultimate everyday notebook" -- doesn’t even mention their lack of bulk.

Borders is Toast, But Don't Blame E-Books

A physical bookstore closes, but it's not the fault of e-books.

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Apple's Win Against HTC Threatens Android

Analysis: It's not over, but Google faces a challenge. Android may be wildly popular, but it's also got a little cloud hovering over its head.

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Sorry, Blockbuster, it Doesn't Sound Like You're Rescuing Netflix Customers to Me

It's unclear why switching would turn an unhappy Netflix customer into a happy Blockbuster one

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Sony's Tablets Definitely Aren't iPads

Sony's S1 has a wedge shape that angles the screen for comfy typing and feels like a folded magazine, while its S2 is clamshell device with two 5.5" displays which, in unfolded mode, can operate independently or as one big screen.

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Windows 8 in April 2012? Could Be.

Microsoft has a huge incentive to get this thing out the door -- not so much for its PC business, but for tablets, where it's not yet really in the game and won't be until Windows 8 is available.

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Google+: 13 Questions to Ponder

After almost a week, I'm beginning to form impressions of Google's new service -- mostly positive ones -- and even if I don't have all the answers, I have lots of questions.

Why Should Anyone Buy the HP TouchPad Instead of the Apple iPad?

Analysis: If the TouchPad doesn’t take off--at least without significant software updates--it’ll be because it failed to provide a coherent answer.

Flipboard Raises Game with Updated App

Flipboard is rolling out an update today that doesn't change the iPad app radically but does include a bunch of improvements that separates it further from the pack.

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For Wi-Fi, PCs and Macs are Now a Minority

Tablets and mobile devices rule the Wi-Fi networks.

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