Can't Snag a $99 HP TouchPad? Here Are 5 Alternatives

If you've missed out on Hewlett-Packard's close-out deals on the discontinued TouchPad tablet--$99 for the 16GB model, and $149 for 32GB--you might want to check out low-cost slates from competing vendors.

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The Future of Tablets

This is what your tablet will look like in five years.

The Next Apple Store: A Glass-Roofed Beauty?

Is Apple building a new store in Santa Monica?

New Netflix Section 'Just for Kids'

Netflix has introduced a kids section where kids can search for titles by character and see episodes by thumbnail.

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Android Tablets Grab 20 Percent of Market Share

ABI Research reports Android tablets have nipped 20 percent of the tablet market share--but the iPad is still the big player.

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Bernie Madoff's Pants Sold as iPad Covers

The most expensive iPad cover you'll never buy.

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Gartner: 94 Percent of New PCs Will Ship with Windows 7 in 2011

Apple may be grabbing PC market share, but Windows-based systems continue to dominate.

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Google+ to Become Second Largest Social Network in U.S. in One Year, Says Survey

Can Google+ attract enough users in a year to become more popular in the US than either Twitter or LinkedIn? A new Bloomberg-YouGov survey says yes.

Are Tablets and Ultraslim Laptops Just Fads?

An Acer founder reportedly thinks we'll lose interest in skinny devices; at least we may not want to carry around two gadgets.

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Ink-O-Dem Refill Service: Good Quality, Modest Bargain

Refilling empty HP cartridges with Ink-O-Dem inks is cheaper than buying new--but not by much.

It Lives! The Return of the $35 Laptop

A low-cost laptop for students could soon be a reality.

Google Chrome Adds Instant Pages, Print Preview

Google's Chrome browser has two new noteworthy upgrades.

Android, iPhone Biggest Winners in Global Smartphone Battle

RIM's BlackBerry and Windows phones lag, although RIM is doing quite well in South America, Indonesia, and South Africa.

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Google Search Now Friendlier for Tablets

Google's tweaked it search interface for Apple iPad and Android 3.1 tablets.

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Hey, Twitter, There's an Ad in My Stream!

Twitter's new promoted tweets, aka ads, are showing up in twitter feeds everywhere.