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IDC: PC Growth to Slow Down to 0.9 Percent in 2012 After a Weak Mid-year

Growth in the PC market is expected to be slower than last year, after mid-year shipments slowed as consumers were hit by weak economic conditions, and also...

Acer Still Supports Windows RT

Despite some online skirmishing and being dropped from Microsoft's partner list, Acer says it still expects to ship Windows RT devices.

Wall Street Beat: Tech Earnings Help Continue Rally in IT Shares

Tech stocks have been climbing recently as key vendors such as Cisco and Lenovo report positive quarterly earnings and the U.S. economy offers glimpses of good...

Acer Does Not Expect 'Explosive Growth' for Windows 8 Later This Year

Acer's CEO suggests its plans for Windows RT devices could change because of the pricing of Microsoft's Surface tablet.

Lenovo's Profit up 30 Percent, Mobile Business Unit Continues to Grow

Chinese PC maker Lenovo said on Thursday net profit in its fiscal first quarter ended June 30 grew by 30 percent year-over-year, as the company inched closer...

The Byte Cellar Is the Ultimate Geek Dream Den

Check out Blake Patterson’s “Byte Cellar” room of 122 vintage computers, retro consoles, pocket PCs, and more.

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Cisco Readying a New Nexus Switch

The Nexus 3500 will reportedly feature 250 nanosecond port-to-port latency and integrated network address translation.

Adafruit Wants to Help You Hack Your Raspberry Pi With This Linux Distro

Getting to your first Raspberry Pi hack? Adafruit’s first Educational Linux Distro might help.

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Gorgeous Tech: 25 Award-Winning Designs

The international red dot awards program recognizes outstanding product designs across numerous categories, including tech.

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The Greatest Tech Battles Ever

In honor of the patent war heating up between Apple and Samsung, we look back at some epic tech battles.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 8; Windows Store Open for Business

Microsoft completes its boldest, but riskiest version of Windows, and releases it to PC builders.

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Buy New Tech and Pay No Taxes on Your Purchase

If you're a lucky resident in one of eight select states, you'll have a chance to buy laptops, printers, software, and more in August without paying any taxes. Here are the details.

Microsoft Announces New Hardware for Windows 8

Microsoft on Monday announced new keyboards and mice optimized for tablets and laptops running the Windows 8 operating system.