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Boot up: Viewdle bought?, iOS maps' Downfall, spam text fines, Notch v Win 8 and more

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Boot up: Viewdle bought?, iOS maps' Downfall, spam text fines, Notch v Win 8 and more

Android Tablet Makers Stuck Eating Apple's iPad Market Crumbs

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A new report out Taiwan this morning states that Apple will continue its dominance in the worldwide tablet computer market with its iPad, but that other firms making tablets powered by Google Inc.'s Android system might pick up sales in the 7-inch segment. Yet even with a pick-up in sales...
Android Tablet Makers Stuck Eating Apple's iPad Market Crumbs
Five innovations that will define tech in 2013

Apple's Phil Schiller on How Apple Came Up with the iPhone and iPad

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The trial of Apple vs. Samsung is once again providing some interesting insight into a company as secretive as it is successful. Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller testified on Friday that, following the iPod, Apple was looking for another category it could reinvent. The iPod, Schiller said, allowed Apple to...
Apple's Phil Schiller on How Apple Came Up with the iPhone and iPad
Sony Vaio shows off its new Ultrabook laptops and gesture-control PCs for back-to-school (image gallery)

In Just Three Years, The iPad Has Changed Everything About The Computer Market (AAPL)

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Apple's iPad is only three years old, but it has clearly shaken up the market for computing. Without the iPad, Microsoft isn't making its own computer, the Surface. Without the iPad, Amazon is making a computer. With such big changes in the industry happening before our eyes, we surveyed iPad...
In Just Three Years, The iPad Has Changed Everything About The Computer Market (AAPL)

Wall Street Beat: Chips, mobile devices in spotlight as tech slumps

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Even though sales of some mobile devices are booming, overall confidence in the tech sector continues to erode as economic weakness puts downward pressure on the computer market....
Wall Street Beat: Chips, mobile devices in spotlight as tech slumps

Apple unveils latest iPad

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Latest iPad features high-definition retina display, an improved camera and will be able to connect to high-speed 4G networksApple has stepped up its assault on the tablet computer market with a string of new features for its flagship iPad.The next-generation iPad will feature a high-definition retina display and an improved...
Apple unveils latest iPad

Intel talks details on its tiny "Next Unit of Computing" system

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Intel's NUC prototype and motherboard pictured next to an iPhone. TechReport Not content to leave the "extremely tiny computer" market to the likes of the Raspberry Pi, the Cotton Candy, and the Pocket TV, Intel has also been showing off its own diminutive motherboard at expos and trade shows...
Intel talks details on its tiny "Next Unit of Computing" system

Ericsson-Samsung situation puts fundamental flaw of FTC-Google deal on display

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Last week I wrote about the "defensive use" provision in the proposed FTC-Google patent antitrust deal having been identified as the primary area of concern. In the meantime I have seen some filings by Ericsson and Samsung with the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC) that underline...
Ericsson-Samsung situation puts fundamental flaw of FTC-Google deal on display
Plenty of questions, few answers surface about early Windows 8 sales

Analysts: Tablets most popular on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

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Although some (arguably crazy) folks are already lining up at Best Buys around the country, most analysts agree that online sales will well exceed this year's Black Friday storefront frenzy. And while Cyber Monday may end up being the peak of sales for online retailers, some, including Amazon, have...
Analysts: Tablets most popular on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

As Rivals Outsource, Lenovo Keeps Production In-House

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In a modest factory on the outskirts of China’s capital, electronics maker Lenovo Group Ltd. displays its unusual approach toward capturing the top spot in the global computer market. The factory, which assembles desktop computers and servers, resembles thousands of others across China. Robotic arms are in constant motion, moving...
As Rivals Outsource, Lenovo Keeps Production In-House

Hey PC Industry: Stop Being So Damn Touchy-Feely

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Intel's CES prediction that there will be $599 ultrabooks with touchscreens on the market by the end of 2013 promises to shake up the computer market, giving the finger to the notion that Tablets Will Rule All. But do we really need to have touchscreens on every new computing device?...
Hey PC Industry: Stop Being So Damn Touchy-Feely

Chart: Windows 7 is almost bigger than Windows XP

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August is already a big month for Windows 8, with Microsoft announcing this morning that it has finished the new version of its operating system and shipped it off to computer makers. But it’s shaping up to be a milestone month for Windows 7, as well. The current version...
Chart: Windows 7 is almost bigger than Windows XP

Apple's two most important multitouch software patents face anonymous challenges at the USPTO

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This blog post by Scott Daniels, an experienced patent litigator and author of the leading blog on U.S. patent reexaminations (WHDA Reexamination Alert), lists high-profile reexamination requests filed last week, including two anonymous ex parte requests against Apple's two most important multitouch software patents: U.S. Patent No. 7,469,381 (the overscroll...
Apple's two most important multitouch software patents face anonymous challenges at the USPTO

Gartner: Apple nearly only PC builder gaining European share

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New Gartner data breaking down European computer market share has shown poor results for almost every computer builder outside of Apple. Continent-wide, both market leader HP as well as Acer, Dell, and Toshiba were all dropping market share. Only ASUS (up 1.5 points) increased share based solely on its own...
Gartner: Apple nearly only PC builder gaining European share

German court upholds ban of Samsung's older tablet (Reuters)

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Reuters - Samsung Electronics lost a bid to overturn a ruling barring its local unit from selling its Galaxy 10.1 tablets in Germany, handing a symbolic legal victory to Apple Inc in efforts to keep its lead spot in the tablet computer market....
German court upholds ban of Samsung's older tablet (Reuters)

Is the iPad Killing Netbooks? [STATS]

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According to new data from consumer electronics company Retrevo, iPads might be putting a significant dent in netbook sales.Tablets in general are newer, sexier and sleeker than netbooks, their hardworking if relatively old-school counterparts. When iPads were announced, many consumers put off their netbook purchase plans in order to...
Is the iPad Killing Netbooks? [STATS]
IDC: Smartphones now more popular than feature phones

BlackBerry Considers New Tablet

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Despite disappointing sales with its PlayBook tablet, Research In Motion is evaluating whether it should make another push into the increasingly crowded tablet computer market....
BlackBerry Considers New Tablet

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Look Out Google, Microsoft Will Be Number Two In Tablets Says Analyst (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Off After Morning Highs    The markets are sporadic today as investors continue to be apprehensive about Europe. Shares of MSFT are off after a resilient morning. Catalysts for the stock include...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Look Out Google, Microsoft Will Be Number Two In Tablets Says Analyst (MSFT)

Apple to buck the trend in sour computer market, says analyst

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Corporate computer buying will be sluggish again this year, says Forrester Research, though Apple will still see strong business. [Read more]...
Apple to buck the trend in sour computer market, says analyst

Disk drive shipments rebound from Thai floods

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A year after a flooding disaster in Thailand took out a large portion of hard disk drive production, the industry has fully recovered with shipments to the computer market expected to hit a record level this year....
Disk drive shipments rebound from Thai floods

Windows 8 ‘release preview’ coming first week in June

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Windows president Steven Sinofsky making the announcement in Japan. (Microsoft photo.) Microsoft will distribute a “release preview” of Windows 8 during the first week of June, getting closer to finishing one of the biggest overhauls in the history of the company’s PC operating system. Steven Sinofsky, the Windows president, announced...
Windows 8 ‘release preview’ coming first week in June

Inside Best Buy: An Anonymous Store Manager Speaks About Recent Changes

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From the outside, we early adopters see Best Buy as a dinosaur in a dying world. The company recently announced the closing of 50 stores in the U.S. and 400 layoffs, mostly in corporate. It would be easy to say “Good riddance” and ignore the slow decline of bricks and...
Inside Best Buy: An Anonymous Store Manager Speaks About Recent Changes

iPads propel Apple to PC market top slot

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Client computer market would have shrunk without tablets Apple is now the world's leading personal computer seller, having pushed past HP in Q4 2011, market watcher Canalys said today.…...
iPads propel Apple to PC market top slot

Gruber: Apple Was Right, Adobe Get Over It [Video]

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Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has unexpectedly emerged as a central figure in the Apple-Adobe fiasco. It was his treatise on “Why Apple Changed Section 3.3.1″ that launched a thousand tweets. And it was his post that Steve Jobs referenced when a developer requested comment (“We think John Gruber’s post...
Gruber: Apple Was Right, Adobe Get Over It [Video]

2012 Holiday Season Ruled By Tablets - PCs Not So Much

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PC shipments dropped 6.4% in the fourth quarter of 2012, while tablet sales rose 75.3% in those three months. The two latest numbers from research firm IDC, taken together, confirm what now seems to be an inevitable trend in personal computing: Tablets are now driving the computer market, while PCs...
2012 Holiday Season Ruled By Tablets - PCs Not So Much

Challenges Face H-P, Dell

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When Dell and Hewlett-Packard report quarterly results this week, they're likely to portray a computer market that's battered but recovering as the two rivals battle for supremacy in higher-margin businesses....
Challenges Face H-P, Dell
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