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As PC sales stall, Samsung exec has harsh words for Windows 8

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With Windows 8 doing little to spark laptop sales, you can hear the grousing of PC makers get louder. The latest complaints come from Jun Dong-Soo, president of Samsung's memory chip division, who had no kind words for Windows 8 during a meeting with reporters in Seoul. "The global...
As PC sales stall, Samsung exec has harsh words for Windows 8

Don't Blame Us for Windows 8's Slow Sales, PC Makers Say

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Don't Blame Us for Windows 8's Slow Sales, PC Makers Say: Alexandra Chang for Wired: The general consensus among companies Wired spoke to is Windows 8 device sales are meeting, or almost meeting, projected sales. But: That's not to say Windows 8 is selling superbly. On the contrary, one OEM...
Don't Blame Us for Windows 8's Slow Sales, PC Makers Say

Apple likely to use NAND storage in upcoming MacBook Pros, analyst says

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A research analyst from Barclays believes that Apple's success in NAND adoption will drive the company to use the technology in a rumored refresh of its MacBook Pro line, a move that will disrupt the business of of both hard drive and PC makers....
Apple likely to use NAND storage in upcoming MacBook Pros, analyst says

Why Microsoft's Surface Tablet Should Shame the PC Industry

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Microsoft stops waiting for PC makers to come up with a plausible Windows-based rival to the iPad...
Why Microsoft's Surface Tablet Should Shame the PC Industry

After A $2 Billion Loan, PC Makers Shouldn't Worry About Microsoft Giving Dell Special Treatment (MSFT)

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Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan To Dell Is A Lot Like Its Investment In Nokia > Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
After A $2 Billion Loan, PC Makers Shouldn't Worry About Microsoft Giving Dell Special Treatment (MSFT)

Ballmer: We're Only Going To Sell 'A Few Million' Surface Tablets (MSFT)

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Steve Ballmer is clearly trying to do some damage control with its partners that make Windows PCs. Now that Microsoft will be selling its own Surface tablet to compete with them, there are questions to answer, Ballmer admitted in an interview with CRN. First off, he wants them to know...
Ballmer: We're Only Going To Sell 'A Few Million' Surface Tablets (MSFT)
Microsoft reportedly cutting Windows RT pricing to generate interest from PC makers

Apple might unwrap iPad Mini on Oct. 23

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iPad Mini rumored to be revealed soon, Best Buy to thwart "showrooming" this holiday, and PC makers take preorders for the many flavors of Windows 8 computers. [Read more]...
Apple might unwrap iPad Mini on Oct. 23

Laptops 2018: How future clamshells will respond to the touch revolution

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The laptop as we know it is in the middle of an identity crisis. After years of solid growth without any fundamental changes--aside from a quick, ill-fated flirtation with netbooks--the clamshell's relevance is now threatened by phones and tablets. The new breed of touchscreen mobile devices hasn't eliminated the...
Laptops 2018: How future clamshells will respond to the touch revolution

Two unlikely PC makers emerge: Google, Microsoft

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The tech giants are certainly big enough to make waves in the market for personal computers. [Read more]...
Two unlikely PC makers emerge: Google, Microsoft

Windows 8.1 vs. Apple: Twofer or tablet?

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With Windows 8.1 comes scads of hybrids from PC makers eager to show the world that you really don't need to carry around that iPad anymore. [Read more]...
Windows 8.1 vs. Apple: Twofer or tablet?

Windows 8 licenses hit 60M mark

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Microsoft says it has sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses to PC makers and those upgrading as of early January. [Read more]...
Windows 8 licenses hit 60M mark
Windows 8.1 to include native Miracast wireless display support and internet sharing

Should You Pay $99 to Have Microsoft Remove Bloatware from Your PC?

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PC makers lard up their machines with all sorts of trial programs you would never want. Now Microsoft is offering to get rid of it, for a fee. But it seems crazy to pay someone to remove software you never wanted in the first place....
Should You Pay $99 to Have Microsoft Remove Bloatware from Your PC?

Samsung adds a Windows RT tablet, the ATIV Tab

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Some PC makers are shying away from RT, but Samsung is still showing up for the party. [Read more]...
Samsung adds a Windows RT tablet, the ATIV Tab

Windows 8 tablets hit 3 million shipped in first quarter

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Microsoft and PC makers shipped a little more than 3 million tablets in the first quarter, according to preliminary results from Strategy Analytics. [Read more]...
Windows 8 tablets hit 3 million shipped in first quarter

Prices of Windows RT tablets drop, point to failure of OS

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Prices of Windows RT devices have started falling, signaling an attempt by PC makers to quickly clear out stock after poor adoption of tablets and convertibles with the operating system....
Prices of Windows RT tablets drop, point to failure of OS

PC makers falling further behind Apple, says Canalys

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PC makers have their work cut out for them over the next 12 months. To compete with the iPad, PC makers need to add touch to ultrabooks -- but that adds cost. [Read more]...
PC makers falling further behind Apple, says Canalys
How Microsoft plans to teach the world to use Windows 8

Do we really need razor-sharp screens?

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Apple's latest laptops feature an extremely crisp screen -- and PC makers are likely rushing to follow suit. Problem is, most people might not really be able to tell the difference. FORTUNE -- We always want our gadgets to be better. At one time, that meant a push for the...
Do we really need razor-sharp screens?

Is It a Laptop? A Tablet? Whatever, PC Makers Just Hope You'll Buy It

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One thing apparent at Computex this week is that computer makers really aren't sure what consumers want in a PC, and they're throwing everything at the wall to......
Is It a Laptop? A Tablet? Whatever, PC Makers Just Hope You'll Buy It

Microsoft, PC makers begin taking preorders for Windows 8 software & devices

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Microsoft continues to build toward the Oct. 26 launch of its new Windows 8 operating system, as it began taking preorders for the software on Friday, while PC makers also started accepting advance orders of their new Windows 8-powered machines....
Microsoft, PC makers begin taking preorders for Windows 8 software & devices
BlueStacks uses Android to fix the crummy Windows 8 app lineup

Report: Acer warns Microsoft to 'think twice' about Surface

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Microsoft knew it would be stepping on the toes of its partners when it announced plans to make the Surface tablet computer — competing with Windows 8 tablets from the major PC makers. And now we have some public evidence of one of those partners feeling bruised. In an interview...
Report: Acer warns Microsoft to 'think twice' about Surface

PC Makers Hopeful on Windows 8 Changes

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PC makers in Asia say there is hope yet for Windows 8, the new operating system that even Microsoft Corp. has admitted has not been a huge hit....
PC Makers Hopeful on Windows 8 Changes

New low for Windows RT tablet: Dell cuts price to $299

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But good luck finding RT tablets from other PC makers. [Read more]...
New low for Windows RT tablet: Dell cuts price to $299

Struggling PC makers and Windows 8 push PC market into free fall

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A "perfect storm" of struggling PC companies, aversion to Windows 8 and wider mobile-device adoption plunged the already struggling PC market into a free fall during the first quarter this year, IDC said....
Struggling PC makers and Windows 8 push PC market into free fall

Microsoft Drops Office Starter Edition

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As Office 2013 nears completion, PC makers have one less choice in bundling Microsoft programs....
Microsoft Drops Office Starter Edition

HP announces 15-inch Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook, Envy 4 Ultrabook with touch

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If you thought laptop / tablet mashups were trendy, we can think of at least one other theme you're going to see repeated ad nauseam over the coming months: PC makers putting touchscreens on things that didn't used to have them. That's right, in addition to all those funky-looking...
HP announces 15-inch Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook, Envy 4 Ultrabook with touch

Taiwan warns PC makers that new Apple patent could target ultrabooks

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A Taiwan government office is warning local PC vendors of a new Apple patent for its MacBook Air that could be used in legal action to try and stop the sale of ultrabook models....
Taiwan warns PC makers that new Apple patent could target ultrabooks
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