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Categorizing iPad as PC would make Apple largest US seller

10/18/2010, 10:10 am

Reclassifying the iPad as a PC in terms of sales would catapult Apple past rivals Dell and HP, elevating the Mac maker to the No. 1 computer manufacturer in the U.S., one Wall Street analyst has noted.

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Microsoft unveils plans for first nine Windows Phone 7 handsets

10/11/2010, 12:10 pm

Microsoft on Monday announced its initial arsenal of handsets built around the new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system, in what many believe is the company's last-ditch attempt to regain traction in the mobile handset arena that's fallen into the hands of rivals like Apple and Google.

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Dell to launch 7-inch tablet in 'next few weeks' to challenge iPad

09/29/2010, 08:09 am

U.S. computer maker Dell reportedly plans to take on Apple's iPad with a smaller, 7-inch device set to launch in a matter of weeks, as well as a 10-inch touchscreen device planned to debut in the next year.

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PC industry customer satisfaction again dominated by Apple

09/21/2010, 08:09 am

Apple remains the best in its class for customer service, with the Mac maker again leading all other PC makers for the seventh straight year, despite industry-wide improvement, according to a new study.

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Dell announces Streak tablet phone US launch on Friday

08/10/2010, 08:08 pm

Dell's latest touchscreen tablet-cum-smartphone will take on Apple's iPhone and iPad in the US on Friday when the company launches its 5-inch Streak for $299 with contract, $549 without.

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iSuppli: Apple was only US PC maker to outgrow market in Q1 2010

06/04/2010, 03:06 pm

The greatest growth in the PC industry in the first quarter of 2010 came from overseas computer manufacturers, with one exception in the U.S.: Apple.

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Dell announces Streak, a 5-inch Android-based iPad competitor

05/25/2010, 01:05 pm

Dell's entry into the tablet market was made official Tuesday with the Streak, previously shown at CES 2010 as a concept, now set to take on Apple's iPad in the U.K. in early June, and in the U.S. later this summer.

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Apple jumps to No. 56 in annual Fortune 500 rankings

04/15/2010, 03:04 pm

Fortune magazine on Thursday released its annual list of the Fortune 500 U.S. companies with the highest gross revenue in 2010, and Apple moved up 15 spots to take the 56th overall position.

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Growth in netbook sales slows in anticipation of Apple's iPad

04/02/2010, 12:04 pm

As the launch of Apple's iPad looms, a new report alleges that HP and Dell have cut back production of low-cost, low-power netbooks after the market saw relatively slow growth in the first quarter of 2010.

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HP plans to beat Apple iPad price, Microsoft Courier still in works

02/18/2010, 11:02 am

Apple's iPad announcement has not deterred PC competitors, as HP's forthcoming 3G-enabled "slate PC" will reportedly be competitively priced, and Microsoft is still working on its unannounced Courier dual-screen tablet.

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Apple among top 5 brick-and-mortar, online electronics stores

02/10/2010, 03:02 pm

Apple ranked in the top five electronics retailers in all of 2009, with both its brick-and-mortar retail stores and commercial Web site among the top revenue earners.

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Apple tops PC rivals in customer experience, but iTunes lags behind

01/13/2010, 08:01 pm

In a recent survey of customer experience, Apple ranked above its main competitors in the personal computing space, but consumers found iTunes to be behind rivals Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

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CES: Dell previews 5-inch tablet concept akin to large iPod touch

01/07/2010, 03:01 pm

Piggybacking on industry-wide excitement over an expected Apple tablet unveiling later this month, rival Dell used a portion of its presentation at CES on Thursday to flaunt its own tiny tablet concept that's been brewing in its labs.

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Hardware makers plan preemptive strike against Apple tablet at CES

01/04/2010, 09:01 am

As CES kicks off this week, a great deal of focus will be on touchscreen tablet devices, which many companies plan to release in anticipation of Apple's own take on the mobile computing format.

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Latest Snow Leopard build resurrects Atom compatibility

11/04/2009, 06:11 pm

Development build 10C535 of Snow Leopard update 10.6.2 retains Intel Atom support after the previous build had killed compatibility with the processor.

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Apple, others hit with lawsuit over '90s Ethernet patents

10/19/2009, 12:10 pm

A Texas company has targeted Apple and a number of other technology companies in a new lawsuit regarding a handful of computer networking patents issued in the 1990s.

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ITC investigates Apple after flash memory patent complaint

08/25/2009, 03:08 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating a number of technology companies that make or use NAND flash memory, including Apple, after a patent-related complaint was filed.

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Dell, Apple look to compete in Chinese smartphone market

08/17/2009, 03:08 pm

Dell unveiled Monday a prototype of its upcoming cell phone in China, as both it and Apple hope to launch competing smartphones in the nation very soon.

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Apple tops magazine tech support survey rankings

08/06/2009, 01:08 pm

A study of major laptop manufacturers' technical support service found Apple to be at the top of its class, while competitors like Dell and HP lagged well behind the Mac-maker.

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Dell working on pocket-sized Internet gadget

06/30/2009, 09:06 am

Dell, which has long been searching for an answer to Apple's iPhone and iPod touch handhelds, is reportedly in the intermediate development stages of a new pocket-sized gadget that will let users access the Internet on the go.

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