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HP's webOS 2.0 to take on iPhone 4, iPad later this year

07/23/2010, 03:07 pm

After making comments to the contrary this summer, Hewlett-Packard is now positioning its acquired Palm webOS as a competitor to Android and iPhone 4, as well as Apple's iPad, relegating its Windows 7 Slate PC offerings to a business tablet niche.


Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.


Apple attempted to purchase Palm, was outbid by HP - report

07/15/2010, 03:07 pm

Apple reportedly sought to purchase its smartphone rival Palm earlier this year, but was outbid by PC maker HP, which paid $1.2 billion for the struggling company.


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.


HP's purchase of Palm could lead to WebOS tablets, netbooks

04/28/2010, 07:04 pm

In addition to entering the smartphone market against the iPhone, HP's acquisition of handset maker Palm could allow the PC maker to expand the WebOS mobile platform to tablets and netbooks to compete with Apple's iPad.


HP to acquire Palm for $1.2 Billion

04/28/2010, 04:04 pm

HP announced Wednesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase struggling smartphone maker Palm in an all cash deal worth 1.2 billion.


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.


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.


HP attacks Apple iPad over Flash, ARM expects 50 new tablets in 2010

03/10/2010, 10:03 am

As HP attempts to push its own Flash-playing slate PC over the Apple iPad, one ARM executive said he expects more than 50 tablet-style devices to be introduced this year alone.


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.


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.


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.


CES: Microsoft, HP introduce touchscreen 'slate PC'

01/07/2010, 09:01 am

During his keynote at CES Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled a new touchscreen tablet from HP running Windows 7, dubbed a "slate PC."


Microsoft, HP to introduce touchscreen tablet Wed. - report

01/05/2010, 09:01 pm

Previously seen only as a leaked concept, Microsoft and HP could unveil the dual-screen, book-like touchscreen device known as the Courier Wednesday at CES.


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.


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.


MacBooks sweep latest Consumer Reports scores

05/04/2009, 09:05 pm

Apple trumps Windows PC makers in customer experience study

04/17/2009, 06:04 pm

Apple's reputation has been polished with a new customer experience study from Forrester Research that shows happiness and overall satisfaction with Macs being much higher than for several major Windows PC builders.


Microsoft pays for inaccurate "Apple Tax" study, issues 3rd TV ad

04/09/2009, 08:04 pm

Hoping to persuade possible Mac buyers that Apple charges an arbitrary "tax" for its computers, Microsoft has paid one analyst to create a report that portrays Windows PCs as less expensive -- even if it has to artificially pad the Mac's price and hide Windows' costs to get there.


Several new Mac, iPod, iPhone gadgets debut at Macworld

01/09/2009, 12:01 pm

New gadgets seen at Macworld can help organize household items, record meetings and lectures, charge your iPod in an emergency, and more. This overview includes products from Griffin Technology, Shure, XtremeMac, and more.