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ultra-low-cost pcs


Google sells Motorola unit to Lenovo for $2.9B

PC maker Lenovo, which has struggled for smartphone success outside China, gets an established global brand, while Google unloads a burden on its balance sheet and a source of tension.

By January 29, 2014


Raspberry Pi to get camera add-on by October

The 5-megapixel camera module for the cheap credit card-size Linux computer is expected to cost between $20 and $25.

By July 16, 2012


Intel Celeron chip anchors $249 Acer Windows 7 laptop

Best Buy is launching its lowest-advertised-price laptop to date--and it's definitely a laptop, not a Netbook.

By November 10, 2009


Microsoft grants Windows XP a reprieve

System builders and resellers get extra time to obtain licenses for the discontinued XP for their systems.

By December 22, 2008


SanDisk: Windows Vista not optimized for solid-state drives

SanDisk says Windows Vista is not optimized for solid-state drives, which will cause a delay in the roll-out of optimized drives.

By July 21, 2008


Sony's Stan Glasgow talks TVs, Blu-ray

Head of Sony Electronics' U.S. division talks about OLED TVs, Blu-ray, and the future of retail electronics.

By July 3, 2008


Windows XP era draws to a close

Love Vista or hate it, it will soon be the only Windows game in town for most computer buyers. News.com's Ina Fried takes a look at the dwindling options for those who want to buy XP.

By June 16, 2008


Gates: Windows 7 may come 'in the next year'

Microsoft's chairman indicates that the next version of Windows could come within the next year, far ahead of previously announced plans.

By April 4, 2008


Microsoft will extend life of Windows XP--again

The company, as predicted, said it will continue to sell Windows XP beyond a June deadline, but only for a limited number of low-cost systems.

By April 3, 2008


Windows XP may get another reprieve

Deadline looms for large computer makers to stop including the older operating system on new PCs, but a number of signs suggest Microsoft will have to extend that deadline again.

By March 25, 2008