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New Shuttle computer runs cool and quiet

Shuttle released its latest "bare-bone" computer Wednesday, showing a system that packs all of the functions of a full-fledged PC in a case about the size of a large shoe box.

HP puts Dell printer deal on ice as rivalry unfolds

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has stopped selling its printing and digital imaging products to Dell Computer Corp., as the two companies jockey for position in a move one analyst likened to "marital jealousy" played out through largely symbolic, though st...

IBM slows in second quarter

IBM Corp. reported a drop in revenue Wednesday for its second fiscal quarter compared to 2001, as it suffered from a weak overall economy and large reorganizations within its business units.

IBM plans low-cost storage appliance

Aiming at medium-sized businesses looking for some relatively low-cost hardware in which to store their data, IBM in August plans to start shipping a networked storage appliance that offers close to half a terabyte of storage, the company said Wednes...

Intel quits Web hosting business

Intel Corp. is scrapping its Web hosting business after less than three years of operation and will take a US$100 million charge in its second fiscal quarter as a result of the move, the company announced Tuesday.

Apple, AMD lower revenue forecasts

Computer maker Apple Computer Inc. and chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) each lowered their revenue forecasts Tuesday, citing a broad weakness in the PC market and slow sales overseas. AMD also warned of a "substantial" operating loss.

Jobs unleashes Jaguar, new applications

Apple Computer Inc.'s always animated developers received a treat Monday with a sneak peek at the next release of the company's Mac OS X operating system, new software tools and news that a rack-mount server is on its way.

HP/COMPAQ: Vote tally is official; deal set to close

Hewlett-Packard announced the official shareholder vote totals Wednesday for its acquisition of Compaq Computer, reaching one of the final milestones in the troubled deal and clearing the way for the merged company to officially launch next week.

Amazon slips back into the red in Q1

Amazon.com Inc. saw its financial results slide back into the red in its first fiscal quarter after a boost from its online stores overseas failed to offset soft post-holiday sales, the company reported Tuesday.

Intel speeds up Xeon for entry-level servers

Intel Corp. bumped up the speeds Tuesday on its Xeon processor for low-end servers and workstations, releasing the first chip in that line built with the company's most advanced manufacturing process.

Micron acquires part of Toshiba's DRAM business

Micron Technology made a second wave in the memory chip waters on Monday with an announcement that it has acquired part of Toshiba's memory business, after announcing another deal earlier in the day to take on the memory operations of South Korea's H...

AMD sees uptick in PC chip sales

Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) on Wednesday reported better than expected financial results for its first fiscal quarter, thanks in part to an uptick in PC processor sales.

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Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

David Coyle

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

Kurt Hegetschweiler

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.

Matthew Stivala

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.

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