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Lenovo’s Budget-Friendly B50, G50 Laptops Start at $399 – LAPTOP Magazine (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lenovo is attempting to raise the bar on what you can expect from a budget laptop. The company has announced two affordable notebooks that offer a host of features starting at $399. The 15-inch Lenovo B50 and G50 pack Intel’s latest 4th-generation processors and can be equipped with up to 1TB of storage each. And both models boast Lenovo’s comfy AccuType keyboard. Available with either Windows 7 or Windows…

Cyber Wednesday: TV’s, laptops and audio deals – KING5.com

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SEATTLE — Welcome to Cyber Wednesday or Wild Wednesday as it’s sometimes called. Tax Day brings freebies and the day after that, we typically see bargains beyond belief. Most of the deals that dropped overnight are almost on par with what we see on Cyber Monday and some of the best deals we’ll see until this coming October. In my continued search to save you time and…

Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba’s Satellite P55t, coming soon – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Open your pocketbooks, 4K fans, Toshiba’s first Ultra HD laptop is headed your way next Tuesday. The Tokyo-based electronics maker just announced that the Toshiba Satellite P55t will hit U.S. store shelves on April 22, starting at $1,500 for the base model. For all that cash you’ll get a 15.6-inch laptop with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (no word on the specific model), up to 16GB RAM, an AMD…

Toshiba Debuts $1499 MacBook Pro Challenger with 4K Display – Yahoo News

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Satellite P55t isn’t just Toshiba’s first laptop with a super high-res 4K screen. It’s a direct competitor to Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Available in April for $1,499, the 15-inch panel on Toshiba’s machine sports a resolution of 3840 × 2160 pixels, higher than the MacBook’s 2880 × 1800. This premium Satellite is designed for photographers and video editors looking for a mobile platform with a crystal-clear screen….

Intel’s Profit Slips, but Investors Are Still Turning Toward Tech’s Staid … – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Intel’s quarterly net beats Street, CEO talks up tablets – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp’s first-quarter net profit exceeded Wall Street’s estimates as the chipmaker wrestles with slow demand for personal computers and its chief executive officer said an ambitious goal to stake out market share in tablets was on track. With personal computer shipments falling for eight straight quarters through March, some analysts believe the industry’s decline is close to hitting bottom, potentially giving Intel breathing room as…

Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba’s Satellite P55t, coming soon – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Open your pocketbooks, 4K fans, Toshiba’s first Ultra HD laptop is headed your way next Tuesday. The Tokyo-based electronics maker just announced that the Toshiba Satellite P55t will hit U.S. store shelves on April 22, starting at $1,500 for the base model. For all that cash you’ll get a 15.6-inch laptop with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (no word on the specific model), up to 16GB RAM, an AMD…

Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba’s Satellite P55t, coming soon – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Open your pocketbooks, 4K fans, Toshiba’s first Ultra HD laptop is headed your way next Tuesday. The Tokyo-based electronics maker just announced that the Toshiba Satellite P55t will hit U.S. store shelves on April 22, starting at $1,500 for the base model. For all that cash you’ll get a 15.6-inch laptop with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (no word on the specific model), up to 16GB RAM, an AMD…

Intel’s quarterly net beats Street, CEO talks up tablets – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp’s first-quarter net profit exceeded Wall Street’s estimates as the chipmaker wrestles with slow demand for personal computers and its chief executive officer said an ambitious goal to stake out market share in tablets was on track. With personal computer shipments falling for eight straight quarters through March, some analysts believe the industry’s decline is close to hitting bottom, potentially giving Intel breathing room as…

Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba’s Satellite P55t, coming soon – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Open your pocketbooks, 4K fans, Toshiba’s first Ultra HD laptop is headed your way next Tuesday. The Tokyo-based electronics maker just announced that the Toshiba Satellite P55t will hit U.S. store shelves on April 22, starting at $1,500 for the base model. For all that cash you’ll get a 15.6-inch laptop with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (no word on the specific model), up to 16GB RAM, an AMD…

Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba’s Satellite P55t, coming soon – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Open your pocketbooks, 4K fans, Toshiba’s first Ultra HD laptop is headed your way next Tuesday. The Tokyo-based electronics maker just announced that the Toshiba Satellite P55t will hit U.S. store shelves on April 22, starting at $1,500 for the base model. For all that cash you’ll get a 15.6-inch laptop with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (no word on the specific model), up to 16GB RAM, an AMD…

Intel’s first-quarter net profit falls but beats Street – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp’s first-quarter net profit fell, but beat Wall Street’s estimates as the chipmaker wrestles with shrinking demand for personal computers. With personal computer shipments falling for eight straight quarters through March, some analysts believe the industry’s decline is close to hitting bottom, potentially giving Intel breathing room as it struggles to develop better processors for mobile and wearable devices. In its report on Tuesday, Intel…

Intel Earnings: What to Watch – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

By Don Clark CONNECT European Pressphoto Agency Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich hasn’t provided much evidence of progress in moving beyond the ailing PC market. But at least some new yardsticks will emerge with this afternoon’s first-quarter results. The big chip maker last week announced plans to break out numbers for some new operating segments, including more detail on chip sales for smartphones and tablets. Intel has been lusting after…

Look at this: The first 4K laptop, Toshiba’s Satellite P55t, coming soon – PCWorld (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Open your pocketbooks, 4K fans, Toshiba’s first Ultra HD laptop is headed your way next Tuesday. The Tokyo-based electronics maker just announced that the Toshiba Satellite P55t will hit U.S. store shelves on April 22, starting at $1,500 for the base model. For all that cash you’ll get a 15.6-inch laptop with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (no word on the specific model), up to 16GB RAM, an AMD…

The ‘world’s smallest’ laptop adapter debuts on Kickstarter for $79 – Engadget

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Back at CES in January, MIT spin-off FINsix unveiled the “world’s smallest” 65W laptop adapter, and it even managed to nab a nomination for our Best Startup award. Fast forward to today, the company is launching this nifty device — now dubbed the Dart — on Kickstarter for as low as $79 per unit. Here’s a quick reminder: this charger is four times smaller and six times lighter than…

MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: how I made the choice – Macworld

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Lately, I’ve been struggling with what’s clearly a first-world problem: I have too many computers. There was my main iMac, which I love. Then there was my “power” laptop, a mid-2010 15-inch MacBook Pro (with the 1680-by-1050 display and a recently installed 750GB SSD), which I love. And there was my “light” laptop, a mid-2012 11-inch MacBook Air, which I love (and which replaced an older 11-inch Air). So what…

The ‘world’s smallest’ laptop adapter debuts on Kickstarter for $79 – Engadget

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Back at CES in January, MIT spin-off FINsix unveiled the “world’s smallest” 65W laptop adapter, and it even managed to nab a nomination for our Best Startup award. Fast forward to today, the company is launching this nifty device — now dubbed the Dart — on Kickstarter for as low as $79 per unit. Here’s a quick reminder: this charger is four times smaller and six times lighter than…

Another AMD turnaround — how real is this one? – MarketWatch

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch AMD AMD CEO Rory Read SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Advanced Micro Devices Inc. /quotes/zigman/216580/delayed/quotes/nls/amd AMD +1.35% investors — those…

Intel Still Looking for Next Growth Play as It Reports Q1 – Re/code

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

It has been nearly a year since chipmaker Intel named Brian Krzanich as its new CEO, and in that time, the troubles it faces haven’t changed. First, there’s the ongoing malaise of the personal computer industry for which Intel is a primary supplier: When the market research firm IDC reported a 4.4 percent year-on-year decline in unit shipments in the first quarter of the year, it was greeted as good…

Beyond Reference — VisionTek Brings AMD’s Radeon 290 Back To Glory – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Upon release, AMD‘s Radeon 290x and 290 represented pivotal shifts in the graphics card landscape, forcing Nvidia Nvidia to reevaluate pricing and cementing AMD as the price/performance leader. That is, until the cryptocurrency mining boom inflated Radeon GPU prices and eradicated any perception of value. Price tags notwithstanding, the 290x and 290 were widely regarded as an exceptional value, but AMD’s reference design held them back from sweeping praise by committing some…