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Flip camera alternatives come into focus

Although Cisco is discontinuing its Flip pocket camcorder products, there are still other handheld digital video cameras from Kodak, Creative, Sanyo and Sony to choose from.

Intel smartphone ambitions stunted by Nokia withdrawal

Nokia's move to the Windows Phone OS took the "wind" out of possible volume sales of Intel smartphone chips this year, but the chip maker has moved on, Intel CEO Paul Otellini says.

Hitachi GST expands portable storage drives to cloud

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies on Tuesday introduced new Touro storage offerings that package local and online storage.

Android tablets undercutting iPad prices

In an effort to attract buyers away from Apple's iPad, device makers are setting starting prices of Android tablets to undercut iPad's $499 entry-level price.

Intel and Micron shrink NAND flash

Intel and Micron Technology on Thursday said they had shrunk NAND flash memory in size, which could help add more storage and features to smartphones or tablets.

Intel to open up Thunderbolt development this quarter

Intel says developer kits for Thunderbolt will be available this quarter, which could lead to the quick availability of a wider range of products based on the interconnect technology.

HP pushes cloud printing with Google

Hewlett-Packard on Thursday enhanced its mobile printing service by adding support for Google's Cloud Print, which will enable smartphones and tablet users to print documents from applications such as Gmail and Google Docs.

Companies recover in aftermath of Japan earthquake

Companies with operations in Japan are repairing factories and accounting for employees as recovery continues in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Apple's iPad 2 reignites post-PC discussion

A growing number of analysts believe Apple's iPad 2 will bridge the remaining gap between laptops and tablets in 2011.

Apple's iPhone could be next to get dual-core A5 chip

After making its first appearance in the iPad 2, the next stop for Apple's A5 chip could be in the next version of the iPhone, where it would bring a significant...

Tablet buyers on the fence about rumored iPad update

A new iPad is expected to be unveiled Wednesday, but buyers are on the fence about purchasing the device.

Intel's Thunderbolt gets off the ground

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect technology, formerly called Light Peak, has emerged from the company's lab and will soon find its way into products.

With Jobs on leave, Apple shareholders consider succession plan

Apple's management will be tested on Wednesday as the company faces a vote on a shareholder proposal asking the company's board to disclose its CEO succession planning policy.

Intel to ship 10-core Xeon processor in first half of '11

An Intel spokesman on Thursday said its upcoming 10-core Xeon processor, code-named Westmere-EX, will reach servers in the first half of this year.

Tablets to be supercharged by quad-core chips

Just as tablets with dual-core processors start to hit shelves, chip makers are now shipping samples of quad-core chips that could make the devices even faster.