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Dousing rumors: Inferno at Hynix factory won't spark high-priced RAMpocalypse

The rumors and speculation came fast and furious after a Hynix production facility was engulfed in flame, but the damage wasn't really all that bad.

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Switch to Mac: Buying your first Mac

You’ve decided to buy your first Mac. Now what? Chris Breen shows you how to be a smart shopper.

Apple tops Consumer Reports survey on PC tech support

Apple received high marks for its computer tech support in an annual survey from Consumer Reports, even topping its scores for the previous year.

Switch to Mac: Transfer your files from a PC to a Mac

You've bought a Mac! Now, how exactly are you going to get all your files off your PC? Joe Kissell lays out your options.

Remains of the Day: King of the world

Apple's still the king in digital music and raking in the moolah for PCs, but one trader loses big on the company.

Tablets may eclipse laptops in 2014, but there's no post-PC future on the horizon

A new IDC report on connected devices says tablets will outsell both desktops and laptops in the coming years, but diving into the data reveals a less ominous future for traditional computing.

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Remains of the Day: Job one

Your first clip of the first Steve Jobs movie awaits; Disney's CEO got harsh words from his Apple counterpart; and dude, you're getting a solution to all Dell's problems.

Apple and Samsung are now top mobile device makers

Apple and Samsung have emerged as the global kings of smartphones, tablets and PCs even though the two vendors have very different product and pricing strategies, IDC said Monday.

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The Land Before Macs: A field guide

Before Apple made Macs, iPhone, and iPads, they made computers that paved the way for the modern-day PC. Here's a look at Apple's computers before the Mac.

Citrix lets users access PCs and Macs from Kindle Fire

Citrix Systems has released an enhanced GoToMyPC app for Android devices allowing anyone with an Android phone or tablet, including Amazon's Kindle Fire family, to access their Internet-connected Mac or PC over a mobile network.

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