Dell Sees 63% Income Drop

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Dude, you're gettin' a downturn. Dell's income fell 63 percent in Q1, from $784 million to $290 million. Stocks are slightly above analyst expectations, but revenue is slightly below. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell speaks of a "powerful replacement cycle, with virtualization and managed services...

Google Wave: Email, IM, Documents Revolutionized

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Perhaps because Google revolutionized e-mail and Web searches, the company is getting the benefit of the doubt for its latest app, called Google Wave. Billed as a reinvention of e-mail, Google Wave lets users communicate through a form of instant messaging that can expand into group text...

DealCrave: Dell Studio 17" Entertainment Notebook

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Trying to stay under a $600 PC budget but can't wait for the affordable ultrathins or ultrapowerful netbooks? Woot's got a way out with a $549 Dell 17-inch Studio notebook. Built for entertainment, the refurbished Dell Studio 1737 includes a 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 4 GB of RAM, a 320...

HP Goes Low With New Netbooks

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With HP losing profits, it certainly makes sense to focus on the segment of the tech industry that's actually doing well. Two new variants of HP's Mini series are on the way, including one model breaks the $300 barrier. The new Mini 110s are a lot like their predecessors, but you can add a...

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DealCrave: Pure Digital Mino 60 Minute Camcorder

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If you didn't snag the $70 Flip Ultra from Woot last month, here's your shot at redemption. The daily deal site is selling Pure Digital's Mino 60-Minute Flip Camcorder, refurbished, for just $89.99 plus $5 shipping, compared to a new list price of $180. The camera uses a 1/4-inch VGA CMOS sensor...

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Zune HD is Real, Real Pretty

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Zune HD - You know Microsoft's leak culture is bad when its announcement of a new portable media player is not really an announcement, but a "confirmation." Yes, the oft-rumored and even pictured touch screen handheld is real, and there are bare-bones specs and (more) pictures...

What App Store? Nokia's Ovi Store Debuts

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Nokia Ovi App Store - Nokia's mobile application store, dubbed the Ovi Store, may have launched with a bang, but not in ways the company hoped for. Users are reporting a lack of applications, slow access and trouble signing in. There's an Ovi for that? The store is supposed to...

Lenovo's New IdeaPads and IdeaCentre Won't Break the Bank

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Lenovo IdeaPad U350 and G550 - Marking its territory in the upcoming battle over the ultra-thin, ultra-cheap, better-than-netbook PCs, Lenovo announced the IdeaPad U350 and G550. The former (pictured) has a 13.3-inch display with ambient light sensing, a 1.4 GHz Core 2 Solo or...

Faster Google Chrome 2.0, Out Now

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Your time is, apparently, important to Google. In upgrading its Chrome Web browser to 2.0, Google says it increased focus on speed and added a few other features in response to user feedback. Notably, users can now hide their most visited pages when opening a new tab, preventing potential...

iPhone 3.0 Specs Revealed?

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A better camera, more capacity and an OLED screen may be in store, according to a report by Apple iPhone Apps. The site quotes "a source who is closely connected to Apple’s hardware development team" in listing the specs. Notably, capacity may double to 32 GB and 16 GB models, the pixel count...

Palm Pre Price and Date: $200, June 6

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We've subsisted on hype long enough. The final details on the Palm Pre have come into view. All we do now is wait for June 6, when you can plunk down $200 (after rebate, natch), sign your soul away in a two-year service agreement with Sprint and raise your new smartphone in triumph. We've known...

MECO: It's Your Tech In a Box

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[youtube G7iFSxAGei8 570 380] Chances are your computer and your home entertainment center have irreconcilable differences. The latter wants to be out there, the life of the party. The former is an ugly mass of plastic or aluminum, but it can do so much with the Internet and digital content. If...

DealCrave: JVC Mini DV Camcorder with 30x Optical Zoom

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So what if Mini DV isn't the latest and greatest way to store your homemade videos? At $129.99 from Woot, JVC's GR-DA30 Mini DV Camcorder will capture those precious moments as good as any camera with SD or built-in hard drive (unless it's an HD camera, but that's another story). This camcorder...

Solar Inside Bench Provides Wi-Fi and Nightlights

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Unless you're a homeless person or an old guy with a bagged lunch, park benches are pretty unappealing. The Solar Inside concept, by Boston-based Owen Song, makes these respites a point of interest by fitting them with solar panels and Wi-Fi. At night, the bench uses its spare juice to light up....

DealCrave: $180 Magellan Maestro 4350 GPS

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Sure, you can drop a Benjamin on some rudimentary GPS, but right now an extra $80 will get you the cream of the crop. The Magellan Maestro 4350 features a 4.3-inch touch screen with glare resistance and a one-touch user interface. Maps are preloaded in 2D, 3D and even street level. There's also...

Microsoft: June's for the Zune, Don't Buy iPhone/Pre

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Twitter's the new tech hype machine, and if you keep your ears to the wire, you'll get tidbits of news in unlikely places. The latest comes from Microsoft's Office '10 Twitter page, which has oddly dedicated 40 percent of its posts so far to Zune-related issues. First, we're told that June 2009...

Gigapan Epic 100 Makes Panoramas Proper

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Your camera's panorama function has its place, but when you're ready for the real deal, there's the Gigapan Epic 100. The previous Gigapan model was designed for digital cameras, but the latest version accommodates DSLRs, making it a worthy tool for the professional or budding amateur...

DealCrave: Canon PowerShot SD1100 for $105

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Inevitably, old technology is replaced by something newer and better, but bargain-hunters know this is the perfect time to strike. Canon's discontinued PowerShot SD1100, which carries a suggested retail price of $179.99, is on sale at Staples' brick-and-mortar stores for $129.99. If you can dig...

Sony Alpha 230, 330, 380 DSLRs Leaked, With HDMI

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If you're in the "Alpha" stage (har har!) of high-end photography, Sony's preparing to launch a few new DSLRs to help out. These entry-level cams come in a smaller size than their predecessors and now include HDMI out. There's also Bravia control, allowing owners of Bravia TVs to remotely flip...

Opportunity.gov: Get Learned About Education

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You wanted the government to be transparent and connected through the Internet? You got it, with a new Web site accompanying President Barack Obama's latest plan to give money to the unemployed, should they choose to enroll in college instead of looking for another job. Opportunity.gov outlines...

DJ Hero Controller Revealed?

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Behold, the next plastic peripheral with which you pretend to have real musical skills. A UK press release and DJ Hero's Twitter page say this is controller for DJ Hero, in which the player uses a turntable to match beats and scratch "records". Presumably, the player spins the disc back and...