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The Nook HD competes with the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and iPad mini.

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The Nook HD competes with the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and iPad mini.

Nook HD Hangs In as Tablet Wars Grow Hotter: Rich Jaroslovsky

In the tablet wars, Barnes & Noble is the scrappy underdog. Lacking the development resources, vast content stores and marketing muscle of deep-pocketed rivals like Apple and Amazon, it still somehow manages to remain competitive. The latest example is the...

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At $329, only one in five iPad minis will be purchased instead of a larger iPad, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

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At $329, only one in five iPad minis will be purchased instead of a larger iPad, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

Hand(s) On With the New iPad Mini

A few hours ago, I got the chance to play with the newest member of the Apple family — the iPad mini. My first impressions: It’s really light and really appealing, but it also feels a bit like a tweener....

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Pogoplug and other services are racing to the cloud because it’s a potentially lucrative and largely untapped market.

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Pogoplug and other services are racing to the cloud because it’s a potentially lucrative and largely untapped market.

Pogoplug Offers a $5-a-Month Cloud to Store Your Files, All of Them

Amid all the online storage providers offering tiered pricing, Pogoplug Cloud has a different approach: Sky’s the limit. The service plans to begin offering customers today unlimited online storage for $4.95 a month. That compares with YouSendIt’s unlimited plan for $15...

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

Should Apple Rebrand the iPod Touch as a New iPad?

iPhone 5, iPad mini. iPhone 5, iPad mini. They’re all you hear about. It’s almost as if the reliable old iPod Touch no longer existed. Maybe it shouldn’t — at least in name. A couple of Apple analysts said the...

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Up to this point, the cloud vendor of choice has been Amazon.com, whose web services unit has built a beachhead since it was launched in 2006.

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Up to this point, the cloud vendor of choice has been Amazon.com, whose web services unit has built a beachhead since it was launched in 2006.

For Google’s Cloud to Beat Amazon’s, It First Must Survive

Buzz, Gears, Wave, Knol, Web Accelerator — that’s just a partial list of Google’s failed products in recent years. Then there’s Google TV, Google Reader and Google Wallet, which may or may not be busts — the jury is still...

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Ben Huh, of I Can Haz Cheezburger, challenges Buddy to a match of "You vs. Cat," a game that allows cats and humans to play together using the tablet.

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Ben Huh, of I Can Haz Cheezburger, challenges Buddy to a match of "You vs. Cat," a game that allows cats and humans to play together using the tablet.

IPad, Tablets Will Shape Market for Mobile Apps, Says Report

The so-called app economy could become more of an iPad economy, as the number of tablet users grows. That’s the takeaway from a report by Research2guidance, which looked at what the worldwide growth in mobile apps could mean for consumers...

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Greenpeace gave Apple low marks for its failure to use clean energy to power the massive data centers that run its iTunes store and iCloud synchronization service.

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Greenpeace gave Apple low marks for its failure to use clean energy to power the massive data centers that run its iTunes store and iCloud synchronization service.

Greenpeace Says Apple, Amazon Clouds Are Dirty, But They Disagree

In 2009, as Apple tried to prove its green credentials with environmentalists, Steve Jobs said he thought the company had made big strides to win over its loudest critic: Greenpeace International. After years of withering attacks, the group had tempered...

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The Flip camera remains a favorite on Amazon.

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The Flip camera remains a favorite on Amazon.

The Flip Is No Flop: Video Camera Is Still Among Top Sellers on Amazon

A year after Cisco Systems Inc. said it would shutter its Flip video-camera unit, the devices are still among the best-selling camcorders on Amazon.com. The black Flip UltraHD is the No. 3 most popular handheld video camera on Amazon’s site....

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