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Steer Clear of These Items in September

September can be a tricky time to get a deal. If you can hold out and want to save, it's better to avoid splurging on popular electronic items now. Find out which ones here.

Kiss Your PC Goodbye

Your desktop -- and maybe even the shiny new laptop that you bought a few months ago -- are dinosaurs. The "good enough" computing revolution that has nudged consumers-on-the-go toward smartphones and tablets is taking its toll on the box business.

Reports of the PC's Death Greatly Exaggerated

Personal computer sales fell 1.1% in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2010, according to industry research firm Gartner, but while its report lists a few possible reasons for the decline, none are compelling, and the drop is unlikely to presage a serious decline in PC sales.

iPad 2: Are Students Buying It?

Friday marked the release of the iPad 2 and, according to Geek.com, while only 300,000 original iPads were sold within the first weekend of its...

Samsung Goes Thin in Its Laptop War With Apple

Samsung is out to boost its laptop sales by 80% this year, and key to that effort will be its supersvelte 9 Series notebook. Aimed directly at Apple's MacBook Air, the notebook is a move to refocus on high-end gear -- with a high-end price to match.

Intel Will Have to Prove Itself All Over Again in 2011

2010 hasn't been a happy year for Intel. Its stock is up just 2% compared to the Nasdaq's 17% rise, and there's a growing sense that the explosive growth of smartphones and tablets will shrink the market for the PC chips that produce three-quarters of Intel's revenue. But the chip giant has a plan.

Toshiba Recalls 41,000 Laptops for Burn Hazard

Toshiba Corp. is recalling about 41,000 laptop computers because the computers may overheat, causing the area where the A/C adapter connects to the computer to melt and possibly burn.

India Develops $35 'Laptop'

India's Ministry of Human Resource Development says it has developed a $35 computing device and is in the process of finding manufacturers for it....

10 most costly appliances

The average U.S. household will spend about $2,160 this year on home energy, which is $60 less than in 2009, according to the Alliance to Save...

Thinner Is Better: Sleeker Laptops Coming Soon

Chipmakers such as Intel are launching cheaper power-sipping chips that could bring thinner and lighter laptops to the masses. As a result, you can expect to see a larger selection of slender laptops on store shelves this summer.