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$200 Android laptops with ‘Bay Trail’ Atom chip coming our way, says Intel exec

Intel is betting you'll want a $200 Android laptop powered with its next-gen Atom processor instead of a similarly priced Android tablet with a mobile chip. Does an Android laptop stand a chance?
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Thalmic Labs’ founder on ditching touch screens, nixing mice, and why gesture control is the future

Aaron Grant, co-founder of Thalmic Labs, shares his vision for the future of gesture control in computing and details what sets the MYO armband apart from the motion-sensing crowd.
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Samsung intros ATIV Book 5 Ultrabook and ATIV Book 6 laptop with touchscreens

Samsung surprised us today with two new touchscreen notebooks: the Samsung ATIV Book 5 Ultrabook, and the Samsung ATIV Book 6 laptop. Both are available for pre-order today and serve different needs.
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Rumor: Apple to refresh its lineup with Intel Haswell processors in May

According to DigiTimes, Apple's parts suppliers in Taiwan are expecting the tech giant to place orders for new MacBook Airs, Pros, and iMacs with the upcoming Intel Haswell processors.
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Leap Motion Controller delayed until July for additional testing

Leap Motion, the company behind the Leap 3D gesture controller, originally stated that pre-orders would begin shipping on May 13, but now CEO Michael Buckwald says the Leap will be delayed until July 22.
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Plair streams video from your laptop and smartphone to your HDTV for $100

Plair takes on Apple AirPlay and the Roku Streaming Stick by beaming any Web content on your laptop (through your Chrome browser) and mobile devices (iOS and Android) to your HDTV.
Mobile

iTunes made over $4 billion this quarter, boasts 850,000 apps with 350,000 optimized for iPad

Spitting in the face of naysayers, Apple has announced its second quarter earnings for this year and the numbers are just as impressive as the first quarter. iTunes has grown as well, now boasting 850,000 apps, almost half of which cater to…
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Google Drive update emphasizes social: Adds chat and profile photos

Getting a little more social, Google's newest Drive features will please people who mostly work in a collaborative environment as well as students who have to go through a ton of group projects and assignments.
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Twitter for Mac finally updated with photo-sharing, 14 languages, and Retina Display

Twitter's Mac app has finally been updated with Retina Display support, easier photo sharing features, and support for 14 new languages.
Mobile

Windows tablets grab 7.4 percent of the market share, Android up 177 percent

Microsoft has released its Q1 results in the tablet space, and they've managed to rise from zero to 7.4 of the market share in less than six months. Android tablets are also up 177 percent from Q1 2012.
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Play Tetris and text-based games hidden in your Mac’s Terminal

MacLife has uncovered a few games buried in your Mac's Terminal shell using a program called emacs (not to be confused with the Apple eMac) that include a version of Tetris and a text-based adventure game.
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Study says the most reliable Windows laptop is … a MacBook Pro?

While not built for the Windows operating system in particular, according to PC troubleshooting firm Soluto, Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro offers what could be the most stable environment for the Microsoft-owned OS.