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Dell XPS M1530 Notebook Starts at $999

Dell's new XPS M1530 notebook features a 15.4-inch screen, a Core 2 Duo CPU, Nvidia GeForce graphics, HDMI output, a 2 megapixel camera...and a $999 starting price.

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Dell Moves Into European Retail

Computer maker Dell is expanding its push into retail, inking a deal with Carrefour Group to sell notebook and desktop systems in France, Belgium, and Spain.

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Upcoming XP Service Pack Boosts Performance

Benchmarks show Windows XP with Service Pack 3 delivering a 10 percent speed increase, with all versions of XP destroying Vista in time comparisons.

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Microsoft Genuine Advantage Slowing Piracy?

Microsoft's Genuine Advantage antipiracy technology may not have many fans ...but Microsoft says its learning lessons and it may even have results.

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MTron Offers 32 GB SSD to Consumers

Best known for their server and industrial storage solutions, South Korea's Mtron has announced a 32 GB SSD drive with a 100 MB/sec transfer rate...for $650.

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OLPC Extends Give One, Get One Offer

The One Laptop Per Child initiative has extended its "Give One, Get One" offer for its OLPC XO notebook through the end of 2007.

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Apple Dodges iPod and Stock Options Suits

Put two checks in Apple legal team's "win" column: a settlement in a long-running patent infringement suit with Burst.com, and the dismissal of a stock options backdating suit.

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Hackers Play On Black Friday?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday could bring disasters.

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Hitwise: Google Still Extending Search Lead

Market analysis firm Hitwise says Google continued to extend its overall lead in the Internet search market during October, at the expense of Yahoo and Microsoft.

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Fujitsu LifeBook S6510 Lightens Up

Fujitsu's LifeBook S6510 aims to keep travelers happy with a 14-inch widescreen display, Core 2 Duo processors, and a total weight of 3.7 pounds.

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BenQ Joybook R43 Evokes Urban Imagery

With a skyline design etched across its lid and embedded lights to recall a city's atmosphere, BenQ's latest laptop makes an appeal to those who yearn for the concrete jungle.

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Alienware Unveils New Area-51 Notebooks

Alienware has taken the wraps off new 15-inch and 17-inch Area-51 notebooks, featuring Core 2 Duo Extreme processors, Nvidia graphics, and tons of storage space.

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Geek Beats Colossus

An amateur cryptographer deciphered a coded message faster than the WWII Colossus computer.

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AMD Reveals Spider Platform

Comprised of new AMD processors, GPUs and a chipset, the Spider platform will form the basis of future AMD-based gaming rigs.

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Dell All-In-One XPS One Gets Pricing

Although Dell's all-in-one XPS One hasn't exactly been a secret, the company has unveiled pricing before the systems's expected public launch Monday: systems start at $1,499.

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