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Budget-friendly tablets for you all to check out !

Last few weeks have seen a number of low-cost tablets coming into Indian market. The idea is that in India where a computer is still a luxury, an affordable tablet could help masses connect to the web and help them enjoy the wonders of digital world. It sounds logical. But reality is more nuanced. We had looked at some of …

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers MacFixIt Answers is a feature in which I answer Mac-related questions e-mailed by our readers. This week, readers wrote in with questions on fixing a stuck locking mechanism for a MacBook lid, the inability to boot to or otherwise use the Recovery HD partition in OS X Lion and Mountain Lion, and tackling nonspecific slowdowns in OS X. …

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Acer, Asus reportedly discontinuing netbooks

Acer and Asus will cease production of netbooks soon, according to a report by Taiwanese industry tracker DigiTimes. Both of the remaining major netbook manufacturers will exit the category they helped create nearly five years ago, thus effectively killing off the entire device category. While Asus had already dropped its EeePC brand in the middle of 2012 in order to …

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HMDX Bluetooth speakers impress at CES 2013

CES 2013 LAS VEGAS–Here at the CES Unveiled press event, HMDX, makers of the Jam Classic — one of the neatest Bluetooth speakers I’ve seen (I actually received one as a holiday gift) — revealed a line of new products to build on the momentum it gained in 2012. First up is the Jam Plus, which is a step up …

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