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A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Brings Back Modular Tech With Project Ara

More details have emerged about Google’s Project Ara, which plans to make a new customizable smartphone that will first be targeted for the developing world.

04/16/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Windows Ending Support for XP, Upgrade Suggested

This week marks the last day that Microsoft will offer support for its popular XP operating system. Our technology analyst has some advice on how you should prepare to upgrade if need be.

04/07/2014

Steven Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple Computer, leans on the new "Macintosh" personal comptuer following a shareholder's meeting Jan. 24, 1984 in Cupertino. (AP Photo)

Larry Magid: Apple’s Mac Turns 30

Apple’s Mac computer was introduced 30 years ago. Our tech analyst had the honor of reviewing that grand innovation back then, and reflects on how it still inspires technology today.

01/25/2014

Intel

Intel Meets 1st Quarter Expectations Despite PC Slowdown

Intel Corp., the world’s largest maker of chips for PCs, is sticking to its guns amid a drastic slowdown in computer sales.

04/16/2013

Apple Introduces A New iPad

iPad, Android Tablet Search Engine Designed To Rival Google

Are tablet users looking for an alternative to Google and other search engines designed primarily for PCs?

01/04/2013

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. (Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: PC Innovates In Smartphone, Tablet Driven Market

Sales of smartphones and tablets may have hurt sales of old-fashioned PC’s, but after returning from the IFA Consumer Electronics Show in Berlin our tech analyst saw some things that show the PC industry isn’t quite dead.

09/05/2012

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

FBI Warns Thousands With Infected Computers May Lose Internet Access

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

04/23/2012

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

HP Expected To Combine PC, Printer Divisions To Cut Costs

HP is the world’s No. 1 maker of personal computers. But consumers are buying fewer PCs in recent years as they increasingly turn their attention to tablets and smartphones.

03/20/2012

Intel

Intel Cuts 4th Quarter Outlook Citing Supply Shortages

Intel Corp. said Monday that it now expects fourth quarter revenue of $13.4 billion to $14 billion. It had previously forecast revenue of $14.2 billion.

12/12/2011

Hewlett-Packard Headquarters in Palo Alto. (file photo)

Hewlett-Packard To End Mobile Businesses, Consider PC Spin Off

Palo-Alto-based Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it will discontinue its tablet computer and smartphone products and may sell or spin off its PC division, bowing out of the consumer businesses.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

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