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  • HP shows off tablet device for printer

    Hewlett-Packard showed off a tablet computer that serves as a control panel for its new printer. The tablet browses the Web and can be used as an e-reader.

  • HP's McKinney lays out dual tablet plans

    Hewlett-Packard will use Windows 7 in a tablet exclusively for enterprises, while making a consumer-oriented unit based on WebOS, Personal Systems Group executive Phil McKinney confirmed Wednesday at the annual AlwaysOn Stanford Summit.

  • Cisco announces business tablet

    Cisco on Tuesday announced the Cius tablet, a handheld device designed to help users run business applications and communicate in real time.

  • MSI shows prototype laptop with convertible keyboard

    Taiwan's Micro-Star International showed for the first time on Monday a laptop computer with a keyboard that flips over to reveal a sensor pad for pen input. The Sketch Pad, which is still a prototype, was unveiled at the same time it launched a Windows 7-based tablet PC.

  • Seagate to launch slimmer laptop hard disk at CES

    Seagate Technology. the world's largest hard-disk drive maker, is planning to launch a new drive that's 25 percent thinner than current models. The 7-millimeter high drive will allow laptop PC makers to further reduce the thickness of their computers and is scheduled to be launched at January's Consumer Electronics Show, the company said in an email.

  • Dell's Latitude Z laptop goes for the high end

    Dell, once the king of low-cost over-the-phone computer sales, has recently been trying to find its niche as a purveyor of luxury goods in what could charitably be called a stuttering economy. Having first gone for the high-end consumer market with its sleek Adamo notebook released in March, it has turned its sights to the corporate sector with the sleek, expensive and better equipped Latitude Z.

  • Intel to show off laptops, netbooks

    Intel will show off key products next week that the chip maker hopes will expand its presence in the mobile space, while driving it into new markets.